Wells Mountain Foundation (WMF) is inviting applications from post-secondary school students in developing or under-developed countries for ‘Empowerment through Education Scholarship’ 2014. The major aim of the scholarship scheme is to support students in extreme poverty with tuition fee, books and supplies, and related expenses to carry out their post-secondary level (college, university, polytechnic, trade school) education.
The scholarship is for the full period of study in a condition that the recipient maintain good grades, perform community service and provide copies of all semester reports and school grades as they are received.
Students pursuing education in health care, social work, education, social justice, as well as, professions that help the economy and progress of the country such as computers, engineering, agriculture and business are highly encouraged to apply. WMF Scholarship ranges from $300 to $3,000 covering tuition and fees, books and materials, and room rent.
Eligibility Criteria –
Student must be from developing nation with financial need to complete studies and must study in developing nation with the scholarship.
The student must have completed secondary education with good to excellent grades, and must plan to live and work in their own country after they graduate.
The applicant must have volunteered or be willing to volunteer during the scholarship phase.
Applicants who apply before receiving official acceptance letter for admission to the school will be eligible for the scholarship only after s/he is accepted.
Complete application includes – a clear personal photo, two letters of recommendation, a personal statement, completed essay questions, official transcripts of grades from secondary schools, an official key from the school to interpret those grades, and results from national exam. Application must be submitted through online application system.
For more information, please visit Supporting Education, Literacy, and the Arts page.