#YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship

photo of international studentsWayne State University is pleased to offer two #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarships for first-year international students for Fall 2022.

The #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship will allow recipients to study at WSU for the in-state tuition rate, a savings of more than $10,000 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 (an 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. You must have a completed admissions application and a completed scholarship application on file with Wayne State University by February 15, 2022.
  2. Submit the one-page #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship application to Wayne State by February 15, 2022.
  3. If awarded a scholarship, accept the scholarship and submit a tuition deposit by May 1, 2022.

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/