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2014 Emory University Scholars Program for International Students, USA

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Emory College, Oxford College, and the Goizueta Business School offer Scholars Program for international students in USA. Merit-based scholarships ranging from partial tuition awards to full cost of attendance, renewable for 8 semesters, provided students maintain high standards of personal and academic excellence. All scholarships are awarded solely on the basis of outstanding merit without regard to financial need, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran/Reserve/National Guard status or national origin. The application deadline is November 15.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided to learn any of the courses offered by the Emory University.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate degree level at Emory University.
Scholarship Provider: Emory College, Oxford College and the Goizueta Business School
Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility:

  • Emory University is committed to enrolling a talented first year class with representation from all corners of the globe. In accordance with this philosophy, Emory University offers need-based financial aid awards to a select group of international students each year.
  • Scholarships are renewable for four years of undergraduate study, provided students maintain high standards of personal and academic excellence. All scholarships are awarded solely on the basis of outstanding merit without regard to financial need, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran/Reserve/National Guard status, or national origin.

Scholarship Open for International Students: International students can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description: Emory College, Oxford College, and the Goizueta Business School offer merit-based scholarships to incoming first-year students through the Emory University Scholars Program. This highly selective program not only recognizes and provides financial awards to exceptional students with a history of academic excellence and outstanding extracurricular engagement, but also challenges those students to utilize their talents to impact the Emory community, Atlanta, and the world. Selection into the Emory University Scholars Program comes with the expectation that each Scholar will invest energy in active engagement with the community of Scholars and use the resources and support provided by the Program to shape the future of the University. Emory University Scholars are “intellectually carbonated” individuals, leaders among their peers, and “spark plugs” in their communities. They are forward-thinkers who stretch the boundaries of intellectual inquiry, artists with distinctive talents and creativity and difference-makers that act as catalysts for positive change. Emory University actively seeks these budding visionaries to infuse energy into the Emory, Oxford, and Goizueta communities as they pursue their passions. The Emory University Scholars Program is committed to building a holistic community of Scholars and is uniquely designed to enrich each student’s personal academic experience while intentionally impacting community at Emory and beyond.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? The Emory University Scholars Program offers an array of benefits to build and engage the diverse community of Scholars.

  • Merit-based scholarships ranging from partial tuition awards to full cost of attendance, renewable for 8 semesters.
  • Distinguished faculty serve as program directors and advisors helping Scholars to plan and implement their activities and facilitating their access to academic and cultural opportunities.
  • Priority in university housing selection (after the first year) and course registration.
  • Stipends for undergraduate research.
  • The Scholarship and Service summer program, an international community that places Scholars in non-profit internships in Atlanta and focuses on issues of social justice.
  • Summer study abroad stipends.
  • Personal engagement with faculty mentors, faculty-led cultural outings in Atlanta, small-group discussion, and other intellectual endeavors.
  • Stipends for cultural experiences in Atlanta.
  • Community-building programming, including the Scholars Fall Retreat.

Selection Criteria: The selection for merit-based scholarships is administered by the Emory University Office of Undergraduate Admission in conjunction with Emory College, Oxford College, and the Goizueta Business School. The scholarship selection process remains separate from the financial aid application process and will have no impact on a student’s need-based financial aid award. Scholar applicants will receive notification of their standing in the selection process by the end of January. If selected as a finalist, students will be required to attend the finalist interview weekend in February / March (2014 dates to be determined). The scholar weekend activities are designed to help finalists become better acquainted with programs and opportunities available to them and to aid the Scholars Selection Committee in making its final choices for the various awards. To be considered for a finalist award, attendance at the Scholars interview weekend is mandatory.

Notification: Successful applicants will be notified in Late January. If selected as a finalist, students will be required to attend the finalist interview weekend in February / March (2014 dates to be determined).

How to Apply: To be considered for the Emory University Scholars Program (including the Woodruff, Oxford, and Goizueta Scholarships), students must select one of Emory’s three admission decision plans (Early Decision I, Early Decision II, or Regular Decision). Students must submit all required application materials, including the additional Scholars Essay, by the November 15 Emory University Scholars Program deadline—if your selected admission plan is ED II or RD. Students applying ED I may apply for the Scholars program, but need to meet the November 1 deadline for all materials. Full instructions can be found via the “Questions” section of the Emory University supplemental “My College” page on the Common Application. Please note for the 2013-2014 application cycle, applicants no longer need to be nominated by a high school guidance / college counselor to be considered for the Emory University Scholars Program, and no additional nomination forms are required. Students can nominate themselves via their Common Application, and the only additional requirement is answering one of the following two Scholar essays as part of the Common Application Writing Supplement on the Emory “My College” page:

  • ”The future belongs to the discontented.” Robert W. Woodruff – Just thirty-three years old when he took command of The Coca-Cola Company in 1923, Emory alumnus, Robert W. Woodruff shaped the fledgling soft drink enterprise and its bottler franchise system into a corporate giant with the world’s most widely known trademark. During the next six decades, Mr. Woodruff established a remarkable record as a global leader and philanthropist. Describe how this quote resonates with you. (500 word limit)
  • ”The cynics will tell you that the good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow. Just do it anyway.” Roberto C. Goizueta – The Goizueta Business School is honored to take its name from Robert C. Goizueta, who demonstrated a level of personal and professional courage throughout his lifetime that has ensured his legacy as one of the most respected business leaders of the 20th century. As a future business leader, what is the good you would like to contribute in the world, and why? (500 word limit)

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is November 15.

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