ODUOnline offers a scholarship for international online learners participating in ODU’s online programs while residing overseas. The ODUOnline International Student Scholarship arises from our mission to provide rigorous, high-quality educational opportunities for students no matter their geographical location.

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-US 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 his/her Old Dominion University education will help achieve his/her 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.