WAAW Foundation Scholarship Program
The WAAW Foundation (Working to Advance African Women) is a non-profit foundation that is dedicated to empowering African women. Specifically their mission is:
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.
which is really awesome! You can check out some of WAAW’s projects and initiatives on their website.
Aligned with their mission, WAAW offers a scholarship program. To be eligible for the WAAW Foundation Scholarship Program students must be:
- Female students of African origin, living and studying in Africa.
- Currently enrolled in 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
To apply for this scholarship, students must write a few short essays that talk about their goals and how the WAAW Foundation Scholarship will help them reach these goals. Students must also submit two academic or professional references. The specific set of application instructions can be found here.
Note that the application does not open until August 1st, but you can still get started on your application today!
When is the deadline for this scholarship?
The deadline for this scholarship is September 30, 2015.
If you have any further questions you can contact the scholarship committee: email@example.com