This scholarship is available only to international students and is awarded at the discretion of the university. International students planning to study abroad while at OBU are not eligible.
Students must be enrolled in OBU’s English as a Second Language program full time.
International students are eligible for the same amount of merit-based aid as American students. These amounts are based on SAT/ACT/TOEFL/IELTS scores & high school transcripts. The amount of merit aid students are eligible for are calculated using the scholarship calculator at www.obu.edu/finaid/scholarship-calculator.
Students whose high schools operate on a grading scale other than the American 4.0 Grade Point Average system must send their scores to ECE to receive equivalencies.
Each department has different criteria and these scholarships are usually only awarded after a successful first year.
Contact coaches from each respective sport about the availability of scholarships in their areas.
$5,200 per year available with a transfer GPA between 2.5 and 3.49
$8,500 per year available with a transfer GPA above 3.5
A student is considered a transfer student if he or she has 15 hours or more of college credit. Transfer scholarships will be awarded based on official transcripts from the previous institution. Transferring scholarships must send their official transcripts to OBU.
Students transferring from universities outside of the United States must submit their transcripts to ECE to receive equivalencies.
Please be aware that not all scholarships are guaranteed. Scholarships will be awarded based on academic ability and financial need.