WMF Scholarships for Postsecondary Students of Developing Nations 2014
The Wells Mountain Foundation offers scholarship for Post secondary education (College/University/PolyTechnic/Trade School). The Scholarship consists of Fees of education itself and directly related expenses including books and supplies ranging from $300 to $2000. The applicants will be notified if they have been selected as a WMF Scholar by approximately August 1, 2014. Applicants must hold a secondary education with excellent grades.
Application Deadline: 01 April 2014
What is the Wells Mountain Foundation?
- The Wells Mountain Foundation (WMF) is a not-for-profit organization, which provides funding and support to charitable organizations and programs. We support organizations that serve individuals and families in need of assistance as a result of economic challenges and, in many cases, extreme poverty. Emphasis is on programs in education, literacy and the arts.Priority is given to existing non-governmental organizations (NGO’s) in the developing world, social service agencies in the United States and direct scholarships to students in developingnations. While we provide support to a number of literacy and art programs, our biggest single program is Empowerment through Education which selects and provides scholarships to WMF Scholars who live in and are studying in developing nations.
When and how do I receive my scholarship money?
- Your scholarship money will either be sent directly to you or your school. Scholarship money is sent two times a year. New Scholars should complete the “Wiring of WMF Funds” form, found on our website (and attached to this email), as soon as possible, so that we can send you your scholarship funds in a timely manner.
- The purpose of the Foundation is primarily to support programs and individuals in developing nations or other situations of extreme poverty.
- 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