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TOEFL Merit Scholarship Program 2013 to study at University of your choice

Scholarship name: TOEFL® Merit Scholarship program

Do you know that you can be awarded a TOEFL scholarship to study abroad at your choice university by having a good score in the TOEFL® test even as a student from an African countries?

The TOEFL® scholarship program is designed to reward TOEFL test takers for achieving academic excellence, exhibiting leadership skills, performing extracurricular activities and demonstrating English-communication proficiency. The TOEFL® scholarship can help you study at any of the 8,500+ institutions listed in the TOEFL® Destinations Directory (link below).TOEFL Scholarship


To be eligible to win a TOEFL scholarship, a student must:

  • currently live in the region from where you are applying
  • begin undergraduate or graduate study in 2013 at a college or university listed in the TOEFL® Destinations Directory
  • hold a grade point average of at least 80 or higher on a 100-point scale or a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • have a valid TOEFL test score
  • complete the application form online and upload your transcripts

Scholarship Criteria

The TOEFL Scholarship Program rewards students who have high academic achievement as well as:

  • ability to communicate in English
  • demonstrated leadership skills
  • participation in extracurricular activities, such as community service
  • innovative ideas as reflected in essays

Eligible Countries

TOEFL scholarships are categorized into three regions:

Asia and Oceania,

North and South America, and Europe,

Middle East, Africa and Russia.

These three regions cover every country worldwide. If you are unsure of what region your country belongs to, please see the map (PDF).

Scholarship Worth

Scholarship award funds for students who will be studying abroad are applied to their tuition fees only after the student has registered with the institution and arrived on campus.

How to Apply

The scholarship application system will open early 2013 on the TOEFL® website. But you have to take the TOEFL test to participate in the scholarship. You are also expected to gain an admission into the University of your choice (TOEFL is not responsible for your admission into your choice institution.

TOEFL® Destinations Directory (PDF)

The deadline is April 30, 2013.

  1. Lavone Byrd says

    I’m sure many students will compete for this scholarship program because it is so promising. Those who will be chosen I believe are exemplary students who will score high on the test and display several outstanding skills in different aspects of studenthood.

  2. Maria Smith says
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