The Scholarship is available to new students seeking either bachelor’s degrees or master’s degrees at UWest. Doctoral degree students, ESL students, or students seeking certificates only are not eligible for this scholarship;
Domestic applicants will be required to submit a FAFSA application or provide a copy of their, or their parent(s)’/guardian(s)’, most recent available tax return as part of the Lotus Scholarship application:+;
International applicants must submit a UWest International Student Supplemental Application for Financial Aid. Students may be asked to provide financial documentation in addition to their, or their sponsor’s, finances as reported to SEVIS during the visa application process;
International students must meet the minimum UWest admission requirements for English proficiency;
To qualify for the Scholarship a student must be enrolled full-time at UWest. Full-time enrollment for undergraduate students is defined as registering for, and successfully completing, a minimum of 12 units each semester (24 units per academic year)
Lotus Scholarship is awarded to students who achieve high academic standards and demonstrate a financial need in order to attend University of the West (UWest). The Scholarship was established in 2012 and has so far been awarded to more than 170 students. UWest is home of the Lotus Scholarship – are you the next Lotus Scholarship award recipient?
For the 2017-2018 academic year, UWest has set aside funds to continue providing the Lotus Scholarships for new students entering the university, as well as for students seeking to renew their scholarships. New applicants must meet the scholarship eligibility requirements and matriculate into UWest in the 2017-2018 academic year (see last page for students beginning Spring 2017). Returning applicants must meet the Lotus Scholarship criteria in order to qualify for a renewal.
UWest anticipates awarding a large number of Lotus Scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year. The Scholarship awards up to $5,000 or up to $10,000 annually to each successful applicant to apply toward his or her tuition, mandatory fees, room and board, and other expenses required for attendance at UWest.
Term of Scholarship:
The Scholarship is initially awarded for one academic year beginning in Fall semester. Renewal of the Scholarship is possible, but not guaranteed, depending on the student’s performance and funding availability.
Disbursement of the Scholarship award is made in two installments, the first in Fall semester and the second in Spring semester. The funds will be applied directly to the student’s account. The Bursar’s Office will issue a stipend check if a student has a credit balance in his or her student account after the add/drop date of each semester.
Lotus Gold Scholarship (up to $10,000):
Lotus Silver Scholarship(up to $5,000):
Application and Required Documents:
The Lotus Scholarship Application must include the following documents:
The University of the West (formerly known as Hsi Lai University) was founded in 1991 as a contemporary university intent on educating, inspiring, and preparing students to meet the challenges of an increasingly complex and globally interdependent world. In the 21st century, the free exchange of ideas and traditions across cultures is no longer restricted by national borders but advanced through international collaboration, cooperation and community
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