The African Union’s flagship global grant is aimed at outstanding international students who wish to obtain a bachelor’s degree in the United States and who are dedicated to positive civic and social change. Its purpose is for students who will return to their homes to improve communities that suffer from lack of resources and are not owed in their country / home.
Host Institution (s):
American University, Washington DC, United States of America
Level / area (s) of study:
A university study offered at the university
Number of scholarships:
One hundred scholarships are available
Scholarships are aimed at international students from any country who are not US citizens or permanent residents of the United States or dual citizens in the United States and another country.
Deadline: 15 May 2019 (annually)
Studying in: United States of America
The course begins in November 2019
Grant Amount / Listing / Duration:
The AUGL grant covers all AU expenses (full tuition, compulsory room and board insurance, books, airline tickets and miscellaneous expenses), approximately US $ 4,000.
Renewable for four years of undergraduate study, based on continuous academic performance.
Preference will be given to:
International students who overcome various obstacles and challenges as well as from diverse, underrepresented global, social and economic backgrounds.
At least 2.0 GPA.
A clear commitment to leadership, volunteerism, community service and the advancement of people in their home country.
Important: Students in the international baccalaureate system should plan for a full Baccalaureate Diploma with 3 HL contracts. Students studying in British A-Levels must complete at least 3 A levels and complete 13 years of study before August 2019.
You are not eligible to apply if:
– You are an American citizen or permanent resident of the United States or a dual national in the United States and another country.
– You are registered or have already started any secondary studies at another university in the United States
How to apply: Apply through the website link.