New Delhi: Augustana University in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, US, announces scholarships worth up to $25,000 per year for undergraduate programs starting this Fall 2023. These scholarships are designed to support and reward academically exceptional students who are seeking to pursue higher education in the US.
To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: a minimum SAT score of 1230, an IELTS score of 7.0 or equivalent, a GPA of 3.25, and submission of a compelling essay. Augustana University is highly regarded for post-graduate employment and ranks among the top 10 in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report 2022.
Augustana University offers a diverse range of undergraduate programs, including popular fields of study such as computer science, software engineering, data science, business, and hard sciences. The university is committed to providing students with a well-rounded education that combines technical skills with the liberal arts approach, to help students develop critical thinking, communication, and interpersonal skills.
“At Augustana, we believe in quality over quantity. Our small classrooms provide ample opportunities for students to receive individual attention and focus on their learning,” says Ben Iverson, Director of International Programmes & Enrollment at Augustana University. He further adds, “In Spring 2023, we are expecting nearly 50 international students from 17 countries to join us, and around 10% of them will be from India. Currently, we have 9 Indian students studying at Augustana, and we are looking forward to welcoming more students from India and around the world.”
The scholarships offered by Augustana University present a cost-effective opportunity for students to fulfill their dream of studying in the US. With its outstanding reputation, diverse range of programs, and focus on quality education, Augustana University is an excellent choice for students seeking to further their academic and professional careers.
AU Recognition and Awards: AU was listed among the top 650 colleges in the US according to Forbes’ ranking of “America’s Top Colleges 2017.” Augustana ranked 98th out of all the Midwest-based universities. In addition, Augustana University boasts a 97% employment rate for 2020 graduates in their major or chosen field, is ranked as the best regional university in the Midwest (in the Top 10) by U.S. News & World Report 2019, and has a 12:1 student-to-teacher ratio in its classrooms due to its emphasis on quality.
A quick glimpse into scholarships at Augustana University for UG courses:
|Amount||IELTS (or Equiv)||SAT||GPA / %age|
|$15,000.00||6.0||Not required||3.0 (60%)|
|$20,000.00||6.5||Not required||3.25 (70%)|
Who may apply?
Indian students and young professionals can apply for undergraduate scholarships worth up to $25,000 during four years of education in fields including business, computer science, physics, math, accounting, and more. The organization states that to be eligible for the minimum $ 20,000 scholarship, applicants must have a SAT score of 1100 or an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent, a GPA of 3.0, and submit an essay. IELTS score of 7.0 and an average of at least 75% grades in classes 10 and 12 are required for the scholarship, which has a maximum value of $25,000.
Important dates to remember
Admissions open: For Fall 2023
Last date to apply: April 30, 2023