What is the Family Scholarship Program?
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.
Who is eligible to apply?
Applicants to the Western Union Foundation Family Scholarship Program must meet certain requirements.
How are recipients selected?
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 educational providers. No payments will be made to individuals.
What is the timeline for the application process?
Application open and available: April
Application due date: Late May
Scholarship notifications made: July
Please visit the Western Union Foundation website for more information