The International Students Academic Merit Scholarship is open to new international students seeking a graduate or undergraduate degree. The scholarship award can only be used for study at ETSU.
The award is available for:
Eight semesters for undergraduate recipients
Five semesters for recipients seeking a master's degree, or commensurate with the length of the program.
Eight semesters for doctoral students, or commensurate with the length of the program.
Completed applications, including letters of recommendation, need to be submitted by the following dates:
Fall semester deadline: no later than July 15th Spring semester deadline: no later than October 15th
Be admitted to ETSU as full-time, degree-seeking students. Scholarship applicants must apply for admission to ETSU before their scholarship applications can be reviewed. (undergraduate admissions, graduate admissions) Have or plan to have an F-1 or J-1 student visa (F-1 visa information, J-1 visa information). Have a demonstrated record of academic achievement. Submit a recommendation form. Fill out the scholarship application form. Students are encouraged to apply as soon as they are admitted to ETSU.
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The scholarship covers 50 percent of the total of in and out-of-state tuition and maintenance fees only. No additional fees or costs are covered.