Scholarships at Yo San University

Our scholarship programs provide students with a remarkable educational opportunity based on the generosity of our alumni and friends. Each scholarship from Yo San has a distinct eligibility requirement, award amount, and selection criteria. You will find the many scholarships available within one of these three categories: Master’s Degree program, Doctorate Degree program, and Company sponsored scholarships.

Founders’ Scholarship

The Founders’ Scholarship recognizes outstanding personal and professional achievements in new and transfer students to the MATCM Program.

Award Amount: $1,000 in tuition credit.

Eligibility: New MATCM students and transfer students with no more than 48 transfer credits.

Selection Criteria: Demonstrated outstanding personal and professional achievement(s).

No application is required other than application for admission.

President’s Scholarship

The President’s Scholarship recognizes academic excellence in the pre-clinical years in the MATCM program.

Award Amount: $1,500 tuition credit per trimester, renewable for six consecutive trimesters (for a total award amount of up to $9,000)

Eligibility: New MATCM students and transfer students with no more than 48 transfer credits.

Availability: Up to three (3) awards per trimester.

Selection Criteria: For the initial award, applicants must submit a completed scholarship application.

Renewal Criteria: The recipient(s) will be selected by a scholarship committee based on each applicant’s academic performance.

1. Outstanding academic performance
2. Maintaining minimum term GPA of 3.5
3. Maintaining a full-time course load of no less than 12 credits
4. Maintaining in overall good standing (payment of outstanding balances, absence of adverse disciplinary actions, etc)

Yo San Legacy Scholarship (MATCM)

The Yo San Legacy Scholarship recognizes academic excellence and perseverance in the MATCM program, and honors the continuation of the 39th generation of the Yo San Legacy as represented by our students.

Award Amount: $1,000 tuition credit per trimester, renewable for six consecutive trimesters (for a total award amount of up to $6,000).

Eligibility: Currently enrolled MATCM students who has completed at least two years (defined as 96 credit units) in the program.

Availability: Up to two (2) awards per trimester.

Selection Criteria: For the initial award, applicants must submit a completed scholarship application.

Renewal Criteria: The recipient(s) will be selected by a scholarship committee based on each applicant’s academic performance as well as contributions in general to the YSU community.

1. Outstanding academic performance
2. Maintaining minimum term GPA of 3.5
3. Maintaining a full-time course load of no less than 12 credits
4. Maintaining in overall good standing (payment of outstanding balances, absence of adverse disciplinary actions, etc)

The William H. Hazen Foundation Scholarship

The William H. Hazen Foundation Scholarship recognizes extraordinary academic achievement along with talent and demonstrated leadership potential.

Award Amount: $ 4,000 disbursed over three consecutive trimesters.

Eligibility: Currently enrolled MATCM students who have completed at least two years (defined as 96 credit units) in the program.

Availability: One award per year.

Selection Criteria:Applicants must submit a completed scholarship application. The recipient will be selected by a scholarship committee based on the following criteria:

1. Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5
2. Be a recipient of need-based federal financial aid at YSU
3. Demonstrate commitment to a career in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Criteria for continued scholarship disbursement:

1. Outstanding academic performance
2. Maintaining minimum term GPA of 3.5
3. Maintaining a full-time course load of no less than 12 credits
4. Maintaining in overall good standing (payment of outstanding balances, absence of adverse disciplinary actions, etc)

Dean’s Prize

The Dean’s Prize is awarded every trimester to the student with the highest score on the MATCM Graduation Examination.

Award Amount: $ 150 cash prize

Eligibility:  First-time test-takers with a minimum test score of 80% is required.

Availability: One award per trimester

 

Board of Trustees Meritorious Award

The Board of Trustees Meritorious Award is presented annually to the graduating student with the highest final cumulative grade point average (above 3.75). This award is presented at the annual commencement ceremony.

Award Amount: $ 300 cash prize

Eligibility: Graduating student with the highest final cumulative grade point average (minimum GPA of 3.75).

Availability: One award per year.

Chancellor’s Scholarship

The Board of Trustees Meritorious Award is presented annually to the graduating student with the highest final cumulative grade point average (above 3.75). This award is presented at the annual commencement ceremony.

Award Amount: $1,500 tuition credit per trimester, renewable for three (3) consecutive trimesters (for a total award amount of up to $4,500).

Eligibility: New DAOM students and transfer students with no more than 18 transfer credits

Availability: Up to three (3) awards per cohort.

Selection Criteria: For the initial award, applicants must submit a completed scholarship application. The recipient(s) will be selected by a scholarship committee based on each applicant’s academic performance in his/her entry-level degree program, as well as documented personal and professional achievements.

Renewal Criteria: Maintaining satisfactory academic progress in the DAOM program, as well as maintaining in overall good standing (payment of outstanding balances, absence of adverse disciplinary actions, etc).

Yo San Legacy Scholarship (DAOM)

The Yo San Legacy Scholarship recognizes academic excellence and perseverance in the DAOM program, and honors the continuation of the 39th generation of the Yo San Legacy as represented by our students.

Award Amount: $1,500 tuition credit per trimester, renewable for three (3) consecutive trimesters (for a total award amount of up to $4,500).

Eligibility: Currently enrolled DAOM students who have maintain satisfactory academic progress in his/her first year of study in the DAOM program.

Availability: Up to three (3) awards per trimester.

Selection Criteria: For the initial award, applicants must submit a completed scholarship application. The recipient(s) will be selected by a scholarship committee based on each applicant’s academic performance as well as contributions in general to the YSU community.

Renewal Criteria: Maintaining satisfactory academic progress in the DAOM program, as well as maintaining in overall good standing (payment of outstanding balances, absence of adverse disciplinary actions, etc).

DAOM Distinction Award

The DAOM Distinction Award is presented annually to the graduating DAOM student who has distinguished himself/herself in the multifaceted arenas of academic achievement, clinic excellence and scholarly activities. This award is presented at the annual commencement ceremony.

Award Amount: $300 cash prize.

Eligibility: Nominated by the DAOM Faculty for outstanding academic achievement, clinic excellence and scholarly activities.

Availability: One award per year.

For more information on these scholarship eligibility and deadlines, please visit the respective links provided.

Mayway Scholarship

Mayway is a California-based Chinese herbal medicine distributor with a strong dedication to the advancement of plant-based medicine and environmental preservation. To support these efforts, Mayway offers scholarships to the qualified master’s and doctoral level student in accredited acupuncture/oriental medicine colleges in the US.

More info is available at https://www.mayway.com/scholarships/

NuHerbs Scholarship

Three scholarships are available to students from Yo San University with a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA.
The three scholarships to be awarded are:

Nuherbs Scholarship: $2,000
Herbal Times Scholarship: $1,500
Jade Dragon Scholarship: $1,000

Through this scholarship program, Nuherbs Co. has pledged its ongoing support to the future of Chinese Medicine and this beautiful heritage of healing.
More info is available at http://nuherbs.com/giving/scholarship

Trudy McAllister Scholarship

The AOM Scholarship Fund established by the Trudy McAllister Foundation supports students who show promise of making significant contributions either to clinical practice and/or to the understanding of the role of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AOM) in a modern context. The Foundation also supports research and related activities that promote the advancement of AOM.

More info is available at http://trudymcalisterfoundation.org/index.php/application/

HealthyLine Scholarship

Three $1,000 scholarships are available each year to three students extraordinarily passionate and driven students about living a healthy lifestyle.

More info is available at https://healthyline.com/healthy-line-scholarship/

The ABORM Annual Scholarship

A $1,000 scholarship is awarded annually to a student enrolled in either a master’s or doctoral degree program upon successful submission and acceptance for publication of an article in the Journal of Chinese Medicine (JCM). The purpose of the ABORM Annual Scholarship is to foster new scholarly inquiry in the field of Oriental Reproductive Medicine & Infertility for publication in the Journal of Chinese Medicine.

Applications with topic proposals must be submitted to the ABORM by March 31st annually, and the winner will be notified by April 30th of that same year.

More info is available at http://www.aborm.org/about/scholarship.html

Tillman Military Scholar

The Tillman Scholar Program unites and empowers remarkable military veterans and spouses as the next generation of public and private sector leaders committed to service beyond self. The fellowship supports Tillman Scholars with academic scholarships, a national network, and professional development opportunities so they are empowered to make an impact in the fields of medicine, law, business, policy, technology, education and the arts.

More info is available at http://pattillmanfoundation.org/apply-to-be-a-scholar/

Hazen Emergency Fund

The Hazen Emergency Fund was made possible by the generous gifts of YSU alumna Corie Tappin, L.Ac (MATCM Class of 2013). Through this fund, students in both the MATCM and DAOM programs may request an interest-free loan of up to $500 for bona fide emergencies, as long as funds are available. The fund operates on the good faith that the borrowers will repay the loan, as the monies loaned to students comes from the repayment of past borrowers.

To apply for the Hazen Emergency Fund, please contact the YSU Director of Financial Aid.

Talk to a Financial Aid Adviser

We’re here to serve as your mentors through the financial aid and scholarship application process. You can choose to schedule a session in person or over the phone to learn more about topics such as admission requirements, financial aid, and scholarships.

70% of the students at Yo San receive financial aid that is tailored to their individual needs.  Most plans are a combination of scholarships, federally funded and private loans. We work with each applicant to create an affordable path towards joining our community.

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