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FDU’s Presidential Scholarship for International Students and Americans Abroad in USA, 2016

Applications are invited for Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Presidential Scholarships from non-U.S. citizens worldwide and to U.S. citizens who reside outside the United States. These are full-tuition scholarships for first-time undergraduate students which recognize exceptional academic performance. The scholarships cover full tuition costs, but does not cover housing, food, insurance and other fees. The estimated student expenses not covered by this scholarship are $17,000 per year. Application deadlines are November 1, 2015 for Spring (January) 2016 and January 15, 2016 for fall (August) 2016.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded for studying all the subjects available at Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for undergraduate programme.
Scholarship Provider: Fairleigh Dickinson University, USA
Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility: Students who meet all of the following criteria will be considered for this selective award:
-SAT composite score of 1300 or above (Math plus Critical Reading only) out of 1600; or ACT score of 29 or above
-GPA of 3.5 or above
-Enroll in Fall 2015 or Spring 2016 as a first-time, full-time residential freshman (first year undergraduate/bachelor’s degree student) at FDU’s Florham Campus or Metropolitan Campus
-On-campus housing is required for the duration of study

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Scholarship Open for International Students: Scholarships are open to non-U.S. citizens worldwide and to U.S. citizens who reside outside the United States.

Scholarship Description: Fairleigh Dickinson UniversityFairleigh Dickinson University considers citizens of all nations for scholarship assistance based on academic merit and on demonstrated financial need. In a few cases, merit-only scholarships are awarded. Scholarships are awarded for up to four years for a bachelor’s degree, and for up to two years for a master’s degree, provided that the student meets the appropriate requirements and makes satisfactory academic progress. Annual increases to awards are not available. International scholarships are the main source of University funding available to non-U.S. citizens. Additionally, students may apply for on-campus employment and may work up to 20 hours per week. U.S. citizens and permanent residents who reside outside the U.S. are also eligible to apply for an international scholarship and also may be considered for state or federal financial assistance; students should submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is available upon request.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Scholarships may be used for the fall and spring semesters for full-time students only. Scholarships are renewable at the same funding level for each academic year, contingent upon successful academic performance.

What does it cover? This scholarship covers full tuition costs, but does not cover housing, food, insurance and other fees. The estimated student expenses not covered by this scholarship are $17,000 per year. Applicants who do not meet the deadline and/or who are not selected to receive the Presidential Scholarship will still be considered for our Col. Fairleigh Dickinson scholarships which are valued between $11,000-$30,000 per year.

Selection Criteria: Selection is based on academic performance.

Notification: Scholarship notifications are mailed to applicants at the time of admission.

How to Apply: This form must be completed only by a Guidance/Career Counselor at a secondary/high school (or if none exists, a school faculty member who assists students with college/career placement). Alternatively, this form may be submitted by an official EducationUSA advisor. Nomination forms from independent counselors/agents, parents, friends, self, etc. cannot be considered and will be automatically discarded. The counselor nomination form should accompany the student’s admission documents. In addition to all other required documents, students must submit a bank statement and affidavit of support at the time of application.

Application Form

Scholarship Application Deadline: The nomination form and the applicant’s FDU admissions application with all required supporting documentation must be received by November 1, 2015 for Spring (January) 2016 admission or January 15, 2016 for fall 2016 admission.

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