2014 WAAW Foundation Scholarship for African Female Students.

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Application Deadline: October 30 2013

The Working to Advance African Women (WAAW) foundation’s annual scholarship initiative is aimed at supporting need based African female STEM-focused college education.

Eligibility

Criteria for eligibility includes:

(a) Female students of African origin. living and studying in Africa.
(b) Currently enrolled in undergraduate degree program.
(c) Studying in a university or college in Africa.
(d) Demonstrable financial need, and
(e) Excellent Academic Record.

WAAW Foundation awards annual scholarships to students who demonstrate need and prove their status as full time students in a STEM related course in an African University. Recipients will become WAAW Ambassadors in their respective communities.

Scholarship Application Process

WAAW will start accepting 2013 applications from August 1. 2013.
How to Apply

Your application will include the following:

  1. Application form filled out completely. We will only accept online applications this year. NO PAPER APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED*.
  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.

Submitting your application

Please complete all sections of the application form and submit all required materials to WAAW foundation by the deadline. Application may be completed online. Click Here to Begin your application

For more information. please contact:
[email protected][email protected]

ONLY Shortlisted candidates will be required to send the following additional items in order to complete this process.

  1. 2 references; one MUST be written by a professor from your institution of study and the other from an academic supervisor/advisor or mentor. Reference forms should be downloaded from http://www.waawfoundation.org/scholarship/2011_ScholarshipReferenceLetter.pdf and emailed to
    [email protected][email protected]
  2. A copy of a current signed and sealed transcript from your University to be mailed to:WAAW Foundation Scholarship. P.O. Box 1691. Wylie. Texas 75098.
  3. A copy of the student’s School identity card. emailed to us..

For further inquiries please email
[email protected][email protected].

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