Partially Funded Scholarships in the USA at Illinois Wesleyan University 2021

Partially Funded Scholarships in the USA at Illinois Wesleyan University 2021

Illinois Wesleyan University

Illinois Wesleyan University

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Illinois Wesleyan University (IWU) is offering a number of scholarships for international students who want to study in the USA. Illinois Wesleyan is able to award merit scholarships and need-based financial aid for international students in each first-year entering class.

Scholarships Types:-

  • Merit-Based Scholarships:

    • These are offered to qualified international applicants with outstanding academic achievement and test scores on the required entrance exams. 

    • Students who complete the admissions application are automatically considered for scholarships.

    • These awards range from $16,000 to $30,000 per year and are renewable for up to four years.

  • President’s Scholarships:

    • Two full-tuition scholarships are awarded each year to highly qualified international students based on their talents, interests and academic achievements. 

    • The President's scholarship is renewable for up to four years of study.

    • Applications must be complete by Feb. 15 to be considered.

  • Need-Based Financial Aid:

    • The profile provides a detailed analysis of an applicant's financial resources. 

    • In addition to merit scholarships, students may be eligible for IWU-funded scholarships, loans, and campus-employment opportunities.

    • The preferred deadline to submit the CSS PROFILE is January 1.

Admission Requirements:-

  • IWU Application (there is no fee or preference for the application).

  • Official copies of your academic records from all secondary schools and colleges in which you are currently enrolled or have previously attended. Transcripts should include the most recent 3 years of grades. Academic records need to be in English and notarized.

  • English Proficiency Exam. IELTS , TOEFL , GTEC , or Duolingo English Test  scores are accepted. Minimum test scores are required for admission: IELTS 6.5 band score, TOEFL score of 80 iBT (Internet-based), Duolingo English Test score of 105. Scores more than two years old will not be accepted. English proficiency exam waivers are available to eligible applicants upon request.

  • Essay

  • One Letter of Recommendation in English from a teacher or counselor who can attest to your academic and English language abilities in terms of reading comprehension, listening, and speaking.

  • Family Financial Statement . IWU practices a need-sensitive admissions policy for international students. Upon meeting the required financial contribution of $10,000 USD per year, applications are evaluated without further consideration of ability to pay (need-blind).

  • Photocopy of your passport in .jpg or .pdf format should be emailed to: international@iwu.edu. Please notify us if you do not have a current passport. This will not delay consideration of your application for admission.

  • Standardized Test Scores.  Submit ONE of the following:  SAT, ACT, 3 AP exam scores, 3 IB exams or IB Diploma (on track for the diploma), and 3 A-Level exams. SAT Subject Tests are not required..

  • OR Personal Interview (for test optional).

    • International students whose first or native language is not English are still required to submit either the TOEFL or IELTS.

  • In case of Fine Arts Applicants.

About Illinois Wesleyan University:-

Illinois Wesleyan University is a private liberal arts college in the United States of America. Illinois Wesleyan is an independent, residential, university with an approximate enrollment of 1,700. It offers over 80 majors, minors and programs. The university maintains a low student/faculty ratio of 10 to 1. Also, more than 9 in 10 IWU students receive a scholarship or need-based assistance. The university consists of the College of Liberal Arts, with 17 academic departments.

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