This scholarship is targeted to high achieving international students who are dedicated to positive civic and social change. It is intended for students who will be to returning home to improve under-resourced, undeserved communities in his/her home country. In this university, only one scholarship is available. Scholarship is available for international students and not USA residents. The AU EGL scholarship covers all billable AU expenses (full tuition, room and board).
The scholarship does not cover non-billable expenses such as mandatory health insurance, books, airline tickets and miscellaneous expenses (approximately U.S. $4,000). It is renewable for a total of four years of undergraduate study, based on continued satisfactory academic performance.
There are some conditions that must be completed to be available to complete an application. Preference will be given to those from diverse and underrepresented global and socioeconomic backgrounds.
A minimum 3.8 GPA equivalent (or in the top 10% of graduating class) for 9th-12th grades.
A demonstrated commitment to leadership, volunteerism, community service and to advancing the needs of people in their home country.
A minimum 95 TOEFL iBT, 7.0 IELTS or 600 paper-based TOEFL
Students who are not eligible to apply
U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents, or dual citizens of the U.S. and another country.
Enrolled in or have already begun any post-secondary studies at another university in their home country or the United States.
To apply to the AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship, students must complete the online scholarship application form and submit required supporting documents by 15 December 2017 or by 15 January 2018, the latest.