Western Union Foundation Scholars Program 2021

The Western Union Foundation is offering a postgraduate scholarship program to underserved populations to assist them to gain higher education and have a better chance of supporting themselves.

About Western Union

Western Union is an internationally recognized financial service company, situated in Denver Colorado with local partnerships in different countries. As a financial service company, its services include providing mobile -transfer of cash from one country to another at an interest rate.

The Western Union Foundation helps populations connect to the global economy through educating youths and the economically disadvantaged. Western Union trade association represents more than 800 mobile operators in 216 countries and covering 2.4 billion mobile subscribers.

Requirements for WU Scholars Program

  • Must be an international student already enrolled in the 2021-22 Academic Year (or a corresponding timeframe for universities with other semester systems) and preferably residing in one of the following countries of study: US, UK, Europe, Singapore, Japan, Canada, Australia, New Zealand.
  • This program is open to students in their final or penultimate year of a full-time undergraduate (Bachelor’s) degree program at an accredited higher education institution in any of the countries/regions listed above.
  • Must be able to demonstrate financial need.
  • Must be in good academic standing, have high ambitions, and a demonstrated commitment to their chosen field of study.
  • Must be a student that identifies as black, indigenous, or a person of color currently enrolled in their final (senior) or penultimate (junior) year of their undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited College or University in the United States.
  • Must be able to demonstrate financial need.

How to Apply for the WU Scholars Program

To apply for the ongoing WU Scholars Program is not as difficult as you think. All Interested and qualified candidates are to click on the “Apply Now” button below to get started

Application Deadline

It should be noted that all Interested and qualified candidates are to apply for the WU Scholars Program on or before October 15, 2021