Thursday, 9 August 2012

2012-2013 WAAW Foundation Scholarship for African Women, Africa

WAAW Foundation offers Scholarship for African Women for pursuing undergraduate degree in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, Africa 2012-2013
Study Subject(s):Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
Course Level:Undergraduate
Scholarship Provider: WAAW Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: Africa
Eligibility:Female students of African origin living in Africa, less than 40 years, who have gained undergraduate admission to an institution of higher learning in Africa and studying a STEM related course. The candidate must demonstrate financial need and excellent academic record. Special consideration is given to orphans, underprivileged students, girls impacted by HIV and students in the first or second year of study.
Scholarship Open for International Students: No
Scholarship Description: WAAW foundation is pleased to announce its 2012 scholarships, offering $500/year for need-based female African students admitted to a University, College or institute of higher learning in Africa. WAAW Foundation is a U.S. based nonprofit organization focused on Working to Advance African Women. The mission of WAAW to increase the pipeline of African women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) related fields, and work to ensure that this talent is engaged in African innovation.Scholarship recipients will receive an award of $500 for the 2012/13 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.
How to Apply: By Online
Scholarship Application Deadline: 30 October, 2012

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