Global Education Merit Scholarship (Fall 2023/2024 Onward) at Western Michigan University America

Closing date: March 1,2024

Student type: International students

Level of study: Undergraduate

Study area: Any

Scholarship value: $5,000 per year(dispersed at $2,500 for Fall and Spring semesters) for a maximum duration of 4 years (equal to 8 semesters for Fall and Spring semesters).


Description: The 2023 Western Michigan University (WMU) Global Education Merit Scholarship for international students starting Fall 2023 and onward. WMU is proud of its deep and historic commitment to international student success and well-being,only 50% of public universities to offer a scholarship designed for international students.Scholarship is awarded for tuition only. The scholarship supports your success at WMU: one of the most affordable, public research institutions in the Midwestern USA. WMU’s International Student and Scholar Services (I3S)—a unit of the Haenicke Institute for Global Education—connects international students to additional financial resources such as on-campus employment and other scholarship sources.


1)Complete academic admission with all application materials AND required Personal Statement essay received by March 1, 2023. No additional application is necessary.

2)Personal Statement Essay (REQUIRED):

You are required to submit a one-page (maximum 500-word), typewritten essay with your online application by deadline. In the essay, please explain and highlight your curricular and co-curricular achievements and activities related to your current plans and goals at Western Michigan University and beyond.

3)Undergraduate degree-seeking student entering WMU for the first time after secondary school or transfer from another post-secondary institution in a FALL semester. This includes undergraduate degree pathway programs.

4)Non-resident international status.

5)Intending F-1 SEVIS active full-time students to study in the US.

6)3.5 minimum cumulative GPA (on a four-point scale)

Note: International undergraduate students applying for and enrolled in fully online degree programs (programs comprised of all online courses) will not be eligible for the scholarship.

How to apply: No additional application is necessary!

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