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University of New Hampshire Global Student Success Program

Scholarships

Academic Merit and Engagement Scholarship

UNH GSSP is committed to helping you achieve your career goals by offering scholarships to outstanding students. The Academic Merit and Engagement Scholarship is awarded to a select number of outstanding undergraduate students in both the English and academic stage.

Value

Scholarships will be credited to your GSSP account and will be applied towards tuition fees only. The number and value of scholarships awarded each year will vary based on the number of quality applicants received and the funds available.

Eligibility

GSSP English (ESL) Stage Applicants MUST:

  • Be currently studying full-time in the GSSP;
  • Have passed all courses from the previous semester;
  • Demonstrate student leadership, involvement and commitment to the UNH community;

GSSP Academic Stage Applicants MUST:

  • Be currently studying full-time in the GSSP;
  • Have passed all courses from the previous semester;
  • Have at least a 3.50 cumulative or semester GPA;
  • Demonstrate student leadership, involvement and commitment to the UNH community;

Conditions

  • Students must be in good academic standing and free of any probationary status (Academic, ESL repeat or Attendance).
  • Students cannot have any outstanding fees on their student account.
  • Students cannot have previously received a GSSP scholarship or bursary, or had a scholarship or bursary from the GSSP withdrawn.
  • Scholarships are not transferable to other students or GSSP partner institutions in any circumstances.
  • The UNH GSSP reserves the right not to award all or some of the scholarships in a given semester.
  • Scholarships cannot be backdated.

Selection Criteria

Selection will be based on:

  • Academic results (GPA/pass rate) from their previous semester of study.
  • Leadership involvement and proven commitment to the UNH community.
  • Additional factors such as educational disadvantage, member of specific equity group and/or significantly adverse personal circumstances may be taken into account where the scholarship panel must differentiate between equally qualified applicants.
  • Outcome of scheduled interview with the GSSP scholarship panel.

Notification of results

The scholarship panel will then review applications and invite candidates in for a brief interview. Once a decision has been made, UNH GSSP will announce the recipients of the scholarship. The recipients will be notified by email and a formal announcement will be posted on the GSSP website and/or social media platforms.