Merit Scholarship

Financial Assistance/Scholarship for North American Students

For incoming high school students or for students who have under 15 credit hours from a university, their high school transcript will be evaluated.

 For incoming students who have 16 credit hours or above, their college transcripts will be evaluated*.

Tuition Reduction

High School Grades/GPA

50%

19/20
95/100
3.8/4.0 and above
IB:39/45

35%

18 – 18.9/20
90 – 94.9/100
3.6 – 3.79/4.0
IB: 36/45

25%

17 – 17.9/20
85 – 89.9/100
3.4 – 3.59/4.0
IB: 33/45

The equivalency requirements for high school students is evaluated on an unweighted GPA
Students must maintain their GPA in order to renew their award.

* Students who are enrolled in college courses during high school will have their high school transcripts evaluated.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a high school graduate
  • Have achieved a GPA of at least 3.4

To continue receiving the award students must:

For bachelor degree-seeking students:

  • Achieve a Cumulative Index (CI) of 3.0/4.0 by the end of the second semester of study and maintain this CI thereafter
  • Earn passing grade(s) in EAPP courses if they are under the English for Academic Purposes Program
  • Register for at least 2 courses (6 credits or more) per continuous semesters
  • Complete their studies at Deree within a period of six continuous years

For certificate minor-seeking students or non-degree students:

  • Achieve a Cumulative Index (CI) of 3.0/4.0 by the end of the first semester of study and maintain this CI thereafter
  • Earn passing grade(s) in EAPP courses if they are under the English for Academic Purposes Program
  • Register for at least 2 courses (6 credits or more) per continuous semesters
  • Complete their studies at Deree within a period of three continuous years

No application procedure is required unless interested students wish to file for additional need-based financial assistance.