Applications are now invited for the 2017 Western Union Foundation Scholar Program. The Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program, also referred to as WU Scholars, is a program designed to support young people and their efforts to pursue a post-secondary education. Western Union (WU) believes that when money moves, better things happen. The Western Union Foundation* does just that by supporting charities that are changing people’s lives for the better. The Scholars Program is their latest effort to give back to the communities they serve.
The WU Scholars program was created to help give young people a boost toward a better life. The Western Union Foundation believes education is the surest path to economic opportunity. Educational pursuits to gain knowledge and skills for in-demand, 21st century careers are helping people all over the world climb the economic ladder.
Selected scholarship recipients will receive USD $2,500 each to contribute toward tuition or school fees at an accredited post-secondary institution and will be selected based on criteria relating to the program’s three pillars: Perseverance, Aspiration, and Community.