Course(s) Offered: Any field
Course Level: Undergraduate
Country to Study in: USA
The Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG), founded in April 2000, awards the NWAG Scholarships in Georgia to Nigerian high school students living in the USA.
As at 2015, NWAG has successfully awarded a one-time, one year scholarships to 436 female college students in Nigeria (see NWAG Scholarships in Nigeria) and 46 college-bound female students in Georgia, USA.
All NWAG scholarships are offered with a mission to empower women, youth and children in their adopted community in the United States and in their home country, Nigeria.
An applicant must be a Nigerian female or male.
All applicants must be Georgia high school students of Nigerian descent.
Citizens and/or Residents of the United States (but must be of Nigerian descent)
Any recognized University / Institution of higher learning in the USA. Note that applicants must be bonafide high school students as at the time of application.
Fields of study
All courses offered by the participating institution / school
Number of awards
Two (2) scholarships will be awarded
Awards are one-time one year scholarships
The value of the award is five hundred dollars ($500.00) given to each successful applicant
Method of Application
To apply to this scholarship, you should download, complete and submit the 'NWAG Application Form' under 2016 NWAG Scholarships In Georgia 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 male or female of Nigerian descent. All applications must include the following:
- Proof of State of Residence.
- Two Letters of Recommendation from any two of the following: Church Pastor/Mosque Imam, Principal, Teacher or Counselor.
- One Letter of Recommendation from either the Principal of school.
- Photocopy of your current high school 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 double spaced page).
- Proof of 10 Hours of community service
- 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?”
The Completed application can be submitted with all required documents to NWAG either electronically via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
SUBJECT LINE OF EMAIL: NAME OF APPLICANT
by regular mail to P.O. Box 14542, Atlanta, GA 30324.
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 April 30, 2016
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: 30 April 2016
Open to International Applicants: No(ONLY Nigerians)
More Scholarship Information and Application
Related: NWAG Scholarships for Female Undergraduate Nigerians