WMF Empowerment Through Education Scholarship Program 2017

WMF Empowerment Through Education Scholarship Program 2017

Deadline: April 1, 2017

Applications are open for the Well Mountains Foundation’s Empowerment Through Education (ETE). The ETE provides undergraduate scholarships to developing country nationals to study in their home country or a neighboring country. WMF believes it is important to educate people locally and to encourage WMF Scholars to become change agents in their local communities. A major component of the ETE program is community service. All scholars are required to volunteer for a minimum of 100 hours per year in order to remain a WMF Scholar.

Eligibility

Open to candidates who

  • Successfully completed a secondary education, with good to excellent grades;
  • Will be studying in his or her country or another country in the developing world;
  • Plans to live and work in his or her own country after graduation;
  • Has volunteered prior to applying for this scholarship and/or is willing to volunteer while receiving the WMF scholarship;
  • May have some other funds available for his or her education, but will not be able to go to school without a scholarship.

Application Process

Apply now!

The following are required elements for an application to be considered complete:

  • Clear personal photo
  • Two essays (topics are stated on application form)
  • 2017 application form
  • Personal essay statement
  • Two recommendation letters
  • Official transcript of grades from secondary school
  • Official grading key to interpret grades
  • Official transcript of grades from tertiary studies (if applicable)
  • Official grading key to interpret grade
  • Official results from your national exam
  • Official grading key to interpret scores on your national exam

For more information, see FAQ or visit WMF Empowerment Through Education.

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