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USEK Merit Scholarships are awarded to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic performance and conduct.
  • Merit scholarships are granted only to undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Merit Scholarships are granted in the fall and spring semesters.
  • Merit scholarships are calculated at the end of the fall and spring semesters. Qualified undergraduate and graduate students are notified by email (to the USEK student email).
  • Merit Scholarships apply to first majors (second majors or minors are included).
  • Merit Scholarships cover full-tuition fees, excluding registration fees and the annual National Social Security Fund (NSSF) membership fees.
  • All Merit Scholarship awardees will have to pay the first payment of their tuition fees. Merit scholarship amounts will be deducted from the remaining tuition fees.
  • Merit Scholarship does not apply to non-credit semesters (remedial courses, Thesis B)
  • Merit Scholarships do not cover majors at the Pontifical Faculty of Theology, teaching diplomas, second majors, minors, continuing education course , and academies (Ecoles).
  • USEK reserves the right to change the Merit Scholarship terms and conditions at any time and without prior notice.

Undergraduate Studies

At the beginning of each semester, the University grants different levels of merit scholarships to students who have completed a minimum of 30 credits at USEK (excluding Freshman and remedial courses) with a cumulative GPA  88.00/100 as follows: 

 Cumulative GPA      Percentage
 88.00 – 89.99      10%
 90.00 – 91.99      15%
 92.00 – 93.99      20%
 94.00 – 94.99      25%
 95.00 – 100      35%
 
Students who rank first in their respective School/Faculty will be granted a 35% Merit Scholarship.

Note: Students who rank first in each division of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, and Music) will be granted a 35% Merit Scholarship.

Graduate Studies

At the beginning of each semester, the University grants different levels of merit scholarships to students who have completed a minimum of 9 credits at USEK (excluding remedial courses) with a cumulative GPA  90.00/100 as follows:

 GPA (Graduate Studies)  Percentage
 90.00 – 91.99  5%
92.00 – 93.99  10%
 94.00 – 94.99  15%
 95.00 - 100  25%

Students who rank first in their respective School/Faculty will be granted a 25% Merit Scholarship.

Note: Students who rank first in each division of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, and Music) will be granted a 25% Merit Scholarship.

Programs not included in the Merit Scholarships list:
  • Graduate programs offered in collaboration with other universities (Master of Business Administration - Human Resources (Panthéon Assas – Paris II, France), Master of Business Administration
  • Management and International Affairs (HEC Montreal), Master of Laws in International & Comparative Law, Master in International Contracts and Master in Business Law).
  • Financially supported graduate programs.

Merit scholarships are forfeited in the following cases:

a. Academic probation
b. Change of academic program
c. Interruption of studies
d. Course(s) Withdrawal (W)
e. Term Withdrawal (WW)
f. Failing a course
g. Part-time enrollment (less than 12 credits per semester for undergraduate studies or less than 6 credits per semester for graduate studies)
h. Enrollment in an exchange program (grade P or R)
i. Upon the decision of the disciplinary council.

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Undergraduate-to-Graduate Merit Award

Based on USEK’s commitment to make education affordable for all, our unique educational experience is defined not only by dedicated and expert faculty, but also by students who are self-motivated, talented and driven to succeed.

In recognition of exceptional academic accomplishments, USEK has established a Merit Award as an investment in our bright young minds and our classroom environment.

This Merit Award is granted automatically to eligible students wishing to pursue a graduate degree under the following conditions:

a. A 25% Scholarship will be granted to the student who ranks first in each program with a GPA of 91.00 and higher.
b. A 10% Scholarship will be granted to the student who ranks second in each program with a of GPA ranging between 88.00 and 90.99.
c. First and second rank scholarships are reserved only for first and second ranked students.
d. This scholarship is valid for one semester only: the semester following the student’s graduation. Recipients who do not apply for a Graduate program in the subsequent semester will forfeit their right for the scholarship.
e. Merit Award recipients who register and complete 9 credits, will follow the rules and regulations for the Graduate Merit scholarships.
f. Graduate programs offered in collaboration with other universities (Master of Business Administration - Human Resources (Panthéon Assas – Paris II, France), Master of Business Administration -Management and International Affairs (HEC Montreal), Paris II, Master of Laws in International & Comparative Law, Master in International Contracts and Master in Business Law) and financially supported graduate programs are not included in the Merit Award list.
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