The International Scholarship Award waives the out-of-state portion of tuition up to 18 credit hours for undergraduate students and up to 9 credit hours for graduate students per semester.
Eligibility Requirements – effective fall 2015
- Newly entering International student (continuing students are not eligible)
- Fully admitted into a degree seeking program (certificate programs are not eligible)
- Recommending UALR Faculty member must complete nomination form
- All requirements must be completed and submitted by JulyÂ 1. Awarded students must enroll full-time, defined as 9 semester credit hours for graduate students and 15 semester credit hours for undergraduates. Enrollment in required hours is confirmed at the end of late registration.
No scholarship awards are available for students beginning in the spring or summer semester.
This award requires your full-time enrollment at UALR for each semester covered by the scholarship. Undergraduate students must enroll in 15 hours in both fall and spring semesters, maintain a 2.00 cumulative GPA, and earn satisfactory academic progress at the end of each spring semester. Graduate students must be admitted to an eligible program, enroll in 9 hours in both fall and spring semesters, maintain a 3.00 cumulative GPA, and successfully complete 75% of attempted hours.
Students must be seeking first undergraduate or graduate degree (Law school students are not eligible) and must satisfy UALRâ€™s English Language Proficiency expectations if first language is not English.
The International Award may be renewed for a maximum of 4 years (eight semesters).
Information for UALR faculty
Student Nomination FormÂ Â – to be completed by UALR Faculty member by July 1st. ScholarshipÂ award decisions will be based on the faculty recommendation.Â Students do not need to take any additional action to be considered for an award.