International Students Academic Merit Scholarship in USA, 2014-2015

East Tennessee State University is offering International Students Academic Merit Scholarship for new international students seeking a graduate or undergraduate degree. The scholarship covers 50 percent of the total of in and out-of-state tuition and maintenance fees only. Scholarship applicants must apply for admission to ETSU before their scholarship applications can be reviewed.

Study Subject (s): Scholarships are provided for any course offered by East Tennessee State University in USA.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing graduate or undergraduate degree level at East Tennessee State University in USA.
Scholarship Provider: East Tennessee State University in USA
Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility: Applicants must:
-Be admitted to ETSU as full-time, degree-seeking students. Scholarship applicants must apply for admission to ETSU before their scholarship applications can be reviewed. (undergraduate admissions, graduate admissions)
-Have or plan to have an F-1 or J-1 student visa (F-1 visa information, J-1 visa information)
-Have a demonstrated record of academic achievement
-Submit a recommendation form. Please note that personal recommendations (for example, from a relative or an athletic coach) are not acceptable. Please submit a recommendation from an academic reference (a professor or teacher).
-Fill out the scholarship application form.
-Students are encouraged to apply as soon as they are admitted to ETSU.
-Recipients must maintain full-time status.
-Undergraduate recipients must maintain a 2.75 grade point average in order to continue receiving the scholarship. Graduate recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA.
-The scholarship only applies to in and out-of-state tuition and maintenance fees. Recipients will be required to pay other fees such as program fees, course fees, housing costs, and medical insurance costs.
-Recipients continuing from a bachelor’s to a master’s degree program must reapply for the scholarship.
-Students who are NOT eligible: Students continuing from an ETSU bachelor’s degree program to a second ETSU bachelor’s degree program, Graduate students receiving a graduate assistantship or tuition scholarship and Students receiving any other ETSU tuition scholarship.

Scholarship Open for International Students: International students can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description: The International Students Academic Merit Scholarship is open to new international students seeking a graduate or undergraduate degree. The scholarship covers 50 percent of the total of in and out-of-state tuition and maintenance fees only. No additional fees or costs are covered. The scholarship award can only be used for study at ETSU. The award is available for: Eight semesters for undergraduate recipients, Five semesters for recipients seeking a master’s degree or commensurate with the length of the program. Eight semesters for doctoral students or commensurate with the length of the program (see ETSU graduate catalog). Scholarship can be applied to summer semesters.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): The award is available for:
-Eight semesters for undergraduate recipients
-Five semesters for recipients seeking a master’s degree, or commensurate with the length of the program.
-Eight semesters for doctoral students, or commensurate with the length of the program (see ETSU graduate catalog).
-Scholarship can be applied to summer semesters.

What does it cover? The scholarship covers 50 percent of the total of in and out-of-state tuition and maintenance fees only. No additional fees or costs are covered. The scholarship award can only be used for study at ETSU.

Selection criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online, mail or fax.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Completed applications, including letters of recommendation, need to be submitted by the following dates: Fall semester deadline: no later than July 1st and spring semester deadline: no later than October 1st.

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