Financial Assistance
for International
Undergraduate Students

Loras College is proud to stand in solidarity with colleges and universities across the United States in offering international students financial assistance through the #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship program.  Loras College strives to create a learning community that affirms the human dignity of all people and seeks to understand meaningful difference.  International students are a vital part of the Loras College community.  International students that meet the following eligibility criteria are invited to apply for this renewable scholarship.

Unique Benefits:
  • Scholarship of $5,000 in addition to student’s acceptance award
  • Combined awards exceed 50% of tuition
  • Renewable
  • Opportunities to promote intercultural learning on the Loras College campus and within the Dubuque community
Eligibility Criteria:
  • First-year international applicants of any major. International applicants are individuals who hold citizenship in a country outside the U.S. who don’t also possess U.S. citizenship or permanent residency
  • Graduation from or attendance at a secondary school outside the U.S.
  • Commitment to promoting intercultural learning and exchange
Program Requirements:
  • Must be a full-time student
  • Must live in campus housing
  • Must maintain good academic standing each year
Application Process

  • Students must apply and be accepted to Loras College in order to complete the following #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship application
  • Students must complete and submit our Certificate of Finances form
  • Students must complete our #YouAreWelcomeHere application.
    • Complete Scholarship Application form (see linked button below) 
    • Upload Essay: Within the scholarship application, students will be prompted to upload a 500-1000 word essay or a two-to-five minute video that responds to the following prompt:
      • In looking forward to your future education and career, what significant activity, research, work or project do you hope to undertake in support of intercultural learning and bridging cultural divides? Please describe your ideas in detail.
  • The priority deadline for submitting all materials is April 22, 2020.

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