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Wells Mountain Foundation Scholarships

Scholarship Overview

  • WMF was founded in 2005 to provide funding and support in the areas of education, literacy and the arts, primarily in the developing world. WMF provides support to individuals and families in need of assistance as a result of economic challenges, and in particular, extreme poverty.
  • Our WMF Empowerment through Education Scholarship Program has grown from just one scholarship in Ghana in 2005 to 52 WMF Scholars.

Host Organization

  • Wells Mountain Foundation
  • Our hope is that by providing the opportunity to further one’s education, the scholarship participants will not only be able to improve their own future, but also that of their own communities. The foundation believes in the power and importance of community service and, as a result, all scholarship participants are required to volunteer for a minimum of one month a year.

Field(s) of Study

  • Any Undergrad Study in a developing world country

What does the scholarship cover?

What we can pay for (our scholarships range from $300.US to a rare high of $3000.US):

  • tuition and fees
  • books and materials
  • room rent and meals

How many scholarships are given?

Which countries are targeted?

  • All from Developing World

Am I Eligible to Apply?

Our 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 I Apply – Next Steps

  • We do not require the applicant to pay an admission or processing fee or to buy a number to have the application reviewed.
  • All you need to do to apply for a scholarship is to send us a complete application.
  • Apply Online Now – Scholarship Application
  • If you are unable to apply online, we will also accept completed applications that are mailed to us in one mailing and delivered before April 1.
  • There is NO Fee to Apply

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

  • Clear personal photo
  • Two essays
  • 2015 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**

Closing Date:

  • December 15 – The Empowerment Through Education program application will be available on our website. Completed Empowerment Through Education program applications will start to be accepted on this date.
  • The online application will enable students to prepare their application over a four month period if desired (from December 1st – April 1st). Applicants are able to complete their application at any time before April 1 at 11:59pm EST.How do I get more information?

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