Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG) Scholarships 2017

Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG) Scholarships 2017

Deadline: May 31, 2017

Applications for the Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG) Scholarships 2017 is now open. NWAG plans to award 37 one-time scholarships, one per state of origin as well as one for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to Nigerian female undergraduate students in Nigerian university or tertiary institutions.

Scholarship

  • Each scholarship worths $200 USD (Naira Equivalent).

Eligibility

  • Open to Nigerian female undergraduates

Application Process

Applicants are required to submit the following documents together with their completed application form:

  • 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 typed, double-spaced, two-paged 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”

Completed application can be submitted with all required documents as pdf or word documents to NWAG either electronically to [email protected] or by regular mail to:

NWAG
P.O. Box 14542,
Atlanta, GA 30324

For more information, visit NWAG Scholarship.

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