King-Morgridge Scholars Program

The King-Morgridge Scholars Program is an exceptional opportunity for enterprising, creative, dedicated young adults committed to applying their talents toward poverty alleviation. Selected for their drive, academic success, and commitment to addressing problems of poverty in their own countries, King-Morgridge Scholars will hail from countries in Africa, Latin America, South and Southeast Asia, and the Caribbean.

International Student Scholarships, King-Morgridge Scholars Program
Supplemental Questions
  1. What is your country of citizenship?
  2. What programs and/or resources have helped you prepare for application to international universities?
  3. Have you enrolled in and completed university level coursework in your home country?
  4. Do you intend to return home upon completion of your degree?
  5. Please describe how you might use a degree from UW-Madison to address issues of poverty and economic or community development in your home country/region. We do not expect you to have a concrete plan of action, but we are interested in hearing about your passions, thoughts, and ideas. Please submit an essay 500-700 words in length.
  6. The King-Morgridge scholarship is meant for students who could not otherwise afford to study at university in the United States. In order for us to ensure that we are meeting the parameters laid out by our generous donors, we ask that you answer this question honestly and to the best of your ability. Please tell us how much your family can contribute annually to your university education in USD (or specify currency). Then tell us in short answer format about your family's financial status and ability to support your education.
  7. What is the amout in USD ($) that your family can contribute per year to your education?
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