International Student Scholarships


Financial aid opportunities for international students are extremely limited and very competitive. The following are helpful sites that you may visit for possible student loan and scholarship opportunities. You should first investigate organizations in your home country for local sources of support. Your government may also have information regarding aid, as well as private organizations, businesses, foundations and religious organizations.

Potential recipients of the scholarship must currently:

  • Attend Cameron University on a F-1 student visa;
  • Be an active, paid member of the Cameron University International Club;
  • Maintained a full-time status for at least 2 semesters at Cameron University;
  • Maintained a minimum GPA of 3.0 each semester while at Cameron University.

Applicants will upload as an attachment:

  • Official Transcript - with Spring grades posted;
  • Two (2) Letters of Recommendation;
  • Proof of active membership of the Cameron University International Club;
  • One Page Personal Statement explaining your interest in the degree program you have chosen and why you believe you are deserving and/or in financial need of a scholarship.

Please be sure attachments have your name in the upper right-hand corner so that it may be matched to your application accurately.

Application and required documentation are due no later than May 12th of the current year scholarship is sought.

Applicants must currently:

  • Attend Cameron University on a F-1 student visa;
  • Be an active, paid member of the CU International Club;
  • Maintained a full-time status for at least 2 semesters at Cameron University;
  • Must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 each semester at Cameron University.

Applicants must currently:

  • Attend Cameron University on a F-1 student visa;
  • Be an active, paid member of the Cameron University International Club;
  • Maintained a full-time status for at least 2 semesters at Cameron University;
  • Must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 each semester;
  • Must have no outstanding balance or debt due with the Cameron University Business Office.

Applicants must currently:

  • Attend Cameron University on a F-1 student visa;
  • Must be pursuing a degree from the Department of Business;
  • Priority is given to incoming freshmen;
  • Must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 each semester.

The Cameron University Non-Resident Tuition Waiver will pay the out-of-state tuition portion of the recipient’s tuition bill. The student is responsible for in-state tuition and all fees.

UNDERGRADUATE

Eligibility Criteria

First-time full-time freshman students whose permanent residence is outside of Oklahoma must meet one of the following:

    1. Achieve an unweighted high school grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher.  High schools outside of the United States will need to be evaluated by World Education Services (WES) to determine an equivalent GPA (the WES Basic option is acceptable), Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE), or SpanTran Pathways .
    2. Achieve an ACT composite score of 24 or higher, or equivalent SAT composite math and critical reading score of:
      1. 1090 or higher if taken prior to March 2016
      2. 1160 or higher if taken after March 2016

Undergraduate students who are offered and accept the non-resident tuition waiver must maintain the following academic performance standard to remain eligible to receive the non-resident tuition waiver:

  1. The student must enroll full-time and complete 30 credit hours each academic year.
  2. The student must maintain a retention grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher
  3. If the student's retention GPA falls below 2.5, the Non-Resident Tuition Waiver will be revoked and will not be reinstated

TRANSFER STUDENTS

Eligibility Criteria: 

Completed at least 30 college-level credit hours from a regionally accredited college or university (with at least 24 credit hours at college level) and achieve a 3.0 retention GPA or higher (on a 4.0 scale) at the time of transfer.

GRADUATE

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Graduate students whose permanent residence is outside the state of Oklahoma must have a 3.0 or higher undergraduate cumulative GPA from a regionally accredited university to qualify to receive the Nonresident Tuition Waiver Scholarship.

Graduate students who are offered and accept the non-resident tuition waiver must maintain the following academic performance standard to remain eligible to receive the non-resident tuition waiver:

  1. The student must enroll in at least 9 credit hours each fall and spring semester (if attending the summer semester, student must enroll in 6 hours).
  2. The student must maintain a retention grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher
  3. If the student's retention GPA falls below 3.0, the Non-Resident Tuition Waiver will be revoked and will not be reinstated.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

All foreign college or university transcripts require an evaluation by an approved credential evaluation service. The services that are recognized by CU are WES (www.wes.org) or Educational Credential Evaluators (www.ece.org). The student will be responsible for paying for this service and should contact the evaluation service directly to have their transcripts evaluated. Evaluations must be a course by course evaluation with upper division course identification, and grade point average equivalent.

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