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ISSP Scholarships & Aid for Currently Enrolled Students


Aid for Currently Enrolled International Students
Have you had a financial crisis?
International Student Financial Hardship Aid
  • Purpose: To support a currently enrolled international student with acute financial need.
  • Requirements: Financial need must be unexpected, severe, AND outside of their control (e.g., loss of parental or sponsor support, huge medical bill, etc.)
  • Amount: Typically up to $700
  • How to Apply: Please contact [[ywong,Eva Wong]]  to make an appointment with an ISSP staff member to discuss your financial need.
Is there something you would like to do for which you need some support?
International Student Opportunity Scholarship
  • Requirements: For participation in special academic or professional opportunities (e.g., an unpaid internship, present at a conference, etc.)
  • Amount: Typically up to $700
  • Application Process:
    • Fall semester: We will begin accepting applications in October and the deadline will be 2 weeks after the application opens for opportunities taking place between November-June.
    • Spring semester: We will begin accepting applications in February and the deadline will be 2 weeks after the application opens for opportunities taking place between March-December.
    • Applications are reviewed by the scholarship committee and decisions made within two weeks of the application deadlines.
  • How to Apply:
    • Login to iStart using your W&M ID and Password
    • Click on Scholarships in the menu on the left-hand side. Then click on International Student Opportunity Scholarship and complete the form.
Have you distinguished yourself in academics, service & leadership? Ask a faculty or staff to nominate you for an award.
International Student Achievement Award - Nomination
  • Purpose: To recognize international students who have distinguished themselves in academics, service and leadership. Faculty and administrators nominate international students for this award. Five awards are usually given per year, during the Spring semester.
  • Amount: $700
  • Process:
    • We generally begin accepting nominations in February and the form will be made available to faculty and administrators.
Do you want to explore more opportunities?

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