Wells Mountain Initiative– 2020 Scholar Program

Wells Mountain Initiative works to create social change through education and community building by providing bright young people in the developing world with student scholarships and skills training, building a network of grassroots leaders who are catalyzing community transformation.


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
  • Is 35 or under on March 1, 2020
  • Will be studying in his or her country or another country in the developing world*
  • Is pursuing his or her first bachelor’s degree or diploma
  • Will be enrolled in a program of study that will benefit the community and/or contribute to the continued growth and advancement of his or her home country
  • Plans to live and work in his or her own country after graduation
  • Has demonstrated his or her commitment to giving back and has volunteered prior to applying
  • May have some other funds available for his or her education, but will not be able to go to pursue his or her tertiary degree without financial assistance

Scholarship Coverage

The scholarship supports: 1. Tuition and fees, 2. Books and materials and 3. other related costs. The maximum scholarship is $3,000 USD per year.

Application Time-frame

Application opening: 1 December 2019

Application deadline: 1 March 2020

Announcement of scholarship recipients: 1 August 2020

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