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Fairmont State University International Student Scholarship

Degree Level: Undergraduate
Scholarship Institution: Fairmont State University (USA)
Scholarship Fields of Study: Unrestricted
Eligible Countries: Caribbean

Each year, Fairmont State University provides two partial tuition waiver scholarships to international students who have outstanding intellectual abilities and personal qualities. The partial tuition waiver currently amounts to $8,714 per academic year. The tuition waiver does not cover laboratory technology fees, and other student activities fees, textbooks, or other incidentals.

Value: US$8,714 annually

Award Type: Academic 

Duration:  4 Years

Number of awards: Not Specified

Eligibility Criteria: 
To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, the applicant must:
  1. Apply from abroad and meet all requirements for admission to Fairmont State.
  3. Submit a letter of application including an essay of about 500 words discussing academic and career goals and expectations
  5. Have a minimum TOEFL score of 550 PBT or 89 IBT
  7. Give evidence of sound scholastic accomplishments
  9. Submit at least two letters of recommendation attesting to the good character, maturity, determination, and special talents of the applicant (one letter must be  written on official stationery by a teacher who is familiar with the applicant’s  scholastic work, while the other must be written by a person other than a relative, who knows the applicant personally
  11. Submit a brief resume of educational and work experience if he or she has been out of high school or college for more than one year.
  13. Submit the completed application for admission and letter requesting consideration for the tuition waiver with required supporting documentation including:  official English translation of high school transcripts; official TOEFL score; scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or American College Test (ACT) scores; officially notarized proof of financial support form; letters of recommendation; résumé of educational and work experience; and health certificate.  Copies of scores will not be accepted.
Application Deadline: February 1

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