International Students Academic Merit Scholarship at ETSU USA 2021-2022

International Merit Scholarship for Graduate and Undergraduate USA 2021-2022

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International Students Academic Merit Scholarship:

The International Students Academic Merit Scholarship is available to eligible new international students seeking a graduate or undergraduate degree.


East Tennessee State University 

Degree Level:

Graduate and Undergraduate

Study Areas:

All Undergraduate and Graduate level courses offered at the University.

Scholarship Value per Academic Year:

Undergraduate students: Up to $12,500
Graduate students: Up to $11,500

Award Process:

All applicants who meet the following criteria will be considered for the scholarship:

  • Minimum 3.0 high school GPA on the US 4.0 scale (freshman applicants)
  • Minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA on the US 4.0 scale (undergraduate transfer applicants and graduate applicants)
  • Applicants who qualify for the scholarship will receive notice of the award in their admission letter.  Students who wish to accept the scholarship must complete and submit a scholarship acceptance form within three weeks from the date on the admissions letter.

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Apply for admission to ETSU undergraduate admissionsgraduate admissions)
  2. Have or plan to have an F-1 or J-1 student visa (F-1 Visa information, J-1 Visa information).
  3. Have a demonstrated record of academic achievement.

Students Ineligible for the Merit Scholarship:

  • Second Bachelor’s degree applicants, if previous Bachelor’s degree was granted by ETSU.
  • Graduate students receiving a graduate assistantship or tuition scholarship, Students:
    • Receiving any other ETSU tuition scholarship
    • Paying in-state or Erate tuition.
    • Applying for the M.D. and PharmD programs
    • Who are not in lawful F-1 or J-1 status

Award Terms and Conditions:

Undergraduate students: up to 8 semesters; provided the minimum eligibility requirements maintained.

Graduate Students: Five semesters for recipients seeking a master’s degree, or commensurate with the length of the program.

Other conditions as outlined in the Acceptance Form.

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