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Study in USA: Dartmouth College King Scholars Program 2022/2023 for Students from Developing Countries

The King Scholar Leadership Program seeks low-income students with high potential from developing nations who are interested in alleviating poverty in their home countries. 

Application Deadline: 1st January 2022 (Regular Decision)

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Developing Countries

To be taken at (country): USA

About the Award: Students accepted to Dartmouth as King Leadership Scholars are offered a four-year scholarship, mentorship, leadership training, and internship opportunities. Upon graduation, King Scholars are expected to return to their home countries to work on poverty issues, supported by a wide network of Dartmouth alumni.

Type: Undergraduate

Eligibility: All eligible international applicants to Dartmouth will be considered for the King Leadership Scholar program.

Selection Criteria: The King Scholars Program looks for students who are:

  • Involved in their communities
  • Passionate about creating positive change
  • Interested in alleviating poverty in their own countries
  • Capable of succeeding at a top U.S. university
  • Driven to succeed in whatever they do
  • Proficient in English

The Dartmouth Admissions Office selects students for this special honor who embody the vision of the program, including a commitment to alleviating poverty, a record of academic excellence, and a passion for global issues.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: King Scholars receive 4-year scholarships and extensive mentoring and leadership training.

Duration of Programme: 4 Years

How to Apply: 

  • There is no special application; instead, each applicant must complete The Common Application. Learn more about applying to Dartmouth.
  • Applicants to Dartmouth who are interested in the King Leadership Scholar program are also encouraged to send an additional recommendation from a mentor, teacher, advisor, community leader, friend or clergy member through the Recommend a Scholar portal.

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