University of Arizona International Tuition Award for Transfer Students

Award Amount
Application deadline
Awarded By:

University of Arizona

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies annually. Only highly qualified students from the scholarship pool will be selected for the limited number of awards. Based on previous year, approximately ten new international scholars will be selected.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international students.
  2. Must plan to transfer to the University of Arizona.
  3. Must be a current undergraduate student who is planning to transfer.
  4. Must enroll full time.
  5. Must demonstrate academic achievement.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: International students who demonstrate academic achievement and are planning to transfer to the University of Arizona are eligible for this award. Students will be considered upon admission to the university.

Application requirements for the University of Arizona International Tuition Award for Transfer Students are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • TOEFL/SAT scores
  • Diploma
  • Financial statement
Additional Information: A limited number of merit-based scholarships will be awarded to international transfer students based upon academic information provided in their application for admission at University of Arizona. To be considered, applicants must demonstrate significant international experience during high school and exhibit outstanding academic records. Additional consideration and higher award amounts will be provided to students who also submit SAT and/or ACT scores prior to the admissions deadline. Students selected for this scholarship will receive an email from International Student Programs detailing the terms and amounts approved.

Award Amount: $5,000 annually, renewable for up to one additional year as long as the recipient completes 30 credit hours each academic year and maintains a grade point average of 3.25 or higher each semester. This award covers a portion of non-resident tuition only and does not include other fees or surcharges, room and board, books, or other incidental expenses. All scholarship offers are non-negotiable and are not increased to match offers from other institutions. Awards are not offered for any summer term. This award may not be combined with certain scholarships, grants, and tuition assistance programs such as the Arizona-Sonoran Tuition Award, as well as departmental tuition awards depending on type and amount. This scholarship may be reduced each year the Qualified Tuition Reduction (QTR) (a benefit for faculty and staff) is utilized or other tuition reduction programs are utilized. Students in the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Program are not eligible for this award.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $10,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, June 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, June 1

There is not a separate application for this award. All transfer international students accepted to the University of Arizona are automatically considered for a scholarship. Applications for admission are available online from the University of Arizona website. In addition to the completed application, each student must submit a $75 US application fee, an official TOEFL score report, his/her official academic records and certified English translations, his/her diploma or leaving certificate, and an official bank-certified 'Financial Guarantee Statement' in the amount of $38,144. The university also recommends that the student submit SAT scores, in order to enhance his/her chance of being considered for the tuition waiver. All applications must be received by April for consideration during the following fall semester.
About University of Arizona:
Contact Information: Douglas Pham, Office of International Student Programs & Services
Address: 915 N. Tyndall Ave. P.O. Box 210441 Tucson, Arizona 85721

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