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WMI Empowerment Through Education Scholarships 2019

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WMI supports undergraduate students obtaining degrees in community-oriented fields, and encourages them to be the agents of change in their own communities, nations and the world. Moreover, they go beyond providing financial support, ensuring scholars have all the tools needed to reach their dreams.

Furthermore, WMI provides education scholarships to highly motivated and ambitious young people with limited financial resources pursuing undergraduate degrees in developing countries. In addition, they support students pursuing degrees that will best help their own communities, including medicine & health services, community development, law, education, social sciences as well as engineering.


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 $1400. In addition, scholarships may be used for tuition and fees, books and materials, as well as room rent.


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
  • Also, Will be studying in his or her country or another country in the developing world
  • Plans to live and work in his or her own country after graduation
  • Also, Has volunteered prior to applying for this scholarship and/or is willing to volunteer while receiving the WMI scholarship
  • May have some other funds available for his or her education, but will not be able to go to school without a scholarship


Applications from qualified applicants will be accepted until April 1, 2019. Before applying, they strongly encourage applicants to read the WMI Scholar Program Information Sheet and also the Frequently Asked Questions for Prospective Scholars document. These two documents will assist applicants in determining their eligibility and guide them in the application process.

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

  • Clear personal photo
  • Also, Two essays (topics are stated on application form)
  • 2019 application form
  • Also, Personal essay statement
  • Two recommendation letters
  • Official transcript of grades from secondary school
  • Also, Official grading key to interpret secondary school grades
  • Official transcript of grades from tertiary studies (if applicable)
  • Also, Official grading key to interpret tertiary grades
  • Official results from national exam
  • Also, Official grading key to interpret scores on national exam



Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline01 April,2019
Open toAll
OrganizerWells Mountain Initiative
Contact the organizerin[email protected]



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