McDonnell International Scholarship

Brief description:

The best part of studying in the U.S. is that you are provided with an array of financial benefits and support from the government, universities, and most times private organizations or individuals. The point that studying in the U.S. is not the cheapest, but it can become very cheap and affordable for anyone when you secure a scholarship award.

International students have a great opportunity to apply for the McDonnell International Scholars Academy Fellowship program available for studies in the U.S. Applicants who have shown genuine interest to study in the U.S. will be eligible and considered to receive this award provided by Washington University in the USA.

The Scholarship award aims to provide substantial financial assistance for all international students pursuing a graduate or professional degree education at Washington University in the USA. Applicants for these scholarships are evaluated on the basis of their academic performance from past education, leadership skills, mentorship by devoted faculty members, and exclusive global engagement chances. The leaders are selected in line with the Academy’s core value which aims to nurture and create a community of potential global leaders.

The scholarship also aims to encourage cooperative research with different associates’ across disciplines and nations. The scholarship will be awarded or taken in the U.S. which means that those who are applying from outside the U.S. will have to be in the country to receive this award. Applicants are also required to first obtain admission to study in an accredited university in the U.S. to be eligible.

Overview of McDonnell International Scholarship Information:

Host University: Washington University in the USA.

Scholarship Sponsor(s): McDonnell International Scholars Academy.

Host country: USA.

Study Level: Graduate.

Eligible Countries: International.

Application deadline: 31st January 2022.

Scholarship in Details


Level/Field(s) of study:

McDonnell International Scholarship Awards, the USA for 2022-23 academic session is available to undertake Graduate-level programs at Washington University in the USA.

Number of Scholarships:

Not Specified

Target group:

This scholarship award is available to students who are from any country in the world

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The successful applicants will receive financial support and a programmed assistantship that covers students

Full-tuition costs;

Offers a monthly stipend and allowance as well as a travel allowance;

Free access to cultural and leadership teaching via a leadership workshop and seminar which is specifically organized and packed with educational events, with visits to Washington D.C. and also New York Involvement in international symposia and many more on-the-road benefits.

Applicants will also be eligible for a personal mentorship program which will be anchored by one of the devoted faculty ambassadors whose focus is to help in the growth of students’ academic and professional life.


To be considered for the scholarship award, Applicants must ensure they meet the requirements listed below

Applicants must first secure admission to study at Washington University in the USA and also accept the letter of admission issued by the school.

International and domestic students are eligible to apply for this scholarship award.

The scholarship is available for all students who have completed their undergraduate studies at a recognized institution but places more focus on students who completed studies at one of the academy’s partners universities.

Applicants are expected to show academic excellence motivation, dependent thinking, and exceptional leadership abilities. Applying students are also required to display an exceptionally proficient skill in written and spoken English, and also meet the language benchmark that satisfies Washington University’s minimum English language adeptness conditions.

Applicants must also have a valid study permit to be able to enter Canada legally for studies.

Application instructions:

All applicants should ensure that they submit their application before the deadline day and the deadline for all the scholarships for the McDonnell International Scholarship in the USA is scheduled to start October 1st, 2021 to January 31st, 2022. You should note that the scholarship award is offered every year, and you can apply next year if you do not beat the deadline.

Applicants will have to use a separate application for this scholarship which they would be able to access after obtaining admission, Applicants will also need to provide supporting documents such as:

Applicant’s biographic details and academic history;

a personal essay;

a short video;

recommendation letter.


Official Scholarship Website: https://updatemii.com/scholarship/