Institutional Scholarships

Institutional scholarships are available for international undergraduate students. For more information, please review the list of APU scholarships. Most scholarships are stackable, which means students can receive more than one APU scholarship, if qualified. Although international undergraduate students are not required to submit the SAT score report for admission to APU, it is required to qualify for academic scholarship for first-time freshmen.

Academic Merit Scholarships for Freshman International Students

Academic scholarships are based on a combination of GPA and test scores at the time of admittance. Freshman international students who do not qualify for Trustees', President's, Dean's, Director's, or Founder's Scholarships will be considered for International Scholarship I and II. Academic merit scholarships are not stackable.

International Scholarship I

  • Amount: $12,000 annual award ($6,000 per semester)
  • Qualifications: 3.5+ GPA
  • Renewable: Up to four years (must maintain a cumulative 2.8 GPA or higher at APU)

International Scholarship II

  • Amount: $10,000 annual award ($5,000 per semester)
  • Qualifications: 3.0–3.499 GPA
  • Renewable: Up to four years (must maintain a cumulative 2.8 GPA or higher at APU)

Learn more about academic merit scholarships for transfer students.

International Financial Aid for Undergraduate Students

APU Grant

Azusa Pacific University invests millions of dollars annually to partner with families working to bridge the gap of affording the one-of-a-kind, transformational educational experience APU offers. The APU Grant is based on financial need as determined by the APU International Application for Need-based Aid (PDF), cost of attendance, and resources available to the student. The award can be added to other institutional scholarships and is renewable up to four years. The deadline to apply is March 15.

Other Scholarships for International Students

Haggard International Scholarship

There is a special scholarship for international undergraduate students. Applicants for this scholarship must be admitted to APU, must be a born-again Christian, maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA, leave the country after graduation, and follow specified guidelines as stated in the contract/application (PDF). Please contact your enrollment counselor for more information.

Learn more about available other undergraduate scholarships or contact your enrollment counselor for more information

Graduate Students

International Leadership Scholarships (PDF) are available for some graduate applicants with at least five years of work experience. For more information, please contact your enrollment counselor.

Learn more about available graduate scholarships or contact your enrollment counselor for more information.

Please note that any scholarships, grants, or loans based on FAFSA qualification will not be available for international students.