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KUET US Alumni Scholarship for US Graduate School Application

Scholarship: US Graduate School Application Fee up to $100 will be paid
No. of Scholarships: 5

Eligibility: Applicant must be a current 4th year KUET student or recent graduate from KUET of no more than 2 years of graduation and the following criteria must be met.
  1. Applicant must apply to a reputed and well known graduate program(top 40 schools listed by US News Ranking corresponding to applicant's area of study)
  2. Applicant must meet the minimum requirements of the department applying to and apply by the financial/priority application deadline.
  3. GRE & TOEFL must be taken by the time of application and must have a competitive GRE (310 minimum, 3.0 AWA), and TOEFL (90 minimum) scores. If the department applying to allows IELTS instead of TOEFL, then IELTS (minimum 7.0) score will be considered.
  4. Demonstrate research capability (at least one published paper in a recognized conference or journal) and a high quality statement of purpose (SOP)
  5. Must have a minimum overall CGPA of 3.3 and last 2 years CGPA of 3.50
Scholarship Application Deadline: November 20

Required Application Materials for the Scholarship:
  1. Completed Online Application(Online Application Link)
  2. A high quality statement of purpose (SOP)
  3. Scanned/Screenshot copies of GRE and TOEFL scores
  4. Scanned copy of BSc transcript
  5. Copy of the publications and URLs of the publications
  6. Academic Resume for Graduate school

Important Notes:
  1. One applicant can apply and receive at most one scholarship.
  2. Needy students, female students, and students with publications will be given priority.
  3. If an applicant is lagging in one of the eligibility requirements (e.g. low GPA) but outstanding in another (e.g. 3+ publications or high GRE score of 320+), he/she may be considered for the scholarship.
  4. US graduate school application fee will be paid to the school/department directly by the scholarship committee on behalf of the scholarship recipient after he/she has filled out the online graduate school application completely.
  5. In addition to the application fee, scholarship recipient will also receive application materials reviewed by the scholarship committee upon request.
  6. After scholarship applications are submitted, applicants cannot change the university or department names on application. Similarly, after scholarships receipients are nominated or declared, applicants cannot get application fee paid for a different university or department.
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