International Student Merit Scholarships at University of Central Arkansas – USA, 2023

March 31, 2023

The University of Central Arkansas – USA is inviting international students for the International Student Merit Scholarships which will be awarded to applicants who are interested in pursuing a degree program at the Institution.

The Merit Scholarship is awarded on a competitive basis using the following criteria: GPA, SAT/ACT score, TOEFL/IELTS score, Essay, and Letter of Recommendation.  Please see below for a full list of the eligibility requirements and the application process.

Application Deadline: March 31

Eligible Countries: International

Type: Undergraduate

Value of Awards: The scholarship award is $2,000 per semester for a maximum award of $16,000.

Number of Awards: Not Known


  • Applicants must be applying for an undergraduate program of study at the university
  • Applicants must enroll in a minimum of 12 UCA undergraduate credit hours.
  • Applicants must meet the English language requirements of the university

How to Apply: To apply for the Merit Scholarship, please complete the application and upload the required documents to the application.

Documents required for scholarship (to be uploaded to application):

  • An essay (250 word maximum) should be written in the English language and should describe the career goals you hope to achieve as a result of your studying at the University of Central Arkansas. DO NOT SUBMIT AN ADMISSION ESSAY AS YOUR SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY.
  • One letter of recommendation is required from a teacher who knew you well and can speak to your academic performance. The letter should be signed by the teacher and if possible on letterhead.
  • A resume (2 page maximum) highlighting your participation in extracurricular activities and community service.



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