NWAG Scholarship for Female Undergraduates

Nigerian Women Association of Georgia Scholarship

NWAG Scholarship Scheme for Female Undergraduates is accepting application from eligible applicants. See how to apply and win NWAG Scholarship for Female Undergraduates

NWAG Scholarship for Female Undergraduates

NWAG which is an acronym for the Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG), a non-profit organization based in Atlanta Georgia, plans to award 37 one-time scholarships, one per state of origin as well as one for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), to Nigerian female undergraduate students in Nigerian university or tertiary institutions.

Worth/Value of NWAG Scholarship for Female Undergraduates

The scholarship is in naira equivalent amount of $200.00 each.

Field of Study

Various field of study in all accredited Nigerian universities or tertiary institutions.

Eligibility Criteria for NWAG Scholarship Scheme

All prospective candidates must meet up with all of the following criteria:

  1. Candidate must be a citizen or resident of Nigeria
  2. Candidate must be Female
  3. Candidate must be an undergraduate student studying an accredited course in any accredited Nigerian university or tertiary institution.

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Required Documents NWAG Scholarship Scheme

Prospective candidates are advised to attach the following documents to their applications:

  1. Proof of State of Origin – Letter of Origination from the university or a letter from your local government office.
  2. One Letter of Recommendation from either the Dean of your Faculty/School or your Head of Department.
  3. Photocopy of your current university student identification card.
  4. Two Letters of Recommendation from any two of the following: Church Pastor/Mosque Imam, Village Head,  Local Government Chairperson or one of your Lecturers.
  5. A current photograph of yourself
  6. An explanation of why you need and should receive the scholarship (not more than one-half typed page).
  7. A type-written, double – spaced, two-page Essay on:a relevant topic that will be made known once the application officially begins. Below are previous essay topics

Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG) Previous Essay Topics

  1. 2017: “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”
  2. 2016: “How has the current inflation and its resultant high cost of living in Nigeria, affected the quality of education in Nigeria?”
  3. 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?”
  4. 2014: “What are the effects of the frequent Nigerian teachers’ strikes on student academic performance and learning?”
  5. 2013: “How could we improve the health system in Nigeria especially for women, youth and children?”
  6. 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?”

NWAG Application Procedure/Process

Prospective and qualified candidates should download and complete the application form ,

Candidates should submit their application form and all required documents as stated in the requirement above to NWAG either electronically via email at: [email protected]

Note:

All electronic submissions must be in pdf or word format only (no other format will be accepted).

Specified Subject line of email: name of applicant & state of origin.

Or

Via regular mail to:
P.O. Box 14542,
Atlanta,
Georgia – 30324,
USA.

Application process is hundred percent free. Prospective candidates are advised not to send money to anyone nor include money in their application

Application Deadline
The deadline for the application will updated on this site as soon it is published.

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