Scholarships at Emory University

Fully Funded Scholarships are available for international students also at Emory University.

Emory University is a private research university in Atlanta, Georgia. With its establishment in 1836, the university has continued with the motto of ‘The wise heart seeks knowledge’. The university is the second-oldest private institution of higher education in Georgia and moreover, among the fifty oldest private universities in the United States. Furthermore, the university has affiliations with 2 Nobel Peace Prize laureates, a Vice President of the United States, Rhodes Scholars, 6 Pulitzer Prize winners, Emmy Award winners, and MacArthur Fellows. Above all, the university is in 148th position in the QS World University Rankings 2019.

Emory University offers partial to full merit-based scholarships as part of the Emory University Scholar Programs. These programs empower students through resources and support to reach their full potential. One instance of such scholarship is the Robert W. Woodruff Scholarship. The scholarship is the founding and signature scholarship of the Emory Scholars Program. It is awarded each year of undergraduate study at Emory College of Arts and Sciences.

Eligibility for the Scholarship

Young men and women who demonstrate qualities of forceful and unselfish character, intellectual and personal vigor, outstanding academic achievement, impressive communication skills, significant leadership and creativity in school or the broader community, as well as clear potential for enriching the lives of their contemporaries at Emory University are eligible for this scholarship.

Award Benefits

The scholarship includes full tuition, fees, and on-campus room as well as board. Furthermore, scholarships are renewable for a total of eight regular academic year semesters of undergraduate study, provided students maintain high standards of personal and academic excellence and meet semester and annual requirements of their program (details provided upon acceptance).


  • To be considered for any and all scholar programs, you must select one of the three admission decision plans. Also, you need to submit all required application materials by November 15. (Those applying Early Decision I must apply by November 1.)
  • You also must answer “yes” to the question on your application that says, “Do you wish to be considered for merit scholarships?”

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