The University of Houston-Victoria offers International Student Merit Scholarship for undergraduate and graduate programme in USA for the 2019/2020 academic session.

The University of Houston-Victoria in Victoria, Texas, offers a unique combination of excellent, affordable, and personalized academic and leadership opportunities to empower students to become successful 21st-century citizens in an increasingly complex world. They offer accredited and nationally ranked programs at an affordable price with automatic scholarship opportunities for international students. UHV makes sure that its graduates are given the tools they need to make their mark in society and the world.At the University of Houston-Victoria, the International Programs Office functions as a catalyst for internationalization and a hub for all things international for their International Students and Scholars as well as their domestic students seeking to expand their horizons.

Worth of Award

  • The scholarship will reduce the student’s tuition and fees cost to reflect the residency tuition rate.
  • The awards and waivers are available for fall recipients for the fall, spring, and summer semesters, and for spring recipients this scholarship and waivers will be awarded for spring and summer semesters for undergraduate and graduate full-time study at UHV.
  • Other costs such as housing, meals, transportation, personal expenses, books, supplies, and health insurance are not included in this scholarship.

Eligibility

The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship. Applicants must:

  • Be Admitted student to UHV
  • At the time of award the student must be registered for a minimum of 12 credits at UHV for undergraduate students, 9 credits for graduate students.
  • Returning/or current students must have two semesters remaining to graduate (semester receiving the scholarship cannot be the final semester)
  • Returning/Current students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above for undergraduate students and cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above for graduate students.
  • Spring semester scholarship recipients will receive the scholarship only for the spring and summer semesters.
  • In order to maximize the scholarship opportunity all spring scholarship recipients are required to register for a full-time course load online (summer only) or face-to-face. If applicable all spring scholarship recipients must re-apply for the fall merit scholarship before the deadline (see below).
  • International students or students on other non-immigrant visa status

How to Apply

Complete BOTH the scholarship application forms;

  • First submit the online UHV General Scholarship Application.
  • Sign in using your UHV username and password.
  • Second submit International Student Merit Scholarship Application. Please note, you will need to attach the necessary application requirements.
  • Once you hit submit the application, along with the uploaded attachments will be sent to the International Programs Office automatically.
  • Both the above-mentioned applications MUST be completed in order for your scholarship application to be eligible for review.

Deadline: Completed applications need to be submitted by the following dates:

  • Fall semester deadline: June 15th 
  • Spring semester deadline: November 15th

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