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MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Wellesley College

    mcfEvery year, Wellesley College in partnership with the MasterCard Scholars Program  provide nine  African women with full undergraduate scholarships support that’ll include mentoring, counseling, and many internship opportunities. MasterCard Foundation Scholars at Wellesley will develop experiences, skills, and values that will serve them a lifetime and would enable them succeed in the global market, but most importantly,  that will enable them give back to their various communities and countries.
    How to Apply
    Listed below are the four most needed items that the admission staffs will review critically;
    1. Submit Standardized Tests and Submit Scores.
    Wellesley College  requires that all applicants take the SAT and two SAT Subject Tests, or  ACT with Writing. Please ensure that your college counsellor submits your official score reports sent to Wellesley. Wellesley College recommends that International students for whom English is not a first language  or who have been studying in an English medium for less than five years should take the TOEFL®.
    2. Complete and Submit the Wellesley College Supplement

    Be informed that Wellesley Supplement is very brief. The question is  that you briefly elaborate on your decision plan and provide brief biographical and institution’s contact information. There is another question that gives you an opportunity to tell college counsellors more about  your reasons for choosing Wellesley and why it might be the best place for you. This is the question:
    “When choosing a college, you are choosing an intellectual community and a place where you believe that you can live, learn, and flourish. To this end, the Board of Admission is interested in knowing your reasons for applying to Wellesley College, and how Wellesley will help you to realize your personal and academic goals.”

    Application to Wellesley is done online; the application fee is waived if you have an NCAA waiver else you pay $50 application fee.
    3. Submit the Common Application
    You should use the Common Application to apply Wesllely College. On the common App, you  will need to write a personal essay for all the universities you will be applying to . This essay is important, as it reveals alot about you to the college and affords you time to reflect over your time at high school.   [adsenseyu1]
    4. Submit Required Credentials
    The deadlines for submitting your application credentials vary, usually depending on the decision plan a student chooses.  Make sure you clearly communicate admissions deadlines with your guidance counselors and the teachers who will be handing in your recommendations and reports.

    For more information, reach out to their admissions officers at at any time.

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