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Thursday, 25 January 2018

Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG) Scholarship for Female Undergraduates 2018 – 2019


ABOUT THE COMPANY
The Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (also known as “NWAG”) was established in 2000 by Mrs. Dayo Keshi, the then Consul General’s wife.

NWAG are a Atlanta Georgia based non-profit organization whose goal it is to empower youth, women and children in their home country of Nigeria and their adopted community in the United States.


ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP
NWAG will be awarding 37 single scholarships this year – 1 scholarship for each state of origin and 1 scholarship for each Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Scholarship will be awarded to the value of $200 each (approximately 63 000 Nigeria Naira), to female Nigerian undergraduate students.


FIELDS OF STUDY COVERED
Undergraduate – various fields of study.


ELIGIBILITY
Please ensure that you meet these minimum entry criteria before applying:

Citizen or resident of Nigeria
Female
Currently studying towards an undergraduate course at Nigerian tertiary institution or university

HOW TO APPLY

Alternatively, you can download the latest application form on the official NWAG website: http://www.nwag.org
 
Attach the below listed documents with your application form:
  • 1 x photocopy of your university student identification card
  • 1 x recent photograph of yourself
  • 1 x Recommendation Letter from: the Head of Department or Dean of your Faculty/ School
  • 1 x Recommendation Letters from: one of your Lecturers/ Local Government Chairperson/ Village Head/ Pastor at your Church/ Imam at your Mosque
  • Proof of State of Origin: letter written by your local government office or Letter of Origination from the university
  • Brief explanation explaining why you should be awarded the scholarship (maximum of half a typed page)
  • Essay (typed, with double spacing, maximum of 2 pages), on the following topic: “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 forms and documents must be submitted via:
1) Email: [email protected]
With the email subject line: Applicant Name and State of Origin.
(in PDF/ Word format only)
2) Post/ Mail:
P.O. Box 14542
Atlanta
GA
30324
 

CLOSING DATE

31 May 2018.
 

CONTACT

For any queries, please contact:
Nigerian Women Association of Georgia
Tel: 770 496 4380
Email: [email protected]

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