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Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG) 2015 Undergraduate Scholarships for Nigerian Female Students



The Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG), founded in April 2000, is a non-profit (501C3), community-focused, service-oriented organization based in Atlanta, Georgia. Membership is made up of women who are Nigerian by birth or marriage. NWAG’s mission is to serve our local Atlanta Metro community, and country, Nigeria by empowering, enriching and educating women and ... Continue Reading

The Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG), founded in April 2000, is a non-profit (501C3), community-focused, service-oriented organization based in Atlanta, Georgia. Membership is made up of women who are Nigerian by birth or marriage. NWAG’s mission is to serve our local Atlanta Metro community, and country, Nigeria by empowering, enriching and educating women and the youth, thereby fostering togetherness and excellence in our collective pursuits.  NWAG supports organizations whose mission aligns with our mission.

You are invited to apply for the 2015 Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG) Undergraduate Scholarships for Female Students in Nigeria. Each year the Nigerian Women Association of Georgia -NWAG- offers undergraduate Scholarships for 37 Nigerian female students in Nigerian universities on any course of study.

In 2015, NWAG plans to award 37 one-time scholarships, one per state of origin as well as one for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), in the amount of fifty thousand Naira (N50,000) each, to Nigerian female, undergraduate students in Nigerian universities.

Value of Scholarship:

The NWAG scholarship is a onetime financial aid award and is worth Fifty Thousand Naira only (N50, 000).

Requirements and Eligibility:

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 double spaced page).

      • A type-written, double –spaced, two-page essay on:

“What are the effects of the frequent Nigerian teachers’ strikes on student academic performance and learning?”

All application entries must be typewritten and double-spaced.

Application Procedure and Deadline:

All applications must be Post-Marked or Emailed by May 15, 2015; Late and/or incomplete applications will not be accepted; Applications may not be faxed or hand-delivered. Applicants should visit the official scholarship website (link found below) for the scholarship announcement and application form.

Note: Incomplete applications or applications that show evidence of plagiarism will be disqualified. All electronic submissions MUST BE IN PDF FORMAT.

For More Information:

Official scholarship website – http://www.nwag.org/nwag-news-updates/117-2015-nwag-scholarship-in-georgia

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