October 25, 2018
La Roche to Award #YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship to International Students
Oct. 25, 2018 – Just
days ahead of International Education Month, La Roche College has announced
that it is one of 57 colleges and universities nationwide that has joined the
#YouAreWelcomeHere national scholarship program, and the only institution in
the Pittsburgh region to do so.
Roche will offer two annual, renewable scholarships that will cover a
minimum of 50 percent of recipients’ tuition, beginning in the fall 2019. These
scholarships are offered in partnership with the #YouAreWelcomeHere social media campaign that
encourages international students to study in the United States.
we prepare to celebrate International Education Month in November, this
scholarship program exemplifies our commitment to support and welcome
international scholars from all cultures and continents to La Roche,” Assistant
Director of Global Engagement Emily Markham, said. “These scholarships support
incoming international students who are committed to furthering the
#YouAreWelcomeHere message through intercultural exchange at La Roche and
Roche will award two $15,000 renewable scholarships each year, covering more
than half of the tuition costs.
addition to the participating colleges and universities, the campaign has
earned support from key international education organizations, including NAFSA:
Association of International Educators and the Institute of International
#YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship meets an essential challenge in the effort to
support international students, foster intercultural understanding, and develop
future leaders,” said Allan E. Goodman, president of the IIE. “As a higher
education community, it is our responsibility to support such great efforts and
welcome international students to colleges and universities across the United
more information about the #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship at La Roche visit laroche.edu. For questions regarding
international undergraduate admission, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or
About La Roche College: A private liberal arts
college in the North Hills of Pittsburgh, La Roche College offers more than 50
undergraduate majors, six graduate degree programs and one doctoral program,
with particular strengths in education, business, criminal justice, psychology,
and health and medical sciences as well as interior design and graphic design.
This residential college provides a vibrant campus community for more than
1,400 men and women enjoying 30-plus student organizations and an exciting NCAA
Div. III athletics program. Founded by the Sisters of Divine Providence in
1963, La Roche College embraces its Catholic heritage while welcoming people of
all faiths and backgrounds. With a legacy of social justice and a commitment to
international exchange, La Roche College educates students to be lifelong
learners and achievers in an increasingly diverse and global society.