International Maverick Scholarship

Piloted Pre-Approved Experiences/Activities

Activities Worth 6 points

  • Community Advisor (all year)
  • Learning Community Coordinator (all year)
  • Student Government Senator (all year)
  • RSO officer position (elected or appointed) (all year)
  • Residential Hall Association (all year)
  • Community Council (all year)
  • Student Government Committees (all year)
  • Maverick Athletic program
  • Big Brother/Big Sister program

Activities Worth 3 points

  • MavPASS Leader (one semester)
  • Language Partner (twice a week for a semester)
  • Maverick Global Ambassador (one semester)
  • Short-term education abroad experience
  • International Festival Coordinator
  • KIC Orientation Peer Mentor (min. 20 hours per semester; points earned depending on commitment and responsibility)
  • CPT (one semester)
  • Complete one semester of Steps to Success
  • Participation in a Learning Community

Activities Worth 2 points

  • Undergraduate/Graduate Research Symposium participation
  • Minnesota State Mankato choir, or band member
  • International Festival Lead
  • Being in the Integrated Business Experience (IBE) Program
  • Participating in a competition team (including all academic & intramural teams)
  • Honors Program Student (all year)

Activities Worth 1 point

  • Performing in an approved cultural night or International Festival
  • On-campus employment (1 pt. total for whole year)
  • Cultural presentation to class or in the community
  • International Education Week participant
  • MLK Day activity
  • 5 hours of community service for one organization
  • Language Partner (3-week online program)

Waivers: Students on Medical Reduced Course Load; Students on Severe Economic Hardship

Submitting Your Experiences

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Students who do not meet the scholarship requirements at the end of the spring 2023 semester will lose their scholarship for summer 2023 and the 2023-2024 academic year.

The KIC will review activities and experiences at the end of each semester to add/remove as necessary. You may request consideration for an activity or experience not listed above by emailing

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Please note: The Kearney International Center is not responsible for recruiting volunteers for your event. The center is happy to help promote the opportunities by posting them to our Involve U page.