AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship for Undergraduate International Students
- 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 to returning home to improve under-resourced, undeserved communities in his/her home country.
- Study at American University in Washington, DC.
- A global outlook, practical idealism, and a passion for public service define American University. Our academic strengths are grounded in social responsibility and a commitment to cultural and intellectual diversity
Field(s) of Study
- Any Major offered
What does the scholarship cover?
- 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.
- It is renewable for a total of four years of undergraduate study, based on continued satisfactory academic performance.
- The scholarship does not cover non-billable expenses such as mandatory health insurance, books, airline tickets and miscellaneous expenses (approximately U.S. $4,000).
How many scholarships are given?
- One (1)
Which countries are targeted?
- Open – All Countries
- Applicants must be high-achieving international student who will need a visa to study in the United States (preference will be for those who need an F-1 or J-1 student visa).
- U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents or dual citizens of the U.S. and another country, are not eligible to apply.
Am I Eligible to Apply?
The most competitive applicants should have:
- 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
- Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, with a minimum 95 TOEFL iBT, 7.0 IELTS or 600 paper-based TOEFL
How to I Apply – Next Steps
- STEP # 1 – School Application Information – http://www.american.edu/admissions/international/internationalinstructions.cfm
- STEP # 2 – To apply to the AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship, simply complete the online application – AU EGLS application form
- SSTEP # 3 – Complete ALL the rest of the Instructions listed
- AU EGLS Scholarship Priority Deadline: December 15.
- AU EGLS candidates should apply Regular Decision for fall (August).
How do I get more information?
- Scholarship Home Page – http://www.american.edu/admissions/international/egls.cfm
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