Alvernia University offers scholarships to international students based on academic performance. There is no separate application necessary for Alvernia’s merit scholarships. Once your application is complete, students are required to take the SAT or ACT. TOEFL scores are not acceptable for scholarships. You will be notified if you qualify for a merit scholarship. Please note that in order to qualify for merit scholarships international students need to meet the same academic requirements as domestic students. Also, please note that scholarships are different for first year students and transfer students. Below is a list of Alvernia’s scholarships and requirements:
The following scholarships are awarded to qualified first-year applicants:
*SAT scores are calculated using combined critical reading and math scores. Students are eligible for only one merit scholarship.
The following are given to qualified full-time undergraduate transfer students working towards their first bachelor's degree:
*Students receiving the ARPA Scholarship are not eligible to receive the ACT or ARC, but are still eligible for the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship.
**Students receiving the ACT Scholarship are also eligible to receive the ARC and/or Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships.
International students may also apply for outside scholarships. Below are suggested websites for international student scholarships: