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Win a Westbon scholarship for international students in the US

Westbon's $2000 scholarships are offered to graduates and undergraduates on an F1 visa in all fields of study
BY BrainGain Magazine Staff Writer |   10-07-2018

Win a Westbon scholarship

Westbon, a lending platform for international students living in the United States, recently launched a new scholarship program. The college scholarships are offered to both undergraduate and graduate students studying in the United States on an F1 Visa.

"We understand the painful process of finding scholarships, and international students often meet a lot of restrictions during the process. They are given very few options,” said Westbon CEO and founder Hao Liu.

“We started this program designed for international students to assist their studies and lives in the United States," added Liu.

Here’s the good news, graduates and undergraduates in all fields of study qualify for this scholarship.

To apply for a Westbon scholarship, students are encouraged to submit application materials using the organization's online form which can be found on the website (here.)

Westbon said it wanted applicants with “a strong academic” history; “travelers, artists and designers” with a story to tell; and “candidates with strong entrepreneurship” or leadership skills.

Basic criteria
  • • International students on an F1 Visa with valid I20
  • • Undergrad and Masters students
  • • Open to all nationalities and Majors
  • • Minimum GPA 2.70 out of 4.00 or equivalent
Number of Awards
  • Five
  • Scholarship amount
  • Westbon will grant each successful candidate $2000
  • Application deadlines
  • The application deadline for Spring is April 20 and the recipients are notified by May 1.
  • The application deadline for Fall 2018 is Oct 15 the recipients are notified by Dec 1.

Westbon is a lending platform targeted at international students in the United States. It provides car loans and personal loans to international students, an underserved group due to their lack of US credit history.

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