International Student Merit Award

This scholarship is for degree-seeking undergraduate F-1 international students* with outstanding academic records. The International Student Merit Award will be based on a review of the following:

  • Academic records
  • Your required admissions essay

There is a limited amount of funding available for this scholarship and awards will be based on a first-come basis. Scholarship awards are contingent upon attending the entire orientation program.

There is not a separate application for the International Student Merit Award. Students are automatically considered during the admission process as long as they submit their application and application documents by:

  • June 15th for fall applicants
  • November 1st for spring applicants

Total value:

Up to a $500 tuition waiver

  • $250/per semester during the first year for fall applicants who achieve a 2.0 GPA or greater their first semester at BSU
  • $250 tuition waiver for spring applicants

*Students who are returning to BSU for a second degree are not eligible.