American University offers the AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship (AU EGLS) annually to one exceptional International Undergraduate Student. 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. The AU EGL is dedicated to positive civic and social change, and to returning home to improve under-resourced, underserved communities in his/her home country.
Eligibility: To be considered for the scholarship, candidates must be secondary school students (not university students) applying as first-year (freshman) students for the fall (August) semester.
The most competitive applicants should have:
* A minimum 3.8 GPA equivalent (or in the top 10 percent of graduating class) for 9th-12th grades
* A demonstrated commitment to service and advancing the needs of people in their home country
* Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, with a minimum 90 TOEFL iBT (with no subscore lower than 20) or 7.0 IELTS or 600 paper-based TOEFL (or above).
* Demonstrated leadership, volunteerism and community service
U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents or dual citizens of the U.S. and another country are not eligible to apply.
Number of scholarship: One
Duration: It is renewable for a total of four years of undergraduate study, based on continued satisfactory academic performance.
Value of Award: The scholarship provides everything from full tuition, fees, room and board for one first-year (freshman) high-achieving international student
The AU EGL 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).
How to Apply: Visit link below.