Monday, April 16, 2012

2012 NWAG Scholarship for Nigerian Women (Undergraduate)

The Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG) offers undergraduate Scholarships for 37 Nigerian female students in Nigerian universities on any course of study.

Field of Study : ANY

Number of Scholarships : Thirty-Seven (37)

Scholarship Worth : Fifty thousand naira (N50,000)

Type of Scholarship
The NWAG scholarship is a onetime financial aid award

How to Apply

Print, complete and submit the NWAG Application Form (CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FORM) together with 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.
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:
“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.

Application Deadline

All applications must be Post-Marked or Emailed by May 30, 2012.

Late and/or incomplete applications will not be accepted. Applications may not be faxed or hand-delivered.

Note: Incomplete applications or applications that show evidence of plagiarism will be disqualified.

Please submit your application and all required documents to NWAG either by regular mail to
P.O. Box 14532,
Atlanta, GA 30324

or electronically via email at
All electronic submissions MUST BE IN PDF FORMAT