Scholarships – USA
Academic Excellence Scholarships (AES-INTL)
International Undergraduate Student Scholarships (IUSS)
International Freshman Scholarships
Eligibility: based on SAT scores of 1610 -2400 or ACT scores of 23-34 & higher
Value: $2000 to $15000
Benefit: awards are for tuition only. The award can be obtained for up to 4 academic years (8 semesters) by maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater and a non-resident status with continuous enrollment as a full-time student.
Academic Achievement Scholarships are awarded after being admitted to Murray State University as an incoming Freshman
Eligibility: ACT Composite score 24-36 with GPA 4 -3.4
Value: $1000- 10,000
Drew Merit Based Scholarships
Eligibility: must enrol in 23 or more credits each semester to remain eligible. The exception will be made for last semester seniors- award will be prorated to the number of credits enrolled in.
Award amount varies and is given for the full four years of a degree based on academic excellence
Other Scholarships offered
RISE Science scholarships
students who have excelled academically seeking Science/Math Degrees
Presidential scholarships in arts
students who have exceptional artistic talent choosing any degree but must continue to remain active in arts to receive the annual award
Civic Engagement scholarships
must demonstrate outstanding leadership in community service & civic engagement
Value : $ 5000 per year X 4yrs based on performance
Deadline: March 1
2. IB Achievement Scholarship
Eligibility: IB Diploma with a score of 30 or higher
International merit scholarships
Eligibility: SAT/ACT scores for first-year students/ transfer students must have cumulative GPAs from current and/or previous colleges/universities. International students are not eligible for federal financial aid.
Value: Based on academic scores
Eligibility: academic performance with High school and class rank. Course selection and overall grade point average also looked at in the review process.
Academic scholarships are only awarded at the time of admission, and there should be no expectation that the amount will increase in subsequent years. Academic progression in the following years will be considered for scholarship
Apply by: February 1 in order to receive the maximum possible scholarship.
Merit scholarship categories: President’s Excellence Award, Trustee Scholarship, and College Scholarship range from $5,000-$16,500.
Merit Based Scholarships
Eligibility: For students with academic excellence
Value: depends on academic scores and can award up to 4yrs
Eligibility : High academic achievement in high school grades,GED, SAT& ACT scores
Presidential Honour – $3000
Provost’s Award – $2000
Scholar’s Award – $1000
The President’s Scholarship
The University Professor’s Scholarship,
Eligibility: achieve a composite score on the ACT and have a high school grade.
Value: varies based on academic scores and is renewable for the full course up to 4yrs provided the student completes 28 credit hours (during fall and spring semesters) and achieves a 3.0 cumulative grade point average
Deadline: February 1
Eligibility: academic record in high school or college
Value: Individual scholarships amounts vary and are renewable each year based on students maintaining cumulative grade point average (CGPA) that meets scholarship requirements.
Merit-based scholarships are also available
Offered to depend entirely on academic performance.
St. Francis University Scholarships:
Founders Award : total $42,000 – $64,000
Presidential Award: total $30,000 – $40,000
Assissi Award : total $12,000 – $24,000
Eligibility: based on college performance & SAT/ACT scores;
Deadline for SFU Scholarship : before March 1
Eligibility: Based on academic scores.
Value: $ 2000 – $ 6000 per year
Freshman Academic Scholarships
Value: range from $4,000 to $9,000
Eligibility: based upon high school grade point average and ACT score at the time of acceptance to Urbana University.