The University of Bridgeport (UB) USA is offering international student athletic scholarships worth $32,000 for Africans and other nationalities who are first-time applicants to the institution.
More Details About the International Student Athletic Scholarships
It should be noted that the amount awarded varies based on the student’s ability and the amount of funding available. For more information about the allocation of the said funding, interested international students should contact the Bridgeport Athletic Department.
Again, the total amount awarded for this scholarship is $32,000. Consequently, the number of athletic scholarship recipients would therefore be dependent on the declared amount which would be split evenly.
The application deadline for the international athletic scholarship is on July 15, 2021.
Why Study at the University of Bridgeport?
The University of Bridgeport is an acclaimed and leading university in Connecticut, USA. It is lauded for its flexible degree options and career-oriented programs, on top of a premier faculty. Moreover, the institution offers both online and on-campus programs.
UB recognizes that education is a right, not a privilege. Because of this, the university has made it a point to create affordable payment options for its students. Currently, UB also offers three special opportunities for incoming international undergraduate students to receive academic scholarships to help them pay for their studies. These are made possible through:
- Partial scholarship awarded by the University of Bridgeport
Awarded to incoming undergraduate international students based upon academic merit
- Academic scholarships are available to first year applicants seeking an associate or a bachelor degree.
- Academic scholarships range from $5,000 to $20,000 per academic year, and are based on academic excellence and English proficiency.
How to Apply for the Opportunity
Interested international students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.
In addition, application requirements for the University of Bridgeport Athletic Scholarship for International Students include the following:
- Application form
- Official Transcript
- SAT/TOEFL score
- Recommendation letter (2)
Aspiring scholars must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, leadership qualities, and community involvement. In turn, recipients are required to live in a university dormitory and participate in a university meal plan.
Once qualified, the applicants will be notified by mail. Due to the large applicant pool, the university regrets that it cannot respond to the many emails, faxes, or phone calls regarding the scholarship.
For more information about the opportunity, you may visit the University of Bridgeport’s official scholarship webpage.
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