Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program

  • Bachelor
  • $2,500
  • 30 April 2018

WU Scholars - a global scholarship program from the Western Union Foundation - is designed to support young people around the world in their efforts to pursue a post-secondary undergraduate education. Eligibility: Students must be seeking an undergraduate degree in one of the following categories: science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) or business/entrepreneurship. The application requires a letter of recommendation and an academic transcript. Visit www.wuscholars.org for complete eligibility criteria. Application Deadline:  Monday, April 30, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST.   For more information and to apply, please visit www.wuscholars.org


Scholarships must be used at an accredited post-secondary institution seeking an undergraduate degree.All applicants must be pursuing a degree/field of study in one of the following categories: science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and business/entrepreneurship.All applicants for scholarships must be between the ages of 18 - 26 years of age on June 1, 2018.Application must be submitted in English. Translation services may be used to help non-English speakers submit. You will not be penalized for basic errors.Must be able to demonstrate admittance to an accredited post-secondary institution or have applied for admittance.Must provide a letter of recommendation from a teacher or professor. If a teacher or professor is unable to submit a recommendation on your behalf, you may also use someone who has supervised you in a youth/community group, volunteer position, job/employment situation, etc.Scholarships must be used on programs resulting in an undergraduate degree. Specialized academic programs (study abroad term, stand-alone language acquisition course, service learning, etc.) are not permitted.Scholarships may not be used for advanced degrees, such as Masters, PhD, JD, etc.Scholarships may be used for tuition or school fees during the academic term immediately following scholarship winner selections (estimated in July). Funds cannot be used for room and board or for school supplies.Immediate family members of controlling officers in Western Union, any of its affiliates and non-affiliated nonprofit entities, or its Agents are not eligible to participate in the scholarship program. All other employees and their family members who meet the other eligibility requirements may apply.


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