Applications are invited for JSU Undergraduate Scholarships for Citizens of OAS Member States in USA. Up to 34 scholarships are available in 2018-2019 academic year.

The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (GS/OAS), through the OAS Partnerships Program for Education and Training (PAEC) of the Department of Human Development, Education and Employment (DHDEE), and Jackson State University (JSU), are offering up to thirty-four (34) partial scholarships available to pursue undergraduate programme.

The aim of this scholarships is to encourage and support academically able and talented students.

Deadline:1 November 2017
Study in:
Providers:Organization of American States (GS/OAS)
Course Level:Undergraduate degree
Field of Study:
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing
  • Bachelor of Science in Social Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Ethnic Studies
  • Bachelor of Science in Educational Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Child Care and Family Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education Pre-Kindergarten -K (Licensure Track)
  • Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education K-3 and K-6 8. Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education (concentrations in Physical and Health Education Therapeutic Recreation and Recreation Administration)
  • Special Education Teaching (B.S.)
  • Special Education: Disabilities Studies (Non-Teaching, B.S.)
  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Bachelor of Music Education (BME)
  • Bachelor of Music degrees
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in History
  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in History
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Political Science
  • Bachelor of Science – Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science – Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Arts – Sociology
  • Bachelor of Arts – English
  • Bachelor of Arts – Foreign Language
  • Bachelor of Arts – Speech
  • Bachelor of Arts – Theatre
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Science in Communicative Disorders
  • Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies
  • Bachelor of Science – Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science – Environmental Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science – Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science – Concentrations in Biomedical Science, Environmental Science, or Forensic Science
  • Bachelor of Science – Biology
  • Bachelor of Science – environmental science and marine science
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Science – Education (B.S. Ed)
  • Bachelor of Science – Physics
  • Bachelor of Science – Meteorology
  • Bachelor of Science – Industrial Technology with concentrations: Electronics Systems Technology, Technology Management, Manufacturing Design, and Computer Technology
  • Bachelor of Science — Integrated Marketing
  • Bachelor of Science –Multimedia Journalism
  • Bachelor of Science –Media Production
  • Bachelor of Science — Healthcare Administration
  • Bachelor of Science-Communicative Disorders

Benefits for JSU Undergraduate Scholarships:

The University shall charge in-state tuition fee per year for the duration of the program of study.  The OAS shall provide a one-time tuition allowance of USD $4,000 during the first year of studies at the University to the top 10 students.

Number of Scholarships: Up to thirty-four (34) partial scholarships are available to qualified candidates of the Americas to participate in its undergraduate programs.

Eligibility for JSU Undergraduate Scholarships:

  • Provide an unconditional admission letter to Jackson State University
  • This scholarship opportunity is open to current students from OAS member states at the University and new applicants who wish to begin in spring (January) 2018 at Jackson State University. Submit a complete scholarship application with all required supporting documents
  • Be a citizen and/or permanent legal resident of any OAS member state, except the United States.

The following applicants are ineligible:

  • Current OAS scholarship holders
  • GS/OAS staff and their immediate relatives or GS/OAS consultants
  • OAS Permanent officials and their immediate relatives.

Nationality:

Scholarship is available to citizen and/or permanent legal resident of any OAS member state, except the United States. Applicants of Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica (Commonwealth of) Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana. Haití, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay Peru, Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Bahamas (Commonwealth of) The Bahamas (Commonwealth of), Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay and  Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) can apply for the scholarship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

English Language Requirements: Proof of English Proficiency, if applicable – students whose native language is not English will be required to submit one of the following as proof of English proficiency:

A copy of an official transcript verifying completion of studies in an English speaking university in the last five years;  A test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a score of 570 or higher for the paper-based test, 230 for computer-based test, or an internet-based TOEFL (IBT) score of at least 89;  IELTS 6.5, or the equivalent.


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