This scholarship, called the #YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship, has the aim of awarding two scholarships to international students in order to spread the #YouAreWelcomeHere message by bridging intercultural divides. Students must present their ideas on furthering intercultural learning and understanding in order to be eligible. By strengthening their message, they are also helping provide more access to higher education in the United States.
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
Must be a first-year international applicant of one of this program’s participating college/university.
Must have attended or graduated from a secondary school outside the US.
Must demonstrate interest and initiative in promoting intercultural exchange.
Must meet the admission criteria for university/college of choice and meet respective deadlines.
Must complete the scholarship application and a 500-1000 word essay/2-5 minute video describing your aspirations to conduct projects, research, employment or other experiences that will advance intercultural learning.