Global Connections Scholar Award

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The UNI Culture & Intensive English Program with the Office Office of International Programs is pleased to announce a scholarship opportunity to individuals who are recommended by current UNI employees. This scholarship is sponsored by the UNI Office of International Programs and will provide up to 100% tuition to individuals selected by the scholarship committee.

Scholarship recipients will be responsible for housing, meals, books, airfare, application fee, health insurance and university fees. To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be recommended by a UNI employee, have a high school diploma, by at least 18 years of age, and must agree to maintain passing grades (73% or higher) during studies in the CIEP.

To be considered for the scholarship, students must submit the following:

- Completed Global Connections Scholarship Application

- Recommendation Letter from a UNI Staff Member

- Completed CIEP Application Form (unless the applicant is a current CIEP or UNI student)

- High School transcript/diploma

The application deadline for Fall 2015 is June 15, 2015. Award recipients will be announced by July 1, 2015.  Questions can be sent to


If you prefer not to apply online, you can also download a paper application here.