Study Abroad: Be sure to understand this scholarship for international students only

Temple University, combined with eight other universities will start the “#YouAreWelcomeHere” scholarship program in the fall of 2019.  Participating schools promise to provide scholarships that cover at least 50% of tuition and 2019 American undergraduate students should pay attention!

This scholarship is an extension of the social media “#YouAreWelcomeHere” initiative, which aims to encourage international students to study in the United States and promote cross-cultural exchanges on campus.

Jessica Sandberg, a spokesperson for Temple University’s activities, said that this event has enabled U.S. higher education to build a new friendship bridge with students from all over the world. At the same time, it also called
for more institutions and universities to participate in the budget as much as possible.

NAFSA CEO Esther D. Brimmer said that after the government has issued anti-immigrant speech, institutions must try to make international students feel welcome and welcome on American campuses. We need more programs to encourage international students to choose the United States; investing in international education will ensure that our country remains globally competitive and participatory.

Universities with the scholarship include:

Concordia College (Minnesota)
Eastern Michigan University
James Madison University (Virginia)
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
Purdue University Northwest (Indiana)
Seattle University
Shoreline Community College (Washington)
Temple University (Pennsylvania)
Western New England University (Massachusetts)

Important dates:
December 15, 2018

Before completing the scholarship application for the institution of your choice, if you receive a scholarship, students should submit a deposit for tuition at the college or university of your choice before May 1, 2019.

Application requirements:

Non-U.S student, completes 500-1000 words essay or shoots 2-5 minute video describing the Projects, academic research, work placements, or other personal development experiences that you have done.

American undergraduate scholarship classification

Merit Based Scholarship

As the name suggests, these applicants will have outstanding achievements in academic fields that are sought after by the admissions department.

Outstanding achievements, including high school GPAs, class ranks, and competitive test scores for standardized exams such as GRE, GMAT, SAT, and ACT. Students will also need strong recommendation letters or application letters to prove their academic achievements.

Because of the fierce competition and the need to retain the academic achievement scholarship within the enrollment period, it is also necessary to maintain a certain degree of achievement as well as other conditions that the schools have designated.

Demand-based scholarship (Need Based Scholarship)

Most schools in the United States provide such scholarships. As long as the admission criteria are met, such scholarships depends only on family conditions. It is not related to academic performance, talent, sports performance, etc., and is equivalent to the nature of grants.

Almost all of the U.S. Ivy League schools, Stanford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Caltech, etc. only set up such demand-based scholarships.

It is intended to encourage students who have the potential to study at university but who have tight financial situations at home.

There are two ways to apply:

1.CSS / Financial Aid PROFILE

You can apply online through collegeboard, register your account online, and fill out the application form.

The official website is: https://www.collegeboard.org. Fill in the application form on this website. You need to have the following information ready, calculated from the data for the past year:
(1) Household tax information;
(2) Other family income information;
(3) The family county has property;
(4) student personal property;
(5) student personal tax information;
(6) Household expenses

Many American universities are required to complete the CSS/Financial Aid Profile form when applying for financial aid scholarships, such as NYU New York University.

2. School-sponsored scholarship application

Similar to the first you will need to fill in the information online but to the official website of each school.

Source: Sina Blog

Songzi Li/ Editing Manager
Translation by Philip Park

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Study Abroad: Be sure to understand this scholarship for international students only
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