Student Ambassador Scholarship

Student Ambassador Scholarship (SAS)


LUJ's Office of International Student Affairs is pleased to announce the Student Ambassador Scholarship (SAS) for students who are currently enrolled in LUJ's academic program. The SAS is a competitive scholarship with three tiers of awards based on current LUJ GPA, an essay and letters of recommendation.

  • Tier 1 Recipients: one year (three continuous semesters) of full-tuition scholarship.
  • Tier 2 Recipients: two continuous semesters of full-tuition scholarship. 
  • Tier 3 Recipients: one semester of full-tuition scholarship. 


For those wishing to apply for this scholarship for the Summer 2018 semester, the application process must be completed by February 28, 2018. Award notifications will be announced by the end of March. 

Eligibility Requirements

  • 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 current GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • 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1 and 2 recipients must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA (cumulative) in the following semesters or the scholarship will be rescinded. 
  • Students should submit documentation indicating their need for financial assistance. 
  • Recipients of GI-Bill benefits or similar funding are not eligible for these scholarships. 
  • Applicants must have a valid visa status. 

Application Process

Priority consideration for applications submitted by February 28, 2018. 

  • Step 1: Provide a transcript of courses taken at LUJ.  
  • 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 (from LUJ instructors). 
    • The letters should be signed by the instructor recommending you, and submitted in PDF format. They should be sent via email to  with the subject line of "Student Ambassador Scholarship". 
  • 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. 

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