About the Scholarship

This award is given by American University to interested candidates who are looking for higher studies in America.

All graduate school applicants can indicate their interest in Merit Assistance when they apply to one of the graduate programs. Currently enrolled graduate students must complete the Application for Graduate Financial Awards for Currently Enrolled Students. This awards are for international students and is not a  full scholarship. To getting this Scholarship is too difficult as it is highly competitive and based on a combination of outstanding academic achievement, excellent communication skills in English, leadership, volunteerism, and community service.


How to apply for the scholarship?

  • Candidates should apply online on the American University site.

  • Should have to submit the FAFSA certificate.

  • Should have to submit a recommendation letter


Award amount for the scholarship:

  • The award amount is $6,000 to $25,000 up to 3 consecutive years.

  • This Scholarship is non-renewable

  • The number of awards varies depending on how many candidates are applying for this award.


Deadline for the Award:

  • The deadline for this award is the 15th of January.


Eligibility Criteria

  • An applicant must have a plan to attend American University.

  • This is awarded exclusively for the international students who is an incoming first-time freshman.

  • An applicant must exhibit outstanding academic skills, leadership, community services.