Every year WAAW (Working to Advance African Women (WAAW) Foundation) Foundation offers $500 in scholarship to qualifying girls in STEM Education at the University level. Since inception, many girls have benefited from the scholarship: 4 from Kenya, 2 from Nigeria, 1 from Uganda, 1 from Malawi and 1 from Cameroon. These girls were able to demonstrate need for the scholarship and also provided proof of current University and course of study.
Scholarship dateline Application will in November 2013.
Scholarship eligibility i. Applicant must be female and an African student living and studing in the continent.
ii. Must currently enrolled in the University studying STEM related courses.
iii. Demonstrable financial need, and iv. Excellent Academic Record.
v. Below the age of 32 years.
How To Apply & More about WAAW Scholarship
1. Application form is to be filled online and submitted on their website.
2. Personal and Contact Information.
3. Educational Information
4. Responses to essay questions that address career goals. and how you expect the WAAW scholarship will assist in your education.
5.Two academic/professional references. Note recommendations and transcripts ARE NOT REQUIRED AT THIS TIME. ONLY after a candidate has been shortlisted.
The scholarship aims among other things, To increase the pipeline of African women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) related disciplines and work to ensure that this talent is engaged in African innovation. For more information and how to apply log on to http://www.waawfoundation.org /scholarships/
Open to the following African countries. Nigeria, Namibia, Tanzania, Zambia, Togo, Ghana, South Africa, Uganda, Mozambique, Lesotho, Bostwana, Ivory Coast and other African countries.