Flywire Charitable Foundation’s Academic Scholarships 2023

About Flywire Charitable Foundation

The goal of Flywire Charitable Foundation is to ensure the availability and accessibility of quality education as well as healthcare. It makes an effort to develop a society where everyone is allowed to have new experiences regardless of their social status and background. It ensures that all the resources are available to everyone without any discrimination based on religion, gender, race or sexuality.

Their vision has three main components:

  • Equality: A society that is inclusive and stands against social injustice.
  • Access: Ensuring that all the nations and the people have access to the same cultural, healthcare and educational opportunities.
  • Affordability: To decrease the affordability gap that persists in education and healthcare.

Flywire Charitable Foundation’s Academic Scholarships

 

Flywire Charitable Foundation’s Academic Scholarships 2023

The Flywire Charitable Foundation is offering students a scholarship for the 2023 academic year. The scholarship is available for undergraduate and postgraduate studies in any country in any field.

There will be eight scholarships, each with the value of USD 5000, with the following themes:

  • Social justice: This is in regards to anti-LGBTQ+ legislation, policing, misogyny, religious persecution, sexual violence, racism, and other matters. This year’s global news was dominated by these topics, with the need for serious social justice reform growing. Scholarships for Social Justice are designed to prepare future leaders who want to work for a society free of racism, systemic bias, violence, and other forms of intolerance.
  • Global citizenship: The pandemic has led to the realization of the value of improving society while simultaneously dealing with social, environmental, political, and economic challenges. Global citizenship focuses on our society’s various concerns, such as climate change and sustainability, as well as income disparity. Scholarships for Global Citizenship are designed to help people who embody and exemplify what it means to be a global citizen make a beneficial impact on all sectors of society, from local communities to entire countries.
  • Global Health: Many communities around the world need new techniques to promote global health and overcome obstacles as a result of the pandemic. Scholarships for Global Health are designed to help candidates passionate about improving the health and quality of life of people worldwide.
  • Environmental Sustainability: Many communities around the world need new techniques to promote global health and overcome obstacles as a result of the pandemic. Scholarships for Global Health are designed to help candidates who are passionate about improving the health and quality of life of people all over the world.

Note: The selection of the candidate will be made by the Foundation members of the Flywire Charitable Foundation based on the following criteria:

  • Adherence to prompt: Does the candidate fulfil all the requirements and respond clearly to the questions? Is the candidate able to demonstrate the relationship between their study and scholarship?
  • Persistence: Does the candidate show their personality traits and interests clearly while being able to demonstrate determination and strength during challenging circumstances.
  • Leadership: Does the candidate explain their academic as well as personal aim and how their choice of education will help in achieving them.

Eligibility Criteria For The Scholarship

The candidates must satisfy the eligibility criteria before applying for the scholarship. There should not be any exceptions:

  • The candidate must have qualified matric.
  • The candidate must be pursuing undergraduate or postgraduate studies.
  • The scholarship is open to all fields.
  • The candidate can apply only for one of the fields mentioned above.
  • The candidate must not be a relative of current or former Flywire employees or be a part of any firm that is engaged in business with Flywire.

How to Apply For The Scholarship?

The application needs to be submitted online. The candidates have to register first. Click here to start with the application: Flywire Scholarship Application 2023.

The candidate must mention the scholarship they are applying for.

Documents Required

The candidates are required to submit an essay along with their application that should include the following:

  • About the candidate, their field of studying and the university they are registered at.
  • The obstacles that one needs to overcome to complete their studies.
  • Describe the goals and dreams you want to achieve with your education and how your chosen scholarship helps with it.
  • The essay must be deposited in English only.
  • The essay must be submitted in ODF format.
  • The essay must be
    • 1 typed page
    • written in 12-point standard style font.
    • written with a 1-inch margin.

Applicants are encouraged to read the Flywire Scholarship FAQ’s

Closing Dates

The applications will be closed on 2 June 2023 at 11:59 pm EST (or June 18 2022 3:59 pm GMT).

The applications must be submitted before the deadline or the application will be rejected.

The winners will be notified via email by July 21, 2023. The scholarship will be given directly to the institution.

Contact Details

If the candidate has any queries regarding the scholarship programme, they can contact the provider directly via:

Email at foundation@flywire.com

Please do not send any questions after the closing date. View our other bursaries/scholarships open for application here: https://allbursaries.co.za/notice/

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