Our student scholars pursue degrees in various community-orientated fields, including medicine and health sciences, community development, education, and social work and fields essential to the growth of their countries, including law, agriculture, business, information technology and engineering. The WMI scholarship program currently supports students in 49 countries.
- Successfully completed secondary education, with good to excellent grades
- Is 35 or under on March 1, 2022.
- Will be studying in his or her country or another country in the developing world*
- Is pursuing his or her first bachelorâ€™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.
Various African countries including Kenya and Ethiopia.
Extent of Scholarship
The scholarship supports
- Tuition and fees
- Books and materials
- Other related costs
- The maximum scholarship is $3000 per year.
Applications must be received by March 1 of each year.
How to apply
Visit the program website and follow the instructions.