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Scholarships

Scholarships for International Students Seeking a Bachelor's Degree:

The University of New Haven offers 3 generous merit based scholarships for academically qualified international undergraduate students who wish to pursue their Bachelor degrees at UNH:

1) Presidential Scholarship ($16,000 -$20,000 annually):

A student who has achieved academic success in high school and on the SAT or ACT is considered for this scholarship. 

Minimum Requirements:

  • An overall high school average of “B” or better or a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale at the time of application  and
  • A combined minimum SAT critical reading and math score of 1200 or a composite score of 26 on the ACT.
  • Applicants with a minimum GPA of 3.7 out of 4.0 and a combined minimum SAT critical reading and math score of 1300 will be considered for a scholarship above $16000 per year. 

The Presidential Scholarship is renewable for 4 years, provided a student completes a minimum of 24 credit hours each year, and maintains a minimum 3.0 GPA at UNH.  

2) Distinguished Scholar Awards ($12,000 - $14,000 annually):

Students who have achieved academic success in high school but have not achieved the SAT or ACT requirements for the Freshman Presidential Scholarship are eligible for this award.

Minimum Requirements

  • An overall high school average of “B” or better or a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale at the time of application  and
  • A combined minimum SAT critical reading and math score of 1050 or a composite score of 23 on the ACT.

The Distinguished Scholar Award is renewable for 4 years, provided a student completes a minimum of 24 credit hours each year, and maintains a minimum 3.0 GPA at UNH.

 3) International Student Awards and Charger Awards ($6,000-$10,000 annually):

Minimum Requirements:

  • An overall "C+" or better high school average or a GPA of 2.7 out of 4.0 at the time of application and
  • A minimum IBT TOEFL score of 75 or a minimum IELTS score of 6.0.

Recipients of this scholarship may be awarded up to $10,000 annually, provided they maintain a 3.0 GPA and complete a minimum of 24 credit hours each year at UNH.

Undergraduate Scholarship Application Deadlines:

  • For the Fall semester of each year, the deadline is June 1s
  • For the Spring semester of each year, the deadline is November 1st.

Scholarships for International Students Seeking a Master's Degree:

  • Graduate students seeking Master level degrees at UNH are encouraged to apply for Research or Graduate Assistantships After they have been accepted into their degree program. These RAs or GAs offer a 50% tuition discount per year plus a stipend for a max of 20 hrs/week.

Important Note to all Applicants:

International undergraduate and graduate applicants are strongly encouraged to check with their home government for any scholarship programs they may offer. Also, please visit the nearest U.S. Embassy/Consulate, Fulbright office, bi-national center, AMIDEAST, USEFI office, etc to inquire about financing higher education in the U.S.A. You might also want to run an independent search to find other sources that might help fund your education. We suggest you visit the following web sites:

  1. Overseas Admissions Events

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