Nigeria Women Association Of Georgia (NWAG) Scholarship 2019-2020

Nigerian Scholarships

The Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG) unveils an award 37 one-time scholarships, one for each state of origin as well as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the Naira equivalent amount of $200.00 each, to Nigerian female undergraduate students of Nigerian universities or tertiary institutions.

About Nigeria Women Association of Georgia Scholarship

 

Level/Field of Study:

Any field of study in the Undergraduate level.

Host Country 

The Scholarship is hosted it Nigeria

Eligible Nationality:

  • Citizens of Nigeria

Participating Institutions:

  • Any recognized Nigerian University / Institution of higher learning.

Scholarship Benefits

  • The value of the awards is $200 given to each successful applicant

Eligibility

  • All applicants must be Nigerian females.
  • All applicants must be undergraduate students of a recognized Nigerian University.

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?”

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.”
  • All application entries must be typewritten and double-spaced.
  • Must read: 2013 W W Phillipps Awards in Medicine at University of Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Photocopy of your current university student identification card
  • A current photograph of yourself.

How to Apply

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

  • 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?”

Deadline: applications close May 30, 2019.

Click here for more details and to apply

APPLICATIONS ARE USUALLY DONE ONLINE

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.comSubject line of email should read Name of Applicant and State of Origin.

Note

  • Late applications will not be accepted. Applications may not be faxed or hand-delivered.
  • It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information.
  • Incomplete applications or applications that show evidence of plagiarism will be disqualified. All incomplete applications will be rejected.
  • All electronic submission must be in PDF or Word format
  • Open to International Applicants: No (ONLY Nigerians)

FOLLOW THE LINK BELOW

DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM

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