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Merit Scholarships for International Undergraduate Students

First-Time, First-Year, International undergraduate applicants are considered automatically for several merit scholarships based upon all materials and information supplied with the application for admission to UVM. Most international students are considered Out-of-State (not a Vermont resident) and scholarship values are listed below. International students who are granted In-State status are eligible for In-State awards.

USPP and Global Gateway (GGP) students are eligible to be considered for USPP and GGP scholarships only.

Please refer to our External Scholarships page for resources regarding outside scholarships.

Merit Scholarship Information for Out-of-State International Applicants:

International undergraduate admitted applicants to the University of Vermont are considered for these merit scholarships:

Scholarship Name Scholarship Amount Per Year
International Distinction Scholarship $17,000
International Excellence Scholarship $12,000
International Merit Scholarship $6,000
  • Admitted students are selected for these scholarships based on their academic achievements, and those selected will receive one of the scholarships based on the level of their achievements.
  • No separate applications are required for these merit scholarships.
  • Each scholarship is awarded for four years (eight semesters) at the amount indicated.
  • Students determined to be Vermont residents are not eligible for these scholarships, and should see the section below for applicable scholarship information.
  • A minimum cumulative 2.8 grade point average in your first year, and a 3.0 in subsequent years along with enrollment in 12 or more credits per semester is required to remain eligible for these scholarships.
  • Please click here to review general UVM scholarship policies.

Merit Scholarship Information for In-State International Applicants:

International undergraduate admitted applicants who are determined, by UVM, to be in-state (Vermont) residents will be considered for these merit scholarships:

Scholarship Name Scholarship Amount Per Year
Vermont Scholars Award $6,000
Patrick Family Scholarship $4,000
Justin Morrill Scholarship $2,000
  • Admitted students are selected for these scholarships based on their academic achievements, and those selected will receive one of the scholarships based on the level of their achievements.
  • No separate applications are required for these merit scholarships.
  • Each scholarship is awarded for four years (eight semesters) at the amount indicated.
  • Students determined to be out-of-state residents are not eligible for these scholarships, and should see the section above for applicable scholarship information.
  • A minimum cumulative 2.8 grade point average in your first year, and a 3.0 in subsequent years along with enrollment in 12 or more credits per semester is required to remain eligible for these scholarships.
  • Please click here to review general UVM scholarship policies.

For information about applying to UVM, please click here to visit the admissions website for International applicants.

Last modified October 15 2015 11:00 AM

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