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SIUE International GEO Award

Admitted international undergraduate students with a minimum GPA of 2.9 are eligible to receive the SIUE International GEO Award. This award is a reduced tuition rate that recognizes outstanding academic achievement and early admission to the University. The award is good for up to eight undergraduate semesters.

Award Value: Over four years, the award will have a value of approximately $30,000 when compared to traditional undergraduate international student tuition rates. An awardee will be required to present a bank statement showing a minimum balance of $21,184 to meet immigration requirements and to be issued an I-20.

Estimated Undergraduate Tuition, Fees, Room and Board, Expenses*
2014-2015
  International GEO Scholars International Rate
Tuition   $ 7,008 $ 14,592
Mandatory Fees 2,204 2,204
Room & Board 7,500 7,500
Books 100 100
Personal Expenses 1,500 1,500
Health Insurance 1,272 1,272
Summer Living Expenses 1,600 1,600

Total

$ 21,184

$ 28,768


* Undergraduate, two semesters, 12 semester hours each; Estimated living expenses for 12 months

Qualifications: Scholarships will be awarded on a first-come first-served basis to international students who meet the academic and/or outstanding talent award qualifications and are admitted (degree-seeking) to the University.

Applying for the Award: There is no separate application required to be considered for this scholarship and there is no application fee for undergraduate international applicants. Interested students should complete an international undergraduate application. Application instructions are available at siue.edu/internationalstudents/criteria.

Award Notification: Award notification for the Spring 2015 semester will begin in September 2014 and will continue until all International GEO Awards are exhausted. Scholarships are awarded based on availability.

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