Western Union Scholars are selected based on their academic standing, personal goals, and level of financial need. The program includes two different cohorts:
Western Union Global Scholars supports international students from low-income communities studying in Australia, Canada, Europe, New Zealand, Singapore, Japan, the United States and the United Kingdom – some of the world’s leading destinations for international scholars.Must be an international student already enrolled in the forthcoming academic year (or a corresponding timeframe for universities with other semester systems) and preferably residing in one of the following countries of study: US, UK, Europe, Singapore, Japan, Canada, Australia, New Zealand.
Must be enrolled in the final (senior) or penultimate (junior) year of a Full Time undergraduate (Bachelor’s) degree program at an accredited higher education institution in any of the countries/regions listed above.
Must be able to demonstrate financial need.
Must be in good academic standing, have high ambitions, and a demonstrated commitment to their chosen field of study.