Scholarships for current DULA students

The scholarships will be offered to all students in two categories. One is for didactics and the other is for interns in the clinic.

  • Didactic Merit scholarship:
    • Criteria: Selecting candidates for scholarships will be held on the beginning of fall quarter of the current academic year. Candidates who are top 10 students with the highest GPA will be chosen among all students who have been enrolled minimum 36 units within the last 4 consecutive quarters.The List of candidates will be delivered to the Academic Committee meeting and Scholarship Awards will be determined in the meeting.
      • President Merit scholarship (The best student): $1000 per year.
      • Dean Merit scholarship (The second-best student): $500 per year.
  • Clinical Merit scholarship:
    • Criteria: The supervisors in the Clinic will recommend an outstanding intern as the scholarship recipient candidate to the Director of Clinic. The Director of Clinic will choose one outstanding student, from the recommended interns, who will be rewarded the scholarship through EC approval.
    • Clinic Director Merit scholarship: $500 per year.

DULA New Incoming Student Scholarship

DULA believes that in achieving its institutional mission as well as to accomplish the program educational objectives, a high standard of the academic performance should be encouraged and maintained. As such, the purpose of the new incoming student scholarship is to attract and encourage prospective students with outstanding academic achievements to enroll in MSOM program and become a part of DULA community. The New Incoming Student Scholarship is only applied for MSOM program.

Prospective students who are interested in applying to this scholarship should complete the application of the new incoming student scholarship. This application should then be submitted to the Dean of Academic Affairs. Students who need more information about this scholarship may proceed their inquiries to the Dean of Academic Affairs.

An amount of $1000 will be awarded to nominates of this scholarship. By the end of each year of the academic calendar, DULA will nominate two (2) candidates to be awarded. The nominates are selected from the list of new students (including the transfer students) that began their program in DULA within the nominated academic year.

The requirement to be eligible for the candidacy of this scholarship are as follows: 

  1. Submit a complete application of the new incoming student scholarship
  2. A minimum of GPA 3.5 (out of 4.0 scale) from the most recent colleges that student attended
  3. A personal essay, which should be written in English, describing:
  • A personal reason of why the student should be nominated for the scholarship
  • The student’s vision and goal after achieving the AOM education in DULA
  • What have been accomplished by the student in achieving his/her vision and goal
  • What are the challenge that students found in relates to accomplish his/her vision and goal along with his/her plans

Factors which influenced the applicants to be nominated as scholarship candidates includes as but not limited to the high academic achievements, student’s vision and goal as well as his/her contribution to DULA and AOM field, degree background, number of enrolled units from the previous colleges, etc.

The academic committee led by the Dean of Academic Affairs will select and establish a list of candidates for the scholarship awardees. The candidates will then be scheduled for interview with the Dean of Academic Affairs. The Dean of Academic Affairs shall make his final recommendation of the two (2) nominates that will be awarded with this scholarship to the Executive Committee (EC) for final approval.

The scholarship will be awarded to the winner during the DULA town hall gathering, which is held annually on January of each academic year.

To apply for this scholarship, please complete the application form below and submit to the office of the Dean of Academic Affairs. For meore information, please email

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Family Tuition Discount Policy

Dongguk University Los Angeles (“DULA”) offers a tuition discount to families with two or more students enrolled concurrently at DULA. This policy provides general guidance on the terms and conditions under which a discount is applied. DULA reserves the right to periodically review and revise the policy to comply with relevant federal and state requirements and changes to DULA’s operations and practices, to ensure the policy continues to further DULA’s core mission.

To learn more about this policy, please contact Finance Manager at

Please review the Family Tuition Discount Policy and application.

Scholarships from External Sources

For further information regarding this external scholarships, please click here.