WAAW Foundation 2021-2022 Undergraduate Scholarship for Young African Women: (Deadline 12 November 2021)
WAAW Foundation Scholarship 2021/2022: Applications are invited from suitably qualified undergraduate students for the WAAW Foundation Scholarship for female African students admitted to a University, College or Institute of higher learning in Africa.
The WAAW Foundation provides scholarships annually to students who demonstrate need and prove their status as full-time students in a STEM-related course in a African University. Interested applicants are encouraged to take advantage of this great opportunity.
About Working to Advance African Women (WAAW) Foundation
WAAW (Working to Advance Science and Technology Education for African Women) Foundation is an international non-profit organization founded in 2007. Headquartered in Lagos Nigeria with offices in Abuja Nigeria, Kigali Rwanda and Allen Texas.
WAAW Undergraduate Scholarship
- Type Undergraduate
- Organisation Working to Advance African Women (WAAW) Foundation
- Country to study–
- School to study–
- Course to study Not specified
- State of Origin
- Gender Women
- Application Deadline November 12, 2021
Aim and Benefits of WAAW Undergraduate Scholarship
WAAW Foundation Scholarship offers $500 for need-based undergraduate female African students admitted to a University, College or institute of higher learning in Africa.
Requirements for WAAW Undergraduate Scholarship Qualification
- Female students of African origin, living and studying in Africa.
- Currently enrolled in an undergraduate B.S.degree program.
- Studying STEM-related courses in a University or college in Africa.
- Demonstrable financial need
- Excellent Academic Record.
- Proven leadership, volunteering and community service
- Below the age of 32 years.
- Only students in their first and second year are eligible to apply. And also students in their third year if studying a five-year course.
Documents Required for Application
- 2 references; one MUST be written by a professor from your institution of study and the other from an academic supervisor/advisor or mentor to be emailed by your referee to us.
- A copy of a current signed and sealed transcript from your University to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
- A copy of the student’s School identity card must be scanned and emailed to us.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified? Go to Working to Advance African Women (WAAW) Foundation on docs.google.com to applyYour application will include the following:
- The application form filled out completely.
- Personal and Contact Information.
- Educational background and Family Information.
- Statement of need should describe why scholarship funds are needed and what the funds will be used for if received.
- Essays are strong criteria in determining candidates who are shortlisted. Responses to essay that address career goals and how you expect the WAAW scholarship will assist in your education. Please have your essay responses ready before you begin the application.
- In 500 words or less, please write an essay on your future career goals and how you expect the WAAW foundation scholarship will assist in fulfilling those goals.
- In 300 words or less, please describe what you believe about female education in Africa and its impact on research, development or advancement in African economies.
- In 500 words or less, what is your proudest achievement to date
- Describe in ten or less sentences why you need a scholarship. Tell us about your need or personal/family/financial situation and how the funds from the WAAW scholarship will assist your education and/or career plans.
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