Student Ambassador Scholarship

Student Ambassador Scholarship (SAS)


LUJ's Office of International Student Affairs is pleased to anounce the Student Ambassador Scholarship (SAS) for entering international students. The SAS is a competitive scholarship with four tiers of awards based on high school GPA, essay submission, and letters of recommendation. 

  • Tier 1 Recipients: one year (three continuous semesters) of full-tuition scholarship.
  • Tier 2 Recipients: two continous semesters of full-tuition scholarship. 
  • Tier 3 Recipients: one semester of full-tuition scholarship. 
  • Tier 4 Recipients: admissions fee waived (applicable only for incoming students)


For those wishing to apply for this scholarship for the Spring 2018 semester, the application process must be completed by October 31, 2017. Award notifications will be announced by December 1, 2017. 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must have already been accepted to LUJ's Academic program.
  • Applicants must be enrolled full-time in LUJ's Associate of Arts degree program (short-term study abroad students are not eligible to apply).
  • Applicants must have a valid visa status. 
  • Applicants must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0.
  • Tiers 1, 2 and 3 scholarship recipients must maintain full-time enrollment status (a minimum of 12 credits per semester). Recipients enrolling for more than 12 credit hours will be responsible for the additional costs, including textbook and other supplementary fees.
  • Tiers 1 and 2 recipients must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA (cumulative) in the following semesters for the scholarship to be applied.

Application Process

Priority consideration for applications submitted by October 31, 2017. 

  • Step 1: Confirm with your Admission's Officer that your official high school transcript(s) has (have) been received. 
  • Step 2: Submit a 800-1,000 word essay answering the scholarship question. 
    • How have you been practicing Global Citizenship in your local community and how will you continue to be a Global Citizen in your country or community after completing your education at LUJ? 
  • Step 3: Submit two Letters of Recommendation (only letters from non-family members). 
    • The letters should be sent via email to  with the subject line of "Student Ambassador Scholarship". 
    • Letters should be signed by the person recommending you, and submitted in PDF format. 
  • Step 4: Submit financial records / documents (bank statements, etc. of your financial supporter).

Criteria for Awarded Scholars

Students awarded a Student Ambassador Scholarship will be expected to excel academically, be engaged in campus life, and to periodically assist the Office of International Student Affairs by serving as an ambassador for the university.  Likely areas of engagement include: 

  • Becoming an active member in the university's Student Government Association (SGA), a student-led organization that plans and coordinates various student activities and university events throughout the year. 
  • Representing the university at occassional school fairs/visits
  • Welcoming new students at orientations
  • Assissting in on campus events and community outreach events sponsored by the university. 

Have any questions? Contact your admission's officer to find out more. 

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