International Students Academic Merit Awards Scholarships at Young Harris College USA 2021

The Young Harris College invites applications for the International Students Academic Merit Awards Scholarships in the USA for the 2021/22 academic year.

Young Harris College is a private baccalaureate and master’s degree-granting institution located in the beautiful mountains of North Georgia. It strives to create an educational experience that encourages students to embark on undiscovered paths—both inside and outside of the classroom.

Worth of Award

International students are eligible for merit or talent-based scholarships at the College which are listed below:

Academic Merit – The Young Harris College application for admission is the scholarship application. Scholarship amounts range from $18,000 to $23,000.

Athletic – Scholarships are offered in men’s baseball, basketball, soccer, cross country, and golf, and women’s basketball, soccer, softball, tennis, cross country, and golf. Amounts vary based on talent.

  • Please contact the appropriate coach if interested.

Fine Arts – Scholarships offered in music, art, theatre, and musical theatre by audition or portfolio and interview. Scholarships range from $500 to $10,000.

Eligibility 

  • International students with academic merit or students who are talent-based.

How to Apply

For International First-Time Freshmen

  • Complete the international application.
  • Students whose native language is not English must submit proof of language proficiency by submitting results of the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System.)
  • The minimum score for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is 79 (TOFEL iBT) or 550 (paper-based exam). The minimum score on the IELTS is 6.5 or higher on the academic module. An SAT Critical Reading score above 450 may also be considered as the English Proficiency requirement, exempting the submittal of TOEFL or IELTS scores. Successful completion of level 109 at an ELS Language Center is also sufficient for proof of English proficiency.
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Similarly,

  • Students whose native language is English must submit Official SAT or ACT scores. Test scores should be sent directly to Young Harris College. The College Board code for YHC is 5990. The ACT code for YHC is 0880. Generally, United States embassies and U.S. Information Services (USIS) offices have information on testing sites and dates.
  • Official high school transcripts and/or academic records. Applicants who have completed high school in the United States will need to request an official copy of all transcripts to be sent to the Office of Admissions. Applicants who have completed coursework, high school/secondary school or university-level, outside of the United States will need to have a course-by-course evaluation of transcripts completed and forwarded to the college by a service which is stipulated on the official website.

For International Transfer Students

  • Complete the international application.
  • International students who are transferring from an institution in the United States with less than 30 hours of college-level coursework will need to provide transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended, along with high school transcripts and SAT/ACT scores.
  • Applicants who are transferring from another college/university and have 30 or more hours of college-level coursework will need to submit college/university transcripts, in addition to the Student Transfer Form for all previously attended institutions for admission consideration.

Applicants must complete the Student Transfer Form for all previously attended institutions for admission consideration.

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Furthermore,

  • Transfer students whose native language is not English, and who are transferring from a university outside the United States must submit proof of language proficiency by submitting results of TOEFL or IELTS.
  • The minimum score for TOEFL is 79, TOFEL iBT or 550 (paper-based exam). The minimum score on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is 6.5 or higher on the academic module. An SAT Critical Reading score above 450 may also be considered as the English Proficiency requirement, exempting the submittal of TOEFL or IELTS scores. Successful completion of level 109 at an ELS Language Center is also sufficient for proof of English proficiency.

Deadline: The deadline for the Fall admission is June 15 while that of the Spring admission is October 15. 

 

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