Scholarships: WMF Empowerment Through Education Scholarships for Developing Country Students; WMI is glad to support students from developing nations by providing WMF Empowerment Through Education Scholarships.
International students who have successfully finished their secondary education and are pursuing their first bachelor’s degree or diploma in their home country are eligible for the award program.
Application Deadline: March 1, 2023.
- University or Organization: Wells Mountain Initiative (WMI)
- Department: All
- Course Level: Bachelor’s degree or diploma
- Award: $1000
- Access Mode: Online
- Number of Awards: Varies
- Nationality: International
- The award can be taken in the USA
- Eligible Countries: A student, male or female, from a country in the developing world.
- Acceptable Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded in any subject offered by the university
- Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
- Applicants must be a student, male or female, from a country in the developing world who:
- Completed secondary education with good to excellent grades
- Is 35 or under on March 1, 2023
- Applicants will be studying in their country or another country in the developing world*
- Applicants are pursuing their first bachelor’s degree or diploma
- Applicants will be enrolled in a program of study that will benefit the community and/or contributes to the continued growth and advancement of him/her home country
- Plans to live and work in their own country after graduation
- Has demonstrated their commitment to giving back and has volunteered before applying
- They may have some other funds available for their education but will not be able to pursue their tertiary degree without financial assistance.
How to Apply
- How to Apply: Applicants must apply for the program through the online application.
- Supporting Documents: The following are required elements for an application to be considered complete:
- Clear personal photo
- Essay (topic is stated on the application form)
- 2023 application form
- Personal essay statement
- Two recommendation letters
- Official transcript of grades from secondary school
- Official grading key to interpret secondary school grades
- Official transcript of grades from tertiary studies (if applicable)
- Official grading key to interpret tertiary grades
- Official results from your national exam
- Official grading key to interpret scores on your national exam
- Admission Requirements: Before applying, applicants are strongly encouraged to read the WMI Scholar Program Information Sheet and the Frequently Asked Questions for Prospective Scholars
- Language Requirement: English language skills are required.
- The selected winners from developing countries will receive a $1000 scholarship from Wells Mountain Initiative (WMI).
- Financial support primarily covers tuition, school fees, and related expenses, including books and supplies. The WMI scholarship does not always cover the full cost of tuition and associated educational expenses.
- Scholarships are generally granted for the full study period; however, recipients must maintain good grades and participate in community service.