March 15, 2012

Colby-Sawyer College Scholarships for International Undergraduate Students

Financial Aid: Scholarships & Awards

Course(s) Offered: Any field
Course Level: Undergraduate
Provider: Colby-Sawyer College
Country to Study in: USA

Scholarship Description
Colby-Sawyer College offers a variety of scholarships and awards to acknowledge the abilities and accomplishments of its students, both domestic and international.

Through these scholarships and awards, Colby-Sawyer college recognizes academic achievement, community service and leadership experience. All of its scholarships are awarded on a funds available basis.

The college invites applications from suitably qualified applicants.

Eligibility
International Students who want to study for undergraduate degree at Colby-Sawyer College, USA are eligible for need-based and merit-based financial aid, and are encouraged to apply for a variety of scholarships and awards that acknowledge students who have reached a high level of academic achievement throughout their high school career.

Eligible groups
International Students, of any nationality, wishing to study for undergraduate degree

Participating Institutions
Colby-Sawyer College, USA

Fields of study
Any field of study available at the College.

Colby-Sawyer College offers a range of major academic programs, each requiring that students complete the Liberal Education Program and choose a major field of study. In addition to a major, students may take on a concentrated area of study through the college's academic minor programs.

Scholarship duration
Most are renewable annually for four years - see below

Scholarship benefits
Scholarship amounts listed are for students who will be entering Colby-Sawyer in September 2012.
  • Wesson Honors Scholarship – up to $76,000 over four years
    Students with a 3.75 GPA at the time of admission are eligible to apply for the Wesson Honors Scholarship. This $19,000 per year scholarship includes direct admission into the Wesson Honors Program. It is renewable annually for four years of study dependent upon good academic standing in the Wesson Honors Program.

  • Founders Scholarship – up to $68,000 over four years
    Students with a 3.5 GPA are eligible for the Founders Scholarship. Students receiving this $17,000 per year award have graduated from high school with honors level classes and a rigorous college preparatory program. It is automatically awarded based on GPA at time of admission. It is renewable annually for four years of study.

  • Presidential Scholarship – up to $64,000 over four years
    Students with a 3.3 GPA are eligible for the Presidential Scholarship. This $16,000 award is renewable annually for four years of study. It is automatically awarded based on GPA at time of admission.

  • Chargers Scholarship – up to $52,000 over four years
    Students who have a minimum 3.0 GPA are eligible for the Chargers Scholarship. It is automatically awarded based on GPA at time of admission. This $13,000 per year award is renewable annually for four years.
Please note: The combination of scholarship and grant funding cannot exceed the cost of tuition.

Method of Application
To apply, see Application for Financial Aid (pdf)

Academic Scholarships- No Separate Application Required:
Academic Scholarships acknowledge students who have reached a high level of academic achievement throughout their high school career. As part of Colby-Sawyer's rolling admissions process, students will be informed of the award decision at the point of acceptance. Students will receive the one academic scholarship that they are most qualified for. For international students, Admissions will recalculate grade point averages (GPAs) based on equivalent letter and number grades from the student's Official High School Transcript.

Merit Based Awards-Separate Application Required:
Colby-Sawyer also offers additional merit based scholarships to incoming students based on their high school academic record, leadership qualities and community service involvement. These awards are not based on need and are renewable each year as long as the student remains in good academic standing. Students are eligible to apply for merit awards at any point, including prior to being accepted.

Steps to Become a Colby-Sawyer International Student:
  1. Join our international email communications which includes postcards from campus, deadline reminders, newsletters and more.
  2. View our beautiful campus through a virtual tour.
  3. Meet and contact your Admissions Counselor.
  4. Apply for admission to Colby-Sawyer as a first-year or transfer student.
  5. Learn about and apply for financial aid and scholarship opportunities.
  6. Apply for your student visa.
  7. Submit your deposit to join the Colby-Sawyer community.
  8. Connect with International Student Services for your transition to life as a Colby-Sawyer student.
PLEASE NOTE:
With the exception of the Wesson Honors Scholarship, there is neither a separate application, nor deadline for these scholarships. As part of our rolling admissions process, students will be informed of the award decision at the point of acceptance.

Colby-Sawyer College is a four year institution of higher learning offering Bachelor's degrees in the arts, sciences and fine arts. The school's beautiful campus is located in New London, New Hampshire.

Application Deadline: 1 May 2012
Open to International students: Yes

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