WAAW Foundation 2020/2021 Scholarship opens


Application for the WAAW Foundation 2020/2021 Scholarship opens September 2, 2020 and close November 2, 2020. The 2020/2021 scholarship offers $500 for need-based undergraduate female African students admitted to a University, College or institute of higher learning in Africa. WAAW Foundation’s Annual Scholarship Programme aims to support African Females Students studying any Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) related course at the university.

Subject areas include: Agriculture, Engineering courses, Architecture, Biochemistry, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Construction Technology, Food Science Technology, Genetics, Geography, Geology, Home Science Nutrition and Dietetics, Industrial Chemistry, Math related fields, Natural Science, Pharmacy, Physics, Science related fields, Statistics, Technology, Zoology

Criteria for eligibility include:

  1. Female students of African origin, living and studying in Africa.
  2. Currently enrolled in an undergraduate B.S.degree program.
  3. Studying STEM-related courses in a University or college in Africa.
  4. Demonstrable financial need
  5. Excellent Academic Record.
  6. Proven leadership, volunteering and community service
  7. Below the age of 32 years.
  8. Only students in their first and second year are eligible to apply. And also students in their third year if studying a five-year course.

Application form can be accessed through bit.ly/WAAW_Scholarship.

For more information about the WAAW Foundation Scholarship, https://waawfoundation.org/scholarships/

Best regards,

The Secretariat,
African Women in Science and Engineering (AWSE)