Funded Scholarships are available for international students also at American University.
American University is a private research university in Washington, USA. The university comprises eight schools and colleges offering courses in various disciplines such as Business, Arts and Sciences, Communication, Education, Law and more. Furthermore, the university has over 160 programs, including 71 bachelor’s degrees, 87 master’s degrees, and 10 doctoral degrees, plus J.D., LL.M., and S.J.D programs. Above all, the university is in Top 550 universities globally according to the QS World University Rankings 2019.
American University provides generous funding opportunities to its students in order to make the education affordable. The university offers aid in the forms of scholarships and grants, making the average aid amount $38,374 per student. The scholarships at the university are for domestic as well as international students, regardless of nationality. In general, admitted students awarded scholarships have excellent academic credentials and exhibit exceptional leadership skills. The university scholarships are dependent on the student’s merit. The Freshmen Merit Awards at the university include
- Presidential Scholarship
- Deans’ Scholarship
- Leadership Scholarship
$8,000 to $22,000, for up to eight semesters of undergraduate study
- Eligible candidates demonstrate academic excellence and rank within the top 10 to 15 percent of AU’s admitted students.
- In order to renew the scholarships for consecutive years, you need to enrol full-time, maintain a 3.2 or higher cumulative GPA and complete a total of 30 credits within the academic year (fall and spring semesters).
All students get considerations on the basis of their admissions application. Thus, a separate application is not necessary for the scholarship. You are eligible for the scholarship once you apply to the university.