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# MPOWER Global Citizen Scholarship 2022

At MPOWER, we believe that we’re not just expanding access to higher education. We’re also creating globally-minded, multi-lingual, culturally-competent graduates poised to take on the world’s most pressing problems in science, technology, business, and public policy!

In recognition of the extraordinary potential of these students, we’ve created the MPOWER Global Citizen Scholarship. We’ve intentionally designed this scholarship program to be as broad as possible to match the broad, diverse experiences of international students. There’s no requirement to be an MPOWER borrower to apply

Scholarships awarded annually to international and DACA students enrolled at schools MPOWER supports.

Awards:

• Grand Prize: $10,000 • Runner-Up:$2,000
• Honorable Mention: \$2,000

Eligibility Requirements:

• Be accepted at, or enrolled in, a full-time degree program at a U.S. or Canadian school that MPOWER supports, and
• Be an international student allowed to legally study in the U.S. or Canada, as applicable:
• For study in the U.S., this means that the applicant meets one of these criteria:
• Has a valid visa that permits study in the U.S.
• Is protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
• Is a U.S. permanent resident (Green Card holder)
• For study in Canada, this means the applicant meets one of these criteria:
• Is a Canadian permanent resident
• Has a valid Canadian study permit

We have created this scholarship specifically for international and DACA students. Therefore, U.S. citizens wishing to study in the U.S., and Canadian citizens wishing to study in Canada, are not eligible for this scholarship.