The scholarship was initiated by Chancellor Joe B. Watt to felicitate students with high academic achievement, exceptional leadership qualities, the strength of character, and commitment to diversity and social justice in the year 1985. The mission of the scholarship is to bridge the gaps between the economic, social, and racial divides as well as promote diversity, social justice, and tolerance. The scholarships are extensively funded by alumni, staff, students, corporate houses, and faculty.
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
Scholarships are available to students who display a commitment to leadership, diversity, good character, and high academic achievement.
The application for the Chancellor’s Scholarships has to be made separately although both the scholarship and admission applications are evaluated together.
Applicants whose first language or language of instruction is not English are required to submit official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic scores.
The university’s recommended minimum scores are a 100 on the internet-based TOEFL, a 230 on the computer-based TOEFL, a 7.0 on the IELTS, and a 70 on the PTE Academic.