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The University of La Verne offers competitive merit scholarships to all international undergraduate applicants.  There is no separate application process as all applicants are considered upon review of a completed and timely submitted application.

American Students living abroad are eligible for merit scholarships, ranging from $3,000 to $33,000 per year, and need-based aid.  Students will be notified of scholarships they have been awarded in their financial aid award which is sent out in mid-March.  There is no separate application process. Criteria is based on a student’s GPA and test scores on the day of admission.

International Students that are not U.S. Citizens may qualify for an International Student Scholarship.  There are competitive merit scholarships are open to all first-year applicants that live on campus.  In addition, there are scholarships available specifically for international transfer students.There is no separate application process.  

Download the PDF Flier for International Student Scholarships (For students applying for the Fall 2016 (August) semester)

Refer to the Documents and Links section for other resources on how to fund your education.

Merit Scholarships

President’s Scholarship ($20,000 Annual Amount)
Applicants who have attained a (B+/A-) 3.5 average in high school/secondary school AND 1170 minimum SAT, 26+ ACT, 95+ TOEFL iBT OR 8.0+ IELTS.
(Renewal policy: Academic good standing with a minimum 3.0 GPA)

Provost’s Scholarship ($18,000 Annual Amount)
Applicants who have attained a (B+/A-) 3.5 average in high school/secondary school AND 1100-1169 minimum SAT (Critical Reading/Math), 24-25+ ACT, 90+ TOEFL iBT OR 7.5+ IELTS.
(Renewal policy: Academic good standing with a minimum 3.0 GPA)

Dean’s Scholarship ($12,000 Annual Amount)
Applicants who have attained a (B+/A-) 3.5 average in high school/secondary school AND 1050-1099 minimum SAT (Critical Reading/Math), 23+ ACT, 85+ TOEFL iBT OR 7.0+ IELTS.
(Renewal policy: Academic good standing with a minimum 3.0 GPA)

Trustee’s Scholarship ($12,000 Annual Amount)
Applicants who have attained a (B) 3.0 average in high school/secondary school AND 1100+ SAT or 24+ ACT
(Renewal policy: Academic good standing with a minimum 3.0 GPA)

Director’s International Scholarship ($5,000 Annual Amount)
Applicants who have attained a (B) 3.0 average in high school/secondary school or have completed ELS Language Center’s level 112.
(Renewal policy: Academic good standing with a minimum 3.0 GPA)

International Transfer Scholarships

International Trustee’s Scholarship ($12,000 Annual Amount)
Applicants who have attained a cumulative GPA of 3.50+ in university coursework
(Renewal policy: Academic good standing with a minimum 3.0 GPA)

International Founder’s Scholarship ($10,000 Annual Amount)
Applicants who have attained a cumulative GPA of 3.21-3.49 in university coursework
(Renewal policy: Academic good standing with a minimum 3.0 GPA)

International Leo’s Scholarship ($5,000 Annual Amount)
Applicants who have attained a cumulative GPA of 3.00-3.20 in university coursework
(Renewal policy: Academic good standing with a minimum 3.0 GPA)

Performance Scholarships

The University of La Verne offers 12 Performance Scholarships to incoming freshmen and transfer students with outstanding potential. The scholarship is worth $25,000 for the first three academic years and full-tuition in the final year. Two scholarships are available in each of the six areas of fine and visual arts:

  • Art (any combination of painting, sculpture, drawing or mixed media)
  • Communications (video production)
  • Music (voice or instrument)
  • Photography
  • Speech (debate)
  • Theatre (performance or design)

Download the PDF Flier for the Performance Scholarship

FAFSA for Americans Living Abroad

Americans living abroad may qualify for need-based financial aid by filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).   The priority deadline is 2 March.

The school code is 001216

The FAFSA may be filed online at www.fafsa.ed.gov