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International Student Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Newly admitted (never previously enrolled) undergraduate international student
  • Pursuing an initial Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum "B+" equivalent grade point average (GPA)
  • Valid non-immigrant visa status
  • Ineligible for Virginia in-state tuition rates

Requirements

  • Financial Need Analysis Form
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation from previous teachers or advisors. Leadership ability through school and community activities should be addressed
  • One (1) page essay indicating academic intent and personal goals
  • TOEFL iBT 79/PBT 550 or demonstrated English proficiency
  • SAT test scores are optional, though highly recommended

Deadlines & Awards

Along with a complete international undergraduate application, all supplemental requirements must be received by the Office of International Admissions by April 15 for the fall (August) semester or October 1 for the spring (January) semester. Applicants are notified regardless of whether or not a scholarship is awarded.

Renewal

  • Renewable for up to four years (eight semesters)
  • Full-time enrollment (at least 12 credit hours for both the Fall and Spring terms)
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.25
  • Valid non-immigrant visa status
  • Remain ineligible for Virginia in-state tuition rates