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WAAW Foundation Scholarship 2022/2023 for Female African Students in STEM for Female African Students in STEM

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WAAW Foundation is now accepting applications from Female students of African origin, living and studying in Africa for its 2022/2023 Scholarship. The deadline for submission of applications for the WAAW Foundation Scholarship is November 12, 2022.

The WAAW Foundation’s annual scholarship programme aims to promote STEM-focused college education for need-based African women.

WAAW Foundation scholarships are granted to African university students who demonstrate financial need and full-time enrollment in a STEM-related programme. Recipients must establish a STEM Outreach Chapter at their university.

The Working to Advance Science and Technology Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation was created in 2007 as an international non-profit organisation. With its headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria, and a branch office in Wylie, Texas. Their objective is to increase the number of African women entering Science and Technology disciplines and to involve them in technological innovation and entrepreneurship for Africa’s benefit.

WAAW Foundation Scholarship Eligibility

  • Open to Female students of African origin, living and studying in Africa.
  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate B.S. degree program.
  • Studying STEM-related courses in a university or college in Africa.
  • Demonstrable financial need.
  • Excellent Academic Record.
  • Proven leadership, volunteering and community service
  • Below the age of 32 years.

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.

Accepted Courses:

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)-related courses at any African university:

  • All fields of Engineering
  • All computer science
  • Science & Mathematics related fields; Industrial chemistry, environmental sciences
  • Medical courses; Pharmacy / Biomedical, Biochemistry, Zoology
  • Agriculture, Geography, and Statistics etc.
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Not Accepted Courses:

  • Core medical courses like Medicine and Surgery, Nursing, etc.
  • Social Science courses
  • Art courses.

WAAW Foundation Scholarship Benefit

WAAW Foundation Scholarship offers $500 for need-based undergraduate female African students admitted to a University, College, or institute of higher learning in Africa

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