East Tennessee State University (ETSU) Undergraduate & Graduate Academic Merit Scholarship 2024/2025 for International Students

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East Tennessee State University USA offers Undergraduate and graduate Merit Scholarships for international students to study for 2024/2025.

Application Deadline: 15th October, 2023

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at: East Tennessee State University, USA

About the Award: The International Students Academic Merit Scholarship is open to new international students seeking a graduate or undergraduate degree. The scholarship covers 50 percent of the total of in and out-of-state tuition and maintenance fees only. No additional fees or costs are covered.

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The award is available for:

Undergraduate Students: Merit Scholarships are limited to 8 semesters, provided the minimum eligibility requirements are mantained.

Graduate Students: Merit Scholarships are limited to 5 semesters, or commensurate with the length of the program.

Scholarship may not be combined with other scholarships that cover out-of-state/international tuition costs. Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Creative Arts Scholarship
  • STEM Community Outreach Scholarship
  • Honors-in-Discipline
  • Graduate Assistantships
  • Tuition Scholarships
  • Fulbright Grants

Type: Undergraduate, Masters, PhD

Eligibility: To receive an International Merit Scholarship at ETSU, students must:

  • Be admitted to ETSU as a degree-seeking student.
  • Have, or plan to have, an F-1 or J-1 student visa
  • Have earned a 3.0 GPA or higher in previous coursework

    • Freshman Applicants – 3.0 GPA in High School
    • Transfer Applicants – 3.0 GPA in previous university coursework
    • Graduate Applicants – 3.0 GPA in undergraduate coursework.

Students ineligible for International Merit Scholarships:

  • Second Bachelor’s Degree Applicants if previous degree was granted by ETSU.
  • Students paying in-state or E-Rate tuition.
  • Studying applying for the M.D. or PharmD. progra

Number of scholarships: Not specified

What are the benefits?

Undergraduate students: $12,500
Graduate students: $11,500

How to Apply: Students are encouraged to submit scholarship applications as soon as they are admitted to ETSU.

Applicants who qualify for the scholarship will receive notice of the award in the admissions letter. Students who wish to accept the scholarship award must complete and submit a scholarship acceptance form within three weeks of the date on the admissions letter. Eligible students can find a link to the online scholarship acceptance form in the admissions letter.

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