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Study a Bachelor’s in the USA Scholarship 2023

Apply for our $5,000 bachelor degree scholarship and make your study abroad dreams a reality

Are you looking for scholarships to study in the USA? We can help! At, we believe that students who study abroad become the next generation of globally-minded adventurers – so we want more of you to do it!

We know that when studying abroad in America, scholarships are crucial. That’s why we’re offering one bachelor degree scholarship of up to $5,000 to help cover your tuition fees and get you one step closer to your next great adventure.

This bachelor degree scholarship will be awarded for students beginning their studies in the Fall 2023 semester or after and is worth up to $5,000. It's open to students from any country who will be studying a bachelor’s degree abroad at a college or university in the USA.

The application period for this opportunity ends on 30 June 2023 at 12:00 CEST.

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Our Winners and Finalists

Have a look at the past winners and finalists of our Study a Bachelor's in the USA Scholarship to learn more about what made us select them. 

Find more scholarships for bachelor degree studies in our Scholarship Directory.


To apply for our scholarship:

  • You must have applied (or will apply) to a college or university in the USA.
  • You must have applied (or will apply) for a bachelor's level degree starting in Fall 2023.
  • The degree program must be studied either on campus or online via distance learning from an institute based in the USA.
  • You must meet the entry requirements for the college or university, including:
    • Holding a valid transcript from your high school (or equivalent)
    • Meeting any language requirements for the program
  • You must hold or be eligible to apply for a relevant study visa (if applicable).
  • You cannot hold US citizenship or currently reside in the USA unless you are currently studying abroad.

Our ideal candidate

Are you the next globally-minded adventurer?

If you’re planning on studying abroad in America, scholarships are only one part of your journey. We already know you have a courageous and adventurous spirit because of your decision to study abroad, but what else are we looking for in a candidate?

You are:

  • Globally-minded and interested in other cultures
  • A high academic achiever with consistently outstanding grades
  • Involved in extracurricular groups and activities
  • Excited to begin your adventure and share your story with the world!

Need more information about education in the USA? Check out our guide to studying abroad in the United States.

Important Notice:

Key dates for Study a Bachelor’s in the USA 2022 Scholarship applicants

Finalists notified:

3-14 October 2022

Winner announced:

24-28 October 2022

Scholarship paid out:

Fall 2022 semester

Key dates for Study a Bachelor’s in the USA 2023 Scholarship

Applications open:

31 August 2022

Applications close:

30 June 2023, 12:00 CEST

Finalists notified:

15 July 2023 -11 August 2023

Winner announced:

21-25 August 2023

Scholarship paid out:

Fall 2023 semester

Application requirements

Wondering how to apply for one of our yearly scholarships to study in the USA?

To be considered, you'll need to submit your completed application by 30 June 2023 at 12:00 CEST.

The application consists of:

  • Filling out a short form
  • Submitting a short essay (400-500 words) that answers the question: Why did you choose the USA as a study abroad destination, and how will it help you to shape your future?

Please note: Applications need to be submitted in English. Applications in other languages won't be considered.

If you're selected as a finalist, you'll be asked to provide:

  • Proof of acceptance into an American university in the form of a copy of your acceptance letter
  • Proof that you've finished high school (or equivalent) in the form of a copy of your transcript
  • A copy of your passport to prove your identity

It is very important that all copies of documents are color scans. Please have these documents on hand should you be selected as a finalist. You will have 7 days from the time we tell you that you're a finalist to send us this documentation.

If selected as our winner, you'll need to:

  • Tell us that you want to accept our scholarship within 3 days of being told that you have won.
  • Repost one of our social media announcements on Instagram, LinkedIn, and/or Facebook to tell others about yourself as the winner!

View the full Terms & Conditions here.

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FAQs about this scholarship

  • How many scholarships to study in the USA will be awarded?

There is only one scholarship available per round. This will be awarded to one individual.

  • When will I find out if I've won the bachelor degree scholarship?

The scholarship finalists will be contacted between the 15th July and 11th of August 2023, and the winner will be announced on our website and social media channels between the 21st and 25th of August 2023.

  • Can I edit my application after I submit it?

Yes, you will be able to log in as many times as you like using the email you originally submitted the application with up until the application close date – 30 June 2023 at 12:00 CEST. At this time, the application form will be closed and all submissions will be considered final.
Please note: Once you've submitted your essay, you will be unable to delete and re-upload revised versions through the Google Form. So, please make sure to only submit your application once your essay is complete. If you submit the wrong essay or would like to make changes, please email us at from the email address associated with your application with the updated version of your essay.

  • What do I have to submit with my application?

In the initial application, all you need to do is fill in the form along with a 400-500 word essay on the topic: Why did you choose the USA as a study abroad destination, and how will it help you grow as a globally-minded leader?

If you are selected as a finalist, you will be asked to supply us with more documents that further prove your eligibility.

  • What should I include in my application essay?

We want you to tell us what drew you to the USA, and particularly, how it will help you grow as a globally-minded leader. Tell us what is important to you, where you see your future, and how a scholarship to studying in the USA will help you get there as well as how it will help you grow and develop.

If you want to get more practical tips on how to improve your scholarship application and essay, have a look at our article on scholarship tips and advice.

  • I want to upload a new version of my essay. How do I do this?

Please email from the email address associated with your application with the updated version of your essay and we'll make a note of it on your application.

  • Can I get reimbursed if I have already paid my tuition fees for the Fall 2023 (and Spring 2024) semester?

Unfortunately, we’re unable to reimburse tuition fees that you have already paid. The scholarship fund can only be used towards upcoming tuition fees and is paid directly to your university.

  • Can this scholarship be used towards other expenses?

The scholarship fund can only be used towards your tuition fees. No living costs, accommodation rental, travel expenses, or other semester fees can be covered.

  • Can I email you or send you my application by post?

No, all applications must be submitted via the official online form (link below). If you email or post us your application, we will not include it for consideration.

  • I have already started studying my bachelor's degree. Am I still eligible?

If you have already started your bachelor studies before Fall 2023, you are unfortunately ineligible.

  • I am applying to study my degree online. Am I eligible for this scholarship?

Yes, this scholarship is eligible towards tuition fees for online degrees, provided that that degree is delivered by a higher education institute based in the USA. You don't have to be living in the USA or studying on campus to be eligible for this scholarship. However, US citizens or residents are ineligible.

  • Where can I find more scholarships for bachelor degree studies?

Whether you’re planning to study abroad in Europe, Asia, or America, scholarships can be difficult to find. Access more opportunities for scholarships for bachelor degree studies as well as scholarships for other degree types in our regularly updated Scholarship Directory.

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