Scholarships

Scholarships for International Students

 

Youngstown State University

We provide the following scholarships for qualified applicants. Qualified frenshman applicants may be eligile for both INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE GPA BASED SCHOLARSHIP and YSU HONORS COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS.

1. INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE GPA BASED SCHOLARSHIP

Based on a 4.0 scale GPA;

Effective Term: Fall Semesters only. For example, if you are granted with this scholarship while enrolled in Spring semester, you will be receiving the scholarships from the following fall semester. It means you will have to pay full tuition for the first spring semester; Application Deadline: April 1;

Available to incoming international freshmen only.

This renewable scholarship will be added to your admission automatically for eligible applicants (student does 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

 $7,000 International Scholar Award

2. YSU HONORS COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS 

(Please click YSU HONORS COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS for details, eligible students have to apply separately from admission applications; freshman only)

* Deadline: February 15th

* Qualifying SAT score for exams taken prior to March 2016 (composite for critical reading and math scores only).

Apply to the Honors College

YSU Honor College

 

 

3. TRANSFER STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

Transfer Student Scholarships are $1,500 and $1,000 three-year renewable scholarships available to transfer students. The $1,500 award is available to students transferring to YSU with 12 transferable semester credit hours and a 3.5 GPA. The $1,000 award is available to students transferring to YSU with 12 transferable semester credit hours and a 3.0 to 3.49 GPA. See the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship's web site for detailed information. Scholarship awarded to undergraduate students only.

YSU Foundation Scholarship: Yes
Scholarship Amount: $1,000 - $1,500
Awards Available: Varies
Deadline Date: February 15
Renewable: Yes, with GPA requirements

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

4. SPORTS SCHOLARSHIPS INFORMATION - for Athlete applicants

5. FERNDALE FOUNDATION, INC. SCHOLARSHIP

This is a restricted scholarship for the benefit of international students indigenous to North or Central America, or children of parents from those regions now living in the United States of America. Applicants must be enrolled full-time with a minimum 2.8 GPA. Preference will be given to students who are Native American or from Guatemala majoring in Education, Business, Graphic Design, Nursing or Health Professions, Criminal Justice or any STEM major.

YSU Foundation Scholarship: No
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Awards Available: Up to 2 per year
Deadline Date: None
Renewable: Yes (recipient must remain in good standing)

Contact Information: Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, 330-941-3505

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.

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