University of Minnesota: Global Excellence Scholarships
The University of Minnesota offers undergraduate scholarships to international students based on merit and financial need. All international freshmen and transfer students who are admitted are considered for a Global Excellence Scholarship. These scholarships cover either the full difference or half the difference between resident and non-resident tuition rates.
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.
No separate application required, as applicant is considered for award upon application
Amount of the award
These scholarships cover either the full difference or half the difference between resident and non-resident tuition rates. For the 2015-16 academic year, the freshmen scholarships were $4,210 (Maroon Award) or $8,420 (Gold Award) per year for up to four years.
Eligibility - nationality
Awards are competitive, based on academic merit—students selected for awards are among the best in their high school class and show a record of very strong academic preparation. Students must be studying on a F1 visa.