Applications are open for the American University Emerging Global Leader Scholarship 2022 for international students from all over the globe. The American University Emerging Global Leader scholarship covers all billable AU expenses including full tuition, room and board for one international student who will need a visa (that is preferably an F-1 or J-1 student visa) to study in the United States of America. The AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship is open to first-year (freshmen) international students.
The AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship is aimed at promoting access to education and opportunity while enhancing international diversity. Bringing together the best of AU – academic excellence, leadership development, and global engagement – the AU Emerging Global Leader achieves, inspires, and serves with vision. The AU Emerging Global Leader scholarship is sponsored by the American University.
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The AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship covers;
- All billable AU expenses (full tuition, room and board) for one international student who will need a visa (preferably an F-1 or J-1 student visa) to study in the United States.
- The scholarship does not cover non-billable expenses such as mandatory health insurance, books, airline tickets and miscellaneous expenses (approximately U.S.$4,000 per year).
Eligibility Criteria for the AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship 2022:
To be qualified for the AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship for international students, one must meet the following requirements;
- International students who have overcome various obstacles and challenges as well as those from diverse and underrepresented global and socioeconomic backgrounds.
- A minimum 3.8 GPA equivalent out of 4.0 GPA (or in the top 10% of graduating class) for 9th-12th grades.
- A demonstrated commitment to leadership, volunteerism, community service and to advancing the needs of people in their home country.
Students with one of the following:
- 95+ TOEFL iBT (all subscores must be 20 or above)
- Sub-scores of 24+ on the paper-based TOEFL (Taken after May 31, 2018)
- 7.0+ IELTS (all subscores must be 6.0 or above)
- 33 minimum SAT Reading Subscore
- 29 minimum ACT English
- 65 minimum PTE
- 120+ Duolingo (all subscores must be 110 or above)
- Students who are still enrolled in secondary/high school and graduating by June 2022.
- Important: Students in the IB system should plan to graduate with a full IB diploma with at least 3 HL subjects. Students studying in the British A-Levels system must complete at least 3 A levels and finish 13 years of study before August 2022.
Ineligibility: You are NOT eligible to apply if;
- You are a U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident, or dual citizen of the U.S. and another country.
- You are enrolled in or have already begun any post-secondary studies at another university in your home country or the United States.
- You graduated secondary school earlier than 2020.
Application Procedures for the AU Emerging Global Leader scholarship 2022:
Interested and eligible candidates for this scholarship program are to complete an online application form on the future eagle portal.
All stages of applications must be completed December 15, 2021, or latest by January 15, 2022.
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