How can I apply for this scholarship?

All eligible students must complete the scholarship application form and submit an essay, whether or not they are MPOWER customers.

Must I have my visa approved by the time I apply?

You must have your visa stamped in your passport by the closing date of the scholarship.

How will the winners be selected?

Winners will be selected based on their essay submission and eligibility criteria set by MPOWER. Appstec America will select 10 finalists for final review. MPOWER will then select winners from this pool of eligible entries. MPOWER retains final determination for winners.

How many scholarships are offered?

MPOWER and APPSTEC AMERICA will offer two (2) US $5000 prize awards: one (1) for a STEM essay and one (1) for a business essay.

When is the deadline to apply?

The application deadline is 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on November 15, 2022.

When will the winners be notified?

We will notify the winners within eight weeks of the application deadline.

When and how do the recipients receive the scholarship funds?

Following MPOWER's selection of winners, MPOWER will verify their eligibility. After verification, all winners will be sent a release. Once MPOWER receives a receipt of a winner’s executed release, MPOWER will disburse the funds directly to the winner’s college/university, subject to the requirements of any applicable U.S. laws. In the event that a winner cannot be verified, or fails or refuses to execute the release, such person becomes ineligible for the scholarship, and MPOWER will select a replacement winner.