About the NWAG Scholarships For Female Undergraduate Nigerian Students
- About the NWAG Scholarships For Female Undergraduate Nigerian Students
- NWAG Scholarship Details
- Eligibility Criteria
- Eligible Countries
- Participating Institutions
- Eligible Courses
- Number of Scholarships
- Sponsorship Duration
- Scholarship Benefits
- Method of Application
- Required Documents:
- How to Submit Application for the NWAG Scholarship
- Application Deadline
Applications are currently ongoing for the 2018 NWAG Scholarships For Female Undergraduate Nigerian Students and all respective female Nigerian students are invited to apply.
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.
NWAG Scholarship Details
NWAG to Award Scholarships to 37 Female Undergraduates in Nigerian Universities in 2018
The Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (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 One Hundred thousand Naira each, to Nigerian female undergraduate students in Nigerian Universities.
Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG)
Country to Study in
- 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
All courses offered by the participating institution / school
Number of Scholarships
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 hundred thousand Naira (N100,000) 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, interested applicants are advised to download a PDF application form here. or a Microsoft Word document application here. 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.
- 1 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:
“In light of the incessant clashes between Fulani herdsmen and various communities in Nigeria, how do you suggest that the federal government addresses the causes of these conflicts?”
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.
How to Submit Application for the NWAG Scholarship
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 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.
All applications must be POST-MARKED or EMAILED by MAY 30, 2018
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.
So far, NWAG has shipped over $1.25M (One Million, Two Hundred and Fifty thousand US Dollars) worth of medical supplies to various states in Nigeria. In addition, NWAG supports twelve orphanages (Little Saints, Lagos State, Seventh Day Advert, Rivers State, Susana Homes, Abia State, Ananwim Home, FCT, Zuma Memorial, Edo State, St. Anthony’s Destitute Center, Akwa-Ibom State, Tenderlove Orphanage, Anambra State, Godswill Orphanage, Kogi, The Care People Foundation, Oyo State, Izzi Motherless Babies Home, Ebonyi State, Destiny Child Center, Cross River & GBI Orphanage & Children Center, Delta State) with their nutritional program all across Nigeria and in Atlanta, Georgia; NWAG supports the following non-profit organizations: the Atlanta Community Food Bank, Hosea Feed the Hungry, International Women’s House, MedShare International, Sickle Cell Foundation, Southside Medical Center and Susan G. Komen.