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On Campus Scholarships

Both International and Korean Students are held to the same scholarship standards. To receive any on campus scholarships (Merit-based Scholarship and Need-based Award):

BBA students must earn 15 credits during the Assessment Period and must not receive an “F” letter grade during the Assessment Period.

MBA students must earn 12 credits during the Assessment Period and must not receive an “F” letter grade during the Assessment Period. Each student who is not OVER YEAR is eligible for up to one type of On Campus Scholarship for any assessment period.

The SolBridge academic year consists of two assessment periods, one in the spring and one in the fall. Each assessment period is in the form of a fifteen-week semester followed by an additional six-week inter-session semester (six weeks in the summer for the spring semester, six weeks in the winter for the fall semester).

Download OVER YEAR POLICY

Merit-based Scholarships

The minimum GPA standard (Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) or Combined Grade Point Average (CBGPA)) for both new and continuing students required to automatically retain their Admission or Merit-based Scholarship from the previous Assessment Period will be a CGPA or CBGPA of at least 3.60.

Students who are unable to maintain their Admission or Merit-based Scholarship in a previous Assessment Period or seeking an award increase based upon earning a higher CGPA or CBGPA may be eligible for a Merit-based Scholarship following the Scholarship Bracket below:

Range of GPA and Merit-based Scholarship Bracket

CGPA or CBGPA (Higher of Two) Scholarship Percentage
4.50 100%
4.25 – 4.49 70%
4.00 – 4.24 60%
3.75 – 3.99 40%
3.60 – 3.74 30%

Need-Based Policy

Students are admitted to SolBridge with the understanding that they or their families will have the continuing financial resources to complete their degree programs. Recognizing that unanticipated short-term financial emergencies may arise during the course of their studies, Need-based Award has been established.

Only students with short-term or unanticipated financial emergencies during the past six months; and who are not qualified for other scholarships, are eligible to apply. Students may apply for a Need-based Award any time during the year when a special circumstance arises.

To qualify BBA applicants must have earned at least 2.50 CGPA or CBGPA whichever is higher in their most recently completed Assessment Period. MBA applicants must earn at least 3.20 CGPA or CBGPA whichever higher in their most recently completed Assessment Period.

The applicant must explain and document in detail the reason(s) for their inability to meet their SolBridge financial obligations in the forthcoming Assessment Period. Awards will be limited to a maximum of 30% and apply only to the forthcoming Assessment Period. Consecutive awards will not be granted. BBA students may be eligible for no more than two awards during their program. MBA students are limited to one award during their program.

Scholarship policy is subject to change by SolBridge Scholarship Committee

Part-Time Job Opportunities on Campus

BBA and MBA students admitted to SolBridge on a full-time basis are eligible to apply for a variety of part-time job opportunities on campus after their first semester of studies. Students may work a maximum of 80 hours per month which equates to approximately $450 in earnings. Positions range from research assistant, office assistant, residence assistant, library assistant, writing center tutor, stationery assistant, and others.

SolBridge offers seasonal part-time job opportunities in the summer and winter intersessions and study break periods. Such positions include: peer-group leader, admissions assistant, camp assistant, and others.

Part-Time Job Opportunities Off-Campus

Full-time international students may apply for part-time job opportunities off campus after their first semester at SolBridge. Part-time work for a full-time student must not exceed 80 hours a month. Students are required to receive a work permit from the Korean Immigration Office. SolBridge students interested in working off-campus must abide by the immigration laws governing their student visa status. Failure to adhere to the laws will result in deportation from Korea and a financial penalty.

The Finance Office is located on the 5th floor of SolBridge to assist students with scholarships and tuition fee inquiries. For general inquiries about scholarships, please write to: scholarships@solbridge.ac.kr