International students applying for fall semester freshman or transfer admission who are attending an American school, either in the United States or abroad, are eligible to be considered merit scholarships.  The awards in question are:  

Freshman Students

Honors at Entrance Scholarship $13,000

  • To be considered, applicants typically have at least a 3.7 GPA in a demanding college prep program and similarly competitive ACT or SAT scores.
  • No additional application is required

Presidential Scholars Scholarship $11,000

  • Highly competitive award; applicants typically have at least 3.8 gpa in a demanding college prep program and similarly competitive ACT or SAT scores.  Presidential Scholars also receive the Honors at Entrance Scholarship for a combined total of $24,000.
  • This is a competitive award and an additional application is required

Performing Arts Scholarship $13,000

  • Audition based scholarships for entering freshmen in dance, music and theatre who demonstrate noteworthy artistic talent.  Students should contact the individual departments or visit the Performing Arts Scholarship webpage for additional details.

Lasallian Leadership Scholarship $11,000

  • 3.5 US equivalent GPA
  • Attended a Christian Brothers' High School in the United States
  • No additional application is required

 NOTE: Students may receive only one of the above scholarships with the exception of the Presidential Scholarship.  The Presidential Scholarship is awarded in conjunction with the Honors at Entrance Scholarship. There are no other scholarships or financial aid programs available for international students.

To calculate a GPA, an "A" = 4, "B" = 3, "C" = 2, "D" = 1, "E" or "F" = 0.  Add the points for each academic subject and divide by the number of subjects.  This is a GPA.

Transfer Students

Honors at Entrance Scholarship $11,000

  • 3.5 US equivalent GPA
  • 30 transferable credit units at time of admission
  • No additional application is required

NOTE:  There are no other scholarships or financial aid offers available to international transfer students.

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