Brief Description: The American University is currently offering the AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship awarded annually to one exceptional International Undergraduate Student.
Application Deadline: Endeavor to submit applications on or before 15th December, 2016
Eligible Courses: All the courses available at the university
Eligible Candidates: International students only
Scholarship Institution: Studies will take place at the American University, USA
Scholarship Info: The AU EGL scholarship is fully funded and will cover all billable AU expenses (full tuition, room and board) for one international student who will require a student visa (preferably an F-1 or J-1 student visa) to study in the United States. Note that this scholarship will not cover non-billable expenses such as mandatory health insurance, books, airline tickets and miscellaneous expenses (approximately U.S.$4,000 per year which you will have to budget for).
The AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship promotes educational access and opportunity while enhancing international diversity. Bringing together the best of AU — academic excellence, leadership development, and global engagement — the AU Emerging Global Leader achieves, inspires, and serves with vision. The AU EGL is dedicated to positive civic and social change, and to returning home to improve under-resourced, underserved communities in his/her home country.
Type of Scholarship: Only Undergraduate programs in USA
Selection Criteria: Candidates interested in this scholarship should have the following:
- A minimum 3.8 GPA equivalent (or in the top 10 percent of graduating class) for 9th-12th grades
- A clearly demonstrated commitment to service and advancement of the needs of people in their home countries.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, with a minimum 90 TOEFL iBT (with no subscore lower than 20) or 7.0 IELTS or 600 paper-based TOEFL (or above).
- Demonstrated leadership, volunteerism and community service
Eligible Applicants: To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants should be secondary school students (not university students) applying as first-year (freshman) students for the fall (August) 2017 semester.
Please note that U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents or dual citizens of the U.S. and another country are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.
Number of scholarship: One scholarship available
Benefits: The scholarship will provide full tuition fees, funding for room and board for one first-year (freshman) intelligent international student
Duration: It is renewable for a total of four years of undergraduate study, based on continued satisfactory academic performance.
How to Apply: Only one AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship is available for Fall 2017. If you are not selected as the 2017 AU EGL recipient and wish to continue the application process, you may be eligible for partial merit scholarships. However, you will need to submit proof of additional funds beyond the initial U.S.$4,000 you provided. Estimated costs for the 2017-2018 academic year are U.S.$62,819.
Students must apply Regular Decision only and must submit the AU EGLS application, the Common Application and AU Supplement, and all supporting documents by December 15, 2015.
To apply to the AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship, simply complete the online application from the link below.
Visit Scholarship Webpage for details