Full-Tuition Scholarship Competition for International Students at University of Pittsburgh in USA, 2017

  • Bachelor
  • February 1, 2017

The University of Pittsburgh is offering Full-Tuition Scholarship Competition for students who are admitted as a full-time freshman student for fall 2017. Students of all nationalities are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

Pitt-Greensburg offers a high-quality education with personalized attention. Expand your mind in a challenging academic environment, discover your leadership potential, and build relationships that last a lifetime.

Among the admissions requirement for international students is proficiency in English.  For citizens of a country whose official language is not English, proficiency can be demonstrated by a minimum score of 550 in the paper version of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a minimum score of 213 on the computer-based version, or a minimum score of 80 on the internet-based version of TOEFL.

Eligibility

Qualified students are invited to apply and participate in the competition. In order to be eligible, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Admitted as a full-time freshman student to Pitt-Greensburg before February 1, 2017 (Direct applicants only; option students are not eligible to apply).
  • Achieved a cumulative high school GPA of 3.8 or higher (at the time of application).
  • Scored a minimum of 1200 on SAT; 25 on ACT.

Benefits

Pitt-Greensburg will award 3 full-tuition scholarships to freshmen students beginning their education in Fall 2017. The award will cover tuition only (in-state rate) for up to 4 years if the student meets renewal criteria of 3.5 GPA each academic year.  This prestigious scholarship has a value of over $50,000.

Application

The mode of application is online.

If the student meets those criteria, he/she is eligible to compete for a Full-Tuition Scholarship, and must take the following steps:

  • Complete the Full-Tuition Scholarship Application Form¬†(including essay response).¬†The deadline for applications for the Full-Tuition Scholarship Competition is February 1, 2017.
  • Submit¬†2 recommendations¬†(in addition to any letters of recommendation submitted with the application for admission).
  • Finalists will be selected based on the application and essay and invited to participate in an on-campus interview event on February 11, 2017.
  • When applying: you will be asked to attach your essay in PDF format the above application link.
  • For recommendations: we ask that you direct your references to¬†this site¬†to complete the recommendation form.
  • Any application/materials not submitted directly online should be e-mailed toupgadmit-at-pitt.edu¬†with the subject line: Full-Tuition Scholarship.
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