Current International Student Scholarships

HRH Sir and Same W.W. Onunwor Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established to honor the memory of HRH Sir Wobo Weli Onunwor and Dame Nchelem Onunwor, who taught their children the value of hard work and determination. They encouraged their children to pursue higher education, two of whom are YSU graduates. This scholarship is for YSU International students on F-1 status, with a minimum 3.0 GPA, in any field of study. Students must also have financial need and meet the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service and YSU admission requirements.

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Deadline: February 1, 2020

Scholarship for International Students

The Scholarship for International Students was established in 2000 by Stephen and Brigitta S. Hanzely. It awards up to $2000 in financial assistance for one year, payable for two semesters, to undergraduate international students studying at Youngstown State University. Awards shall be based primarily on academic merit; however, need shall also be considered. Recipients must be international students enrolled full-time in an undergraduate degree program, who have studied at least one year at YSU and be active in YSU international student organizations and other campus events.

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Deadline: Rolling

If you have any questions, please contact the Kelsey Jones from the International Programs Office at