Towson University offers a merit scholarship for new undergraduate students with a strong record of academic success and advanced English language skills. This $8,000 per year scholarship can significantly reduce your tuition expenses. Grade Requirement 3.50 Based on U.S. 4.0 point scale, where: 4.0 = Excellent 3.0 = Good 2.0 = Average 1.0 = Poor English Language Requirements One of the following: TOEFL paper-based score of 550 or Internet-based score of 77 IELTS score of 6.5 English Composition Course: Grade of A at a U.S. college or university To apply for this scholarship, you must submit an International Student Admission Application and all admission application documents to the Office of International Admissions. Apply early because these scholarships are competitive and awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. You do not need to submit a separate scholarship application. If you receive one of these scholarships, you will be notified in your admission offer packet.