John M. Gunn International Scholarship

About the John M. Gunn International Scholarship

Washington and Lee University welcomes applicants for the John M. Gunn International Scholarship for Visiting Students.

Through the Gunn Scholarship, eligible students are invited to spend one year at W&L to augment the major studies in which they are engaged at their home institutions. The scholarship pays the full tuition, room, board, and transportation costs for one year. 

Gunn scholars may come from any academic discipline, but preference is given to students who will focus their work in our Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics.

While at W&L, students have access to a world of academic, athletic and extracurricular activities and the opportunity to explore unique on-campus housing options such as the Global Service House.


To be eligible, Gunn Scholars will:

  • Be currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at a non-U.S. university
  • Be fluent in English
  • Scholarships are available to students who demonstrate financial need

Application Materials

Your application will include:

  • Official transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Evidence of a strong extracurricular background
  • Two personal essays
  • TOEFL or IELTS score

Applicatons are due March 17, 2019. The application is now available to submit electronically ONLY. Please do not send paper copies.  For more information, contact Hunter Swanson.

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