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#YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship

#YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship

As a Catholic, Marianist university, the University of Dayton was founded on the cornerstone of community. We are proud to welcome students from around the world — and in our inclusive learning environment, you’ll find a family spirit that nurtures and respects the unique gifts of each member of the campus community.

To celebrate and support our international scholars, the University of Dayton is now offering #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarships. These scholarships are offered in partnership with the #YouAreWelcomeHere social media campaign  that encourages international students to study in the United States.

  • Two scholarships will be awarded.
  • Each scholarship covers at least half of the recipient’s annual tuition and will be awarded in place of any other admission scholarship.
  • The award is renewable each year.
  • All first year international students are encouraged to apply; whether you are currently attending a U.S. high school or attending high school in your home country.

To be considered for this scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • You are a first-year international applicant to a participating college or 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.
  • You demonstrate interest and personal initiative in activities involving intercultural learning and exchange.
  • You have completed the scholarship application and a 500-1,000 word essay or a 2-5 minute video describing your aspirations to conduct projects, research, employment or other experiences that will advance intercultural learning.  
  • In addition, you must apply to UD to be considered for the scholarship, and if you are admitted, you must confirm your enrollment to claim the scholarship.
  • The application for the 2021-2022 academic year will be available September 1, 2020.  All information must be submitted by May 1, 2021 for consideration.

Office of International Admission

International and Graduate Admission House
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2713