International Scholarship for Undergraduate Students

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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Announces
International Scholarship for Undergraduate Students

Through a competitive process, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville will award up to 30 new undergraduate international students a special reduced tuition rate to recognize their outstanding academic achievement. This special rate will be awarded for fall 2012 (beginning in August 2012). The award will be good for up to 8 undergraduate semesters.

Award Value The special tuition rate will reduce annual tuition for selected undergraduate international students from $13,000 to approximately $6,400 (excluding fees). Over four years, the award will have a value of approximately $28,000 when compared with traditional undergraduate international student tuition rates. An awardee will be required to present a bank statement showing a minimum balance of $19,897 to meet immigration requirements and to be issued an I-20.

Qualifications Awardees will be selected, through a competitive process, based on overall high school grade point average, TOEFL or IELTS scores, and/or outstanding talent.

Applying for the Award There is no separate application required to be considered for this scholarship and there is no application fee for undergraduate international applicants. Interested students should complete n international undergraduate application. Required items for an undergraduate application are:

• English language verification (official TOEFL or IELTS scores)
• Official academic transcripts/records
• Copy of Biographical Page from Passport

Priority consideration deadline: April 1, 2012 (awards will continue to be made after this date as resources remain available.)
Notification of awards begins: April 30, 2012 (will continue until all awards are accepted and verified)
Full instructions are available at http://www.siue.edu/internationalstudents/criteria/index.shtml

For more information, please contact:
Sandra Tamari, International Admissions Advisor
Office of International Programs
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Telephone: 618-650-3781 Fax: 618-650-5099 Email: [email protected]