NWAG Undergraduate Female Scholarships – Nigerian Students

NWAG Undergraduate Female Scholarships – Nigerian Students

NWAG Nigeria Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Any field
Course Level: Undergraduate
Provider: NWAG
Country to Study in: Nigeria

NWAG Undergraduate Female Scholarships – Nigerian Students

Scholarship Description

Every year, the Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG) awards scholarships to female Nigerian undergraduate students in Nigerian universities in the NWAG Nigeria Scholarships.

These NWAG scholarships are offered one per state of origin as well as one for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), in the amount of fifty thousand Naira per applicant.

The Nigerian Women Association of Georgia has once again announced the take-off of the 2017 edition of its scholarship award — 2017 NWAG Undergraduate Female Scholarships. All eligible female applicants from Nigeria are invited to submit an application.

NWAG Undergraduate Female Scholarships - Nigerian Students

Eligibility
All applicants must be Nigerian females.

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All applicants must be undergraduate students of a recognized Nigerian University.

Eligible groups
Citizens of Nigeria

Participating Institutions
Any recognized Nigerian University / Institution of higher learning

Fields of study
All courses offered by the participating institution / school

Number of awards
Thirty-seven (37) scholarships – one per state of origin as well as one for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)

Sponsorship duration
Awards are one-time scholarships

Scholarship benefits
The value of the awards is fifty thousand Naira (N50000.00) given to each successful applicant

Method of Application for NWAG Undergraduate Female Scholarships

Application process is free! Do not send money to anyone nor include money in your application. To apply to this scholarship, you should download, print out, complete and submit the \’NWAG Application Form\’ under 2017 NWAG Scholarships In Nigeria as found on the official web site (link to it is below). This completed form should be submitted together with the materials and documents specified below under Requirements.

Requirements:
An applicant must be a Nigerian female undergraduate student in a Nigerian University. All applications must include the following:

  • Proof of State of Origin – Letter of Origination from the university or a letter from your local government office.
  • Two Letters of Recommendation from any two of the following: Church Pastor/Mosque Imam, Village Head, Local Government Chairperson or one of your Lecturers.
  • One Letter of Recommendation from either the Dean of your Faculty/School or your Head of Department.
  • Photocopy of your current university student identification card
  • A current photograph of yourself
  • An explanation of why you need and should receive the scholarship (not more than one-half typed page).
  • A type-written, double –spaced, two-page essay on:
    “Women are marginalized in leadership positions in Nigeria. Position yourself as a woman activist and propose how you can advocate for women rights in government positions, challenge early/child marriage and gender discrimination”All application entries must be typewritten and double-spaced.

    PREVIOUS YEARS ESSAY TOPICS
    2016:
    “How has the current inflation and its resultant high cost of living in Nigeria, affected the quality of education in Nigeria?”
    2015:
    “What is the one system in Nigeria, such as educational, political, health care, financial…, that you feel if changed would have the most beneficial impact on Nigerians, and why?”
    2014:
    “What are the effects of the frequent Nigerian teachers\’ strikes on student academic performance and learning?”
    2013:
    “How could we improve the health system in Nigeria especially for women, youth and children?”
    2012:
    “The education of our youth is compromised by frequent strikes and school closings. If you were the first female president of Nigeria, how would you handle things differently from President Jonathan or all the past presidents?”

SUBMISSION:
Completed applications may be submitted to NWAG either by regular mail to:
NWAG
P.O. Box 14542,
Atlanta, GA 30324, USA

OR, electronically via email at nwagscholarship@yahoo.com.
SUBJECT LINE OF EMAIL: NAME OF APPLICANT & STATE OF ORIGIN.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information.

NWAG Scholarship Application Closing Date For 2016

As seen above, all applications for the Nigerian Women Association of Georgia scholarships 2016 must be submitted not later than 31st May, 2017.

You can go to www.nwag.org to download the 2017 NWAG Application Form for FREE. The scholarship providers want you to know that the form is FREE. Don’t send money to anyone to buy form or for whatever reason.

PLEASE NOTE:
Late applications will not be accepted. Applications may not be faxed or hand-delivered.

Incomplete applications or applications that show evidence of plagiarism will be disqualified. All incomplete applications will be rejected.

ALL ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS MUST BE IN PDF OR WORD FORMAT.

NWAG is a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization funded by generous donations from sponsors and partners who appreciate the associations\’ Special Projects.

Application Deadline: 31 May 2017
Open to International Applicants: No(ONLY Nigerians)

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