For undergraduate programs, scholarships up to USD 25,000 per year are announced by the Augustana University, Sioux Falls, South Dakota commencing fall 2022 for a wide range of programs.
For four years, to pursue undergraduate studies in areas of computer sciences, business, mathematics, psychology, accounting, etc., the scholarships are worth up to USD 100,000 for Indian students and young professionals.
The deadline to apply is June 1 and the applicants must have a SAT English score of 500 or an IELTS score of 6.0 and a GPA of 6.0. An essay must be submitted by the students to be considered for a scholarship of a minimum of USD 15000.
If the candidate holds a score of 7.0 in IELTS and an average score of 75 per cent marks in Class 10 and 12, then the scholarship can go up to USD 25000. The University ensure that students are trained to have excellent critical thinking, interpersonal and communication skills along with other technical skills.
The applicants from South Asia have been higher even amid the pandemic and the interest to study in the US will grow even more as the world emerges from Covid. Officials from the University state that they are impressed by the academic preparation of Indian students, their academic achievement on the campus and their contribution to the campus community.
For the upcoming academic session, approximately 150 international students will be attending Augustana from 50 countries of which 5 per cent of the students’ hail from India. The University is looking forward to welcoming Indian students to their friendly and safe campus.