The #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship recognizes international students who have a vision for enhancing intercultural understanding and have demonstrated leadership abilities through prior high school and community experiences. Illinois College will award 2 renewable #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarships. These scholarships will range from $2,000 to $5,000 annually and will be combined with our International Student Awards. Your total Illinois College awards will cover at least 50% of our annual tuition. Scholarships are renewable annually. The scholarship is open to students of all academic majors and fields of study.
- Be a first-year international applicant. An international applicant is an individual who holds citizenship in a country outside the United States and who does not also possess US citizenship or permanent residency.
- Demonstrate interest and personal initiative in activities involving intercultural learning and exchange.
- Demonstrate leadership qualities.
- Apply for admission at: www.ic.edu/apply
- Submit the one-page #YouAreWelcomeHere application and a personal statement.
- If awarded a scholarship, claim it by submitting a tuition deposit by May 1.