May 3, 2016

NWAG Scholarships for Female Undergraduate Nigerian Students

NWAG Nigeria Scholarships

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

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

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.

Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG)

Eligibility
All applicants must be Nigerian females.

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
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 2016 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:
    “How has the current inflation and its resultant high cost of living in Nigeria, affected the quality of education in Nigeria?”

    PREVIOUS ESSAY TOPICS
    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?”
All application entries must be typewritten and double-spaced.

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.

DEADLINES:
All applications must be POST-MARKED or EMAILED by MAY 31, 2016

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 2016
Open to International Applicants: No(ONLY Nigerians)

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: List of Undergraduate Scholarships for Nigerian Students

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