The University of Houston – Victoria is offering the International Student Cultural Scholarship to incoming/currrent undergraduate and Postgraduate (Masters) students of international visa status.
Application Deadline: 1st July 2019
Eligible Countries: International
To Be Taken At (Country): USA
About the Award: International Student Cultural Scholarship (ISCS) is open to all new and returning F-1 and J-1 international students. The International Student Cultural Scholarship is awarded automatically to the new students during their first semester at UHV. If students wish to receive the scholarship beyond the first semester, students must maintain the International Student Cultural Scholarship (ISCS) requirements listed below. The scholarship covers $3000 per year ($1500 per semester, fall and spring semester). Scholarship only applies to the out-of-state tuition and fees. Additional fees and costs of attendance are not included in this scholarship. The scholarship award can only be used for study at UHV.
Type: undergraduate and Postgraduate (Masters) taught
Eligibility: All international students must meet the following requirements to be eligible to receive the International Student Cultural Scholarship (ISCS)
New F-1/J-1 international students must be admitted to UHV before the scholarship is awarded. Once the student is admitted, the scholarship amount will be listed in the students immigration document I-20
F-1/J-1 students must be registered fulltime
U.S. transfer international students must be in good immigration status prior to their transfer to UHV
All new international students must attend the mandatory international student orientation
Scholarship recipient must pay all outstanding university bills on or before the due dates.
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of Award: The scholarship covers $3000 per year ($1500 per semester, fall and spring semester).
Duration of Programme: The scholarship award is available for:
A maximum of nine semesters (4.5 years) for undergraduate international students meeting the eligibility requirements listed above.
A maximum of five semesters (2.5 years) for graduate international students meeting the eligibility requirements listed above.
How to Apply: No application necessary, students will be awarded the scholarship automatically during their first semester. If student fails to maintain the scholarship requirements, students must submit the Scholarship Appeal to the International Programs Office. The International Programs Scholarship Committee will review the appeals and make a decision.