USA: Fully Funded American University Emerging Global Leader Scholarship for International Students, 2017/2018

American University offers the AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship (AU EGLS) annually to one exceptional International Undergraduate Student.

Application Deadline: 15th December, 2017

Offered annually? Yes

Accepted Subject Areas: Courses offered by the university

Eligible Countries: International students

To be taken at (Institution): American University USA


About Scholarship: 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).

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, underserved communities in his/her home country.

Type: Undergraduate taught Scholarship in USA

Selection Criteria: The most competitive applicants should have:

  • A minimum 3.8 GPA equivalent (or in the top 10 percent of graduating class) for 9th-12th grades
  • A demonstrated commitment to service and advancing the needs of people in their home country
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, with a minimum 90 TOEFL iBT (with no subscore lower than 20) or 7.0 IELTS or 600 paper-based TOEFL (or above).
  • Demonstrated leadership, volunteerism and community service

Who is qualified to apply?
: To be considered for the scholarship, candidates must be secondary school students (not university students) applying as first-year (freshman) students for the fall (August) 2017 semester.

U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents or dual citizens of the U.S. and another country are not eligible to apply.

Number of scholarship: One

What are the benefits? The scholarship provides  everything from  full tuition, fees, room and board for one first-year (freshman) high-achieving international student

Duration: It is renewable for a total of four years of undergraduate study, based on continued satisfactory academic performance.

How to Apply: Only one AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship is available for Fall August 2018. If you are not selected as the 2017 AU EGL recipient and wish to continue the application process, you may be eligible for partial merit scholarships.

Students must apply Regular Decision only and must submit the AU EGLS application, the Common Application and AU Supplement, and all supporting documents by December 15, 2015.

To apply to the AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship, simply complete the online application from the link below.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Sponsors: American University USA

Important Notes: Preference will be given to international students who have overcome various obstacles and challenges as well as those from diverse and under-represented global and socioeconomic backgrounds




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  4. Chrisanne Laryea

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  10. Valentine chime

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    • If you read the article properly, you would find a link to the official web page or application form (both link can be available sometimes).

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  75. My name is F. Juliet Snowed. I am a Liberian, and I have certificate of High School, I want to learn Agriculture. I will really appreciate you if I get the scholarship

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