Press Release (ePRNews.com) - BUEA, Cameroon - Aug 19, 2016 - Saint Monica University (SMU): The American International University today announced that it has offered about two dozen Work-Study Scholarships to current and incoming students of the institution. These scholarships allow its beneficiaries to have tuition-free education for the academic year in exchange for which they offer specific services to the University.
“The Work-Study Scholarship was designed to assist students who are unable to pay their tuition to earn a prestigious SMU education,” said Professor Januarius Jingwa (JJ) Asongu, President and Chief Executive Officer of SMU. “I am pleased to offer over two dozen students the unique opportunity to study at SMU. As a socially responsible institution, we also offer hundreds of students other types of scholarships.”
SMU has many scholarships including the following:
1) Chancellor’s Scholarship = Tuition-free (500,000-750,000 Frs)
2) Presidential Scholarship = 200,000 Frs
3) Provost’s Scholarship = 150,000 Frs
4) Registrar’s Scholarship = 100,000 Frs
5) Dean’s Scholarship = 50,000 Frs
6) Early Bird Scholarship (The first 200 students to enroll in the Kumba Campus) = 100,000 Frs.
Applications for the academic performance-based scholarships ranging from 50,000 to 200,000 Frs (XAF) will be open to all admitted students from October 1-15, 2016. Interested students will need to submit a typed application to the Office of Student Affairs, which will work in collaboration with the Office of the Registrar, to identify qualified students. In order to qualify, new students need between 5-25 points at the General Certificate of Education (GCE) at the Advanced Level; while existing students need 3.20-4.00 GPA. Those who qualify will be notified and given their scholarships on Saturday, October 29, 2016, during the President’s Opening Convocation or Matriculation exercise.
About Saint Monica University: The American International University
Saint Monica University (SMU) is a leading private university in Cameroon. It is an American-style non-ecclesiastical Catholic institution, offering career-focused programs that are at the intersection of the liberal arts, science and technology. It is dedicated to providing educational opportunities for the intellectual, social, entrepreneurial and professional development of a diverse student population. SMU is focused on the student experience and helping our students achieve their educational and career goals, and contributing to a more sustainable society. We offer various certificates and diplomas as well as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees through the School of Arts, Education, & Humanities (SAEH); School of Business & Public Policy (SBPP); School of Health & Human Services (SHHS); and School of Science, Engineering & Technology (SSET). SMU is accredited in the United Kingdom by the Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges, and Universities (ASIC) with Accreditation No: AS22357/0614 and is listed on the UK Register of Learning Providers (UKRLP) with the UK Provider Reference Number (UKPRN): 10048183. SMU is also fully accredited in Cameroon by the National Commission on Private Higher Education at the Ministry of Higher Education (MINESUP) with the Ordinance of Creation No: E14/0028/MINESUP/SG/DDES and the Ministerial Letter No: 15-09643/L/MINESUP/SG/DDES/ESUP/SDA/MM authorizing SMU to offer over 60 undergraduate and graduate diploma and degree programs. SMU is a member of many international academic organizations including the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC), Global Universities In Distance Education (GUIDE), and the Talloires Network. For more information about SMU, visit our website: http://www.smuedu.org or write to us at email@example.com.
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