Back to Home
Scholarships

International Scholarships

As an international student, you are eligible for all of  Davenport's academic scholarships offered through the University. Our scholarships are based on academic performance and will be automatically applied to tuition costs. 

Other financial resources are available at this link, or search for specific International scholarship's that may be relevant to you and your background by clicking here.

Housing Scholarships are also available for up to $2,000 for the year, to be used towards on-campus residence.  Please complete the Housing Scholarship form and return it to our Financial Aid Department or your Admissions representative.

Undergraduate Scholarships

President's Scholarship (Charter Scholarship)

Maximum Annual Amount

Full tuition and fees

Per Semester Amounts

Tuition and fees

Student Type

New high school student

Program Type

Undergraduate

To Qualify

Minimum 3.90 CGPA (end of junior year) OR minimum 31 ACT and 3.0 CGPA OR minimum 1360 SAT (verbal + math) and 3.0 CGPA. Competitive essay is required (due January 15). Minimum enrollment of 15 credit hours per fall and winter semesters required; optional minimum 6 credit hours for spring/summer semester.

Essay topic: "How will a Davenport education help you achieve your career goals?" Essays should be approximately 500 to 750 words long and will be evaluated based upon the specific career goals, how those goals fit within a program at Davenport and the quality of the writing.

Awarding Process

The essay plays a primary role in the awarding process. Other factors such as overall GPA, standardized test scores and class rank are considered when making decisions. All candidates are reviewed and essays read by a committee made up of representatives from Admissions, Faculty and Financial Aid. That committee’s recommendations are then reviewed by the Executive Vice President for Enrollment and Student Development and the Executive Director of Admissions. The final decisions are reviewed by the President of Davenport University.

Renewable

Up to 4 years or bachelor's degree (whichever is shorter)

Renewal CGPA

3.60 (checked at the end of winter semester for awarding for the following academic year)

Si Se Puede Cesar E. Chavez Scholarship

Maximum Annual Amount

Up to full tuition and fees

Per Semester Amounts

Tuition and fees

Student Type

New high school student

New adult student

New transfer student

Program Type

Undergraduate

To Qualify

 

One scholarship will be awarded each year.  A separate application is required (due December 1st).  Click here to go to the application.

Minimum 2.00 GPA from high school or transferring institution. Recommended enrollment of 12 credit hours per fall and winter semester, with spring summer enrollment of 6 credit hours. Minimum of 6 credit hours per semester required. 

Students involved in community service and/or activities in support of diversity and inclusion are encouraged to apply.

The application will ask candidates how they have demonstrated the ideals espoused by Cesar E. Chavez including leadership, environmentalism, social justice, and community service. 

Renewable

Up to 4 years or bachelor's degree (whichever is shorter)

Renewal CGPA

Students must maintain Standards of Academic Progress

     

 

Titanium

Maximum Annual Amount

$6,000

Per Semester Amounts

Full-time: $3,000 3/4time: $2,250 Half-time: $1,500

Student Type

New high school student

New adult student

New transfer student

Program Type

Undergraduate

To Qualify

One of the following must be met for high school students to qualify:

  • Minimum 3.75 high school CGPA (end of junior year) OR minimum 28 ACT and 3.0 CGPA OR minimum 1260 SAT (verbal + math) and 3.0 CGPA

One of the following must be met for transfer students to qualify:

  • Transfer in a minimum of 15 college-level credits and have a minimum 3.75 CGPA from transferring institution.

Renewable

Up to 4 years or bachelor's degree (whichever is shorter)

Renewal CGPA

3.40 (checked at the end of the winter semester for awarding for the following academic year)

Platinum

Maximum Annual Amount

$4,000

Per Semester Amounts

Full-time: $2,000 3/4 time: $1,500 Half-time: $1,000

Student Type

New high school student

New adult student

New transfer student

Program Type

Undergraduate

To Qualify

One of the following must be met for high school students to qualify:

  • Minimum 3.50 high school CGPA (end of junior year) OR minimum 25 ACT and 3.0 CGPA OR minimum 1130 SAT (verbal + math) and 3.0 CGPA

One of the following must be met for transfer students to qualify:

  • Transfer in a minimum of 15 college-level credits and have a minimum 3.50 CGPA from transferring institution

Renewable

Up to 4 years or bachelor's degree (whichever is shorter)

Renewal CGPA

3.20 (checked at the end of winter semester for awarding for the following academic year)

     

 Gold

 

Maximum Annual Amount

$3,000

Per Semester Amounts

Full-time: $1,500 3/4 time: $1,125 Half-time: $750

Student Type

New high school student

New adult student

New transfer student

Program Type

Undergraduate

To Qualify

One of the following must be met for high school students to qualify:

  • Minimum 3.20 high school CGPA (end of junior year) OR minimum 21 ACT and 3.0 CGPA OR minimum 980 SAT (verbal + math) and 3.0 CGPA

One of the following must be met for transfer students to qualify:

  • Transfer in a minimum of 15 college-level credits and have a minimum 3.20 CGPA from transferring institution

Renewable

Up to 4 years or bachelor's degree (whichever is shorter)

Renewal CGPA

3.00 (checked at the end of winter semester for awarding for the following academic year)

Silver

Maximum Annual Amount

$2,000

Per Semester Amounts

Full-time: $1,000 3/4 time: $750 Half-time: $500

Student Type

New high school student

New adult student

New transfer student

Program Type

Undergraduate

To Qualify

One of the following must be met for high school/GED students to qualify:

  • Minimum 2.80 high school CGPA (end of junior year)
  • Minimum 530 GED
  • Minimum 21 ACT and have a minimum 2.0 CGPA

One of the following must be met for transfer students to qualify:

  • Transfer in a minimum of 15 college-level credits and have a minimum 2.80 CGPA from transferring institution
  • Transfer in college-level math and English courses 

The following must be met for either high school/GED or transfer students to qualify:

  • Qualifying COMPASS scores: Writing >=78  Reading >= 81 Pre-algebra >= 39

Renewable

Up to 4 years or bachelor's degree (whichever is shorter)

Renewal CGPA

2.50 (checked at the end of winter semester for awarding for the following academic year)

     

 

Academic Excellence for Undergraduate

Maximum Annual Amount

$1,500

$1,000

$500

Per Semester Amounts

Full-time: $750 3/4 time: $563 Half-time: $375

Full-time: $500 3/4 time: $375 Half-time: $250

Full-time: $250 3/4 time: $188 Half-time: $125

Student Type

Continuing student

Program Type

Undergraduate

To Qualify

Minimum 3.75 CGPA AND minimum 30 credit hours earned at Davenport

Minimum 3.50 - 3.74 CGPA AND minimum 30 credit hours earned at Davenport

Minimum 3.00 - 3.49 CGPA AND minimum 30 credit hours earned at Davenport

Renewable

Not automatically renewable

Renewal CGPA

N/A

 

Graduate Scholarships

Academic Excellence for Graduate

Maximum Annual Amount

$1,000

Per Semester Amounts

Full-time: $500 Half-time: $250

Student Type

Continuing student

Program Type

Graduate (any masters program)

To Qualify

Minimum 3.80 CGPA and minimum 12 graduate-level credit hours earned at Davenport

Renewable

Not automatically renewable

Renewal CGPA

N/A

     

 

Medallion

Maximum Annual Amount

$2,000

Per Semester Amounts

Full-time: $1,000 Half-time: $500

Student Type

New graduate-level student

Program Type

Graduate (any masters program)

To Qualify

Minimum 3.8 CGPA from a bachelor’s degree program and be fully accepted into a graduate program

Renewable

Up to 4 years or master's degree (whichever is shorter)

Renewal CGPA

3.50 (checked at the end of winter semester for awarding for the following academic year)

 

 

Scholars

Maximum Annual Amount

$1,500

Per Semester Amounts

Full-time: $750 Half-time: $375

Student Type

New graduate-level student

Program Type

Graduate (any masters program)

To Qualify

Minimum 3.50 CGPA from a bachelor’s degree program and be fully accepted into a graduate program

Renewable

Up to 4 years or master's degree (whichever is shorter)

Renewal CGPA

3.20 (checked at the end of winter semester for awarding for the following academic year)

     

 

Graduate

Maximum Annual Amount

$1,000

Per Semester Amounts

Full-time: $500 Half-time: $250

Student Type

New graduate-level student

Program Type

Graduate (any masters program)

To Qualify

Minimum 3.0 CGPA from a bachelor’s degree program and be fully accepted into a graduate program

Renewable

Up to 4 years or master's degree (whichever is shorter)

Renewal CGPA

3.00 (checked at the end of winter semester for awarding for the following academic year)