Scholarship Opportunities

Okay, so some of these colleges are kinda far away.  But, scroll towards the bottom of the list to find a list of American Schools.


1.University of Melbourne’s Chancellor’s Scholars Program is only available to students who completed an Australian Year 12 or the IB in Australia. The award combines the International Undergraduate Scholarship and the Melbourne Global Scholars Award. Domestic students are eligible for the Melbourne National Scholarship of up to $40,500. International student are eligible for fee remission ranging from $10,000 up to a full scholarship.

2.The University of Western Australia will award three outstanding international students with its Faculty of Science Scholarship for International Students. These scholarships are available to students from Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore that have applied for entry in one of seven science majors offered. This scholarship is not open to citizens or permanent residents of Australia or New Zealand. The award is $15,000 over three years and the deadline is November.

3.Deakin University, in Melbourne, Australia awards one high-achieving IB diploma holder with its Deakin International Baccalaureate Scholarship. This scholarship is valued at $5,000 AUD/year plus academic mentor support. Deakin University does not require a scholarship application be submitted for consideration. This scholarship is only available to Australian citizens and holders of Australian permanent humanitarian visas.

4.Griffith University, in Southport, Australia; IB Diploma holders and candidates you may be eligible for the university’s prestigious Dean’s Sir Samuel Griffith Scholarship or the Sir Samuel Griffith Scholarship. The Dean’s Sir Samuel Griffith Scholarship is a merit based scholarship valued at approximately $60,000 AUD, payable at $12,000 AUD per year up to five years of study.


5.The University of Alberta is awarding scholarships for 50 IB Diploma holders from Alberta, entering school in the autumn of 2013. The University of Alberta does not require a scholarship application to be considered, but students must submit their IB exam scores to the university registrar by 1 August 2013 to be considered.

6.The University of Calgary, awards scholarships to the top 17 IB graduates achieving a minimum score of 35. Students need only to submit their final IB exam scores to be considered. There are two awards reserved at $8,750 CAD and fifteen awards at $3,500 CAD.

7.Simon Fraser University (Burnaby, BC, Canada), offers IB graduates the opportunity to apply for one of the University’s Major Entrance Scholarship awards. Students must submit a school transcript and will be required to score a 31 or greater on their IB examinations. Further scholarships open to IB students include the Simon Fraser University United World Colleges Scholarship and the Simon Fraser University Africa Entrance Scholarship.

8.University of Victoria international students who completed the full IB Diploma with a score of 32 or higher are elibible for scholarships ranging in value from $3,000 to $10,000 and are automatically renewable for subsequent years.


9.The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, considers all Diploma holders and candidates for the University entrance Scholarship. Based on exam scores, the award ranges from around HK $10,000 to HK $40,000 (approximately $1000 USD – $5000 USD).


10.Singapore Citizens, yes anyone with permanent residence in Singapore. Upcoming IB graduates in Singapore are encouraged to apply for this Ministry of Trade and Industry undergraduate scholarship focusing on Economics. It covers tuition fees and other approved charges, airfare and possible sponsorship of a Master’s degree.


11.IE University, in Segovia, Spain is awarding four scholarships to IB diploma holders valued at 75% of the cost of tuition. Three of these scholarships are awarded to applicants based in one of three distinct geographic regions, while the fourth is reserved for a student demonstrating financial need.


12.At the University of Roehampton (London, England), IB grads may be eligible for reduced tuition simply for earning the IB Diploma. The University of Roehampton provides international students with two options for financial assistance through the Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship with the possibility of £2,000 or £1,500 per year.

13.City University London is awarding merit-based scholarships to outstanding undergraduate freshmen. The Lord Mayor of London Scholarship for Academic Excellence is a award given to outstanding UK and EU incoming freshmen. The value of the scholarships awarded will be based on academic performance and course of study but are valued between £500-£3,000/year.

14.The University of Reading, in the United Kingdom is offering tuition scholarships for new international undergraduate students with excellent results in the International Baccalaureate. The scholarships are available to students pursing any subject. To be considered, students must hold an admissions offer at the University of Reading. To apply, send a nomination letter from the school/college (at which you are studying for the International Baccalaureate) to the Student Financial Support office outlining your academic and extra-curricular achievements.

15.University of Kent’s academic excellence scholarship offers IBDP students with a combined score of 35 or higher, eligibility for a scholarships of up to £2,000 per year. UK, EU and international applicants beginning their first year of study at University of Kent’s Canterbury or Medway campus are eligible.

16.The University of Liverpool is providing international students from non-European Union countries the International Baccalaureate Award. Applicants with IB scores totaling 36 or higher in the full IB Diploma will be considered for the £2,500 award.

17.King’s College London updated admissions requirements to open their doors to more IB students. Undergraduates are eligible for a number of scholarships, including the Desmond Tutu Scholarship, which awards 75 undergraduates with £1,000 each.


18.Kansas State University provides IB graduates who are enrolled as incoming freshmen with the opportunity to receive an addition $1,000 scholarship for receiving their IB Diplomas. Students seeking this supplemental scholarship should provide official IB transcripts to the Kansas State University Office of Financial Assistance.

19.Bowling Green State University (Bowling Green, OH, USA) is offering a $3,000 IB Excellence Scholarship for graduates enrolling in the autumn of 2013. IB graduates seeking this scholarship must submit their final exam results to the university proving the IB Diploma was awarded.

20.Missouri State University (Springfield, MO, USA) IB Graduates may be eligible for merit-based financial aid. Students applying for admission by mid-January and receiving their IB Diploma will qualify for the Missouri State University Board of Governors scholarship of $5,000 per year ($20,000 over four years).

21.Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX, USA), IB Graduates may be eligible for merit-based financial aid based on their exam score. Upon receipt of your exam results, Southern Methodist University will award varying amounts of financial assistance. Award Amounts: 30-34 $4,000, 35-39 $8,000, 40 and above $12,000.

22.Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), listed as a tier 1 university in the United States, will award select IB graduates with scholarships. IB graduates with an exam score of 40 or greater are guaranteed a $20,000 merit scholarship.

23.Northern Arizona University IB Graduates may be eligible for a $5,000 renewable scholarship through the President’s IB Scholarship.

24.New York Film Academy in Los Angeles, CA offers students who have earned the International Baccalaureate diploma a $500 per year Tuition Grant.

25.Texas Tech University offers incoming freshmen Presidential Scholarship consideration. Scholarship application submission deadline is 1 February 2015 (Updated 24 October 2014).

26.Wittenberg University is offereing grants of $10,000 to $16,000. The scholarship is available to applicants who complete International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma and the amount is based on the number of points awarded.

27.University of Nebraska-Lincoln offers out of state IB Diploma recipients an opportunity to receive up to $50,000 in scholarships. In addition, all IB Diploma candidates that submit an Informal Personal Statement are eligible for the $1,000 non-renewable IB Nebraska Legends Scholarship.

28.Western Oregon University IB Diploma recipients with a score of 30 or higher receive both Guaranteed Admission to WOU and the Provost’s Achievement Scholarship, a renewable four-year award of $2,500 per year. Students are required to submit ACT (including writing) or SAT scores for placement purposes.

29.At the University of Alabama, Birmingham, students who have been admitted for the fall and notified the school of their candidacy for the IB Diploma, are eligible to submit results and receive a $2,500 scholarship.

30.William Jewell College, in Liberty, Missouri, USA provides distinguished IB alumni with a merit scholarship valued at $17,000. This scholarship is awarded based on academics, service, leadership, talent and co-curricular activities. This scholarship is awarded to students in March.

31.Middle Tennessee State University, allows prospective year two students (seniors) in the IB Diploma Programme to apply for a $1,000/year scholarship. To be eligible, IB students must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.5 Junior year, anticipate graduating with an IB Diploma, and submit an application to attend Middle Tennessee State University along with official transcripts.

32.Columbia College, in Columbia, Missouri, USA is awarding $4,000 scholarships to IB Diploma holders meeting select criteria. These scholarships are renewable for a total of $16,000 over four years. To be considered for this scholarship, IB graduates must receive their IB Diplomas and must have grades greater than or equal to scores that will transfer in as Columbia College credit.

33.Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina, IB graduates may be eligible for a $5,000 renewable scholarship based on their IB diploma, SAT/ACT score, and GPA.

34.Oregon State University (Corvallis, Oregon, USA) is awarding scholarships to IB diploma holders who scored 30 or higher on their exam. The IB Scholarships from Oregon State University are $3,000/year and renewable. In order to be considered, students must present OSU with official transcripts as soon as possible.

35.University of Oregon international IB Diploma holders may qualify for the University of Oregon’s International Dean’s Excellence Award (IDEA) for New International Students. International students applying by January 15 are automatically considered for awards between $6,000-$8,000 USD, renewable based on performance.

36.Pacific University, IB graduates enrolled to begin classes at Pacific University (Oregon, USA), may be eligible for an additional $3,000 USD scholarship for receiving an IB Diploma. IB graduates scoring a 30 or more are eligible to receive the University’s IB Achievement Scholarship and may qualify for other merit scholarships.

37.Texas State University San Marcos, IB Diploma candidates may qualify for one of Texas State University’s assured scholarships valued at up to $8,000/year. Applications are not necessary and students meeting the qualifications will automatically be awarded scholarships.

38.The University of Rochester, (Rochester, NY, USA) will award select IB Diploma graduates with its International Baccalaureate (IB) Scholarship. This award is an acknowledgment of hard work and determination underwent by many IB graduates. The university says, “The IB Diploma Programme prepares ideal candidates to take advantage of the unique University of Rochester learning environment.”

39.Monmouth College, IB diploma holders from outside of the United States may be eligible for one of Monmouth College’s Merit Scholarships for International Baccalaureate Students. These scholarships have a minimum value of $10,000 USD per year and are eligible for renewal for up to three additional years of study.

40.Mississippi State University, IB Diploma candidates interested may be eligible for one of many scholarships specifically for IB Diploma holders. These range in value from $6,000 USD to $14,000 USD.

41.William Jewell College honors all IB Diploma recipients with an automatic scholarship valued at $17,000 annually. To be eligible, applicants must provide their high school transcript, IB test scores, and a copy of their IB Diploma.

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