International Student Award

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 July 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.
Renewal Requirements

This award requires your full-time enrollment at UALR for each semester covered by the scholarship. Undergraduate students must enroll in and complete 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 and complete 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 UALR’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 Form  – to be completed by UALR Faculty member by July 1st. Scholarship award decisions will be based on the faculty recommendation. Students do not need to take any additional action to be considered for an award.