Global Citizen Scholarship

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Global Citizen Scholarship

Fall term New International Applicant $1,000

Spring term New International Applicant $500

The Global Citizen Scholarship will be awarded to an incoming international student who plans to attend Kirkwood full-time on an F-1 visa. The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded in two payments.  A credit of $500 will be applied to the student’s Kirkwood account at the start of the fall and spring terms of their first year at Kirkwood. This scholarship is not renewable for subsequent semesters. The scholarship recipient will be chosen based on his or her academic record, essays and recommendation letters. Fall semester applicants submit scholarship application and supporting documents by August 1.


Spring semester new international student recipient of the Global Citizen scholarship will see a $500 credit on their Kirkwood account.  Spring semester applicants submit scholarship applications and supporting documents by January 1.

Instructions for Applicants:

  • First complete and submit an online admission application to Kirkwood Community College.
  • Upload admission required documents, personal essay (not more than 750 words) and two recommendation letters in International Student Portal.

If you have any questions, please email us at or call our Global Learning Office at 319-398-5579.

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