Virginia Commonwealth University(VCU) International Student Scholarship

Need Based Scholarship | Scholarship Provided by : VCU Department of Business Services

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About the Scholarship

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The  VCU  International  Student  Scholarship  is  sponsored  with  proceeds  generated  by  the  sale  of  Officially  Licensed  VCU  merchandise. Virginia Commonwealth University values the contributions international students make to the university community through  scholarship,  service,  and  leadership.  This  scholarship  will  recognize  an  outstanding  international  student  with  a  

scholarship award up to $2,000.  The award will be for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Scholarship application closes on
February 16, 2017
Scholarship provided type
Trust
Number of scholarships offered
varies per year
Study Level
Undergraduate
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Scholarship Details

The  VCU  International  Student  Scholarship  is  sponsored  with  proceeds  generated  by  the  sale  of  Officially  Licensed  VCU  merchandise. Virginia Commonwealth University values the contributions international students make to the university community through  scholarship,  service,  and  leadership.  This  scholarship  will  recognize  an  outstanding  international  student  with  a  
scholarship award up to $2,000.  The award will be for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Requirements

Eligibility Criteria

All full-time VCU international students who will complete their degree after the fall 2017 semester may apply for the scholarship.Applicants must have a 3.2 or higher cumulative grade point average and demonstrate significant contributions to the university and/or community.Qualified candidates should meet the following requirements: 
  • Hold an F-1 international student visa. 
  • Be classified as a full-time degree seeking student at VCU. 
  • Have successfully completed a minimum of 12 credit hours at VCU and enrolled for the fall 2017 semester. 
  • Must have at least a 3.2 cumulative GPA at VCU. 
  • Demonstrate financial need. 
  • Evidence  of  significant  contributions  to  VCU  and/or  the  community  at  large  through  scholarship,  service,  and leadership. 

Application

Application Process

  • VCU international students should complete the application in its entirety and are required to write a double-spaced essay, of not more than two pages, addressing their role in contributing to the university and/or community through scholarship, service and leadership
  • An unofficial copy of their VCU transcript and two letters of recommendation (one of which must be from a VCU faculty, administrator or staff member) must accompany all applications.
  • VCU international students must complete the application in its entirety and are required to write a double-spaced essay, of not more than two pages, addressing their role in contributing to the university and/or community through scholarship, service and leadership.    An  unofficial  copy  of  their  VCU  transcript  and  two  letters  of  recommendation  (one  of  which  must  be  from  a  VCU  faculty, administrator or staff member) must accompany all applications. 

Additional Information

  • The VCU International Student Scholarship Award will be administered through the division of Student Affairs with the assistance of the VCU Department of Business Services
  • Scholarship funds are directly deposited into each  student’s account in equal allotments for the fall and spring semester
  • A selection committee is actively engaged in the process of selecting scholarship students
  • The selection committee reserves the right to limit the recipient to one scholarship sponsored by VCU Department of Business Services per award year.

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Contact Info

Virginia Commonwealth University,
Richmond, Virginia 23284,
Richmond 23284 United States of America
Phone: +1-804-828-0100