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This scholarship is available for international students who are classified as sophomores, juniors, or seniors in their academic program at Mississippi College. Students should apply through the Office of Global Education only. Scholarships are given based on evaluation of GPA, documented involvement and leadership activities, and a personal essay. Scholarship awards are from $1,000 to $5,000 per year. Evaluation will be made by the International Student Scholarship Committee.
The Merit-Based Scholarship Application should be downloaded and completed electronically. Handwritten applications will not be accepted. The application is two pages, so be sure to complete the entire process. Once it is completed, please send the entire application complete with your personal essay to firstname.lastname@example.org and MCOGE@mc.edu. Once the application is submitted, you will receive a confirmation of receipt. If you do not receive a confirmation, please call Ms. Phala Echols at the Office of Global Education to be sure your application was received.
The merit-based scholarship application may be submitted once a year. Students who started academic study at Mississippi College during the fall semester must submit applications before July 15 at 5:00 PM of the following year. Applicants who started in the spring semester must submit applications before December 15 by 5:00 PM. Applications must be submitted after at least two semesters of academic study. If an application is not submitted, then that student will NOT receive ANY form of financial aid ( i.e. merit-based scholarship) from Mississippi College or the Office of Global Education after their first two semesters of academic study.
*Please note that academic study does not include any time spent in the Intensive English Program.
Incomplete scholarship applications will not be considered. Remember! If an application is not submitted, then no scholarship will be rewarded.
The deadline to submit the Merit-Based Scholarship Application is December 15, 2016 by 5:00 PM. This applies to students who started academic study in the Spring Semester 2016 and to any other student who has not already been awarded a Merit-Based Scholarship through the Office of Global Education. Applications turned in after the deadline of December 15, 2016 will not be considered.
The deadline to submit the Merit-Based Scholarship Application for those students who started academic study in the Fall, 2016 semester is July 15, 2017 by 5:00 PM. Applications turned in after the deadline of July 15, 2017 will not be considered.
The applicant must complete the application form completely and honestly. Examples of involvement and leadership activities are as follows:
Involvement includes but is not limited to:
Leadership includes but is not limited to:
Any other activities that the applicant feels should be included and could contribute to the evaluation of the application should be clearly listed.
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