0
3 months ago
Admissions Advice

Scholarships

I am a ninth grade student in Ghana, West Africa. I would like to find out my chances of getting a scholarship as an international student.

scholarships
0
1
🎉 First post
Let’s welcome @Tivona to the community! Remember to be kind, helpful, and supportive in your responses.

Earn karma by helping others:

1 karma for each ⬆️ upvote on your answer, and 20 karma if your answer is marked accepted.

1 answer

0
3 months ago

Hi there,

I guess it depends on what schools you want to apply to. Some schools (like Harvard, MIT, Yale, or Amherst) are need-blind for international students, while all the others are need-aware. However, this doesn't mean that you couldn't get a scholarship anywhere else, but only that it is very hard to. You need to be a very competitive applicant and stand out from other international students.

In addition, there are global scholarships not given by colleges that you may be eligible for (like the Breakthrough Junior Challenge). I would recommend that you do some research around these because they could really help you finance your studies.

I hope this helps!

0

Community Guidelines

To keep this community safe and supportive:

  1. Be kind and respectful!
  2. Keep posts relevant to college admissions and high school.
  3. Don’t ask “chance-me” questions. Use CollegeVine’s chancing instead!

How karma works