American University is inviting applications for Emerging Global Leader Scholarship. This scholarship is open for international students to pursue undergraduate programme.

Application Deadline:  December 15, 2017
Host Institution/ Country : American University

About Emerging Global Scholarship (American University)

The AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship promotes educational access and opportunity while enhancing international diversity. American University is a private research university in Washington, D.C., United States, affiliated with the United Methodist Church, although the university’s curriculum is secular.

Applicants must demonstrate English proficiency (minimum TOEFL iBT 95/paper based 600, IELTS 7, or PTE 53).

Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing undergraduate programme.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded to study any of the courses offered by the University.

Scholarship Award: The AU EGL scholarship covers all billable AU expenses (full tuition, room and board) for one international student who will need a visa (preferably an F-1 or J-1 student visa) to study in the United States. The scholarship does not cover non-billable expenses such as mandatory health insurance, books, airline tickets and miscellaneous expenses (approximately U.S.$4,000 per year).

Scholarship can be taken in USA


AU EGLS candidates must apply Regular Decision for fall (August) 2018. Preference will be given to:

  • International students who have overcome various obstacles and challenges as well as 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.
  • Students with a 95 TOEFL iBT, 7.0 IELTS or 600 paper-based TOEFL (or above).

Nationality: International students can apply for these .

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have a minimum 3.8 GPA equivalent (or in the top 10% of graduating class) for 9th-12th grades.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: Applicants must demonstrate English proficiency (minimum TOEFL iBT 95/paper based 600, IELTS 7, or PTE 53).


How to Apply:

The AU EGLS selection process is most competitive. Priority consideration will be given to those AU EGLS applicants who apply and complete the AU EGLS application, Common or Coalition Application, and international admissions process by December 15, 2017. To be considered for admission to AU, student’s application and supporting documents must be submitted by the appropriate deadline and must include all of the following:

  • Completed application form, including essay
  • Academic records with official transcripts
  • Two academic letters of recommendation
  • CV or resume
  • Demonstrated English proficiency (minimum TOEFL iBT 80/paper based 550, IELTS 6.5, or PTE 53)
  • Completed Certification of Finances for International Students (CFIS) form and bank letter

Application Form

Application Deadline:  The application deadline is December 15, 2017

Scholarship Link

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