Monday, 28 March 2016

NWAG 2016 Scholarships for Nigerian Students

Company Description
The Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG), a non-profit organization based in Atlanta Georgia, was founded in April 2000 by the then Consul General's wife, Mrs. Dayo Keshi with a mission to empower women, youth and children in their adopted community in the United States and in their home country, Nigeria.

Job Title: 2016 NWAG Scholarships for Female Undergraduate Nigerian Students


Courses Offered: Any field
Course Level: Undergraduate
Provider: NWAG
Country to Study in: Nigeria Scholarship Description
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.
All applicants must be Nigerian females.
All applicants must be undergraduate students of a recognized Nigerian University.
Eligible groups:
Citizens of Nigeria
Participating Institutions:
Any recognized Nigerian University / Institution of higher learning.
Fields of Study
All courses offered by the participating institution / school.
Number of awards
Thirty-seven (37) scholarships - one per state of origin as well as one for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
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?”
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 page).
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?”
All application entries must be typewritten and double-spaced.

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Method of Application
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