15th of November.



(Partially Funded)


#YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship in University of Minnesota

The #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship recognizes international students who have a vision for enhancing intercultural understanding. Participating colleges and universities will each offer two annual, renewable scholarships that cover a minimum of 50% tuition to selected international undergraduates dedicated to furthering the #YouAreWelcomeHere message by bridging intercultural divides. Applicants will answer a short essay question or present a multimedia project about their ideas for applying their leadership skills on their future campuses.

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The University of Minnesota is a public University that was established in Minneapolis, 1851. The university is one of the universities that offers #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship. It is open to freshmen undergraduate international students of all academic majors and fields of study, and it is applied to tuition costs. This scholarship cannot be combined with the Global Excellence Scholarship.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Accounting
  • Art
  • Biological Sciences
  • Dentistry
  • Design
  • Education & Human Development
  • Engineering
  • Medicine
  • Nursing

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Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

4 years

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Be a freshman international applicant admitted to the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. 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.
  • Maintain F-1 immigration status while enrolled at the University of Minnesota.
  • Demonstrate interest and initiative in leadership and intercultural learning.
  • Complete a 500-1000-word essay or a two-to-five-minute video* answering the following prompt,
    “Tell them about your leadership skills in your school or community, and how you plan to continue applying
    your leadership skills at the school you are applying to?”.
  • English requirements (minimum 6.5 in IELTS or 79 in TOEFL iBT).
    For more information click here

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • Two annual, renewable scholarships covering $16,000 per year for four years.

How to Apply

First Step:

Application form
Submit your application to any of these websites :Golden Gopher Application, Common Application,  Coalition for Access,Affordability and Success.

    • There is no preference on which platform admission you use.
    • Application fee
      Pay the $55 application fee within your application platform or submit a fee waiver request.
    • Academic Record
      Self-report your high school grades and your ACT or SAT scores (see frequently asked questions to learn more). Your submission method varies based on the application platform you choose:

      • Golden Gopher Application: complete the Academic Record section within the application.
      • Common Application: complete the Courses and Grades section and enter your test scores in your profile section.
      • Coalition Application: after submitting your form, go to and create an account using the same email address as your application.
    • Additional materials (click here)
  • Complete your application for admission and submit all supporting documents to the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities by our Early Action deadline of November 1.
    For more details (click here)

Second Step:

Third Step:

  • If awarded a scholarship, claim it by submitting your confirmation deposit by May 1, 2020.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Salma Emad/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Merna Esmail / Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team