2016 American University Emerging Global Leader Scholarship for International Students to study in the United States.

Application Deadline: December 15th 2015

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.

The AU EGL scholarship is renewable for a total of four years of undergraduate study, based on continued satisfactory academic performance.

Eligibility Requirements:

AU EGLS candidates must apply Regular Decision for fall (August) 2016.

Preference will be given to:

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

Scholarship Worth:

  • 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).

Application Procedure:

 

  • Complete the online AU EGLS application form and Questions 1-4.
  • Submit a bank letter and the AU Certification of Finances (AU CFIS) form –each demonstrating a minimum of U.S.$4,000. These can be scanned and emailed as PDF attachments to admissionsdocuments@american.edu. (Visit www.american.edu/ocl/isss/Financial-Proof.cfm for sample bank letters and the AU CFIS form template.
  • Submit your official TOEFL or IELTS score results (preferred score: 95 TOEFL iBT, 7.0 IELTS or 600 paper-based TOEFL, or above) if available. These can be scanned and emailed to admissionsdocuments@american.edu.
  • Submit your official TOEFL or IELTS score results (preferred score: 95 TOEFL iBT, 7.0 IELTS or 600 paper-based TOEFL, or above) if available. These can be scanned and emailed to admissionsdocuments@american.edu.

Apply Now for the 2016 American University Emerging Global Leader Scholarship

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the American University Emerging Global Leader Scholarship

 

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