International Leadership Scholarships

International Leadership Scholarships are merit-based and are available for outstanding international students who demonstrate leadership abilities through community service experience, volunteering and extracurricular activities. Scholarships are awarded for four years of undergraduate study or two years of graduate study. This scholarship is valued at approximately $10,000 per year - tuition with scholarship applied: $9,084.

  1. Apply for admission using the $50 Online Application for Admission and submit complete documents.
  2. Write a 400-500 word essay describing your extracurricular activities and how you plan to use your time at Murray State University to increase intercultural understanding, both of yourself and those around you.
  3. Obtain two letters of recommendation from professors, teachers, or community organizers.
  4. Submit the Scholarship Application (below) and attach your essay and letters of recommendation.
  5. Applications will be accepted until September 15th for students starting in January and until March 15th for students starting in August. 

Do you have questions about international student scholarships? Contact us:

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International Leadership Scholarship Application