The JWU Welcome Scholarship for International Students

From all of us at JWU International Admissions, JWU Providence International Student Services Office, JWU Providence BRIDGE CENTER, JWU Study Abroad and beyond... #YouAreWelcomeHere!

The #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship at Johnson & Wales University recognizes promising international students with a vision for enhancing intercultural understanding. JWU will select two first-year students to receive an annual, renewable scholarship of $20,000 beginning in the Fall 2020 semester.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be a first-year international applicant to a participating college or 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.

Application Process

  1. Apply for admission using JWU’s online application or the Common Application.
  2. Submit the one-page ##YouAreWelcomeHere application (PDF) and essay, if you chose to write one, through our secure form submitter. Video submissions can be uploaded to a site such as, and the URL can be emailed to
  3. If awarded a scholarship, claim it by submitting a tuition deposit by May 1, 2020 (extended to June 1 for the September 2020 semester).


Application Deadline: Dec. 15, 2019 
Enrollment Deposit Deadline: May 1, 2020 (extended to June 1 for the September 2020 semester)

To check the status of your admissions and scholarship decision, please contact our Director of International Admission, John F. Eriksen, at