#YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship

Wayne State University is pleased to offer two #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarships for incoming, freshman international students for Fall 2024.

The #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship will allow recipients to study at WSU for the in-state tuition rate, a savings of more than $17,000 over the international student rate. The scholarship is open to students in all academic majors and fields of study.

The scholarship recognizes international students with a vision for leadership and enhancing intercultural understanding. Wayne State's annual #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship is renewable, provided recipients are students in good academic standing.

Eligibility criteria  

  • Be a first-year, undergraduate (incoming freshman) international applicant to Wayne State University. An international applicant is an individual who holds citizenship in a country outside the United States and who does not also possess U.S. citizenship or permanent residency.
  • Demonstrate interest and personal initiative in activities involving intercultural learning and exchange.

Application process

  1. Apply for admission to Wayne State University and submit all required application documents.
  2. Submit the one-page #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship application to Wayne State by February 15, 2024.
  3. If awarded a scholarship, accept the scholarship and submit a tuition deposit by May 1, 2024.

To check the status of your admissions decision, visit slate.wayne.edu/status.


The Office of International Programs is here to help! Email us at oip@wayne.edu for assistance.

For more information on the #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship, visit youarewelcomehereusa.org