Students and scholars on Frostburg State University’s campus come from over 50 nations, making it a vibrant and diverse campus. There are over 50 nations represented on our campus. International students with F-1, F-2, J-1, J-2, G-series visas and non-citizens with only I-688A or I-688B cards, a notice of approval to apply for Permanent Residence (I-171 or I-464), or only Family Unity Status (Form I-797) are required to show proof of enough resources to meet their expenses while attending Frostburg State University. Federal regulations limit financial assistance.
Possible Funding Sources
Institutional Grants & Scholarships
These awards are limited and are awarded by the Center for International Education (CIE) upon a student’s acceptance to FSU.
Graduate Assistantships are available for students with an F-1 visa who have been admitted to one of Frostburg State University’s graduate programs and who have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Applicants must meet academic criteria, have previous work experience, and have professional goals. Graduate programs are offered year-round, and summer positions are limited. If a recipient maintains full-time study, keeps his or her cumulative GPA at 3.0, and is still in good academic standing, he or she may continue to receive these awards. This includes receiving $6,030 a year in stipend as well as 30 credit hours per academic year.
International Graduate Fellowships
International Graduate Fellowships are available each academic year for students possessing an F-1 visa, a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0, and who have been admitted to one of Frostburg State University’s graduate programs. Applicants must apply and be chosen by a review committee based on academic qualifications, experience, and professional goals. Awards are given for the academic year only. Awards may be renewed if the recipient maintains full-time enrollment, a cumulative GPA of 3.0, and remains in good academic standing. These awards cover the cost of tuition for up to 30 credit hours per academic year and recipients also receive $6,030 in an annual stipend.
Office of Financial Aid
- Pullen Hall
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532
- [email protected]
- Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
- FAFSA: 002072