Blogs

MPOWER Central America Scholarship Program

  • The grand prize winner will receive a scholarship of $3,000. Two honorable mention recipients will receive awards of $1,000 each. Applicants will submit the following as part of the online application process:

    -A Scholarship Application Form

    -An essay written in English describing (1) how you have already contributed to creating opportunity, improving the quality of life, and/or advocating for and empowering marginalized communities in your home country and/or within the U.S. Central American community (2) how you will continue to do so after your education is completed, and (3) how your education will directly affect your ability to affect these goals.

    Eligibility:

    To be eligible for the scholarship program, applicants must comply with all of the following requirements. The student must:

    -Be a citizen of a Central American country. For the purpose of this scholarship, a “Central American country” is defined as Belize, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, or Panama.

    -Be enrolled or accepted to study full-time at one of the universities MPOWER supports in the United States or Canada for an undergraduate or graduate degree program

    -Be an international student allowed to legally study in the United States or Canada, as applicable: o For study in the U.S., this means that the applicant is either a U.S. permanent resident (Green Card holder), protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, or has a valid visa that permits study in the U.S. o For study in Canada, this means the applicant is either a Canadian permanent resident or has a valid Canadian study permit.

    Amount: 3000

    Number of Awards: 3

    Deadline: January 31st

Recent Blogs

  • Secret financial solutions for students during the pandemic

    Posted Thu at 6:29 PM

    The world is facing a global health challenge, which is affecting every sector in each country. While this common virus, coronavirus, affects our daily activities and social life, many industries and countries are preparing for a worldwide economic crisis. This financia...

  • Business model: A roadmap to a successful business plan

    Posted Jun 15

    Background Some experts think that the phrase “business model” is being used to mean so many fuzzy and half-baked business plans nowadays because of the advent of the Internet. They believe that all it takes, these days, is to have some web-based business m...

  • School resumption: Updates, risks and safety measures for parents and their wards

    Posted Jun 13

    Effect of the COVID-19 virus on education  Ever since the outbreak of Covid-19 from China, it has been affecting the world economy and financial institutions. A couple of weeks after the outbreak, Covid-19 started affecting the educational systems worldwide. It le...

  • Effective interventions to prevent and mitigate the rate of suicide in Nigeria

    Posted Jun 6

    Having discussed extensively on the factors that cause and or aggravate the issue of suicide, all of the previous explanations about suicide will be less meaningful and useful if we do not make practical recommendations to cleanse the society of this pandemic mental dis...

View All

Random Blogs

  • Stereotypes: Two sides of the coin

    Posted June 30, 2019

    Stereotypes. They are everywhere. They cut across colour, race, gender, economic status, educational background. Everything. More often than not, they are the first things we know before we even discover who we are. Stereotypes are the identities that other people give...

  • Top ten websites that offer sample practice tests for TOEFL, IELTS and others

    Posted August 11, 2017

    English Language Proficiency Test is used to measure English language proficiency of non-native speakers of English interested in migrating to (native) English-speaking countries for the purposes of study and work. There are organized bodies/organizations that administ...

  • University of Twente offers postgraduate scholarships

    Posted November 15, 2019

    University Twente Scholarships (UTS) are scholarships for excellent students from both EU/EEA and non-EU/EEA countries, applying for a graduate programme (MSc) at the University of Twente. Level/Field(s) of study: Qualifying Master’s Programmes offered at the Un...

  • Effective ways to engage students in learning

    Posted December 21, 2017

    Teachers around the world face the major problem of motivating their students every day to learn new things. Students are easily motivated to learn when they engage actively in the class. Research has shown that when students are actively involved in the learning proces...

View All