Nigerian Women Association of Georgia
"Together We Achieve"
P.O. Box 14542 ,  Atlanta , GA 30324  Phone: 770 –496-4380

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NWAG to Award Scholarships to 37 Female Undergraduates in Nigerian Universities in 2016

The Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG) plans to award 37 one-time scholarships, one per state of origin as well as one for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), in the amount of fifty thousand Naira each, to Nigerian female undergraduate students in Nigerian universities.

Interested prospective applicants are advised to download an application form at the end of this message.

Completed application can be submitted with all required documents by pdf or word version to NWAG either by electronically via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by regular mail to 

NWAG
P.O. Box 14542, 
Atlanta, GA 30324.

SUBJECT LINE OF EMAIL: NAME OF APPLICANT & STATE OF ORIGIN, AND ALL ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS MUST BE IN PDF OR WORD FORMAT.

All applications must be POST-MARKED BY May 31st, 2016. Late applications will not be accepted. Applications may not be faxed or hand-delivered.

Applicants are required to submit the following documents together with their completed application form:

  1. Proof of State of Origin- Letter of Origination from the university or a letter from your local government office
  2. Two letters of recommendation from any two of the following:
    Church Pastor/Mosque Imam, Village Head, Local Government Chairperson or One of your Lecturers.
  3. 1 Letter of recommendation from either the Dean of your Faculty/School or your Head of Department.
  4. Photocopy of your current university 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 page).
  7. 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?” 

So far, NWAG has shipped over $1m (One million dollars) worth of medical supplies to various states in Nigeria. In addition, NWAG supports ten orphanages (Little Saints, Lagos State, Seventh Day Advert, Rivers State, Susana Homes, Abia State, Ananwim Home, FCT, Zuma Memorial, Edo State, St. Anthony’s Destitute Center, Akwa-Ibom State, Tenderlove Orphanage, Anambra State, Godswill Orphanage, Kogi, The Care People Foundation, Oyo State, and Izzi 
Motherless Babies Home, Ebonyi State) with their nutritional program all across Nigeria and in Atlanta, Georgia; NWAG supports the following non-profit organizations: the Atlanta Community Food Bank, Hosea Feed the Hungry, International Women’s House, MedShare International, Sickle Cell Foundation, Southside Medical Center and Susan G. Komen. 
 

Application process is free! Do not send money to anyone nor include money in your application