Scholarships

Scholarships for International Students

 

Youngstown State University

The the following scholarships are available for qualified international applicants. For more scholarship options, please browse and search through Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships Website

 

1. YSU INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE GPA BASED SCHOLARSHIP 

Based on a 4.0 scale GPA;

Effective Term: Fall Semesters 2021.

For example, if you are granted with this scholarship while your entry term is Spring 2021 semester, you will need to pay full tuition for the spring semester and start to receive scholarships from Fall 2021 semester.

Available to incoming international freshmen only.

This renewable scholarship will be added to your admission automatically for eligible applicants (students do not need to apply separately).

GPA VALUE
 3.0-3.33 equivalent

 $1,000 International Access Award

 3.34-3.69 equivalent

 $4,000 International Achievement Award

 3.7 and above equivalent

 $6,000 International Scholar Award

2. YSU HONORS COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS 

 

    1) For international freshmen only:

Value minimum criteria renewal
  • $1,000 honors tuition renewable up to 4 years 

  • $2,000 honors housing renewable up to 2 years

  • If renewed for full four years, estimated value for tuition is $4,000.
    If renewed for up to two years, estimated value for housing is $4,000

  • 26 ACT or 1240 SAT

  • 3.5 GPA

  • 24 credit hours per academic year

  • Minimum 12 hours per term

  • 3.0 overall GPA

(Please visit the YSU Honors College website for details on how to apply. Eligible students must submit a separate application to the Honors College to be considered for scholarships.)

Please note: You must be admitted by the International Programs Office and have activated your YSU email to be able to apply to the Honors College.

   

    2) For Current and Transfer Students

            Please visit the YSU Honors College website for details. 

 

Honors College

 

 

3. YSU TRANSFER STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

Please check Transfer Student Scholarships for details.

Eligibility and Deadline: For admitted international transfer students to be considered for this scholarship, you must turn in your official college transcript(s) by the first day of International Student Orientation of your first enrolled semester.  For International Student Orientation Dates, check Admitted International Students; For official transcript submission, check How to submit official Credentials.

Scholarship Information
Contact Information: Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, ysufinaid@ysu.edu 330-941-3505

4. SPORTS SCHOLARSHIPS INFORMATION - for Athlete applicants

Please visit Youngstown State Athletics Staff Directory to contact coaches for scholarship information directly. 

 

5. FERNDALE FOUNDATION, INC. SCHOLARSHIP

Click FERNDALE FOUNDATION, INC. SCHOLARSHIP to apply.

 

6. THE STEPHEN AND BRIGITTA S. HANZLEY INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

Scholarship for current International Students: The Stephen and Brigitta S. Hanzley International Scholarship was established in 2000. It awards up to $1000 financial assistance for one year, renewable through selection, to undergraduate international students studying at Youngstown State University.

For more scholarships information, please visit Financial Aid and Scholarships website.

7. Graduate Scholarship (new students only)

Graduate scholarships are available from the College of Graduate Studies for new graduate students accepted into a YSU graduate degree program, except the Doctor of Education, Physical Therapy, Materials Science and Engineering, Family Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Anesthetist programs.

CRITERIA FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP

  • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.5 or above
  • All undergraduate coursework for the earned bachelor’s degree will be included in determining the GPA.

Each scholarship is renewable for up to 6 semesters if the student maintains a 3.0 graduate GPA and completes a minimum of 6 semester hours of graduate courses in the fall semester and 6 graduate hours in the spring semester.

The Graduate Scholarship is applied to the instructional fees only. Students receiving the College Credit Plus Instructor Scholarship or the Graduate Premiere Scholarship are ineligible for the Graduate Scholarship.

No scholarship application is required; however, this scholarship is competitive and will be distributed according to GPA until the allocation for each program is met. Students should apply for admission early as funds are limited.

For more information, please visit Graduate Scholarships.

External Scholarships