University of Bridgeport Challenge Grant for International Students

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Amount
Awarded

$12,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

December 1

Sunday
Awarded By:

University of Bridgeport

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The provider is not currently tracking this information. *Please note: the number of recipients is dependent on the number of qualified applicants who apply.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international students.
  2. Must be a full-time student.
  3. Must have a grade point average between 3.0 and 3.49.
  4. Must be a high school senior at time of application.
  5. Must be a first-time applicant to the University of Bridgeport.

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

Description: International students who are first-time applicants to the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut are eligible to apply for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 to 3.49.

Application requirements for the University of Bridgeport Challenge Grant for International Students are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Financial verification
  • TOEFL/SAT score
  • Passport
Additional Information: Applicants must demonstrate outstanding scholastic achievement, leadership qualities and community involvement. Recipients are required to live in a university dormitory and participate in a university meal plan. Recipients will be notified by mail. Due to the large applicant pool, the university regrets that it cannot respond to the many emails, faxes, or phone calls regarding the scholarship. Scholarships are available for first-time applicants entering in the fall or spring semester who demonstrate outstanding scholastic achievement and proficiency in English. Grade point average will be used as an academic requirement for this award. The grade point average is calculated at the University of Bridgeport by converting the applicant's grades, marks, examination results, etc. to an American grading equivalent with accepted practices used by universities in the United States. Specific scholarship grade point average requirements are subject to change based on the sole discretion of the admissions committee. The admissions committee reserves the right to consider additional variables, such as a student's extra-curricular involvement, to determine whether a student meets the academic requirement.

Award Amount: $12,000 annually, renewable for three years if the student maintains satisfactory academic achievement and good standing with the university.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $12,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, December 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, December 1

There is not a separate application for this award. All international students who meet the initial criteria for admission to the university will be considered. The fall semester scholarship deadline is July 15, and the spring semester scholarship deadline is December 1. Applications for admission are available online from the University of Bridgeport website. In addition to the completed application, each student must submit non-refundable application fee of $35, official copies of original high school records (a transfer applicant should also submit official copies of all postsecondary records), 'Financial Statement for International Students Form' accompanied by an original bank statement from his/her sponsor showing adequate funds, TOEFL (paper- or computer-based) or SAT I scores, and a clear copy of his/her passport information page. In order to be eligible for this award, the student must have a 530 or higher paper-based or a 207 or higher computer-based TOEFL score and a 500 or higher verbal SAT score.
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Address: University of Bridgeport 126 Park Ave. Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604

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