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Financial Aid for International Students


The following financial aid options are available to qualified international students who enroll in at least 12 hours of coursework per semester. For more information, contact the Financial Aid Office.

Academic Scholarship

  • AMOUNT: Up to $10,000 per academic year, based on GPA
  • REQUIREMENTS: A completed application to BCU, and cumulative 2.0 GPA from previous coursework
  • RENEWABLE: Yes
  • DEADLINE: None
  • To qualify, you must apply for admission to Briar Cliff University.
    Apply here

Athletic Scholarship

  • AMOUNT: Based on head coach's decision
  • REQUIREMENTS: Remain academically eligible in the following sports: Men’s and women’s basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, track and field, men's football, men's baseball, men's wrestling, women's softball and women's volleyball.
  • INTERVIEW: Not required
  • RENEWABLE: Yes (based on participation) 
  • For more info, visit the BCU athletic website »

Fine Arts Scholarships (Art, Music & Theatre)

  • AMOUNT: Awards vary based on department chairperson's decision
  • REQUIREMENTS: Audition or portfolio
  • RENEWABLE: Yes (based on program guidelines)
  • For more info, contact the Financial Aid Office »