Portland State University offers International Student Retention Scholarships for Undergraduate Students, USA 2013
About Scholarship: Portland State University (PSU) welcomes students from other countries to pursue higher education in Oregon. The presence of international students on our campus and in our city provides students and Portland residents with valuable exposure to the world’s cultural diversity. The International Student Retention Scholarship, made possible through funding from the State of Oregon, offers partial tuition scholarships each year to a number of deserving students from countries throughout the world.
Cover: The scholarship amount is $1,000 per term, or the total amount of tuition, whichever is less, for a maximum of 6 consecutive terms. Awards are subject to continued funding availability and are not guaranteed.
Study Subjects: Courses offered by the university
Course Level: Undergraduate
Scholarship Provider: Portland State University
Scholarship can be taken at: USA
Eligibility: Applicants must:
-Be an Undergraduate student (at least sophomore standing) who has been enrolled at PSU for at least 3 terms, an Undergraduate transfer student (at least sophomore standing) who has been enrolled at PSU for at least 1 term, or a graduate student who has been enrolled at PSU for at least 1 term. Students who are co?enrolled at another local institution are eligible to receive the scholarship. Students restricted to English as a Second Language (ESL) coursework are not eligible to receive the scholarship until they have met the English Language Proficiency requirements.
-Have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 (undergraduate) or 3.0 (graduate) on all Portland State University coursework (not including transferred credits).
-Have clearly defined degree goals and be making satisfactory progress toward completion of a degree program.
-Hold an F1 student visa and be maintaining that status.
-The following categories are not eligible for this scholarship: U.S. citizens, resident aliens, or anyone who meets eligibility test for receiving U.S. Federal Financial Aid, students who pay resident tuition, students receiving other fee remission awards (including graduate assistantships and ICSP) and those with Employment Authorization Documents (except those through Economic Hardship).
Open for International Students: Yes
Apply: By post
Deadline: Fall term: July 15 , Winter term: October 15, Spring term: February 15
Further Information: http://oia.pdx.edu/images/isss/ISSS_Emergency_Funding_Application_2012-13.pdf