Course(s) Offered: Any field
Course Level: Undergraduate
Country to Study in: Nigeria
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 Nigeria Scholarships. All eligible female applicants from Nigeria are invited to submit an application.
All applicants must be Nigerian females.
All applicants must be undergraduate students of a recognized Nigerian University.
Citizens of Nigeria
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)
Awards are one-time scholarships
The value of the awards is fifty thousand Naira (N50000.00) given to each successful applicant
Method of Application
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.
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.
Completed applications may be submitted to NWAG either by regular mail to:
P.O. Box 14542,
Atlanta, GA 30324, USA
OR, electronically via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
All applications must be POST-MARKED or EMAILED by MAY 31, 2017
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)
More Scholarship Information and Application
Related: List of Undergraduate Scholarships for Nigerian Students