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#YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship


The #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship recognizes international students who have a vision for enhancing intercultural understanding and have demonstrated leadership abilities through prior high school and community experiences.

This scholarship will range from $3,000 to $10,000 annually, and combined with our generous merit scholarships that range from $15,000 to $29,000, your total WNE awards will cover at least 50% of our annual tuition. Scholarships are renewable, providing you maintain satisfactory academic progress. The scholarship is open to students of all academic majors and fields of study.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be a first-year international applicant. An international applicant is an individual who holds citizenship in a country outside the United States and who does not also possess US citizenship or permanent residency.
  • Demonstrate interest and personal initiative in activities involving intercultural learning and exchange.
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities.

Application Process:

  1. Apply for admission by clicking here. Here is more information about our international admissions process.
  2. Submit the one-page #YouAreWelcomeHere application and the personal statement by April 1, 2023. The application for the scholarship can be found on your Applicant Status Page upon acceptance to WNE.
  3. If awarded a scholarship, claim it by submitting a tuition deposit by May 1, 2023.


  • Application Deadline: April 1, 2023
  • Enrollment Deposit Deadline: May 1, 2023

Click here to apply now!