The Working to Advance African Women (WAAW) foundation aims to increase the pipeline of African women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) related disciplines, and work to ensure that this talent are engaged in African innovation.

WAAW has announced the next round of its scholarship program for African women for 2014, offering $500/year for need-based female African students admitted to a University, College or institute of higher learning in Africa.

Scholarships are renewable annually, following proof of the student’s continued academic performance.

Scholarship Type:

Undergraduate Scholarship for African Women. Eligible fields of Study: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Selection Criteria:

(a) Female students of African origin. living and studying in Africa.

(b) Currently enrolled in undergraduate degree programme.

(c) Studying in a university or college in Africa.

(d) Demonstrable financial. (e) Excellent Academic Record.

WHO IS qualified to apply?

Female students of African origin living in Africa, less than 40 years, who have gained undergraduate admission to an institution of higher learning in Africa and studying a STEM related course. The candidate must demonstrate financial need and excellent academic record. Special consideration is given to orphans, underprivileged students, girls impacted by HIV and students in the first or second year of study.

Value of Scholarship:

Scholarship recipients will receive an award of $500 for the 2012/13 academic year, or the equivalent in their country’s local currency.

Scholarship recipients may apply for renewal the following year, with proof of continued excellent academic performance. Duration of Scholarship: Scholarship is a one time fund but is renewable annually, following proof of the student’s continued academic performance.

For further information and How to Apply click the link:>

Application Deadline: 30th October, 2013

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