Fairleigh Dickinson University's Presidential Scholarships are full-tuition scholarships for first-time undergraduate students which recognize exceptional academic performance.DOWNLOAD THE NOMINATION FORM NOW
IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to spamming we have had to remove the online counselor nomination form. Counselors: please read below and use the paper form, which should be submitted with the FDU application documents. Please download the form here.
DEADLINE (for receipt of nomination form an all required documents)
Fall/August: January 15
Spring/January: November 1
Students who meet all of the following criteria will be considered for this selective award:
NOTE: This scholarship covers full tuition costs, but does not cover housing, food, insurance and other fees. The estimated
student expenses not covered by this scholarship are $17,000 per year. In addition to all other required documents, students must submit a bank statement and affidavit of support at the time of application.This form must be completed only by a Guidance/Career Counselor at a secondary/high school (or if none exists, a school faculty member who assists students with college/career placement
). Alternatively, this form may be submitted by an official EducationUSA advisor. Nomination forms from independent counselors/agents, parents, friends, self, etc. cannot be considered and will be automatically discarded.
The counselor nomination form should accompany the student's admission documents. To print a list of required documents to complete the application, please go to www.fdu.edu/intldocs and select "Undergraduate Applicant Checklist". The following documents are required to complete the application:
- Official SAT or ACT scores, sent directly to us from the testing company (1300 SAT CR + Math or 29 ACT minimum)
- Official high school/secondary transcripts and any national examination results
- 2 letters of recommendation from teachers
- Photocopy of passport face page
- FDU application for international students and Americans abroad www.fdu.edu/apply
- FDU scholarship application
- Official bank statement, dated within the last 6 months on official bank letterhead showing a minimum of $17,000
- An affidavit of support
Applicants who do not meet the deadline and/or who are not selected to receive the Presidential Scholarship will still be considered for our Col. Fairleigh Dickinson scholarships which are valued between $11,000-$30,000 per year. The deadline for consideration for the Col. FDU scholarship is July 1 for the fall/August semester or December 1 for the spring/January semester.
Guidance counselors at registered schools may submit documents to FDU via Docufide. All other students must mail all official documents to the university.
To the Guidance / EducationUSA Counselor:
This form and the applicant's FDU admissions application with ALL required supporting documentation must be received by January 15, 2015 for fall (August) 2015 applicants. Spring (January) 2015 applications and nomination forms must be received by November 1, 2014. Late submissions will not be considered.
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