ISSS need-based awards for International Students in USA
- Up to $5,000
- 1 January 2021
Various scholarships are available for new international students based on criteria such as financial need, academic merit, and educational goals. Students are required to complete an online application and several short essays for consideration.
students must complete their application for admission by the regular deadline (November 1 or January 1 for freshman applicants; transfer admission deadlines vary) and be admitted to the University of Minnesota by April 1.
Applications for need-based scholarships must be completed no later than February 1, 2021.
Candidates are more likely to receive an award if they demonstrate financial need within the range of available scholarship funding. Last year, awards ranged between $1,000-$5,000. In awarding the need-based scholarships, the selection committee is guided by the following statement: The University values diversity, broadly defined, to include diversity of experiences, perspectives, backgrounds, and talents. Enrolling a diverse community of scholars interested in learning with and from each other fosters discussion and discovery inside and outside of the classroom.
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