2016 Wells Mountain Foundation ETE Scholarship for Africans To Study In USA

2016 Wells Mountain Foundation ETE Scholarship for Africans To Study In USA

Wells Mountain Foundation invites applications for the 2016 Empowerment Through Education Scholarship Program. Applications from qualified applicants will be accepted until April 1, 2016. Before applying,

Worth of Award

  • ETE scholarships range from $300 USD to $3000 USD annually and are provided throughout the undergraduate education of the recipient.
  • While the maximum scholarship is $3000 USD, they rarely award this high an amount.
  • Their average scholarship amount is $1400 USD.
  • The scholarship may be used for: • Tuition and fees • Books and materials • Room rent
Eligibility

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

Tips for Becoming a Competitive Applicant

The following are suggestions to enhance your Empowerment Through Education program application:

  • Become a member of a community service group and record all of your service activities (dates, activities, time spent, photographs, etc.)
  • Collect your secondary school transcript, national exam results and grading keys to interpret your results
  • Request two letters of recommendation on official stationery from two people who know you professionally/personally and can showcase the reasons you deserve this scholarship
  • Have all of your documents translated into English
  • Always apply to the Empowerment Through Education Scholarship with the current application form (If it is for the year 2016, apply only with the 2016 application)

How to Apply

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

  • Clear personal photo
  • Two essays
  • 2016 Application form
  • Personal essay statement
  • Two recommendation letters*
  • Official transcript of grades from secondary school
  • Official grading key to interpret grades**
  • 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**

If you qualify, now is the time to apply for this exciting opportunity! There are two ways to apply. Online and by mailing in a completed application packet to our office.

  • APPLYING ONLINE: You will be redirected to a portal where you will be asked to create an account (username and password), fill out information and upload documents. We strongly suggest that you apply online as it will provide you with the opportunity to save your work and return multiple times. You will also guarantee that your application, once submitted online will be received and reviewed.
  • MAIL-IN: You will need to print the 2016 application form and it is your responsibility to clearly complete it and attach all required supporting documents before sending it to us. Applications must be received by April 1, 2016 in our office. Applications that arrive after April 1, 2016 will not be reviewed. This means that you must allow at least three weeks to mail your application to us from abroad. Only send one completed application. Incomplete or additional mailings with supporting documents will be discarded. We highly encourage applicants to applying online to ensure the delivery of their completed application.

Questions can be directed to: info@wellsmountainfoundation.org

Deadline

  • December 15, 2015 – The 2016 Empowerment Through Education program application will be available on our website. Completed 2016 Empowerment Through Education program applications will start to be accepted on this date.
  • April 1, 2016 – The 2016 Empowerment Through Education program application deadline.
  • The scholarship awards are determined by the Board of Directors of the Wells Mountain Foundation and awarded once a year. Applications must be received by April 1 of each year to be considered for the following academic year. Only the selected WMF Scholarship recipients will be emailed on August 1.

Click here for more details (pdf)

Click here to apply

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