International Programs Scholarship

International Programs Scholarship

Klamath Community College is offering three full-ride scholarship to international students who would like to work toward an Associate in Applied Science in Digital Media and Design at Klamath Community College.

Each scholarship is valued at approximately $26,595 USD.

Recipient Responsibilities

The recipient of this scholarship will be expected to:

  • Follow the Digital Media and Design AAS Curriculum Map
  • Take 15 credit hours during the fall, winter, and spring quarters
  • Adhere to KCC’s Student Conduct Policies
  • Attend classes regularly and maintain a 3.0 GPA
  • Create quality social media content on TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp, WeChat, Telegram, Twitch, and other sites in English and their first language.
  • Provide feedback on services, activities, and their personal experiences using the International Programs Evaluation Form.
  • Meet once a week with the International Programs Director.
  • Serve as an International Student Advisor whose role is to 1) be an active member of the International Student Club, 2) welcome new international students, and 3) help promote International Programs.
  • Demonstrate a high level of proficiency in English, strong interpersonal skills, and time-management skills needed to create quality social media content, evaluate programs, activities, and personal experiences, and serve as an International Student Advisor.

Maintaining Eligibility: Students who fail to meet one or more of these responsibilites will be placed on an improvement plan or lose their scholarship.

Selection Process

The selection process is as follows:

  • Applications are due May 3, 2024 by 5:00 P.M. (PST)
  • All complete applications will be considered; incomplete applications will not be considered.
    • At least two KCC employees will evaluate each application
    • Applications will be evaluated using KCC’s International Assistant Evaluation Form
  • Finalists will be selected and notified by May 10, 2024.
  • Virtual interviews with each finalist will be held May 13 – May 24, 2024.
  • Candidate and runner up will be selected and notified by May 29, 2024.
  • Candidate will accept or reject offer by June 3, 2024
    • If accepted, an I-20 will be issued
    • If rejected or non-responsive, the runner up will be offered the scholarship
  • Candidate will schedule F-1 Visa Interview
  • Candidate will purchase airplane ticket and secure housing after F-1 Visa is issued.
  • Student should plan to arrive 1 week before classes begin, September 16, 2024

Scholarship Details

Scholarship Includes

  • Tuition Waiver
  • Fee Waiver
  • Textbook Stipend (max $500 per quarter)
  • Airport Pickup (arrival and departure)

Scholarship Does not Include

  • F-1 Student Visa Fees (varies)
  • Airfare (varies)
  • Health Insurance ($40+ month)
  • Room and Board ($500+ month)
  • Spending money (varies)

Length of Scholarship: Six (6) Consecutive academic terms, not to include summer term

  •  For Instance: Fall 24, Winter 25, Spring 25, Fall 25, Winter 25, and Spring 25

How to Apply

Step One: Collect/Complete the following documents:

  • English Proficiency Form and documentation
  • Financial Guarantee
  • An original bank statement dated within the last 6 months showing $8,480 USD.
  • Copy of Passport Bio Page
  • High School and College (if available) Transcripts in English
  • A 500 Word Essay: Open Topic
  • A Letter of Recommendation (in English)
  • Document (max one page) with links to social media accounts

Step Two: Complete the Online Application

Note: You will upload the documents during the online applicaiton process.