The University of Houston – Victoria is offering the International Student Merit Scholarship to incoming/currrent undergraduate and Postgraduate (Masters) students of international visa status
Fall semester deadline: 15th June 2019
Spring semester deadline: 15th November 2019
Eligible Countries: International
To be taken at (country): Texas, USA
About the Award:All undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply for the International Merit Scholarship. The award is a $1000 award for the academic year (fall, spring and summer), if the recipient is a spring semester recipient, the award is for spring and summer only.
The scholarship will reduce the student’s tuition and fees by $500 every fall, spring and summer.
For international students on F-1 and J-1 visa the scholarship will reflect the residency tuition rate. The award only applies to tuition and fees. All other costs such as housing, meals, transportation, personal expenses, books, supplies, and health insurance are not included in this scholarship. The scholarship award can only be used to study at UHV. The awards and waivers are available for fall recipients for the fall, spring, and summer semesters, and for spring recipients this scholarship and waivers will be awarded for spring and summer semesters for undergraduate and graduate full-time study at UHV.
Type: undergraduate and Postgraduate (Masters) taught
Eligibility: Applicants Must:
Be admitted student to UHV
At the time of award the student must be registered for a minimum of 12 credits for undergraduate students, 9 credits for graduate students.
Returning/or current students must have two semesters remaining to graduate (semester receiving the scholarship cannot be the final semester)
Returning/Current students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above for undergraduate students and cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above for graduate students.
Spring semester scholarship recipients will receive the scholarship only for the spring and summer semesters. In order to maximize the scholarship opportunity all spring scholarship recipients are required to register for a full-time course load online (summer only) or face-to-face. If applicable all spring scholarship recipients must re-apply for the fall merit scholarship before the deadline (see below).
International students or students on other non-immigrant visa status
F-1 and J-1 students must be on the relevant visa status on or before the state date of their immigration document
F-1 and J-1 students must attend mandatory International Student orientation at Victoria or Katy
All non-immigrant status students must be on good academic and immigration status
Have a demonstrated record of academic achievement.
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of Program:$1000 award
Duration of Program: full-time
How to Apply:
Complete BOTH the scholarship application forms
First submit the online UHV General Scholarship Application.
Sign in using your UHV username and password.
Second submit International Student Merit Scholarship Application. Please note, you will need to attach the necessary application requirements. Once you hit submit the application, along with the uploaded attachments will be sent to the International Programs Office automatically.
Both the above mentioned applications MUST be completed in order for your scholarship application to be eligible for review .
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