University of Iowa offers Presidential International Scholarships Program for High School Seniors in USA
About Scholarship: Since 1980, the University of Iowa’s Presidential Scholarship Program has recognized outstanding high school seniors with scholarship awards. The Presidential Scholarship is awarded on the basis of exceptional academic ability; integrity in scholarship, service, and leadership; intellectual curiosity; commitment to community; and respect for difference. The award is given with the expectation that these exceptional scholars will make significant and lasting contributions to the University of Iowa community.
Study Subjects: Any of the courses offered by the university
Course Level: High School Seniors level
Scholarship By: University of Iowa
Number of awards: 20
Tenure of award: Upto 4 years
Value: The Presidential Scholarship is the university’s highest scholastic award for entering first-year students. The total value of this scholarship is $40,000 ($10,000 a year for up to four years).
Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship, you must be admitted to the University of Iowa and have:
-a 3.80 cumulative high school grade-point average (on a 4.00 scale); and
- an ACT composite score of 30 (or a combined SAT critical reading and math score of 1330) or higher.
-If you plan to take the ACT or SAT during fall 2012, we strongly advise you to select from the September, October, or November test dates. December ACT or SAT results may not be available in time for this scholarship competition.
-Official test scores—from the testing agency—and official high school transcripts are required.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Selection criteria: A Presidential Scholarship selection committee composed of faculty and staff members selects the scholarship recipients. Selection criteria for the award include exceptional academic ability; integrity in scholarship, service, and leadership; intellectual curiosity; commitment to community; and respect for difference.
Notification: Presidential Scholars will be announced by March 8, 2013
Apply: by Post
Deadline: 7 December 2012
Further Information: http://admissions.uiowa.edu/sites/default/files/uploading/files/Presidential-Scholarship.pdf