Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program

Scholarship Description

The Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program (WU Scholars) is a program designed to support young people and their efforts to pursue a post-secondary education.

Selected scholarship recipients will receive USD $2,500 each to contribute toward tuition or school fees at an accredited post-secondary institution and will be selected based on criteria relating to the program’s three pillars: Perseverance, Aspiration, and Community.

To be eligible, students must be seeking an undergraduate degree in one of the following categories: science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and business/entrepreneurship.

The application, which requires a letter of recommendation and an academic transcript, opens Wednesday March 8th. The application deadline is Wednesday, April 12 at noon Eastern Standard Time.

Please contact with any questions.

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, College 5th Year, 1st Year Grad,


Num Awards: 100

Min Award:

Max Award: 2500

Deadline: 2022-04-12


Sponsoring Organization Institute of International Education
1400 K Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005

Contact Person: Diana Schapiro

Phone: 202-686-8652