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International Merit Scholarship: University Of Memphis

The University of Memphis (UofM) selectively awards competitive merit-based scholarships for newly admitted degree-seeking international students. This scholarship is designed to support international students who matriculate and take classes on the UofM campus as they work toward an undergraduate or graduate degree. Award amounts range from $3000 – $4,500.

About the University of Memphis

The University of Memphis was founded in 1912. The University of Memphis welcomes more than 21,000 students to its campus every year. Students and faculty come from all over the world to be a part of the University of Memphis experience.

University of Memphis

Undegraduate Eligibility Requirement

Eligibility Requirements for the International Merit Scholarship for Incoming Undergraduate Students:

Students must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Mininimum of 5 Distinctions in WAEC Examination
  • 24 ACT or 1180 SAT equivalent
  • 3.25 U.S.A. equivalent undergraduate degree GPA as determined by a credential evaluation agency (www.naces.org)

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Graduate Student Eligibility Requirement

Eligibility Requirements for the International Merit Scholarship for Incoming Graduate Students:*

Students must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • 300 GRE or equivalent on other tests
  • 3.0 U.S.A. equivalent undergraduate degree GPA as determined by a credential evaluation agency (www.naces.org) or relevant masters degree from an accredited and approved institution

Award Process

Priority application deadline for an International Merit Scholarship is November 1.

Award Amount

Award amounts vary and cover the difference in cost of international and domestic non-Tennessee resident tuition rates. This scholarship cannot be combined with other UofM institutional scholarships. Exceptions are allowed for departmental funding.

PLEASE NOTE: Dual citizens and/or permanent residents are not eligible for this scholarship. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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