International Merit Scholarship

Are you an incoming international student? Are you a top-performer? Would you like a way to make college more affordable?
If you answered yes to these questions, consider applying for the University of Memphis (UofM) International Merit Scholarship! This scholarship waives international fees, you will save thousands of dollars each semester by receiving the domestic out-of-state tuition rates instead! We value scholarly achievement and academic success and want to attract the best and brightest students to join our cutting-edge programs and to learn from our world-renowned faculty.

The UofM selectively awards competitive merit-based scholarships for newly admitted degree-seeking international students on a J-1 or F-1 visa. This scholarship is designed to support international students who matriculate and take classes on the UofM campus as they work toward an undergraduate or graduate degree.

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS *
*Eligibility Requirements for the International Merit Scholarship for Incoming Undergraduate Students:

24 ACT or 1180 SAT equivalent
OR
3.25 U.S.A. equivalent undergraduate degree GPA as determined by a credential evaluation agency (www.naces.org)

Continuing Requirements to Maintain the International Merit Scholarship:

Full-time enrollment status
2.75 UofM GPA in first two semesters and 3.0 UofM GPA for subsequent semesters

GRADUATE STUDENTS
Eligibility Requirements for the International Merit Scholarship for Incoming Graduate Students:

300 GRE or equivalent on other tests
OR
3.0 U.S.A. equivalent undergraduate degree GPA as determined by a credential evaluation agency (www.naces.org) or relevant masterƒ??s degree from an accredited and approved institution

Continuing Requirements to Maintain the International Merit Scholarship:

Full-time enrollment status
3.0 UofM GPA all semesters

Award Process

Priority application deadline for an International Merit Scholarship is November 1.

Award Amount

Award amounts vary and cover the difference in cost of international and domestic non-Tennessee resident tuition rates. This scholarship cannot be combined with other UofM institutional scholarships. Exceptions are allowed for departmental funding.

Please note: Dual citizens and/or permanent residents are not eligible for this scholarship.

Award
Varies
Deadline