Wells Mountain Foundation Scholarship for Developing Countries

Wells Mountain Foundation Scholarship for Developing Countries

Deadline: April 1, 2015

Applications are currently open for the Wells Mountain Foundation Scholarships for academically outstanding student from developing countries.

Scholarship Worth

Scholarship ranges from $300- $3000 which may be used towards

  • tuitions and fees
  • books
  • room rents & meals


The Ideal Candidate – A student, male or female, from a country in the developing world, who:

  • Successfully completed a secondary education, with good  to excellent grades
  • Will be studying in their country or another country in the developing world
  • Plans to live and work in their own country after they graduate
  • 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 their education, but will not be able to go to school without a scholarship

How to Apply

1. Apply online here or
2. By Mail  (Download application form here). Mail completed application form and required documents in one packet to

Wells Mountain Foundation
25D Main Street Bristol,
Vermont 05443 United States of America

If you do mail in your application, it must arrive (not postmarked by) on or before April 1, 2015.

A complete application includes the following:

  • Clear personal photo
  • Two essays
  • 2015 Application form
  • Personal essay statement
  • Two recommendation letters (See recommendation guidelines)
  • Official transcript of grades from secondary school
  • Office transcript of grades from tertiary studies (if applicable)
  • Official grading key to interpret grades**
  • Official results from your national exam
  • Official grading key to interpret scores on your national exam**
  • Official grading key to interpret grades**

**(Official grading keys must be provided by the school issuing the grades or the government issuing the national exam. Grading keys that are not official will result in your application being disqualified. Contact your secondary school, college/university, or government for this document).

For  more information, visit Well’s Mountain Foundation or e-mail [email protected]