Wells Mountain Initiative Scholars Program 2020

Undergraduate

Deadline : March 1, 2020 .  

Apply for the Wells Mountain Initiative scholarship program 2020. Applications from qualified applicants will be accepted until March 1, 2020. WMI was founded by Tom Wells out of his desire to help motivated, bright young people he met in the developing world further their education

Applications must be received by March 1 of each year to be considered for the following academic year. WMI Scholars are selected through an in-depth multi-step review process. The selected WMI Scholars will be emailed on August 1. Their names will also be published on our website homepage and the WMI Facebook page. Those who are not selected will also be notified after August 1.

Benefits

The initiative awards 50-60 scholarships per year amounting to maximum $3,000 USD

The scholarship supports :

  • Tuition fees
  • Books and materials
  • other related costs

Eligibility

Eligibility criteria

  • Successfully completed a secondary education, with good to excellent grades
  • Is 35 or under on March 1, 2020
  • 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

The following are required documents for the application

  • Essay (topic is stated on application form)
  • 2020 application form
  • Personal essay statement
  • Two recommendation letters*
  • Official transcript of grades from secondary school
  • Official grading key to interpret secondary school grades**
  • Official transcript of grades from tertiary studies (if applicable)
  • Official grading key to interpret tertiary grades**
  • Official results from your national exam
  • Official grading key to interpret scores on your national exam
To apply Click here

For more information, visit Wells Mountain Initiative

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