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 are admitted are automatically 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 2015-16 academic year, the freshmen scholarships were $4,210 (Maroon Award) or $8,420 (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.

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 $1,200 to $5,000 per year. Students are required to submit an application form and essay for consideration. Applications for need-based scholarships must be completed no later than March 1, 2016, for 2016-17 awards. Recipients of awards are notified via email byMarch 15 of the year they plan to enter the University. We ask counselors to encourage their students who demonstrate financial need to apply for these scholarships.
Application for ISSS need-based scholarships

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.

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UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN – GREEN BAY (WI) UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

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University of Wisconsin – Green Bay has scholarships available for all undergraduate international students. The awards range from $2,000 – $8,000. To be considered for the scholarships, new and transfer students must apply by the following deadlines:

Spring semester: November 1st

Fall semester: June 1st

For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/ZJuz0D

 

ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES LEO S. ROWE PAN AMERICAN FUND

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The Rowe Fund, an educational loan program of the Organization of American States (OAS), helps students from Latin America and Caribbean finance their studies or research in accredited U.S. universities through interest-free loans of up to $15,000 dollars. There are no application or processing fees and no deadline to apply.

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.

For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1BTTA5N

 

SHIPPENSBURG UNIVERSITY (PA) OFFERS JFK SCHOLARSHIP

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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, please visit: http://bit.ly/ZeT9af

 

RAMAPO COLLEGE (NJ) MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

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Ramapo College considers all international applications for merit scholarship awards. The deadline for merit-based scholarship consideration for fall 2015 is December 15, 2015. All required credentials must be received by January 15, 2016.

Ramapo College will be offering the following awards in fall 2015:

  • Presidential Scholarship – $80,000 scholarship ($20,000 per year for four years)
  • Provost Scholarship – $40,000 scholarship ($10,000 per year for four years)
  • Dean’s Scholarship – $24,000 scholarship ($6,000 per year for four years)
  • Academic Achievement Award – $12,000 scholarship ($3,000 per year for four years)

All international students receive a $6,000 grant to be used towards their Ramapo housing. Please email radhikar@ramapo.edu with any questions.

For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/Y7NFNi