Global Citizen Scholarship

$2,000–$10,000Award Amount
3Number of Awards
7/15/2023Submission Deadline

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MPOWER Global Citizen Scholarship provides a variety of scholarships to overseas students, pursuing higher education in the United States or Canada. MPOWER Global Citizen Scholarship is in honor of the remarkable potential of youngsters.

International students come from a wide range of backgrounds, and MPOWER established this scholarship program to reflect that. You don’t have to be an MPOWER borrower to apply for this grant.

MPOWER collaborates with investors and universities to develop a cutting-edge education funding product for students all over the world. As a student lender, they aim to help students achieve their academic, professional, and financial potential.

Key Information of Global Citizen Scholarship

Study Details

Area of Study


Country of Study

  • Canada
  • United States

Specific Schools


Scholarship Details

Intended Level of Study


Award Amount


Number of Awards


Global Citizen Scholarship Timeline

April 2023

Application Opening Date

Applications usually open on April 15.

July 2023

Submission Deadline

The deadline for submission is usually July 15.

September 2023

Winners Announcement

The scholarship winners will be notified in September; usually within eight weeks of the deadline.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following criteria.

  • Eligible Grade: All
  • Maximum Age: Any
  • Required GPA: Any
  • Geographic Eligibility: Any
  • Gender: Any
  • Race/Ethnicity: Any

Application Requirements

Here’s what you need to submits besides your application.

  • Essay

How to ace the Global Citizen Scholarship


Use proper grammar

The award will be chosen purely on the basis of the judges' evaluations of the essays that have been submitted. The following criteria will be used to evaluate your writing: grammar, spelling, and vocabulary; the arrangement of thoughts and ideas; creativity and originality; and overall quality and coherence of your writing.


Be creative

Read all directions thoroughly and familiarize yourself with the organization offering the scholarship.


Create a list of your unique traits

Reflect thoughtfully on any essay questions and write a strong scholarship essay if applicable that is in line with your unique traits.


Don’t rush your scholarship application

Make sure you’re giving the application the necessary time and consideration. You want your application to reflect your ability to be thoughtful and hard-working.

How the Global Citizen Scholarship is Judged

Scholarships are awarded and judged regardless of gender, race, color, religion, national origin, or disability. Awards are based on academic excellence, commitment to the field of study, and/or financial need, or other restrictions on specific scholarships. Students must be within two years of graduating.

Why We Love the Global Citizen Scholarship


Minimal requirements

This scholarship is based on one’s potential and dedication to education. There are no limitless requirements and a high GPA.


Open for all

Regardless of age, race, ethnicity, gender, or religion, all are welcome to apply for this scholarship.


Reflect wide range of experience

The Global Citizen Scholarship is purposefully made as inclusive as possible in order to reflect the wide range of experiences that international and DACA students bring to the table. You don't have to be an MPOWER borrower to apply for this grant!

5 Facts About Global Citizen Scholarship


Very flexible amounts

Our loans start at $2,000 and go up to $10,000 depending on your financial situation (over two academic terms).


Interest loans

Paying interest-only loans is still an option.


Provides employment services

As a result, in addition to student financing, MPOWER also provides employment services including resume reviews, networking opportunities, and exposure to paid internships and full-time job possibilities.


10-Year payback

There is a six-month payment plan before starting your 10-year payback term following graduation.


More than 200 institutions eligible

MPOWER Financing provides financial assistance to more than 200 schools and institutions in the United States.

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