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Scholarships for New International Students

International Freshman Scholarship

$2,000 -$3,000 per semester up to eight semesters

(Totaling $16,000 -$24,000)

Eligibility Requirements:
  • International Freshman who is self-funded and degree-seeking.
  • Minimum score of TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.0, TOEIC 670, PTE 54 or equivalent.
  • Minimum GPA and ACT/SAT scores (see chart below).
  • Can not be added onto another UNA scholarship.

The scholarship is available every semester (up to eight semesters) if the student maintains a 3.00 GPA and good standing.

Scholarship Amount GPA SAT/ACT Score* SAT/ACT can be replaced for IELTS/TOEFL score
$3,000 per semester 3.75 1330/30 8.0/110
$2,500 per semester 3.5 1210/27 7.5/102
$2,000 per semester 3.00 1130/25 7.0/94





International Transfer Student Scholarship

$1,500 per semester up to eight semesters (Totaling $12,000)

Eligibility Requirements:
  • International undergraduate or graduate student who is self-funded and degree-seeking.
  • Undergraduate applicants must transfer 31 or more credits; Graduate applicants, no more than six (6) credits.
  • Undergraduate applicants need to have a CGPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent to be eligible for the scholarship upon initial enrollment at UNA.
  • Graduate applicants need to have a CGPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent to be eligible for the scholarship award upon initial enrollment at UNA.
  • Can not be added onto another UNA scholarship.

The scholarship is available every semester (up to eight semesters) if the student maintains a minimum GPA (2.50 for undergraduate students, 3.00 for graduate students) and good standing.

International Diversity Scholarship

$1,500 per semester up to eight semesters (Totaling $12,000)

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Undergraduate or graduate student who is self-funded and degree-seeking
  • Must come from a country or political region that is under represented at UNA. At this time, that excludes students from China, Japan, Saudi Arabia and Vietnam.
  • Undergraduate applicants need to have a 2.0 CGPA over a 4.0 scale or equivalent to be eligible for the scholarship award upon initial enrollment at UNA.
  • Graduate applicants need to have a 2.5 CGPA over a 4.0 scale or equivalent to be eligible for the scholarship award upon initial enrollment at UNA.
  • Can not be added onto another UNA scholarship.

The scholarship is available every semester (up to eight semesters) if the student maintains a minimum GPA (2.50 for undergraduate students, 3.00 for graduate students) and good standing.

Capacity Builder Scholarship

$1,500 per semester up to eight semesters (Totaling $12,000)
Eligibility Requirements:
  • Undergraduate or graduate student who is self-funded and degree-seeking
  • Accepted into a capacity builder degree program such as:
    • Undergraduate: Culinary Arts, Biology, Business Geography, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Film and Digital Media, Entertainment Industry, Industrial Hygiene, Journalism, Political Science, Social Science, Public Communication, Professional Marketing, Psychology, Social Work, Public Relations, Sports Management, etc., or
    • Graduate: Master of Business Administration, Master of Professional Studies, Master of Education in TESOL, Master of Public History, and Master of Human Health and Performance
  • Undergraduate applicants need to have a 2.0 CGPA over a 4.0 scale or equivalent to be eligible for the scholarship award upon initial enrollment at UNA.
  • Graduate applicants need to have a 2.5 CGPA over a 4.0 scale or equivalent to be eligible for the scholarship award upon initial enrollment at UNA.
  • Can not be added onto another UNA scholarship.

The scholarship is available every semester (up to eight semesters) if the student maintains a minimum GPA (2.50 for undergraduate students, 3.00 for graduate students) and good standing.

Scholarship Application Deadline:

  1. Fall: August 1st
  2. Spring: December 1st