Washington & Jefferson College Scholarships

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 Scholarships for Incoming International Students

The top two scholarships below are new: one full-scholarship and 5 full tuition scholarships. The other scholarships have been in existence for several years and there is no limit to the number of students who may be awarded the Washington, Jefferson, Independence, or Founders Scholarship.

Two types of financial assistance are available for incoming international students:  scholarships based on academic achievement and need-based scholarships.

TBD Scholarship for First-Year Students (merit, need-based) (one awarded per year)

  • Full scholarship covering tuition, room, meal plan. Scholarship covers 4 years full-time enrollment (maximum) for entering first year students. Student must maintain a college GPA of 3.1 and maintain full time enrollment status.
  • Preference given to candidates with high school average GPA of 3.7 (on scale of 4.0), class rank top 10%
  • SAT or ACT required (preferred scores: SAT 1800 or ACT 27)
  • Priority deadline for the fall semester is February 15. Notification by April 1.
  • Deadline for the spring semester is November 1. Notification by December 1
  • Books, travel and personal expenses are not included.

 

     TBD Full tuition scholarship for First-Year Students(merit, need-based) (five awarded       per year)

  • Full tuition ($42,656 2015-16 academic year). Scholarship covers 4 years (maximum) full-time enrollment for entering first year students. Student must maintain a college GPA of 3.1 and maintain full-time enrollment status.
  • Preference  given to average GPA of 3.5 (on scale of 4.0)
  • SAT or ACT scores are NOT required
  • Priority deadline for the fall semester is February 15. Notification by April 1.
  • Deadline for the spring semester is November 1. Notification by December 1
  • Housing, meal plan, books, travel and personal expenses are not included.

 

Washington Scholarship for first year and transfer students

  • Awards range from $24,000 to $30,000 per academic year. Scholarship covers 4 academic year maximum for entering first year students (will be adjusted for transfer students based on credits transferred). Student must maintain a college GPA of 3.1 and maintain full time enrollment status.
  • Preference given to average high school or college GPA of 3.5 (on scale of 4.0)
  • SAT or ACT scores are NOT required
  • Priority deadline for the fall semester is February 15. Notification by April 1.
  • Deadline for the spring semester is November 1. Notification by December 1
  • Expenses beyond the scholarship (additional tuition, meal plan, books, travel and personal expenses are not covered.

 

Jefferson Scholarship for first year and transfer students

  • $19,000 per academic year. Scholarship covers 4 academic years (maximum) for entering first year students (will be adjusted for transfer students based on credits transferred.) Student must maintain a college GPA of 3.0 and maintain full time enrollment status.
  • Preference given to average high school or college GPA of 3.3 (on scale of 4.0)
  • SAT or ACT scores are NOT required
  • Priority deadline for the fall semester is February 15. Notification by April 1.
  • Deadline for the spring semester is November 1. Notification by December 1
  • Expenses beyond the scholarship (additional tuition, meal plan, books, travel and personal expenses) are not included.

 

Independence Scholarship for first year and transfer students

  • $15,000 per academic year. Scholarship covers 4 academic year (maximum) for entering first year students (will be adjusted for transfer students based on credits transferred.) Student must maintain college GPA of 2.7 and maintain full time enrollment status.
  • Preference  given to average high school GPA of 3.0 (on scale of 4.0)
  • SAT or ACT scores are NOT required
  • Priority deadline for the fall semester is February 15. Notification by April 1.
  • Deadline for the spring semester is November 1. Notification by December 1
  • Expenses beyond the scholarship (additional tuition, meal plan, books, health insurance, travel and personal expenses) are not included

 

Founders Scholarship for first year and transfer students

  • $8,000 per academic year. Scholarship covers 4 academic year maximum for entering first year students (will be adjusted for transfer students based on credits transferred. college GPA of 2.7 and maintain full time enrollment status.
  • Preference  given to average high school GPA of 2.7 (on scale of 4.0)
  • SAT or ACT scores are NOT required
  • Student may apply by regular admission deadline of March 1 (November 1 for Spring entry). Notification by April 1 (Notification by December 1 for Spring).
  • Expenses beyond the scholarship (additional tuition, meal plan, books, travel, health insurance, and personal expenses) are not included.

 

 

University of Minnesota Scholarships

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The University of Minnesota offers undergraduate scholarships to international students based on merit and financial need.

Global Excellence Scholarships (merit-based awards)

All international freshmen and transfer students who complete their applications for admission by the priority deadlines are considered for a Global Excellence Scholarship. These scholarships cover either the full difference or half the difference between resident and non-resident tuition rates. For the 2017-18 academic year, the freshmen scholarships are $4,800 (Maroon Award) or $9,600 (Gold Award) per year for up to four years. Transfer students may receive Maroon awards of up to three years when entering the University in the Fall semester (transfer students entering in Spring semester will be considered for scholarship on a funds-available basis). There is no separate scholarship application required; students are considered based on an overall assessment of their on-time admission application.

International Student and Scholar Services Scholarships (need-based awards)

Various scholarships are available for new students based on criteria such as financial need, academic merit, and educational goals. Awards currently range from $1,000 to $5,000 per year. Students are required to complete an online application and essay for consideration. Applications for need-based scholarships must be completed no later than March 1, 2017 for 2017-18 awards. To be eligible for consideration for the need-based scholarships, students must also complete their application for admission by the regular deadline (December 15, 2016, for freshman applicants; transfer admission deadlines vary). Recipients of awards are notified via email by April 15 of the year they plan to enter the University.

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Scholarship (UROS)
The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Scholarship (UROS) is awarded to high-achieving students with an interest in research. Recipients work on a research project with a faculty mentor and receive a stipend of approximately $1,400.

Click here for more information on costs and scholarships.

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN – GREEN BAY (WI) UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

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The International Student Scholarship is available for all incoming international students.

Scholarships are awarded based on a student’s academic achievements. In the university application essays, we encourage students to share information about their academic history, highlight academic awards and achievements, and discuss leadership and involvement in activities outside of the classroom. Scholarship awards range from $3,000 – $5,000 per year and will be renewed annually as long as students maintain a minimum GPA of 2.75.

There is no separate application to submit – scholarship recipients are notified of their awards when they are admitted to the university. Students must have an application to the university on file by the following deadlines in order to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • November 1 for the spring semester
  • June 1 for the fall semester

If you have any questions about the scholarship, please do not hesitate to contact the International Admissions Advisor.

For more information, please visit: http://www.uwgb.edu/admissions/apply/international/

 

ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES LEO S. ROWE PAN AMERICAN FUND

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The Rowe Fund is an educational loan program of the Organization of American States (OAS) that helps citizens from Latin America and Caribbean OAS Member States finance their studies or research in accredited universities across the United States by awarding interest-free loans of up to US $ 15,000 dollars.

By financing a portion of their studies in the US, the Rowe Fund helps students complete their education while at the same time fostering cultural diversity, friendship, and communication among the people of the Americas. Rowe Fund loans include:

  • Deferred repayment while in school
  • No application or processing fees
  • Applications are accepted and reviewed year-round and at any time during the studies in the U.S.
  • Funding is sent directly to the student after approval
  • Easy access to Loan Application Forms and instructions

For more information, please see the Frequently Asked Questions for Prospective Applicants.

For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1021FJY

CENTRAL METHODIST UNIVERSITY (MO) INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

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All international students at Central Methodist University are qualified to receive two types of scholarships: academic and participatory. Academic scholarships are based on the cumulative grade point average, while participatory scholarships are awarded based on athletic, music, dance or performance ability.

Incoming Freshmen Students: For both domestic and international students: academic scholarships vary from $4,000 to $12,000 and are based on cumulative GPA and ACT/SAT scores.

Transfer Students: For both domestic and international students: academic scholarships are based on the number of transfer hours and the student’s cumulative GPA.

For more information, please visit: https://www.centralmethodist.edu/admissions/financial-aid/scholarships.php

SHIPPENSBURG UNIVERSITY (PA) OFFERS JFK SCHOLARSHIP

The JFK Scholarship is an award allocated specifically for undergraduate international students who are studying in the United States on F-1 student visas. The goal of the award is to provide financial assistance to international students while allowing them the opportunity to give back at Shippensburg University through interacting with Ship students and other volunteer opportunities.

For more information about the application process, visit this website:

http://www.ship.edu/International/International_Students/JFK_Process/

RAMAPO COLLEGE (NJ) MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

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Ramapo College considers all international applications for merit scholarship awards. The scholarship deadline for the incoming fall 2017 class is January 15, 2017. Applications received by January 15, 2017 should be completed by February 1, 2017.

In fall of 2017, Ramapo College will be offering the following merit-based scholarships:

  • Presidential Scholarship – $18,000/year ($72,000)
  • Provost’s Award – $10,000/year ($40,000)
  • Dean’s Award – $6,000/year ($24,000)
  • Academic Achievement Award – $3,000/year ($12,000)

International students who plan on living on campus will automatically receive a $6,000 Out-of-State Housing Grant.If you have a specific question, please email admissions@ramapo.edu.

For more information, please visit: https://www.ramapo.edu/admissions/financial-aid-tuition/scholarships/

 

HUSSON UNIVERSITY (ME) INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

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The Admissions Office is pleased to announce the following merit scholarships available for undergraduate students entering in the Fall of 2017. There is no additional scholarship form required and recipients will be determined at the time of acceptance.

President’s Global Scholarship ($4,000 – $40,000):

International Scholarship with a minimum of $1,000-$10,000 per year for up to four years of full time undergraduate study, based on merit. The student must provide proof of financial responsibility and be eligible for an F-1 student visa for consideration. A minimum of a 2.5 GPA and on- campus residency are required to maintain this scholarship. Admissions Application Deadline April 1,2017 or Open-Ended (applications must be complete to be considered)

See more at: http://www.husson.edu/financial-aid/scholarships/incoming-student-scholarships#sthash.J4csVlT3.dpuf