TOEFL® Merit Scholarship Program to study at any University abroad

TOEFL® Merit Scholarship Program to study at any University abroad

Course(s) Offered: Any field
Course Level: Undergraduate, Postgradute
Provider: TOEFL®
Country to Study in: Any country

Scholarship Description
The TOEFL® Scholarship Program is designed to reward TOEFL test takers for achieving academic excellence, exhibiting leadership skills, performing extracurricular activities and demonstrating English-communication proficiency.

Students from any region, including African countries, are awarded a TOEFL scholarship to study abroad at their choice university by having a good score in the TOEFL® test.

To be eligible to win a TOEFL scholarship, a student must:
  • currently live in the region from where you are applying
  • begin undergraduate or graduate study in 2013 at a college or university listed in the TOEFL® Destinations Directory
  • hold a grade point average of at least 80 or higher on a 100-point scale or a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • have a valid TOEFL test score
  • complete the application form online and upload your transcripts
Selection Criteria:
The TOEFL Scholarship Program rewards students who have high academic achievement as well as:
  • ability to communicate in English
  • demonstrated leadership skills
  • participation in extracurricular activities, such as community service
  • innovative ideas as reflected in essays
Eligible groups
TOEFL scholarships are categorized into three regions:
  • Asia and Oceania,
  • North and South America, and Europe,
  • Middle East, Africa and Russia.
These three regions cover every country worldwide. If you are unsure of what region your country belongs to, please see the map (PDF).

Participating Institutions
The TOEFL® scholarship can help you study at any of the 8,500+ institutions listed in the TOEFL® Destinations Directory.

Fields of study
All courses of study are eligible

Number of awards
Not specified, but several will be awarded. See the list of previous TOEFL® Scholarship Winners

Scholarship benefits
Scholarship award funds for students who will be studying abroad are applied to their tuition fees only after the student has registered with the institution and arrived on campus.

Method of Application
The scholarship application system will open early 2013 on the TOEFL® website. But you have to take the TOEFL test to participate in the scholarship. You are also expected to gain an admission into the University of your choice (TOEFL is not responsible for your admission into your choice institution).

The scholarship application system will open early 2013. The deadline for applications is April 30, 2013.

There are a number of options for you to reach TOEFL®, click here to contact.

Application Deadline: 30 April, 2013
Open to International students: Yes

Resource: TOEFL® Destinations Directory (PDF)

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: Test of English as a Foreign Language, TOEFL®


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