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University of Cincinnati Global Scholarship

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

The UC Global Scholarship is a merit-based award with multiple levels. Awards range from $1,000 up to $25,000 (full tuition) per year. It is renewable for the duration of a bachelor’s degree program (up to 8 semesters of study for freshmen, 4 semesters for transfers) and the average award amount is $9,000 per year.

Value: Awards range from US$1,000 up to US$25,000 (full tuition) per year.

Award Type: Academic 

Duration: 4 Years

Number of awards: Varies

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • International students completing high school at a US or foreign high school.
  • International students entering UC directly from a foreign university.
  • International students entering UC through Conditional Admission
  • International students who have completed (or are completing) an associate’s degree from an accredited U.S. college
  • International students who have completed the Business Bridge Program


All international students who are offered admission to the University of Cincinnati are automatically considered for the UC Global Scholarship. Students should submit all application materials before the program priority deadline in order to receive maximum consideration.


Minimum Requirements

Students must meet one of the following requirements:

  • SAT
     Critical Reading + Math: 1200
  • ACT
     Composite: 27
  • TOEFL/IELTS/ELS and UC Math Placement Test
     79 composite (min. 15 on each subsection) / 6.5 overall (min. 5.5 on each subsection) / ELS 112 with passing Math Placement Test score


Transfer students only: 3.25/4.0 as determined by credential evaluation.  If attending a US university, you must have completed, or be in the process of completing, an associate’s degree from an accredited U.S. university.


Application Deadline: 
All applications are automatically considered for scholarship. However, award generosity for top students is based on three scholarship deadlines.  Students will be placed in groups for scholarship review based on these deadlines:

December 1 - most generous scholarship awards
March 1 - awards to exceptional students
April 1 - awards based on funding availability

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