• Description:

    The Wells Mountain Foundation, through the Empowerment Through Education (ETE) program, provides undergraduate scholarships to developing country nationals to study in their home country or a neighboring country.

    The Foundation believes in the power and importance of community service; therefore, all scholarship participants are required to volunteer for a minimum of 100 hours a year. Your choice of institution in your home country or in another developing country. About 50-60 scholarships per year.

    Qualifications 

    Bachelor’s Degree in any field of study but applications are encouraged from those interested in pursuing degrees that will best help their local communities – medicine & health sciences, community development, law, education, social work, business, information technology, agriculture and engineering.

    Scholarship

    ETE scholarships range from $300 USD to $3000 USD annually and are provided throughout the undergraduate education of the recipient. The average scholarship amount is $1500. Scholarships may be used for tuition and fees, books and materials, and other related costs (room rent and meals).

    Eligibility:

    WMF’s ideal candidate is a student, male or female, from a country in the developing world, who:

    • Successfully completed a secondary education, with good to excellent grades
    • Is 35 or under on 1 March 2024
    • Will be studying in his or her country or another country in the developing world*
    • Is pursuing his or her first bachelor’s degree or diploma
    • Will be enrolled in a program of study that will benefit the community and/or contribute to the continued growth and advancement of his or her home country
    • Plans to live and work in his or her own country after graduation
    • Has demonstrated his or her commitment to giving back and has volunteered prior to applying
    • May have some other funds available for his or her education, but will not be able to go to pursue his or her tertiary degree without financial assistance

    Application instructions:

    To apply for the Empowerment Through Education (ETE) program, you must submit a complete application via the online scholarship application portal (preferred method) or via postal mail to the Foundation’s office. 

     

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