WAAW Foundation 2018 Undergraduate STEM Scholarships 

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WAAW Foundation 2018 Undergraduate STEM Scholarships for Young African Women. Interested female students should see full application details below

WAAW Foundation Undergraduate STEM Scholarships 

Working to Advance African Women (WAAW) Foundation Annual Scholarship program for Undergraduate African female students in 2018.

About the Award
The Working to Advance African Women (WAAW) Foundation aims to increase the pipeline of African women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related disciplines, and work to ensure that this talent is engaged in African innovation. WAAW has announced the next round of its scholarship program for African women, offering $500/year for need-based female African students admitted to a University, College or institute of higher learning in Africa. Scholarships are renewable annually, following proof of the student’s continued academic performance.

Type: Undergraduate

Eligible Countries: Women from all Africa countries

To be taken at: Applicants home country

Offered annually? Yes

Fields of Study: Courses in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

Selection Criteria and Eligibility: WAAW foundation’s annual scholarship initiative is aimed at supporting need based African female STEM-focused college education. Please read the eligibility criteria before you apply. All non-qualifying applications will be automatically deleted! Criteria for eligibility include:

  • 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, and
  • Excellent Academic Record.
  • Below the age of 32 years.
  • Graduation date is after December of award year

Number of Scholarship: Several

The value of Scholarship: Scholarship recipients will receive an award of $500 for the academic year, or the equivalent in their country’s local currency. Scholarship recipients may reapply for renewal the following year, with proof of continued excellent academic performance.

Duration of Scholarship: Scholarship is a one-time fund but is renewable annually, following proof of the student’s continued academic performance


How to Apply

Complete all sections of the application form and submit all required materials to WAAW Foundation by the deadline. The application may be completed online.

Visit the WAAW Foundation web site at www.waawfoundation.org/ and complete the application form online.

Sponsors: WAAW- Working to Advance African Women

Application Deadline: 15th October, 2017.

Important Notes: WAAW will only accept online application this year. Scholarship applications are reviewed by the WAAW Scholarship Committee, and awards are announced by February.

Only shortlisted candidates will be asked for recommendation letters or University transcripts during the verification process


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