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Otterbein programs for International Students in USA, 2016

Otterbein University is offering various scholarships and awards for international students. These opportunities are awarded to full-time students, contingent upon requirements of the award.

Otterbein is an inclusive community dedicated to educating the whole person in the context of humane values. Their mission is to prepare graduates to think deeply and broadly, to engage locally and globally, and to advance their professions and communities.



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Otterbein University is a private, four-year liberal arts college in Westerville, Ohio, United States. It offers 74 majors and 44 minors, as well as 8 graduate programs. Featured programs include engineering, business management, education, and music, as well as programs and pre-professional advising that prepare students for study in law and medicine.

All test scores must be reported directly from the testing center. SAT and ACT test scores may be waived for students with the IB diploma, GAC, A levels, or equivalent.

Course Level: The studentships are awarded to full-time students, contingent upon requirements of the award.

Study Subject: The studentships are offered in diverse fields to help students in upgrading their education.

Award: $16,000 President’s Scholar Award
$14,000 Trustee Scholar Award
$12,000 Provost Scholarship
$11,000 Deans’ Scholar Award
$5,000 Alumni Scholar Award
$1,000-7,000 International Baccalaureate Scholarships
Battelle Scholar Award (Half Tuition)
$2,000 National Merit Finalist Awards
$500-5,000 Ammons-Thomas Awards
$1,500 Community Service Awards
$1,000 Legacy Awards
$500-4,000 Talent Awards
Endowed Scholarships
Cardinal Science Scholars Awards $6,000
ROTC – up to $31,424
United Methodist Church Scholarships
$11,000 International Undergraduate Scholarship

Award can be taken at: USA

Eligibility: The studentships are awarded to full-time students, contingent upon requirements of the award.

Nationality: The studentships are available to international students. (International students graduating from a U.S. or Canadian high school qualify for domestic student merit awards such as the President’s Scholar Award).

College Admission Requirement:
English Language Requirement [TOEFL/IELTS]:
-79 or higher on the Internet-based TOEFL (iBT)
-550 or higher on the paper-based TOEFL (PBT)
-6.5 or higher on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
-21 or higher on the English section of the ACT
-500 or higher on the Critical Reading section on the SAT
-Certain exemptions may apply.  Contact an admission counselor if you think you may qualify.

international awards for Students

Supporting Material: The following items are required in order to be considered for freshman or transfer admission to Otterbein University. Once all your application materials have been submitted, we can typically send you an application decision within 2-4 weeks. Application review is holistic, meaning it takes into consideration many factors such as your test scores, essay, and involvement outside of the classroom.
-Online Application, including essay
-$25 application fee
-Official transcripts/documents for four years of high school/secondary school (grades 9-12)
-Credential Evaluation
-Proof of English proficiency
-SAT or ACT test scores (freshman applicants only)
-Letter of recommendation (freshman applicants only)
-Official Bank Statement(s) and Affidavit of Financial Support
-Copy of passport and current visa (if applicable)

How to Apply: Applicants can apply online, using Otterbein’s online application.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application for admission and all required materials must be received or postmarked by the deadlines listed. Any applications completed after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis and only if there is sufficient time for obtaining a visa.
Fall semester 2016: March 1 Classes begin: August 29
Spring semester 2017: October 1 Classes begin: January 9

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