#YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship

Rutgers University-Camden is a proud participant in the #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship program. 

Beginning in fall 2019, Rutgers-Camden will offer two annual, renewable scholarships that cover a minimum of 50 percent tuition to selected international undergraduate students dedicated to advancing intercultural learning and understanding at Rutgers-Camden.

Who can apply for the #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship?

First-year international students who have applied to Rutgers-Camden can apply for the #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship. All undergraduate academic majors and fields of study except Nursing are welcome to apply.

How much tuition does it cover?

The #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship covers a minimum of 50% tuition and can be renewed on an annual basis.

How do I know if I’m eligible for this scholarship?

There are a few eligibility requirements:

  • 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 leadership skills in your school or community, and how you plan to continue applying your leadership skills at the school you  are applying to.
How can I apply for this scholarship at Rutgers-Camden?

Required steps to apply for the #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship include:

1) Apply for admission to Rutgers University-Camden and submit all required application materials.

2) Complete our online scholarship application, including 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. Essays can be submitted with the online application.

If submitting a video, please email to ois@camden.rutgers.edu with subject line: #Youarewelcomehere Video. Please include your name and RUID in the body of the email.

When do I need to apply by?

All application materials must be submitted by February 1, 2020. You must be officially enrolled at Rutgers-Camden and submit your tuition deposit by May 1, 2020.

Full scholarship criteria is outlined here: https://www.youarewelcomehereusa.org/2020-scholarship.