Western Union Foundation- COVID 19 Emergency Response Fund - University of Houston
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Western Union Foundation- COVID 19 Emergency Response Fund

International Student and Scholar Services Office is pleased to provide the following information for students impacted by COVID-19:

The Western Union (WU) Foundation has committed a total of $250,000 to provide aid for 25 international students experiencing hardship a total of $10,000 each. This aid can be used to cover the costs of rent, tuition and fees, books and healthcare expenses.

The University of Houston will nominate 5 students for this award.

To be eligible for this award, students must be:

  • Studying in the USA, UK, Canada, Australia or France
  • Currently residing in their country of study
  • Currently enrolled for the 2020 academic year
  • Able to demonstrate serious disruption to their ability to pay for expenses, including tuition and fees, books, health insurance and housing.

Submissions will be accepted through Tuesday, September 29, 2020. Successful candidates will be notified in October.


Nomination Form