USA – Schollarship Information #327

Rice’s small size allows personal interaction between students and professors, while our eminent faculty foster the intellectual excitement of a major research university. At Rice, undergraduates at all levels participate in cutting-edge research with world-class faculty in the humanities, social sciences, engineering and natural sciences. Premier architecture and music professors enhance classroom experiences with their exceptional talent and artistry. A Rice education offers personal involvement and excellence in programs that prepare graduates for a changing world.

Merit-based scholarship recipients generally distinguish themselves scholastically and personally even within our highly competitive group of admitted students. All admitted freshman applicants are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships, so that no separate application forms or interviews are necessary. The Office of Admissions notifies scholarship winners at the time of admission to the university.
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As the first of the Seven Sisters—the female equivalent of the once predominantly male Ivy League—Mount Holyoke has led the way in women’s education. A model upon which many other women’s colleges were patterned, it quickly became synonymous with brilliant teaching and academic excellence. Located in South Hadley, Massachusetts, Mount Holyoke is 90 minutes west of Boston and three hours north of New York City

As an institution that values the highest levels of academic excellence and the cultivation of women leaders, Mount Holyoke is pleased to offer a limited number of merit scholarships—awarded competitively—to first-year candidates who have an outstanding record of scholarship and co-curricular achievement in high school and who demonstrate noteworthy leadership skills.
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Located in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh, one of the United States’ most livable and film production vibrant cities, Point Park University and the Department of Cinema and Digital Arts offers an immersive, hands-on education in professional film and media production, animation & visual effects and screenwriting. We equip students with the technical and aesthetic skills necessary to compete in today’s global media industries. Students have the opportunity to produce films, develop digital production projects and write scripts and teleplays starting year one through year four in a real-world production environment. When students leave our programs, they have all the tools and know-how needed to survive and thrive in their chosen field.

Full-time, traditional undergraduate FRESHMEN or TRANSFER students are eligible for scholarships. Candidates will have demonstrated high caliber of artistic ability through the artistic audition process and/or a personal interview. Candidates’ intended major must be dance, theatre arts, cinema production, digital arts or screenwriting. No separate application required.
Candidates are notified of award in the artistic decision letter
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Keuka College was founded in 1890 and is located on the shore of Keuka Lake in New York state’s Finger Lakes region. Keuka is a private, undergraduate and graduate, residential college that also offers bachelor’s degree completion and master’s degree programs through its Accelerated Studies for Adults Program and international programs in China and Vietnam.

International students are eligible for Keuka College scholarships based on submission of a completed application. Qualifying students may be awarded $4,000 to $15,000 per year.
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Allendale, Michigan is home to Grand Valley’s main campus, established in 1960, situated on 1,304 acres 12 miles west of Grand Rapids. The 38-acre Robert C. Pew Campus in the heart of Grand Rapids is comprised of two separate sites with a total of 11 buildings including the Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences (CHS), John C. Kennedy Hall of Engineering, and the new L. William Seidman Center. Classes are also offered in the Meijer Campus in Holland, and at our regional locations in Muskegon and Traverse City.

Grand Valley State University is proud to offer academic-based competitive scholarships to qualified international applicants. Available to both undergraduate and graduate applicants, these scholarships were established to recognize the high level of academic achievement of students coming to our campus from around the world. International applicants must submit all required items for admission by May 1 to be considered for a scholarship. Scholarships are only available for students that apply for Fall admission. Please be aware that there are NO additional admissions scholarships available upon arrival at Grand Valley.
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Since its founding in 1867, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has earned a reputation as a world-class leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. A talented and highly respected faculty is the University’s most significant resource. Many are recognized for exceptional scholarship with memberships in such organizations as the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Sciences, and the National Academy of Engineering. Our faculty have been awarded Nobel Prizes, Pulitzer Prizes, and the Fields Medal in Mathematics.The success of our faculty is matched by that of our alumni: 11 are Nobel laureates and another 18 have won Pulitzer Prizes.

The UIUC Avery Brundage Scholarship is designed for students who demonstrate excellence both in academic pursuits and in amateur athletic endeavors. Financial need is not a factor. Full-time graduate students in good standing with a “special athletic ability” in an amateur sport are eligible. Previous winners have represented a wide variety of sports from archery and tennis to swimming and wheelchair basketball.
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The New School for Social Research provides an education grounded in history and informed by a legacy of critical thought and civic engagement. The school’s dedication to academic freedom and intellectual inquiry reaches back to the university’s founding in 1919 as a home for progressive thinkers and the creation of the University in Exile in 1933 for scholars persecuted in Nazi Europe. The interdisciplinary education offered by The New School for Social Research today explores and promotes global peace and justice as more than theoretical ideals. The New School for Social Research is a second home for students from a variety of geographical, cultural, economic, and political backgrounds. It enrolls more than 1,000 students from all regions of the United States and from more than 70 countries. Here, civic engagement begins in the classroom. Seminar-style classes facilitate mutual respect and intellectual rigor and take advantage of the school’s diversity and location in New York City.

A limited number of prize fellowships are provided to incoming doctoral students with distinguished records. Prize fellowships provide full tuition and a monthly stipend intended to allow recipients to devote themselves full time to their program of study. The fellowships are renewable for up to three years subject to annual review.
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