Virginia International University Scholarship Program

Virginia International University Scholarship Program

Award Amount: Varies

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: January 15, 2018 (application period opens six times a year (Spring I Spring II, Summer I, Summer II, Fall I and Fall II).

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The Virginia International University is inviting the application for the Current and Prospective Students Scholarship Programme, that is available for pursuing undergraduate or graduate students.The program is to support and maintain awareness of the places on ethnic diversity and as well as multiculturalism within the community.

Host Institution:

Virginia International University is a private, non-profit institution established in 1998. Located in Fairfax, Virginia, VIU offers degree programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as language programs like English as a Second Language (ESL), test preparation courses, and continuing education opportunities.


To be eligible for this opportunity you must:

  • Students who attend classes on campus must be enrolled in any graduate and undergraduate program as full-time students.
  • The applicants must be a first-time applicant for any of VIU’s academic program.
  • Current, prospective, and returning students are eligible to apply.
  • ESL students can register for part-time or full-time
  • The US and international students can apply for these scholarships.
  • Cumulative GPA can be rounded one decimal place for eligibility requirements.
  • Must have achieved the bronze (1.400-2,499 points), silver (2,500-3,499 points) or gold (3,500+ points) level in the VIU Leadership and Mentorship Program.
  • Must be in good academic standing and must meet a minimum 3.00 (on a 4.0 scale) cumulative GPA requirement.

Instructions for Applying:

Students who wish to apply for a scholarship are required to login through the given link:

Supporting Documents:

Completed applications must include all of the following:

  • Secondary or higher education transcript.
  • Letter of recommendation from faculty (academic) or supervisor (professional).
  • Personal statement of the success of at least 500 words describing your background, future goals, education, influential experiences, and career objectives in the form of an essay; not a list of facts.
  • Evidence of English proficiency
    Option 1: Test scores (see table above for minimum requirement).
    Option 2: Provide an official transcript indicating completion of a minimum of 9 credit hours (graduate level) or 12 credit hours (undergraduate level) from an accredited United States post-secondary institution (not VIU) at which the language of instruction was English. The GPA for those credits must not be lower than C-level.
    Option 3: Provide a high school diploma from a recognized institution within the United States.

Award Description:

Scholarships are awarded as credit towards tuition only. The award amount will be divided into installments, the credit will be deducted from the total tuition charged for each semester.

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