#YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship

  • Bachelor
  • 50% tuition fee waiver

The #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship program recognizes international students who have a vision for embracing intercultural understanding.

Old Dominion University
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Old Dominion University

We have history together. Our region. Our city. Our university. All of us. At Old Dominion University, we are first-generation students, fourth-generation veterans and the next generation of risk-taking entrepreneurs who will invent our own tables instead of waiting for a seat at another's.

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The scholarships are open to first-year international students admitted for undergraduate degree-seeking study in all academic majors and fields of study and applied to tuition costs at ODU. Successful applicants will be dedicated to furthering the #YouAreWelcomeHere message by bridging intercultural divides.

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Beginning in Fall 2020, ODU will offer two annual, renewable scholarships for up to four years of study that cover 50% tuition at time of initial matriculation.


Applicants will submit a 500-1000 word written essay or a 2-5 minute video about their ideas for advancing intercultural learning and understanding at ODU.