WMI Scholarship Program 2024 for Developing Countries

Scholarship in Different Fields
  • United States
  • Apply Before : March 1, 2024

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 11283
  • Degree Bachelor
  • Fields of study Verious Fields
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Duration Study Years
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

Applications are open for the Wells Mountain Initiative (WMI) Scholarship Program 2024 to the students in developing countries. This highly competitive scholarship opportunity helps the students pursuing their first certificate, diploma, or bachelor’s degree. The scholarship award is valid for all four years of undergraduate study.

The Wells Mountain Initiative (WMI), which is located in the USA, aims to create social change through education and community building by providing scholarship and training and some other educational programs.

Each year the WMI supports students to conduct their education purpose by providing 50 to 60 scholarships to students from developing countries who wish to pursue their post-secondary school (university, trade school, polytechnic) studies. The scholarship will be offered for the entire period of study.

Details of WMI Scholarship Program

Application Opens: December 1, 2023

Application Closes: March 1, 2024 

Review of Applications: April-July, 2024

Announcement of Scholarship Recipients: August 1, 2024

First Installment of Scholarships Wired: September 2024

Gender: Male/female

Required language: English

Location: One of the developing countries

Number of scholarship: N/A

Study Level: Undergraduate Degree

Location: USA

Benefits of the WMI Scholarship Program

WMI scholarships range from $300 USD to $3000 USD per year and are awarded throughout the recipient’s undergraduate study with an evarage amount of $1500 USD. The amount covers the following items:

  • Tuition and fees
  • Books and materials
  • Room rent and meals

Eligibility Critiera

Wells Mountain Initiative Scholarship Program’s ideal candidates are as follows:

  • Applicants should have finished a secondary school with good to exceptional marks
  • Be 35 years old or younger on August 1, 2024
  • Studying in their home country or another developing country
  • Pursuing a first bachelor’s degree or diploma
  • Enrolled in a study program that will benefit the community or contribute to the country’s continued growth and advancement
  • Intend to live and work in thier home country after graduation
  • Demonstrate commitment to give back by volunteering.
  • Have some other fund for their study, but will be unable to pursue a tertiary degree without financial support.

Applicants Responsibilities

In addition to the criteria above, applicants should fullfil these responsibilities:

  • Maintain good grades in all university courses
  • Serve as an advocate for community service and involvement
  • Perform, record, and document 100 hours of community service activities throughout the year
  • Finish the Academic Semester Report and the Community Service Report for WMI Scholars.
  • Official semester transcripts should be sent twice a year.
  • Communicate directly with the Education Manager about your circumstances as a student.

Required Documents

Please prepare and submit the following supporting documents for your application:

  • Personal photo
  • Essay (explore the topic on application form)
  • 2024 application form
  • Personal essay statement
  • Two recommendation letters
  • Secondary school official transcript
  • Secondary school grades official grading key
  • Tertiary studies official transcript of grades (if applicable)
  • Tertiary official grading key
  • National exam official results
  • Official grading key to interpret scores on your national exam


  • The requested documents must be in English.
  • All documents in other languages should have an official English translations
  • The requested files must be in JPG, PNG, GIF, DOC, DOCX, PDF format in 10 versions or newer.

How to Apply for the WMI Scholarship Program?

Eligible applicants can apply in two ways, online or by mailing:

Online Application:

  • First, start applying through the online application form linked below
  • Applicants must create an account, enter the personal information, upload the documents.
  • It is better to apply online as it is easy and safe.

Mailing Application:

  • Second, applicants can send their documents by mail.
  • Print the Application form (PDF), attach all requested documents, and send them three weeks before the deadline.
  • International applicants should send their application at least three weeks before the deadline (March 1, 2024)


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  • The late and incomplete application will not be reviewed.
  • Do not send your documents by email.

For further details about WMI Scholarship Program, please visit the WMI website or read the FAQs.

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