The Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG),founded in April 2000, is a non-profit (501C3), community-focused, service-oriented organization based in Atlanta, Georgia. Membership is made up of women who are Nigerian by birth or marriage. NWAG’s mission is to serve our local Atlanta Metro community, and country, Nigeria by empowering, enriching and educating women and the youth, thereby fostering togetherness and excellence in our collective pursuits.

NWAG supports organizations whose mission aligns with our mission.

The Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG) plans to award 37 one-time scholarships, one per state of origin as well as one for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), in the amount of fifty thousand Naira each, to Nigerian female, undergraduate students in Nigerian universities.


An applicant must be a Nigerian female, undergraduate student in a Nigerian University.

All applications must include the following:

-.Proof of State of Origin – Letter of Origination from the university or a letter from your local government office.

-.Two Letters of Recommendation from any two of the following: Church Pastor/Mosque Imam, Village Head, Local Government Chairperson or one of your Lecturers.

-.One Letter of Recommendation from either the Dean of your Faculty/School or your Head of Department.

-.Photocopy of your current university student identification card.

-.A current photograph of yourself.

-.An explanation of why you need and should receive the scholarship (not more than one-half typed double spaced page).

-.A type-written, double -spaced, two-page essay on:“What are the effects of the frequent Nigerian teachers’ strikes on student academic performance and learning?

-.All application entries must be typewritten and double-spaced.

Application Closing Date
30th May, 2014.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to download Application Form

Completed application can be submitted with all required documents to:
P.O. Box 14542,
Atlanta,GA 30324,
OR electronically via email at: nwagscholarship@yahoo.comwith subject line of email:

Name of applicant and state of origin and all electronics submissions must be in PDF or Word format.

Click here for more information

Note: All applications must be POST-MARKED or EMAILED on or before the closing date.

Late applications will not be accepted. Applications may not be faxed or hand-delivered. Incomplete applications or applications that show evidence of plagiarism will be disqualified and rejected.

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