International Education Fee (IEF) Scholarships in USA

  • Bachelor
  • Tuition fees
  • 1 April 2021

The International Education Fee (IEF) Scholarship was initially established in 1989 by a student referendum. The IEF Scholarship supports scholarships for both incoming international students and outbound students studying abroad.

The University of Texas at Austin
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The University of Texas at Austin

735 The University of Texas at Austin, shortened to UT Austin, UT, or Texas, is a public research university in Austin, Texas and the flagship institution of the University of Texas System.

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For first-time incoming undergraduate UT international students.

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This scholarship covers tuition and required fees on your tuition and fee bill for up to 4 years.


In addition to the online application the following criteria must be met and included with your application to be considered complete:

  • Personal Statement: Provide a typed statement (maximum 3 pages) that addresses all of the following topics:
  1. What challenges have you experienced in accessing education in your country and how did you overcome these challenges?
  2. How do you plan on positively impacting your home community as a result of completing a degree at UT Austin?
  3. What contributions will you make to the university as a UT Austin student?
  4. Discuss your financial need. If you are not awarded this scholarship, how will you fund your education at UT Austin?
  • Letters of Recommendation: You must provide at least 2 letters of recommendation. The letters of recommendation must be in English.
  • Special documentation (if applicable): Submit any special documentation you feel necessary to support your personal statement.
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