New Financial Aid Report, April 7th 2014
06.04.2014
I. Financial Aid
UG: Ferris State University (MI) David Pao Endowed Scholarship
UG: Catham University (PA) Merit Scholarships
UG: University of North Florida (FL) Latin American and Caribbean Scholarship
Grad: Drexel University (PA) LeBow College of Business Merit-based Scholarships for International Students

II. Campus News
• University of Pennsylvania (PA) Penn Summer Global Institute
• The George Washington University (DC) Specialized Summer Programs
• Southern Arkansas University (AR) MBA Student from Cameroon Plans to Help Country With His Education

FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY (MI) DAVID PAO ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Ferris State University is awarding the “David Pao Endowed Scholarship” to international incoming freshmen and current students on campus coming from Hong Kong or China.

The purpose of the fund is to support educational diversity at the University. To qualify applicants should have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 at the time of application. This is a merit-based scholarship, financial need is not a criterion.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1h9eSHG

CATHAM UNIVERSITY (PA) MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS

Located in Pittsburgh PA, one of the most livable cities in the United States, Chatham University offers qualified international undergraduate students merit scholarships from $7,000-$16,000 per year.
Renewable annually based on GPA of 2.8 or higher and full-time enrollment.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1gJpJY1

 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH FLORIDA (FL) LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN SCHOLARSHIP

Students who meet the following criteria could be considered for the UNF Latin American and Caribbean Scholarship.

• Applying for Summer/Fall semester as a first time in college student (Freshman applicant)
• Citizen of a Latin American or Caribbean country

The LAC Scholarship provides the student with an opportunity to pay in-state tuition rates, saving a minimum of $300 per academic term:

In-State (LAC recipient) Tuition rate per credit hour = $212.00
Out-of-State (Intl Students) Tuition rate per credit hour = $692.00

Admissions requirements:

• Online application, which can be found at http://www.unf.edu/admissions/applynow/
• Application fee of $30.00 USD
• Official High School transcripts (our Office will complete the foreign credential evaluation for the student at no additional cost)
• SAT or ACT test scores
• Minimum SAT scores (critical reading 460; math 460; with an overall score of an 1180)
• Minimum ACT scores (18 English/Writing; 19 Reading; 19 Math; with an overall score of a 24)

To review the guidelines for the Latin American and Caribbean Program visit: http://www.unf.edu/uploadedfiles/sa/intlctr/lac-guidelines.pdf.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1hEnHHA

DREXEL UNIVERSITY (PA) LEBOW COLLEGE OF BUSINESS MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Drexel University's LeBow College of Business Masters of Science program is offering merit-based scholarships for International Students.

A limited number of merit-based scholarships are available for the School of Economics new MS in Economics. Applicants will also be considered for Teaching Assistantships in the School of Economics.

The M.S. in Economics integrates training in core economics, rigorous quantitative methods and policy analysis. Students have the flexibility to shape their course of study to best match their career aspirations.

Applicants do not need to apply separately for scholarships as this will be part of the regular application process.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1duQEmb

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (PA) PENN SUMMER GLOBAL INSTITUTE

Penn Summer Global Institute (PSGI) is a comprehensive academic experience for top undergraduates from around the world with high English proficiency. As a pre-arranged package, undergraduates spend 6 weeks as visiting students, and experience everything Penn has to offer: earning Ivy League credits alongside other Penn students, living and dining on campus, and socializing with other Penn students from the U.S. and abroad. The PSGI experience allows students to choose packaged courses that meet their academic path. Along with classes, students will benefit from Penn’s range of exceptional resources, including academic advising, and get exposure to the cultural and social features of living on campus in Philadelphia. And while visiting, students can take advantage of Philadelphia‘s close proximity to other major cities on the east coast.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1iJcQPh

THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (DC) SPECIALIZED SUMMER PROGRAMS

This July, GW will offer two specialized Washington in the World programs for undergraduate students; one focused on issues of gender and the status of women around the world, the other on U.S. politics in a global environment. Students enroll in two courses for each program, gaining a foundation in the chosen subject’s theory, while also applying their knowledge to real world issues. Coursework incorporates site visits around Washington, D.C. to relevant institutions in politics and advocacy.

Washington in the World programs are only two of the opportunities available to international students at The George Washington University this summer. With over 650 summer courses to choose from, including English for Academic Purposes classes, international students have a range of choices for academics, while also experiencing all that summer in Washington, D.C. has to offer. Applications for all programs are available online: http://summer.gwu.edu/apply. Apply today!
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/W1S5CA

SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY (AR) MBA STUDENT FROM CAMEROON PLANS TO HELP COUNTRY WITH HIS EDUCATION

Glenn Muffih of Babanki, Cameroon, chose to get a degree in business from Southern Arkansas University. Now in the SAU MBA program, he feels confident he will be able to use his education to make a difference in his home country.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1gBzSjn