Quality education does not come cheap. Many people have given up studying in the United States because of the high cost of tuition and other related expenses. That doesn’t have to be you. Here is a list of fully-funded US scholarships available to international students. You’re welcome!
- Duke University – Karsh International Scholarship
The Karsh scholars program was founded in 2010 by Martha and Bruce Karsh. It provides 8 semesters of full tuition, room and board, and mandatory fees to Duke University. Scholars also have access to generous funding for domestic and international summer experiences, including opportunities for independent research both in the summer and during the academic year. To be eligible for this competitive scholarship, one must have a strong academic record and need financial aid. The deadline for this is February 1, 2022.
- Richmond University – Richmond Scholars Program
This scholarship provides full-tuition, room and board (renewable for up to 8 semesters, and it is valued at approximately $259,920, throughout 4 years), and eligibility for a one-time $3,000 grant to support a student selected activity and guaranteed on-campus housing. The deadline for this scholarship is December 1, 2021.
- Duke and UNC – The Robertson Scholars Leadership Program
The Robertson Scholars Leadership Program provides 8 semesters of full tuition, accommodation, and most of the mandatory fees for scholars at Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill. Scholars also have access to generous funding for up to 3 summer experiences, fundings for conferences throughout the academic year, and 2 semesters of study abroad. Students applying for this scholarship must have a purposeful spirit, intellectual curiosity, good character and a collaborative spirit. The deadline for this award is November 15, 2021.
- University of Miami – The Stamps Scholarship
The Stamps Scholarship is the most prestigious merit award available to students at the University of Miami. Stamps scholars receive a merit award equivalent to the full cost of attendance for 4 years of undergraduate study. The award includes tuition and fees, on-campus housing, a meal plan, University health insurance, textbooks, a laptop allowance, and access to a $12,000 enrichment fund (this fund may be used for study abroad or undergraduate research). The deadline for this scholarship is November 1, 2021.
- American University – AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship
The American University Emerging Global Leader Scholarship covers all billable AU expenses i.e full tuition, room, and board, which is valued at approximately $4,000 per year, for 1 international student. This scholarship is renewable for a total of 4 years of undergraduate study, based on continued satisfactory academic performance. Applicants must have a minimum 3.8/4.0 GPA or be in the top 10 of their graduating class from the 9th-12th grades. They must also demonstrate commitment to leadership, volunteerism, or community service and to advancing the needs of people in their home country. The deadline for this scholarship is January 15, 2022.
- Agnes Scott College – Marvin B. Perry Presidential Scholarship
First-year applicants to Agnes Scott College are invited to compete for the Marvin B. Perry Presidential Scholarship, which awards full tuition, room, and board for up to 4 years of study, currently valued at $230,000. Students applying for this scholarship must excel in academics, leadership, character, and personal achievements. The deadline was January 15, 2022.
- Morgan State University – Honors Scholarship
The Honors Scholarship awards up to the full amount of tuition, fees, room, and board. To qualify for this scholarship, students must first be admitted into the university. Academic eligibility includes a minimum GPA of 3.8/4.0 and a minimum score of 1310/1600 or 28 in SAT or ACT respectively. The deadline for this award is November 15, 2021.
- Barry University – Barry Stamps Scholars Program
The Barry Stamps Scholars Program provides an annually renewable scholarship for tuition, books, room and board, and transportation. It also awards an additional $6,000 for study abroad and other extraordinary learning experiences. Students applying for this award must submit an essay proving their history of community support. The document might be a letter of support, high school co-curricular activity records, certificate of achievement, or any other document of recognition including newspaper clippings and/or a short video telling about yourself, interests and why you want to be a member of the Barry community. The deadline for this award is January 15, 2022.
Fully-funded scholarships sound too good to be true, but they do exist. That’s why we’re your scholarship plug. We have helped several of our clients secure fully-funded scholarships and we can do the same with you. Best of luck!