NWAG Nigeria Scholarships for Female StudentsCourse(s) Offered: Any field Course Level: Undergraduate Provider: NWAG Country to Study in: Nigeria Scholarship Description Every year, the Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG) awards scholarships to female Nigerian undergraduate students in Nigerian universities in the NWAG Nigeria Scholarships. These NWAG scholarships are offered one per state of origin as well as one for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), in the amount of fifty thousand Naira per applicant. The Nigerian Women Association of Georgia has once again announced the take-off of the 2017 edition of its scholarship award — 2018 NWAG Nigeria Scholarships. All eligible female applicants from Nigeria are invited to submit an application.
- 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:
“In light of the incessant clashes between Fulani herdsmen and various communities in Nigeria, how do you suggest that the federal government addresses the causes of these conflicts?”All application entries must be typewritten and double-spaced.
PREVIOUS YEARS ESSAY TOPICS 2017: “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” 2016: “How has the current inflation and its resultant high cost of living in Nigeria, affected the quality of education in Nigeria?” 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?” 2014: “What are the effects of the frequent Nigerian teachers’ strikes on student academic performance and learning?” 2013: “How could we improve the health system in Nigeria especially for women, youth and children?” 2012: “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?”