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We have a mission to provide high-quality educational opportunities for students no matter their location. To support that mission, we offer a scholarship for international students taking classes through ODUOnline while residing in other countries.

The scholarship is awarded once a semester to one recipient in the amount of $3,500 USD.

In order to be eligible for consideration, you must:

  • Be a non-U.S. citizen
  • Not live within the U.S.
  • Be currently enrolled in coursework or have applied for admission
  • Complete and submit an application
  • Write an original 400 word essay describing how an Old Dominion University education will help achieve your career dreams

Download the application (PDF)

A scholarship committee will evaluate application essays on the following criterion:

  • originality
  • composition
  • clarity
  • relevance to the topic

The scholarship will be awarded to the student with the best essay.