University of Maine International Presidential Scholarship 2017 for Undergraduate Students

The University of Maine offers a limited number of International Presidential Scholarships in recognition of outstanding academic performance valued at $25,000 per academic year.

Application Deadline: 1st February, 2017

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at (country): USA

Eligible Field of Study: All

Type: Undergraduate taught

Eligibility:

Scholarships are primarily limited to first-time, degree-seeking, undergraduate foreign nationals who qualify for the F-1 or J-1 student visa. Recipients of the award will be required to maintain their status as full-time students at the University of Maine.
Students must maintain full-time enrollment and a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 3.00 in order for the scholarship to be renewed.

Selection Criteria: Candidates are selected based on the following criteria: academic achievement, proficiency in English, extra-curricular activities, and quality of written essay. Female applicants and applicants from countries underrepresented in the University of Maine international student population are encouraged to apply.

Number of Awardees: Limited

Value of Scholarship: $25,000

Duration of Scholarship: maximum of 8 semesters (4 academic years) for a student entering as a first-year applicant and 6 semesters (3 academic years) for a transfer student.

How to Apply: To be considered for the International Presidential Scholarship, applicants must complete a University of Maine admission application AND submit an International Presidential Scholarship Application application by February 1 each year for a fall-semester start.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details; https://umaine.edu/international/international-admissions/undergraduate-admissions/scholarships/presidential/

Award Provider: University of Maine.

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