International Students

Admitted full-time freshman and transfer students on Visa with foreign transcripts are automatically considered for the following renewable scholarships. A separate application is not required.

If you are considering applying to Dominican's Undergraduate program, we would be glad to help you through the process.

Fall 2018 - Spring 2019 International Merit Scholarships

ScholarshipAmountGPA Requirement
Trustee Scholarship $12,000 per year
Minimum 3.50
Presidential Scholarship $10,000 per year
3.00 - 3.49
Deans Scholarship $8,000 per year
2.50 - 2.99

The above scholarships are awarded to international students admitted for the Fall 2018 - Spring 2019 academic year. Annual scholarship amounts are divided in half between the Fall and Spring semesters. Scholarships are not awarded for the Summer semester.

Scholarship Renewal Policy

Scholarships may be renewed for subsequent years of study with the University. Renewal criteria include full-time enrollment (12 - 17 units per semester) at Dominican and maintaining a minimum cumulative grade point average as listed below. Scholarships may be renewed up to a maximum of 3 additional years (8 semesters total) for international students at a freshman grade level, 2 additional years (6 semesters total) for students transferring at a sophomore grade level, and 1 additional year (4 semesters total) for students transferring at a junior grade level. Students transferring at a senior grade level are eligible to receive the scholarship for 1 year (2 semesters) total.

Minimum cumulative GPA requirements to maintain eligibility:

  • Trustee Scholarship: minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Presidential Scholarship: minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA
  • Deans Scholarship: minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA

Bay Area Transfer Grant

  • $2,000 annual grant for non-nursing full-time Undergraduate Day program Transfer Students
  • Must have directly transferred to the University from College of Marin, Diablo Valley College, Santa Rosa Junior College, Solano Community College and Napa Valley College