Financial Aid For International Students

Lebanon Valley College welcomes the diversity and world-view perspectives contributed by international students to the classroom and campus community. To support this objective, LVC offers grant and scholarship opportunities to prospective undergraduate international students who will be enrolled full-time.

Lebanon Valley College Seeks The Best Students and Invests in Them

Undergraduate international students who are enrolled full-time are eligible for the five levels of merit-based awards offered by Lebanon Valley College to select highly qualified students. When awarding scholarships, we consider the rigor of a student’s high school curriculum in addition to his/her academic GPA and standardized test scores (optional). TOEFL/IELTS scores are also considered when applicable. Students must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress to continue eligibility for these scholarships.

2024–25 Merit Levels

Board of Trustees $34,000 Per Year
Presidential Scholarship $32,000 Per Year
Dean’s Scholarship $30,000 Per Year
Alfred Tennyson Sumner Scholarship $28,000 Per Year
Mary A. Weiss Scholarship $26,000 Per Year


As a student admitted for the fall 2024 or spring 2025 semester, your merit award will include at least $26,000 in annual renewable scholarships per year—guaranteed—and could be as high as $34,000 per year. That means you could get up to $136,000 in LVC scholarships recognizing your achievements! LVC grants and scholarships are awarded for up to a maximum of eight semesters or until completion of the first undergraduate degree, whichever comes first.


Certification of Financial Support

International students are required to complete the Certification of Financial Support (showing minimum proof of support of $47,240 for 2022-23) and submit it to the Admission Office at This certificate is necessary for admission and for I-20 preparation. (Form I-20 will determine the type of student visa you may obtain from the U.S. Department of State and the status you will need to maintain in the United States). Please email the completed certificate to no later than July 1.


Financial Aid Determination

Financial award packages will be sent after the student has completed all paperwork and been admitted to the College. Financial award packages for all returning students will be mailed the first week in July.