East Tennessee State University Scholarships for Undergraduate and Postgraduate International Students

International Student Academic Merit Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: All courses
Course Level: Undergraduate, Graduate
Provider: ETSU
Country to Study in: USA

Scholarship Description
East Tennessee State University, ETSU, offers merit scholarships, the International Students Academic Merit Scholarship, to international students.

The International Students Academic Merit Scholarship is open to new international students seeking a graduate or undergraduate degree at the university. Students are encouraged to submit scholarship applications as soon as they are admitted to ETSU. An application cannot be reviewed until the applicant is admitted to the university.

The scholarship only applies to in and out-of-state tuition and maintenance fees. No additional fees or costs are covered. Applications received after the deadline will not be reviewed.

Eligibility
Applicants Must:
  • Apply for either undergraduate or postgraduate admission to ETSU
  • Have or plan to have an F-1 or J-1 student visa
  • Have a demonstrated record of academic achievement
Additional Conditions:
  • Recipients must maintain full-time status.
  • An applicant must have a 3.0 GPA (high school, or college GPA, depending on if freshman, transfer, or graduate applicant)
  • Undergraduate recipients must maintain a 2.75 semester grade point average in order to continue receiving the scholarship. Graduate recipients must maintain a 3.0 semester GPA.
The scholarship only applies to in and out-of-state tuition and maintenance fees. Recipients will be required to pay other fees such as program fees, course fees, housing costs, and medical insurance costs.

Students who are NOT eligible:
  • Students pursuing a second Bachelor's or Master's degree
  • Graduate students receiving a graduate assistantship or tuition scholarship
  • Students receiving any other ETSU tuition scholarship
  • Students applying for the M.D. and PharmD programs
Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries are eligible to apply

Participating Institutions
East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee; USA

Fields of study
All undergraduate level and postgraduate level fields of study are eligible

Number of awards
Not specified by the provider

Sponsorship duration
The award is available for:
  • Eight semesters for undergraduate recipients
  • Five semesters for recipients seeking a master's degree, or commensurate with the length of the program (see ETSU graduate catalog). 
  • Eight semesters for doctoral students, or commensurate with the length of the program (see ETSU graduate catalog). 
  • Scholarship can be used for summer semesters if taking on-ground courses. 
  • Scholarship may not be used for the winter term.
Scholarship benefits
The scholarship covers 50 percent of the total of in and out-of-state tuition and maintenance fees only. No additional fees or costs are covered. Recipients will be required to pay other fees such as program fees, course fees, housing costs, and medical insurance costs.

Method of Application
All international students who apply for admission to the university are considered for the scholarship. Upon admission, applicants who meet the requisite criteria (see official website) will be offered the scholarship automatically.

Applicants who qualify for the scholarship will receive notice of the award in the admissions letter. Students who wish to accept the scholarship award must complete and submit a scholarship acceptance form within three weeks of the date on the admissions letter. Eligible students can find a link to the online scholarship acceptance form in the admissions letter.

Start your undergraduate admissions, or graduate admissions now. It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on this scholarship.

DEADLINES:
International student application materials should be received by the following deadlines: April 29 (for fall semester), September 29 (for spring semester) and February 1 (for summer session)

PLEASE NOTE:
East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is a public university located in Johnson City, Tennessee. Despite being part of the State University and Community College System of Tennessee, the University is no longer governed by the Tennessee Board of Regents. ETSU is now governed by an institutional Board of Trustees as of May 2017. It is the fourth largest university in the state. ETSU has off-campus centers in nearby Kingsport and Elizabethton.

Application Deadline: 29 Sept 2018 || 1 Feb 2019
Open to International Students: Yes

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2 comments:

  1. Hello, am Eric Opoku a boy of 27 years from Ghana . I have a certificate in community health nursing and am interested in your university. So how do I apply and the requirements. Thank you

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  2. I am planning on entering this university as a postgraduate international student next year, hopefully. I would like to fill in the application for this scholarship, if still possible.

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