To celebrate our commitment to international scholars, Eastern Michigan University is now offering #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarships for Fall 2019. These scholarships are offered in partnership with the #YouAreWelcomeHere social media campaign — started by Temple University — that encourages international students to study in the United States. EMU will award two annual, renewable scholarships that cover a minimum of 50 percent of the recipients' tuition. To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Apply as an undergraduate, first-year student to Eastern Michigan University
  • Qualify as an international applicant
  • Submit the form below and include a personal statement

Please note that students looking to pursue graduate (master and doctoral) level studies are not eligible for this scholarship. Learn more about scholarships for graduate international students here.

International Student Resources

International students who join Eastern Michigan University will find opportunities for success both in the classroom and in the community. Our dynamic campus—only 25 minutes from the Detroit International Airport—will help you find your true passion and your success. EMU provides resources to support students through the application process, the I-20 process, and their journey at Eastern.

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#YouAreWelcomeHere Undergraduate Scholarship Form

Legal Name
Mailing Address
Additional Information
Personal Statement

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 email your written response or video to international.admissions@emich.edu.

In looking forward to your future education and career, what significant activity, research, work, or project do you hope to undertake in support of intercultural learning and bridging cultural divides? Please describe your ideas in detail.

Have you already applied to Eastern Michigan University?

If you answer no to the above question, you must apply as an undergraduate student to complete your scholarship application. Learn more and apply by visiting the EMU International Admissions website.


By submitting this form, I agree that my name, country of origin, academic major and essay may be shared publicly in promotion of #YouAreWelcomeHere if I am selected for an award.