#YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship

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The #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship at Hollins University recognizes promising international students with a vision for enhancing intercultural understanding. Hollins will select two first-year students to receive an annual, renewable scholarship of $15,000. This scholarship is open to all academic majors and fields of study and is applied to tuition costs.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be a first-year international applicant to Hollins 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.
  • Demonstrate interest and personal initiative in activities involving intercultural learning and exchange.

Logo for YouAreWelcomeHere ScholarshipApplication Process

  • Complete your application for admission and submit all supporting documents to Hollins University.
  • Submit the #YouAreWelcomeHere application by January 1.
  • If awarded the scholarship, you must claim it by submitting your enrollment deposit by May 1.


  • Application deadline: January 1
  • Enrollment deposit deadline: May 1

Hollins is proud to welcome students from around the globe.