Friday, 28 October 2016

American University Emerging Global Leader Scholarship



The AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship promotes educational access and opportunity while enhancing international diversity. Bringing together the best of AU — academic excellence, leadership development, and global engagement — the AU Emerging Global Leader achieves, inspires, and serves with vision. The AU EGL is dedicated to positive civic and social change, and will return home to improve under-resourced, underserved communities in his/her home country.

Title: American University Emerging Global Leader Scholarship

Description 
  • The scholarships are targeted to international students from any country who are not U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents, or dual citizens of the U.S. and another country.
Eligibility
  • 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.
  • A minimum 95 TOEFL iBT, 7.0 IELTS or 600 paper-based TOEFL
You are NOT eligible to apply if:
  • You are a U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident, or dual citizen of the U.S. and another country.
  • You are enrolled in or have already begun any post-secondary studies at another university in your home country or the United States.
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. 
  • The scholarship does not cover non-billable expenses such as mandatory health insurance, books, airline tickets and miscellaneous expenses (approximately U.S.$4,000 per year).
  • The AU EGL scholarship is renewable for a total of four years of undergraduate study, based on continued satisfactory academic performance.
Closing Date
15 December 2016

Click here to apply and for more information 


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