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International Scholarship Program for International Students

Waldorf Residential Scholarships

Waldorf Merit Scholarships for incoming international students are awarded based on student’s high school GPA and standardized test scores. The following awards are available for students:

  • International Freshman Academic Scholarship Program

    All full-time degree seeking students who do not receive an athletic scholarship will qualify for a merit-based academic scholarship AND a participation award. The following are awarded upon acceptance to Waldorf University and are based upon the student’s academic performance. These are automatic awards provided to our students.

      Resident Plan Commuter Plan
    Regents $14,000 $10,500
    Presidential $12,000 $9,000
    Excellence $11,000 $8,250
    Torch $10,000 $7,500
    Warrior $9,000 $6,750

    Please visit with your Admissions Counselor to find your award amount. All athletic awards are decided by the athletic coaches. Please contact your athletic coach for scholarship information. Please note that WU follows a resident and commuter scholarship plan. Please visit with your admissions counselor for more information.

    Freshman Participation Scholarship Program

    Waldorf offers all students not receiving an athletic scholarship a second scholarship that can be added to the freshman merit scholarship since the majority of our students at some point become involved with a co-curricular program.

    Here is a listing of those opportunities:

     

    Competitive Scholarship Opportunities

    Pillars Scholarship
    The Waldorf Pillars program is for new residential students with scholastic aspiration seeking living-and-learning environments outside of the classroom. Recipients receive valuable connections to faculty, internship experience, opportunities for research and/or service projects in one of the following different areas. Please visit the Pillars Program page for more information.

    Scholarship Day
    The Waldorf University Freshman Scholarship Day is an academic event for incoming freshman prospective students who meet eligibility requirements are able to compete for several scholarships including a full-tuition scholarship. Parents are welcomed and encouraged to attend. Please visit our Scholarship Day page for more information.

  • International Transfer Academic Scholarship Program

    All full-time degree seeking students who do not receive an athletic scholarship will qualify for a merit-based academic scholarship AND a participation award. The following are awarded upon acceptance to Waldorf University and are based upon the student’s academic performance. These are automatic awards provided to our students.

      GPA Range Resident Plan Commuter Plan
    Regents 3.6 $14,000 $10,500
    Presidential 3.4 $12,000 $9,000
    Excellence 3.2 $11,000 $8,250
    Torch 2.8 $10,000 $7,500
    Warrior 2.0 $9,000 $6,750

    Please visit with your Transfer Coordinator to find your award amount. All athletic awards are decided by the athletic coaches. Please contact your athletic coach for scholarship information. Please note that WU follows a resident and commuter scholarship plan. Please visit with your admissions counselor for more information.

    NIACC Transfer Scholarship
    Exclusive to recent NIACC graduates, in recognition of NIACC’s centennial event, we are pleased to offer a new scholarship at Waldorf University – the NIACC Centennial Scholarship – created to enable you to complete your baccalaureate degree. Please visit the NIACC webpage for more information.

    Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
    Waldorf University provides scholarships to those students who are members in good standing in Phi Theta Kappa and meet the education requirements of the scholarship. Please visit with our Transfer Coordinator for more information.

    Transfer Participation Scholarship Program

    Waldorf offers all students not receiving an athletic scholarship a second scholarship that can be added to the transfer merit scholarship since the majority of our students at some point become involved with a co-curricular program.

    Here is a listing of those opportunities:

  • Online Scholarships

    Please contact scholarships@waldorf.edu if you have any questions or would like to learn more about the educational opportunities available through Waldorf University.

    Atlanta Fire Rescue Foundation Scholarship

    Waldorf University partners with the Atlanta Fire Rescue Department to offer an annual scholarship to one of their members.

    For more information, or to apply, visit the Atlanta Fire Rescue Foundation Scholarship page.

    Chantell Cooley Military Spouse Scholarship

    For more information, or to apply, visit the Chantell Cooley Military Spouse Scholarship page.

     

    CSX Moving Forward Scholarship

    For more information, or to apply, visit the CSX Moving Forward Scholarship page.

    Family Focused Scholarship

    For more information, or to apply, visit the Family Focused Scholarship page.

    Grace Darling Seibold Scholarship

    For more information, or to apply, visit the Grace Darling Seibold Scholarship page.

    Hero Behind The Hero Scholarship

    Waldorf University recognizes the sacrifices made by the family members of America’s military men and women and public safety personnel (firefighters, law enforcement officers, EMTs and dispatchers) and is proud to award scholarships to online and residential students through the Hero Behind the Hero Scholarship Program.

    For more information, or to apply, visit the Hero Behind The Hero Scholarship page.

    IABPFF - Chief Joseph L. Jones Scholarship

    For more information, or to apply, visit the IABPFF - Chief Joseph L. Jones Scholarship page.

    John Thompson NSA Scholarship

    Waldorf University partners with the National Sheriff’s Association to offer an annual scholarship to one of their members in honor of John Thompson, NSA Deputy Executive Director.

    For more information, or to apply, visit the John Thompson NSA Scholarship webpage.

    Learning Partner Scholarship

    Waldorf University partners with numerous associations, companies and organizations and provide these Learning Partners with a 10 percent tuition discount. Additionally, Waldorf offers a special scholarship program exclusively for Learning Partners.

    For more information, or to apply, visit the Learning Partner Scholarship webpage.

    Living Legacy Scholarship

    For more information, or to apply, visit the Living Legacy Scholarship page.

    Mississippi Fire Service Memorial Scholarship

    Waldorf University partners with the Mississippi Fire Chiefs Association to offer an annual scholarship to one of their members.

    For more information, or to apply, visit the Mississippi Fire Service Memorial Scholarship page.

    Scholarships America

    Waldorf University is proud to partner with Scholarships America to provide educational opportunities for potential students across the country. As a member of the Scholarships America Tuition Reduction Network, offering discounts on our already low tuition rates to Scholarships America consumers.

Note: Applying does not guarantee that a scholarship will be awarded. Scholarships have varying deadlines and application requirements. 

Campus Work

International students who qualify may be able to work on campus. Traditionally, there is a great amount of competition for on-campus jobs. An on-campus job will not provide enough money to pay tuition fees, but will give the student some extra spending money.