APPLY NOW: Empowerment Through Education (ETE) program

Empowerment Through Education (ETE) program

APPLY NOW: Empowerment Through Education (ETE) program

Deadline: April 1, 2017


Empowerment Through Education Scholarship


Our hope is that by providing the opportunity to further one’s education, our scholarship participants will not only be able to improve their own future, but also that of their own communities. The foundation believes in the power and importance of community service; therefore, all scholarship participants are required to volunteer for a minimum of 100 hours a year.


The scholarship may be used for:

  • Tuition and fees
  • Books and materials
  • Room rent


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Our Ideal Candidate:


A student, male or female, from a country in the developing world, who:

¨ Successfully completed a secondary education, with good to excellent grades

¨ Will be studying in his or her country or another country in the developing world

¨ Plans to live and work in his or her own country after they graduate

¨ Has volunteered prior to applying for this scholarship and/or is willing to volunteer while receiving the ETE scholarship

¨ May have some other funds available for his or her education, but will not be able to go to school without a scholarship

¨ Submits a complete, legible 2016 application in English (please proof-read). Because we receive so many applications, incomplete applications will not be considered


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We do not require the applicant to pay an admission or processing fee or to buy a number to have the application reviewed. If someone contacts you saying a fee is required, please forward that email to We would very much like to prosecute this fraud.


All fields of study are eligible to apply.


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Frequently Asked Questions

To apply for the Empowerment Through Education (ETE) program, you must submit a complete application through our online scholarship application process via website (preferred method) or via postal mail to our office before 11:59 PM EST on April 1, 2017.

To learn more about the Empowerment Through Education Scholarship opportunity, please review the ETE Program Information Flyer and read the ETE Application Frequently Asked Questions Guide for 2017.


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Should you have any question about the scholarship and other opportunities featured on this website or should you need assistance at anytime in your application, please, do not hesitate to write to us via this address:


We will get back to you in the shortest possible time. Be assured of our full commitment. We are always glad to assist you make your dream (of developing into an effective, world-class environmental management professional) come true.


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Kunlere Idowu

Kunlere is an environment and sustainable development strategist with years of active experience in environmental compliance monitoring and enforcement. You may follow him on Twitter via @kunlere_idowu


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