#YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship for International Undergraduate Students in USA 2022

Transylvania University in the USA is inviting applications for the #YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship for International Undergraduate Students in 2022.

Transylvania has joined 57 other U.S. colleges and universities in a pledge to provide financial support for incoming international students to encourage study in the United States through the #YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship.

The #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship recognizes international students who have a vision for enhancing intercultural understanding. Participating colleges and universities will each offer two annual, renewable scholarships that cover a minimum of 50% tuition to selected international undergraduates dedicated to furthering the #YouAreWelcomeHere message by bridging intercultural divides. Applicants will answer a short essay question or present a multimedia project about their ideas for applying their leadership skills on their future campuses.

Worth of Award

Transylvania will award an annual, renewable, 50% tuition scholarship for up to two incoming students.

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To be considered eligible, applicants must;

  • Be a first-year international applicant of any major to a participating college or university.
  • An international applicant is an individual who holds citizenship in a country outside the U.S. and who does not also possess U.S. citizenship or permanent residency.
  • Demonstrates interest and initiative in leadership and intercultural learning.
  • Students must complete a #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship application for each separate institution by the institutions’ deadline.
  • Complete a 500-1000-word essay or a two-to-five-minute video* answering the following prompt

    How to Apply

    To apply, applicants should;

    • Apply for admission at participating colleges/universities of your choice. Please note that admissions processes vary from institution to institution.
    • Please contact your chosen college/university for additional details.
    • Submit the one-page #YouAreWelcomeHere application to your chosen colleges/universities by your institutions
    • #YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarships must be submitted to Alice Schaaf, assistant director of international recruitment, via email at [email protected]
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    Deadline: Applications close December 1, 2021.


    Click here for more details and to apply