July 18, 2024

2024/2025 AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship for International Students

International students from around the globe are here invited to apply for the AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship 2024/2025. The 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 AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship promotes educational access and opportunity while enhancing international diversity. Bringing together the best of AU – academic excellence, leadership development, and global engagement – the AU Emerging Global Leader achieves, inspires, and serves with vision.

AU Scholarship Summary:

Scholarship Sponsor(s): American University

Scholarship to be taken at: American University

Scholarship Worth: full tuition, room and board

Number of Awards: One

Study Level: Undergraduate

Nationality: international students.

Eligibility Criteria | The AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship

The AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship to international students; 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 out of 4.0 GPA (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 one of the following:
    1. 95+ TOEFL iBT (all subscores must be 20 or above)
    2. Sub-scores of 24+ on the paper-based TOEFL (Taken after May 31, 2018)
    3. 7.0+ IELTS (all subscores must be 6.0 or above)
    4. 33 minimum SAT Reading Subscore
    5. 29 minimum ACT English
    6. 65 minimum PTE
    7. 120+ Duolingo (all subscores must be 110 or above)
  • Students who are still enrolled in secondary/high school and graduating by June 2022.
  • Important: Students in the IB system should plan to graduate with a full IB diploma with at least 3 HL subjects. Students studying in the British A-Levels system must complete at least 3 A levels and finish 13 years of study before August 2022.

Ineligibility: You are NOT eligible to apply if;

  • You are a U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident, or dual citizen of the U.S. and another country.
  • You are enrolled in or have already begun any post-secondary studies at another university in your home country or the United States.

Scholarship Benefits

The AU Emerging Global Leader 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).

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested and eligible candidates should complete the online AU EGLS application and visit the official AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship page for further application instructions.

Application Deadline: 31 January, 2025

Visit the Official Website for Further Details

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