Mango Scholarships 2016

Giving back to deserving students to achieve their educational goals.

Award Notification & Announcement

The 2016 application closed on March 31st.

The selection process is underway! Award recipients will be contacted in late April. A public announcement will be posted on this website in early May 2016.

We thank all applicants for sharing their story with us. See you in 2017!


Mango Languages is offering three scholarships of $1,000 each to undergraduate and graduate students in support of their educational goals. There are no lengthy essays, recommendation letters, or application fees. Just tell your story. It’s that simple!

Mango Languages believes in enriching lives with language and culture. Through our online software and mobile apps, we offer individuals an opportunity to gain new language skills and improve cultural awareness in a fun, flexible, and effective way. That’s our story. What’s yours?

What does language or cultural diversity mean to you? How has it impacted your path or journey?

To apply for a Mango Scholarship, complete the application form.

The application deadline is March 31, 2016, 11:59pm EST. The 2016 application closed on March 31st. See you in 2017!

Eligibility 2016

  1. You are currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at a college or university in the U.S.
  2. You must have plans to continue as an enrolled student in Fall 2016.
  3. You must be at least 18 years of age on or before September 1, 2016.

Selection Criteria

Mango Languages values an innovative spirit and encourages applicants to show off their creativity when responding to the Key Question. Responses may take the form of a video, poem, song, illustration, short essay, or something not yet considered. This is your story; tell it in the way that best represents you!

Multimedia responses are limited to 3 minutes. Documented responses are limited to 3 pages. File size is limited to 10mb.

Submissions will be deliberated according to an applicant’s originality, passion, and adherence to directions.

Although the award does not need to be used expressly to fulfill an individual linguistic or cultural goal, additional consideration will be given to applicants who demonstrate a commitment or impact of this nature.

Students of all backgrounds, disciplines, and areas of study are encouraged to apply.

To Apply

Mango Scholarship applicants must complete and submit:

  1. The 1-page application form.
  2. An electronic copy of your college or university transcript.
  3. A creative response to the following Key Question:
    How has language and culture enriched your life?

All materials must be submitted together using the application form.

All application materials must have been received by 11:59pm EST on March 31, 2016. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.


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