Q: Do I need to send a transaction to apply or be eligible?
A: No, you do not need to be a Western Union customer or use Western Union services to be eligible.
Q: Can I defer my scholarship to later academic terms?
A: No, you must use the scholarship for tuition or school fees during the academic term immediately following scholarship winner selections (estimated in July). Extenuating circumstances will be considered and must be communicated to IIE for review.
Q: Does the Western Union Foundation select the WU Scholars?
A: No. The Institute of International Education, Inc. (IIE), a US private not-for-profit organization, administers the program on behalf of the Western Union Foundation and its contributors
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