Western Union Scholarship

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The Western Union Foundation Family Scholarship Program is helping immigrant/migrant fathers and sons, mothers and daughters and brothers and sisters move up the economic ladder through education and training. Scholarships may be used for college/university tuition, language acquisition classes, technical/skills training, and GED classes, with two family members receiving a scholarship to help achieve the type of education they need in order to create a brighter future for their entire family.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All applicants for scholarships must be age 18 or older.
  • Both applicants are members of the same family.
  • Applicants must have been in the United States for seven years or fewer.
  • Both applicants must have been born outside of the United States.
  • Both applicants must be living in the United States currently.
  • The educational institutions for both of the family members must be in the United States.
  • The application must include educational institutions for both the primary and secondary award recipients (the two family members).
  • Scholarships may be used for tuition for college/university education, language acquisition classes,  technical/skill training, and/or GED classes.
  • Scholarships may not be used for advanced degrees (such as Masters, PhD).
  • Scholarships will be made only to accredited higher-education institutions and training/educational providers.
  • International students already in the United States on F-1 or F-2 visas are not eligible to apply for these scholarships.
  • Western Union employees, Western Union Agents and their dependents are not eligible to apply for these scholarships.

Process for Selection

Scholarship recipients are determined in a selection process independently managed by the Institute of International Education (IIE), an international non-profit educational exchange organization. All scholarship awards will be paid directly to the  accredited  higher-education institutions and training/educational providers. No payments will be made to individuals.

Information:

Gender: All
Country: USA
State: All
Grade level: Undergraduate
GPA: 3
Need or Merit: Merit
Race: All
Ethnicity: All
Religion: All
Major: All
Veterans: Yes
Employment: Yes
Community Service: Yes
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