Developing countries :  The Wells Mountain Foundation, through the Empowerment Through Education (ETE) program, provides undergraduate scholarships to developing country nationals to study in their home country or a neighboring country. The Foundation believes in the power and importance of community service; therefore, all scholarship participants are required to volunteer for a minimum of 100 hours a year.                                                                                             Apply Also:





Host Institution(s):





Your choice of institution in your home country or in another developing country





Level/Field(s) of study:





Bachelor’s Degree in any field of study but applications are encouraged from those interested in pursuing degrees that will best help their local communities – medicine & health sciences, community development, law, education, social work, business, information technology, agriculture and engineering.





Number of Scholarships:





About 20-40 scholarships per year.





Target group:





Citizens of developing countries





Scholarship value/duration:





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. Scholarships may be used for tuition and fees, books and materials, and room rent.





Eligibility:





WMF’s ideal candidate is 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





Developing Countries Application instructions:





To apply for the Empowerment Through Education (ETE) program, you must submit a complete application via the online scholarship application portal (preferred method) or via postal mail to the Foundation’s office. The 2019 Empowerment Through Education online application will be available from 1 December 2018 to 1 April 2019.





It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.





Website:





Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.wellsmountainfoundation.org/our-programs/scholarships/