Apply For 2016 NWAG Scholarships For Nigerian Women In Georgia USA

Apply For 2016 NWAG Scholarships For Nigerian Women In Georgia USA

The Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG), founded in April 2000, awards the NWAG Scholarships in Georgia to Nigerian high school students living in the USA.

As at 2015, NWAG has successfully awarded a one-time, one year scholarships to 436 female college students in Nigeria and 46 college-bound female students in Georgia, USA.

All NWAG scholarships are offered with a mission to empower women, youth and children in their adopted community in the United States and in their home country, Nigeria.

NWAG Scholarships in Georgia

Course(s) Offered: Any field
Course Level: Undergraduate
Provider: NWAG
Country to Study in: USA

Eligibility
An applicant must be a Nigerian female or male.

All applicants must be Georgia high school students of Nigerian descent.

Eligible groups
Citizens and/or Residents of the United States (but must be of Nigerian descent)

Participating Institutions
Any recognized University / Institution of higher learning in the USA. Note that applicants must be bonafide high school students as at the time of application.

Fields of study
All courses offered by the participating institution / school

Number of awards
Two (2) scholarships will be awarded

Sponsorship duration
Awards are one-time one year scholarships

Scholarship benefits
The value of the award is five hundred dollars ($500.00) given to each successful applicant

Method of Application
To apply to this scholarship, you should download, complete and submit the ‘NWAG Application Form’ under 2016 NWAG Scholarships In Georgia as found on the official web site (link to it is below). This completed form should be submitted together with the materials and documents specified below under Requirements.

Requirements:
An applicant must be a male or female of Nigerian descent. All applications must include the following:

  1. Proof of State of Residence.
  2. Two Letters of Recommendation from any two of the following: Church Pastor/Mosque Imam, Principal, Teacher or Counselor.
  3. One Letter of Recommendation from either the Principal of school.
  4. Photocopy of your current high school student identification card
  5. A current photograph of yourself
  6. An explanation of why you need and should receive the scholarship (not more than one-half typed double spaced page).
  7. Proof of 10 Hours of community service
  8. 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?”

    PREVIOUS ESSAY TOPICS
    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?”

All application entries must be typewritten and double-spaced.

Submission:
The Completed application can be submitted with all required documents to NWAG either electronically via email at nwagscholarship@yahoo.com
SUBJECT LINE OF EMAIL: NAME OF APPLICANT

OR
by regular mail to P.O. Box 14542, Atlanta, GA 30324.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information.

DEADLINES:
All applications must be POST-MARKED or EMAILED by April 30, 2016

PLEASE NOTE:
Late applications will not be accepted. Applications may not be faxed or hand-delivered.

Incomplete applications or applications that show evidence of plagiarism will be disqualified. All incomplete applications will be rejected.

ALL ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS MUST BE IN PDF OR WORD FORMAT.

NWAG is a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization funded by generous donations from sponsors and partners who appreciate the associations’ Special Projects.

Application Deadline: 30 April 2016
Open to International Applicants: No(ONLY Nigerians)

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