$11,000 Walton Scholarship program for Undergraduates to Study in the US, 2021

Published Date: February 18, 2021

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    All
  • Country of the Scholarship

    United States
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

    2021
  • Type of scholarship

    Bachelor's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    9000 - 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

    University
  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

    Offline
  • Applier's country

    Mexico, United States
  • Expenses covered

    All
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Http://www.wispweb.org/contact.html  

The Walton Scholarship program opens its grant portal annually to students from Central American countries and Mexico who wish to carry out their undergraduate/graduate studies in the United States.

The scholarship program was created in 1985 by Sam Walton, founder of Walmart, and his wife. Its objective is to promote entrepreneurship and democracy in Mexico and Central America.

Therefore, the scholarships provide the opportunity to 60 students from Mexico and Central America who wish to study in the United States.

In this way, students will have the possibility of studying an undergraduate/bachelor’s program in any area of ​​study at the following Arkansas state universities :

Likewise, the program requires that scholars return to their countries of origin at the end of their studies.

Countries Eligible for the Walton Scholarship Program

The program seeks to benefit students from the following countries:

  • Mexico
  • Panama
  • Honduras
  • The Savior
  • Costa Rica
  • Guatemala
  • Nicaragua
  • Belize

Benefits of the Walton scholarship program in the United States

This scholarship offer is a fully-funded offer, therefore students will be entitled to the following benefits:

  • Exemption from tuition and other university costs
  • One roundtrip airfare for each year of study
  • Lodging and meals within the university
  • University material
  • Monthly stipend equal to USD 125 for personal expenses

Application process and application deadline

The application process is done by completing the online form. Subsequently, the Walton Scholarship committee will contact the applicant requesting the necessary documentation to continue the process. Finally, the same committee will select the scholarship recipients.

The Walton scholarship program in the United States opens annually, usually with a deadline for application in early March.

   


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