Global Leader Scholarship for International Students
The AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship is targeted to high-achieving international students who wish to pursue a Bachelor�s Degree in the US and who are dedicated to positive civic and social change. It is intended for students who will be to returning home to improve under-resourced, underserved communities in his/her home country.
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 US$4,000).
It is renewable for a total of four years of undergraduate study, based on continued satisfactory academic performance.
Number of Scholarships: One scholarship will be awarded to a first-year (freshman) international student
The scholarships are targeted to international secondary school students from any country. U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents or dual citizens of the U.S. and another country, are not eligible to apply.
Preference will be given to international students who have overcome various obstacles and challenges as well as those from diverse and under-represented global and socio-economic backgrounds.
Applicants must be secondary school students. You cannot be currently enrolled in or have already begun any studies at another university. AU EGLS candidates should apply Regular Decision for fall (August) 2014. You must submit the AU Common Application, the AU Writing Supplement (including responses to all four AU EGLS questions), and an official bank letter confirming availability of US$4,000, by January 15, 2014.
DeadlineJanuary 15, 2014.