Every year, Michigan State University is proud to welcome thousands of Spartans from all over the
world. To celebrate the academic and cultural contributions of international students on campus, MSU
is partnering with the #YouAreWelcomeHere campaign to offer a scholarship for international student
The scholarship will be awarded to international undergraduate students who demonstrate a
commitment to furthering the #YouAreWelcomeHere message by bridging intercultural divides.
Renewable up to eight semesters, this scholarship will cover $25,000 towards tuition annually.
Eligibility criteria
1. Be a first-year international undergraduate applicant to Michigan State University. An
international applicant is an individual who holds citizenship in a country outside the United
States and who does not possess U.S. citizenship or permanent residency.
2. Demonstrate interest and personal initiative in activities involving intercultural learning and
Application process
1. Apply for admission to Michigan State University.
2. Submit the one-page #YouAreWelcomeHere application to admis@msu.edu by
January 10, 2022.
Send completed scholarship application to admis@msu.edu.
(Please print clearly in ink or type responses)
1 Legal Name:
Last (family) First (given) Middle (if none, indicate none)
2 Mailing Address:
Street Apartment name and number (if applicable)
City Province or state Postal or zip code Country
3 Email:
5 Country of Citizenship:
7 Date of Birth:
4 Telephone:
6 Academic Major:
Month Day Year
8 Personal Statement (required)
Please respond to the following question in the form of a 500-1000 word written essay or a 2-5 minute video. Essays may be written
in the space provided, or you may attach your response to this application. When submitting a video, please include a direct link to
your uploaded video via YouTube, Vimeo or similar platform. Please do not send us the video file.
Tell us about your leadership skills in your school or community, and how you plan to continue applying your leadership skills at the
U.S. institution you are applying to.
I agree that my name, country of origin, academic major, photo and essay may be shared publicly in promotion of
#YouAreWelcomeHere if I am selected for an award.
Applicant’s Signature Date