Howard University Scholarship Deadline Opens for Indian students: How to Apply, Key Dates, Eligibility


Samarpita Goswami
Updated on Aug 26, 2022 12:12 PM IST

Howard University will provide scholarships and financial aid to bachelor’s and master’s students. Read the news to know the types and deadlines of these scholarships.

Howard University Scholarship Deadline Opens for Indian students: How to Apply, Key Dates, Eligibility

Howard University has announced international scholarships for the 2022-23 academic year. It is one of the top private research universities in the USA. Around 140 programs are taught at the bachelor’s, master's and professional levels. With its commitment to Excellence in Truth and Services, Howard University has introduced scholarship packages for international students that include Indian students.

International students studying at Howard University are not eligible for federal aid provided by the state. Therefore, they have to complete an International Student Financial Aid Application (ISFAA) which helps the university determine the eligibility for the awards available at the institution.

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Deadlines for ISFAA for Howard University Scholarships 2022-2023

The Howard University scholarship deadlines for international students applying in 2022-23 are as follows:

Processing Type


Priority Processing

March 1, 2022

Standard Processing

June 1, 2022

Final Processing

April 1, 2023

Howard University Freshman Scholarships (HUFS)

HUFS is awarded to students in the freshman year. No internal application is needed for this scholarship. The awards offered under this expire after four years of enrollment or if the undergraduate student graduates before four years.

Types of HUFS Awards

There are several types of Howard University Awards. Students must note that they are eligible to get only among them.

  • HU Capstone Scholarship

  • HU Access Grant

  • HU Founders Scholarship

  • HU Leadership Scholarship

  • HU Presidential Scholarship

  • HU Achievers Scholarship

  • HU Opportunity Grant

Let us find out the eligibility criteria and the application process.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for Howard University Freshman Scholarship change every year. However, there are a few common determinants that decide whether the scholarship will be awarded or not:

  • SAT/ACT Scores

  • High school GPA

  • Expected Family Contribution (EFC) for need-based scholarships

  • Filling up of ISFAA form

Howard University Graduate School Funding

Graduate students are provided financial help in the form of tuition scholarships, teaching assistantships and fellowships. They are provided annually on a competitive basis. Here we will discuss the eligibility criteria and application deadlines. Students can get a 10-month tuition fee waiver and a minimum stipend of USD 20,000.

Application Deadlines

The application deadline for Howard University Graduate School funding is given below:



Application Starts


Application Ends


Students are encouraged to apply for the funding as soon as possible.

Eligibility Criteria

Those graduate students who wish to gain the Howard University Scholarship funding have to fulfil the following eligibility:

  • Be enrolled or accepted for a degree course 

  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 in undergraduate major

  • Have English language proficiency

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How to Apply for Howard University Scholarships?

Here is a step-by-step guide to filling up the application form for Howard University scholarships:

  • Step 1: Visit the Howard University website.

  • Step 2: Fill up the ISFAA form.

  • Step 3: Provide all the necessary information including your name and grades.

  • Step 4: Attach supporting documents.

  • Step 5: Wait for the scholarship offers.

International students must keep the deadlines in mind and apply for scholarships as early as possible. 

Stay tuned to keep yourself updated on scholarship deadlines for top US universities.

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