First-year merit scholarships may be available to you as an international student. Upon admission, international students are automatically considered for a renewable merit scholarship between $1,000 and $9,000 USD based on high school academic record. You must live on campus to receive this award.
An additional $8,000 international award will be applied to students on F-1 visa status.
These scholarships are renewable for up to three additional years of continuous undergraduate study at UMW.
International Student Merit Scholarships for students applying with SAT or ACT Scores
|Presidential – Honors||4.00||1300/27||$9,000|
|Blue & Gray Award||3.00||1000/20||$5,000|
International Student Merit Scholarships for Students Applying without SAT or ACT Scores (Test Optional)
If you apply to UMW without SAT or ACT scores using our test-optional policy, scholarships of $1,000-$9,000 USD will be available based on your high school’s curriculum strength.
|Minimum GPA and Curriculum Strength||Scholarship Amount|
|3.65/Demanding or 3.4/Very Demanding||$7,000|
Very Demanding = Some AP, IB, DE, Honors
Demanding = College prep courses with few AP, IB, DE, Honors
Average = Minimum graduation requirements
Graduates of International Language Academy (ILA) coming to UMW directly are eligible for scholarships.
Scholarships are determined based on the academic record provided with the application for admission. No additional scholarship application is necessary for merit consideration. Scholarship awards will be included in the official offer of admission to the university.