International Financial Aid


Tuition and Fees

As a private institution, Westminster College maintains the same tuition rates for domestic and international students and offers many of the same financial aid programs. These programs are intended to help qualified students attend our institution, regardless of where they come from.

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Scholarships

International students (first-year and transfer) are eligible for merit-based scholarships upon completion of a Westminster College application. These scholarships are awarded based on previous academic performance.

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Westminster also offers select talent scholarships available through auditions, competitions, or tryouts. For more information about talent scholarships, contact the Office of Admissions (801.832.2200 or admission@westminstercollege.edu).

International Student Grant

Westminster College offers the International Student Grant program for admitted students. This is a scholarship program that can provide additional funding for international students according to financial need. Students interested in applying should contact the international admissions team at international@westminstercollege.edu for details. Applications are reviewed weekly.

Loans

International students may be eligible for loans sponsored by US lenders provided they apply with a loan co-signer who is a US citizen or a permanent resident. See more information on private education loans.

Outside Scholarships

There are a variety of scholarships available to international students from sources outside Westminster College. Scholarships from sources outside of Westminster College have varying deadlines. Please visit the outside scholarship's website for more details about deadlines and submission requirements.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Scholarships

Websitehttp://www.akaeaf.org/scholarships.html
Award Amount: $750 - $2,500
Requirements: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. provides several scholarships including Merit, Financial Need and Youth Partners Accessing Capital (P.A.C.) scholarships. Requirements vary. 

American Association of University Women

Phone: 800-326-2289 
E-mail: connect@aauw.org
Websitehttp://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/
Award Amount: varies
Requirements: AAUW offers six fellowship and grant programs for women. See website for specific requirements. 

Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund

Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund 
Post Office Box 7307 
New York, NY 10116-7307 
Website: https://davisputter.org 
Award Amount: up to $10,000
Requirements: Must be able to do academic work at the college level and be actively working for peace and justice. Must submit a personal statement, two letters of recommendation, transcripts of all previous academic work, and the Student Aid Report. Scholarship is awarded based on financial need.

Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) Scholarships

Phone: 703-993-4880 or 800-697-8799 
Website: https://theihs.org/what-we-offer/#funding 
Award Amount: varies
Requirements: Organization offers scholarships in four categories: Humane Studies Fellowships, Film & Fiction Scholarships, Summer Graduate Research Fellowships, and the Hayek Fund for Scholars. No citizenship requirement. 

International Education Financial Aid

Website: https://iefa.org
Award Amount: varies
Requirements: Website provides information on financial aid for international education as well as an international scholarship search engine.

Lena Chang Internship Award

Websitehttp://wagingpeace.org/about/opportunities/internships/paid-internships/
Award Amount: see website
Requirements: Available to students currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States at either the undergraduate or graduate level. Must demonstrate superior academic achievement and financial need. Only available in the summer.

The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest

555 Madison Avenue, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10022
212-490-7788
Websitehttps://eliewieselfoundation.org/
Award Amount: $500 - $5,000
Requirements: Available to registered undergraduate full-time juniors or seniors at accredited four-year colleges or universities in the U.S. including international or non-citizen students who fill the guideline requirements and are attending schools in the U.S.

There are some scholarships from sources outside of Westminster College for undocumented students.

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BMI Student Composer Awards – only from countries in the western hemisphere

320 West 57th Street
New York, NY 10019, U.S.A.
Website: http://bmifoundation.org/programs/info/bmi_student_composer_awards
Award Amount: $500 - $5,000
Requirements: Must be a citizen of a country in the Western Hemisphere. Must be under the age of 28 and studying music either in school or privately. Music or song must be original work and not previously published.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation – but candidates for transfer scholarship must have attended an accredited two-year institution in the US

Website: https://jkcf.org/scholarships
Award Amount: varies
Requirements: Organization offers a Young Scholars Program, Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships and Graduate Scholarships. Requirements vary.

National Federation of the Blind (NFB) Scholarship Program – Residency required, but not citizenship

Phone: 410-659-9314, ext. 2415
Email: scholarships@nfb.org
Websitehttps://nfb.org/scholarships
Award Amount: varies
Requirements: Must be legally blind in both eyes, and residing in the United States, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico. Must be pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time, postsecondary course of study in a degree program at a United States institution in the 2010 scholastic year, except that one scholarship may be given to a person employed full-time while attending school part-time, and must participate in the entire NFB national convention and in all scheduled scholarship program activities.

Orphan Foundation of America

21351 Gentry Drive Suite 130
Sterling, VA 20166
Phone: 571-203-0270
Email: scholar@orphan.org
Website: http://www.fc2success.org/programs/scholarships-and-grants/
Award Amount: varies
Requirements: Must have been in foster care for one consecutive year at the time of their 18th birthday OR have been adopted or taken into legal guardianship out of foster care or upon the death of their parents after their 16th birthday OR have lost both parents to death before the age of 18 and not been subsequently adopted or taken into legal guardianship. Must be enrolled in or accepted into an accredited post-secondary program at the undergraduate level and under the age of 25 on March 31 of the year in which they apply. U.S. citizenship is not required, but must have been in foster care or orphaned while living in the United States.

Radio Television Digital News Foundation (RTDNA) – however, TIN is required

Contact: Stacey Staniak
Email: staceys@rtdna.org
Website: https://rtdna.org
Award Amount: varies
Requirements: Must be officially enrolled in college, in good standing and have at least one full year of school remaining. Must send a video tape of 15 minutes or less showing journalistic skills, a one page statement of why your seeking a career in electronic journalism, and a letter of recommendation from your dean or faculty advisor stating you are a good candidate for the scholarship.

TELACU Education Foundation

Phone: 323-721-1655
Email: dgarcia@TELACU.com
Website: http://telacu.com/telacu-education-foundation/college-success-program/toyotatelacu-scholarship/
Award Amount: $500 - $5,000
Requirements: Must be a first-generation college student from a low-income family and enrolled full-time at one of our partnering colleges and universities. Open to all fields of study but special consideration may be given to students pursuing careers in Business, Engineering and Science. See website for specific residency requirements. No citizenship requirement. Minimum 2.5 GPA.