The University of South Alabama USA is offering #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship to promising international students for the purpose of advancing intercultural learning and understanding in 2020.
The #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship recognizes international students who have a vision for enhancing intercultural understanding. It is a social media and scholarship campaign designed to affirm that U.S. institutions are diverse, friendly, safe, and committed to student development. In 2019, more than 50 institutions offered #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarships for the first time, in order to make study in the U.S. possible for even more high-achieving students.
Worth of Award
Two annual, renewable scholarships that cover a minimum of 50% tuition to selected international undergraduates.
- Must be a first-year international applicant at the University of South Alabama. International applicants are individuals who hold citizenship in a country outside the U.S. and who don’t also possess U.S. citizenship or permanent residency.
- Demonstrated interest and initiative in promoting intercultural learning and exchange.
How to Apply
- Apply for admission to the University of South Alabama by filling out the online application or completing the Common Application.
- Submit the #YouAreWelcomeHere application to [email protected] by the priority deadline
- Complete a 500-1000-word essay or a two-to-five-minute video* answering the following prompt, “ Your leadership skills in your school or community, and how you plan to continue applying your leadership skills at the school you are applying to?”
- If awarded the scholarship, claim it by May 1, 2020.
Deadline: The deadline for the receipt of applications is April 1, 2020.