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)
TBD Full tuition scholarship for First-Year Students(merit, need-based) (five awarded per year)
Washington Scholarship for first year and transfer students
Jefferson Scholarship for first year and transfer students
Independence Scholarship for first year and transfer students
Founders Scholarship for first year and transfer students
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 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
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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.
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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.
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Capital University offers full tuition scholarships to international students. To be eligible to compete, students must have a score of at least 28 ACT composite or 1250 SAT math/verbal total. Apply to Capital by Dec. 1 of your senior year to be invited.
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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.
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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:
All international students receive a $6,000 grant to be used towards their Ramapo housing. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
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Husson University offers international student scholarships based on merit and need ranging from $1,000 – $10,000. No application is necessary–all applicants for admission are screened for eligibility. Application deadline for fall 2016 is June 1, 2016.
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