Asian University for Women (www.auw.edu.bd) is offering partial and full scholarships for up to five years of university education! Scholarships cover tuition, room & board, school supplies, healthcare, and all other educational expenses. Separate grants for international travel to the AUW campus are also available.
AUW strives to meet the financial need of each admitted student and offers full and partial financial aid based on each family’s background and financial circumstances. All financial aid awards are assessed prior to the beginning of the academic program. Transfer students are ineligible for financial aid.
Evaluation Criteria for Initial Financial Aid
The overall financial situation of the student’s family from the documents provided by the students and their families in the initial application form at the time of admission.Education level of the parent(s).Job(s) and profession(s) of the earning members of the family.The level of income of the parent(s)/guardian(s), i.e., the salary, business income, investment income, rental income, total household income, etc.The earnings of any supporting member(s) of the family, i.e. brothers or sisters.Movable and immovable properties in terms of market value at the present rates.Community’s comment on the socio-economic condition/status of the family.The school the student attended prior to coming to AUW in terms of the educational costs for attending those schools.The schools of the siblings.Socio-economic situation of the geographical area where the student’s family resides.The luxury items owned by the student and her family.Bank statements.Tax return documents.Salary certificates for salaried parent(s).Information from a third party source(s) as needed.General assessment of people’s and committee members’ perceptions on socio-economic situation of the family/parents if it is known publically.Family composition.Number of non-earning dependents.Other document(s)/information as the committee deems necessary.
The Financial Aid Committee shall have the right to investigate and verify all the information and documents submitted by the applicants.
Eligibility to Continue Receiving Financial Aid
Students are required to maintain a CGPA of 2.0 each year to continue to receive financial aid; financial aid will be renewed annually until graduation from AUW.
A student cannot apply for any increase in the financial aid after she has started at AUW unless a drastic/ major event occurred that severely changes her family’s financial situation. Please keep in mind that any approval of such increase in financial aid later in the program will be a rare occurrence.
Travel Grant for recipients of Financial Aid
Travel grants may be awarded to international students who qualify for financial assistance. A travel grant is limited to a one-way ticket to Chittagong and a ticket home after graduation from AUW. Students seeking support for travel home during intermediate summers may engage in the AUW work-study program and earn money towards travel.
AUW financial aid covers any or all of the following:
Tuition.Academic supplies (books, papers, etc.).Residential facilities (accommodation, food, and other housekeeping services).Primary on-site health services (dental, ophthalmological and pre-existing conditions are not covered).Travel grants