International Scholarships, Assistance, and Awards
We offer competitive scholarships to help you get the education you want.
Learn more about how you can finance your Springfield College degree through our various offerings.
|Trustee Scholarship: $22,000 per year ($88,000 over four years)||Eligibility: GPA 3.5 or higher|
|Presidential Scholarship: $18,000 per year ($72,000 over four years)||Eligibility: GPA 3.2 to 3.49|
|Dean Scholarship: $15,000 per year ($60,000 over four years)||Eligibility: GPA 3.0 to 3.19 or higher|
For students that do not meet the criteria for a merit scholarship, we are pleased to offer the Director Award.
|Director Award: $10,000 per year ($40,000 over four years)||Eligibility: GPA less than 3.0|
International Housing Award
This annual award of $7,040 (or $28,160 over four years) covers the cost of a double room in selected residence halls on campus for four years. The award is given to the first 25 international undergraduate students who have been admitted to Springfield College, who are degree-seeking full-time students, and who have committed to attend Springfield College by submitting the enrollment deposit.
Additional International Undergraduate Awards
These scholarships/awards may be combined with other awards, not to exceed cost of tuition.
Important: Limit of two scholarships/awards in addition to the academic/merit scholarship and housing award.
Early Decision Award
$1,000 one-time award for students meeting the early admissions decision deadlines.
- Freshmen Deadlines:
- Early Decision I: December 1 application (all credentials in by January 1).
- Early Decision II: January 15 application (all credentials in by February 1).
A one-time award of $2,000 upon entry into Springfield College to any student whose brother, sister, parent, or grandparent (including stepfamily members) received a degree from Springfield College or are currently enrolled as a degree-seeking student. (Only one award regardless of the number of family members attending or previously receiving degrees.)
Established by Dr. Paul (SC Class of ’65, G'72) and Nancy (SC Class of ’68) Couzelis. This is an annual undergraduate scholarship of $3,500 ($14,000 over four years/eight semesters) given to three students in the entering first-year class each year majoring in either Physical Education or Exercise Science. Preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need.
YMCA Career Award
An annual award to select incoming freshmen of promise who plan to make a career in the YMCA and who have exemplified participation and leadership in the YMCA through their high school years.
Associates Degree Completion Award (Transfer Students Only)
A one-time award of $1,000 for transfer students who come with an Associate’s Degree in any subject area already completed.
Preferred Application Award (Transfer Students Only)
$1,000 one-time award for students meeting the preferred application deadlines.
- May 1 for fall semester enrollment
- Dec. 1 for spring semester enrollment.
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship for Transfer Students: $2,500
International transfer students who are at a community college in the United States and who are members of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society are eligible. This annual scholarship is valued at $2,500 and is added to the merit/academic scholarship. It is renewable, provided the student maintains full-time status (a minimum of 12 academic credits per semester) and continues to make satisfactory progress towards a four-year undergraduate degree.
International Graduate Scholarship
International graduate students are eligible to apply for fellowships, associateships, assistantships, and scholarships.
Qualifying undergraduate international students who remain in good academic standing will receive up to $1,500 annual for travel between the College and their home. The travel reimbursement will be provided each academic year for a maximum of four years (eight semesters). International students who are receiving full scholarships from their government are not eligible.
A variety of positions may be available in departments and offices throughout the campus. Available positions are posted by the Career Center. The student is responsible for securing employment. Each department is responsible for securing employment. Each department is responsible for its own hiring decisions.
Employment in F1 Status
Students in F1 Status may only obtain on-campus work. Students may work on campus for no more than 20 hours per week while school is in session and 40 hours per week during school breaks.
Students must have a social security number in order to work. Contact the International Center for assistance.
The Career Center
The Career Center can assist international students in identifying off-campus jobs or career-related positions. These experiences may provide students with the opportunity to earn money while gaining valuable career-related experience. International students must have a social security number in order to work off campus.