MPOWER Global Citizen Scholarship for DACA and International Students

Opportunity Detail

  • Language Requirement Not required
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Level Bachelor MasterPH.D
  • Number of Opportunity: 3
  • Eligible Region/Countries

    All Countries

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  • Medium of Instruction English
  • Field of study Science, technology, business, public policy
  • Opportunity ID 64522
  • Funding Type Fully Funded

Opportunity Description

MPOWER Global Citizen Scholarship (GC Scholarship) accepts applications from international students who are under the protection of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Students who study at schools MPOWER supports can submit their application for GC Scholarship 2024. 

MPOWER Financing was founded by two former international students, Manu Smadja and Mike Davis, to eliminate the financial obstacles students often face when pursuing international education. MPOWER supports extraordinary graduates who study science, technology, business, and public policy.

Key Details 

Application Deadline: 31 January 2024 (11:59 p.m. EST)

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Winners Notifications: Within 8 weeks of the deadline

Funding Organization: MPOWER 

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Location: U.S. and Canadian

Gender: Male/Female

Funding Type: Fully-funded

Number of Scholarships: Three (3)

Degree: Degree Programs

Eligible Countries: All Countries

Language Required: English

Field: Science, technology, business, public policy, etc.  

Benefits of the MPOWER Global Citizen Scholarship 

Totally there are three scholarship seats available for this application round as follows:

  • MPOWER will offer one $10,000 grand prize scholarship for first place winner which covers tuition, fees, or expenses at the winner’s school of attendance
  • Two additional winners will receive $2,000 scholarships.

Note: Applicants may enter the scholarship only once a year. There is no transfer, sold, or assigning options.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants should meet the following minimum eligibility criteria:

  • Students enrolled or accepted in a full-time degree program in a U.S. or Canadian school that MPOWER supports
  • An international student will legally study in the U.S. or Canada:
  1. For U.S. Study: Hold a valid visa for learning in the U.S., be under DACA protection, and be a Green Card holder. 
  2. For Canada study: Be a Canadian permanent resident and hold a valid Canadian study permit. 

Selection Process 

MPOWER selects winners based on the following:

  • Applicant’s quality of Essay (clarity of thought, a compelling vision and goals, and superior communication skills in English) 
  • Applicant’s potential as a scientist, leader, entrepreneur, or a positive change-maker
  • Relationship and clear nexus between applicants’ intended field of study and their goals and aspirations. 

How to Apply for the MPOWER Global Citizen Scholarship?

The MPOWER team will receive the application through the online application portal. Applicants can start their application by using the Apply Now button.


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Read more details on MPOWER Financing Website or FAQs section. 


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