Ladies here is your chance, the opportunity is here for you only, no males involved, as this scholarship is meant for females only.
This is to announce to all females with the members of the public that WAAW Foundation is pleased to announce its 2018 need-based scholarship, offering $500/year for female African students presently admitted to a University, College or institute of higher learning in Africa.
Scholarship recipients will receive an award of $500 for the 2018 academic year, or the equivalent in their country’s local currency.
ABOUT WAAW FOUNDATION
WAAW (Working to Advance STEM education for African Women) Foundation is a US based non-profit organization whose mission is to increase the pipeline of African girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) and Computer Science (CS) related fields, and work to ensure that this female talent is engaged in technology innovation for Africa’s development.
Female students of African origin living in Africa, less than 32 years, have gained Undergraduate admission to a University or College in Africa and studying a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) related degree course.
Candidates must demonstrate financial need and excellent academic record.
Prior scholarship recipients may reapply for renewal, with proof of continued excellent academic performance.
Special consideration is given to underprivileged students such as orphans, girls affected by HIV or students in first/second year of study.
NOTE: WAAW does not fund graduate (masters, MBA or PhD) programs, second or subsequent degrees, students older than 32 years, non-STEM focused courses or Diploma degrees.
WAAW Foundation will accept online applications from September 1 through November 30, 2017.
Applications submitted prior to this date will not be received or reviewed. Scholarship applications are reviewed by the WAAW Foundation Scholarship Committee, and awards are announced by February 2018.
HOW TO APPLY
Visit the WAAW foundation web site at http://www.waawfoundation.org/scholarships and complete the application form online. Follow the application instructions carefully.
You are required to;
– Write essays on your future career goals and how the WAAW Foundation scholarship will assist in fulfilling your career goals.
– Bring two letters of recommendation, from academic mentors and/or job supervisors.
You must finish your application in one sitting.
Only shortlisted candidates will be required to mail current University transcripts directly to WAAW Foundation by November 30, 2018.
Paper applications will not be accepted this year, hence application documents must be submitted electronically via our online forms.
Examples of courses that are not eligible to apply: Nursing, ICT, diploma, Mass Communication, Social Sciences, Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Agricultural Economics, Education etc.