Western Illinois University International Commitment Scholarship
Course(s) Offered: Several
Course Level: Undergraduate, Graduate
Provider: Western Illinois University
Country to Study in: USA
Western Illinois University (WIU) offers several International Student Scholarships to foreign non-USA students wishing to study at WIU. The Western Illinois University International Commitment Scholarship is only available to qualified international students.
WIU offers the International Commitment Scholarship to eligible undergraduate and graduate students who are citizens of a country outside the United States. Qualifying students must be newly admitted for full time enrollment into a degree program at WIU.
Non-sponsored international students enrolling at WIU for the first time, who are eligible are encouraged to apply for the Western Illinois University International Commitment Scholarship. Scholarship is applied only to WIU tuition. No cash refund is available for this scholarship.
To be eligible, applicants need to satisfy the following:
- Must be a newly admitted undergraduate or graduate, non-sponsored international student enrolling to WIU for the first time
- Minimum 3.5 GPA (confirmed by International Admissions Office; 3.5 GPA must be maintained for renewal)
- Admission into a degree program at WIU
- Full-time enrollment (minimum 12 semester hours for undergraduate or 9 semester hours for graduate) per semester
- Undergraduate students are required to live in University Housing, subject to availability, waived in the Quad Cities. University Housing options include: Bayliss-Henninger, Tanner, Grote, Corbin-Olson, Lincoln-Washington, Thompson.
- Students who are sponsored or have a graduate assistantship are not eligible for this scholarship.
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Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois, United States
Fields of study
All available undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered at the University
Number of awards
Up to 20 awardees each year
Available for up to four years (for undergraduate study) OR two years (for graduate students) OR until student receives a degree, whichever comes first.
Scholarship is renewable yearly -- 3.5 GPA must be maintained for renewal.
The total value of the scholarship is $3,000 -- $1,500 will be awarded for fall semester and $1,500 will be awarded for spring semester. Scholarship is only applied to WIU tuition. No cash refund is available for this scholarship.
Method of Application
Western Illinois University’s course admission requirements vary depending on your previous education. You must complete the application process and be accepted into a degree program at WIU. No scholarship application is required. International Commitment Scholarship is automatically awarded to students who qualify upon acceptance into Western Illinois University.
It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information.
The International Application for Admission and all supporting documents must be received by the following dates: Fall (August) semester – May 1; AND Spring (January) semester – October 1. The upcoming deadline is 1 October 2016
Applications received after these dates will be processed as time and space permits. Some graduate departments have earlier deadlines. It is suggested you contact the graduate program of your interest to determine deadline dates.
Western Illinois University (WIU) is a public university located in Macomb, Illinois, United States. It was founded in 1899 as Western Illinois State Normal School. Today, WIU is composed of two campuses that provide a wide range of academic programs. While the main campus is in Macomb, Western Illinois University-Quad Cities is in Moline, Illinois.
Application Deadline: 1 October 2016
Open to International Applicants: Yes
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