Doctor of Chiropractic Scholarships

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DC Prerequisite Science Award

This scholarship is specifically for students who need an organic chemistry or biochemistry course to qualify for admission to the UWS Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) program. The scholarship will be applied to first term tuition upon matriculation to the DC program. Award amount will match the direct costs (tuition, fees and lab equipment) for the prerequisite courses. This award is automatically granted to those who qualify and no application is required. Contact your admissions advisor for questions regarding your eligibility.


  • Offer of acceptance to the Doctor of Chiropractic program requiring completion of organic or biochemistry prerequisite
  • Completion of organic chemistry or biochemistry through the UWS pre-professional science program (must achieve a grade of C or higher)
  • Matriculation into and enrollment through 60% of first quarter in the UWS DC program
  • Must be an incoming student

2019-2020 Scholarship Application Deadlines:

Deadline is for Career Change, Cultural Diversity, Dean’s and Women in Chiropractic scholarships only. Please refer to application deadline for other scholarships below.

  • July 12 for fall 2019 applicants
  • October 11 for winter 2020 applicants

UWS is committed to offering scholarships for incoming Doctor of Chiropractic students. All scholarships are currently under review. The scholarships will be opened again by April 2019.