Study in USA: Fully Funded American University Emerging Global Leader Scholarship in USA for International Student, 2018


American University is a private research university in Washington, D.C., United States, affiliated with the United Methodist Church, although the university’s curriculum is secular.

Applicants must demonstrate English proficiency (minimum TOEFL iBT 95/paper based 600, IELTS 7, or PTE 53).

About Scholarship: American University is inviting applications for Emerging Global Leader Scholarship. This scholarship is open for international students to pursue undergraduate programme.

The AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship promotes educational access and opportunity while enhancing international diversity.

Eligibility Criteria: AU EGLS candidates must apply Regular Decision for fall (August) 2018. Preference will be given to:

  • International students who have overcome various obstacles and challenges as well as those from diverse and underrepresented global and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • A minimum 3.8 GPA equivalent (or in the top 10% of graduating class) for 9th-12th grades.
  • A demonstrated commitment to leadership, volunteerism, community service and to advancing the needs of people in their home country.
  • Students with a 95 TOEFL iBT, 7.0 IELTS or 600 paper-based TOEFL (or above).

Eligibility Nationality: International students can apply for these scholarships.

Course Level: Scholarship is available for undergraduate, Masters and PHD programme.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded to study any of the courses offered by the University.

Scholarship Benefits: The AU EGL scholarship covers all billable AU expenses (full tuition, room and board) for one international student who will need a visa (preferably an F-1 or J-1 student visa) to study in the United States.

Study Country: USA

College Admission Requirement

English Language Requirement: Applicants must demonstrate English proficiency (minimum TOEFL iBT 95/paper based 600, IELTS 7, or PTE 53).

How to Apply: The AU EGLS selection process is most competitive. Priority consideration will be given to those AU EGLS applicants who apply and complete the AU EGLS application, Common or Coalition Application, and international admissions process before December 15, 2017. To be considered for admission to AU, student’s application and supporting documents must be submitted by the appropriate deadline and must include all of the following:

  • Completed application form, including essay
  • Academic records with official transcripts
  • Two academic letters of recommendation
  • CV or resume
  • Demonstrated English proficiency (minimum TOEFL iBT 80/paper based 550, IELTS 6.5, or PTE 53)
  • Completed Certification of Finances for International Students (CFIS) form and bank letter

Application Closing Date: December 15, 2017.


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