Emory University Scholar Programs
Course(s) Offered: Any field
Course Level: Undergraduate
Provider: Emory University
Country to Study in: USA
Emory University accepts students from all over the world. A significant number of international students—from more than 100 countries—contribute make its campuses rich with various languages, cultures and heritages.
Emory University grants partial to full merit-based scholarships as part of the Emory University Scholar Programs. The aim of the campus scholar community is to empower students, through distinct resources and support, to meet their full potential and have a notable impact on the university, Atlanta, and the greater global community at large.
In the past students had to be nominated for the Emory University Scholar Programs. Starting with the 2013-2014 application cycle there is no longer a nomination process. International students are encouraged to apply through the Regular Decision plan.
QUALITIES OF AN EMORY SCHOLAR:
These are the seeds, the makings of an Emory Scholar. Emory University needs grounded individuals who are looking to grow and build on these under listed strong qualities and give of their talents to the Emory community and beyond:
- Intellectual curiosity
- Creative Thinking
- Servant Leadership
- Communication Skills
- Contribution to community
The selection for merit-based scholarships is handled by the Emory University Office of Undergraduate Admission in conjunction with Emory College, Oxford College, and the Goizueta Business School. The scholarship selection process remains different from the financial aid application process and will have no impact on a student’s need-based financial aid award.
Roughly 175-200 Scholar applicants will get notification of their selection as a Scholar Finalist as along with admission to Emory College, Oxford College, or the Goizueta Business School by February 15. If selected as a finalist, students will be invited to and needed to attend the on-campus Scholar Finalists Visit Program.
Finalist interviews for Emory Scholars take place in mid-March. If you are a finalist, you will be taken to Emory (at no expense to you) for activities and interviews designed to help finalists become better acquainted with Emory University and the distinct Scholar Programs available. The Scholar Selection Committee makes its final choices for the various awards immediately following these Visit programs.
Finalists will only be invited to attend one specific program: Emory Scholars, Oxford Scholars, or Goizueta Scholars.
To be considered for a merit scholarship and membership in a Scholar Program, attendance at an on-campus Scholar Finalist Visit Program is compulsory.
Citizens of ALL countries
Emory University, Georgia, United States
Fields of study
Undergraduate courses in available fields at the university
Number of awards
Roughly about 175-200 Scholar applicants will receive notification of their selection as Scholar Finalists (along with admission to Emory College, Oxford College, or the Goizueta Business School)
Scholarships are renewable for a total of eight regular academic year semesters of undergraduate study, provided students continue to keep high standards of personal and academic excellence and meet semester and annual requirements of their Program (details provided upon acceptance)
The Goizueta Scholars award will assist four years of undergraduate study, including study-abroad options.
Emory gives everything you need to grow – a merit-based scholarship, exceptional programming and opportunities for growth, and engagement with peers, faculty, and alumni – all of which support you in reaching your full potential.
The Oxford Scholars Program seeks to promote intellectual and leadership capacities, encourage civic engagement and social responsibility, and develop ethical leadership skills and collaborative decision making.
The Goizueta Scholars award will start from half of full tuition to full tuition and fees. As a Goizueta Scholar, you will have guaranteed admission to the business school and priority access to business classes.
Method of Application
To be given consideration for the Emory University Scholar selection process students must submit all required application materials by the November 15 Emory University Scholar Programs deadline. Applicants will have to select one of Emory’s three admission decision plans (Early Decision I, Early Decision II, or Regular Decision). Please note students applying Early Decision I (EDI) may apply for the Scholar Programs, but need to meet the EDI November 1 deadline for all application materials.
Please note for the 2016-17 application cycle, applicants are no longer required to be nominated by a high school guidance/college counselor to be considered for the Emory University Scholar Programs, and no additional nomination forms are required.
Visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on this scholarship program: http://apply.emory.edu/apply/scholar.php
To be considered for the Emory University Scholar Programs, applicants must submit all needed application materials by the November 15 deadline. Even if applying for the EDII or RD application plans, which have later application deadlines, one must still meet the November 15 deadline to be guaranteed consideration for any merit-based scholarship review.
Emory University is a private research university in metropolitan Atlanta, located in the Druid Hills section of unincorporated DeKalb County, Georgia, United States. The university was founded as Emory College in 1836 in Oxford, Georgia by the Methodist Episcopal Church and was named in honor of Methodist bishop John Emory. In 1915, the college relocated to metropolitan Atlanta and was rechartered as Emory University. The university is the second-oldest private institution of higher education in Georgia and among the fifty oldest private universities in the United States.
Application Deadline: 15 November 2016
Open to International Applicants: Yes