2016 NWAG Scholarships for Female Undergraduate Nigerian Students

NWAG Nigeria Scholarships. NWAG is a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization funded by generous donations from sponsors and partners who appreciate the associations' Special Projects. Every year, the Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG) awards scholarships to female Nigerian undergraduate students in Nigerian universities. This NWAG scholarships are offered one per state of origin as well as one for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), in the amount of fifty thousand Naira per applicant.

So far, NWAG has shipped over $1m (One million dollars) worth of medical supplies to various states in Nigeria. In addition, NWAG supports ten orphanages (Little Saints, Lagos State, Seventh Day Advert, Rivers State, Susana Homes, Abia State, Ananwim Home, FCT, Zuma Memorial, Edo State, St. Anthony’s Destitute Center, Akwa-Ibom State, Tenderlove Orphanage, Anambra State, Godswill Orphanage, Kogi, The Care People Foundation, Oyo State, and Izzi 
Motherless Babies Home, Ebonyi State) with their nutritional program all across Nigeria and in Atlanta, Georgia; NWAG supports the following non-profit organizations: the Atlanta Community Food Bank, Hosea Feed the Hungry, International Women’s House, MedShare International, Sickle Cell Foundation, Southside Medical Center and Susan G. Komen.
Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG)

Here is what you need to know about the scholarship:
Course(s) Offered: All courses offered by the participating institution / school Course Level: Undergraduate Provider: NWAG Country to Study in: Nigeria Eligibility: All applicants must be female undergraduate students of a recognized Nigerian University.
Eligible groups: Citizens of Nigeria

Participating Institutions: Any recognized Nigerian University / Institution of higher learning

Application Deadline: 31 May 2016 Open to International Applicants: No Fields of study
Number of awards: Thirty-seven (37) scholarships - one per state of origin as well as one for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)

Sponsorship duration: Awards are one-time scholarships

Scholarship benefits: The value of the awards is fifty thousand Naira (N50000.00) given to each successful applicant

Method of Application:
Application process is free! Do not send money to anyone nor include money in your application. To apply to this scholarship, you should download, print out, complete and submit the 'NWAG Application Form' under 2016 NWAG Scholarships In Nigeria as found on the official web site here. This completed form should be submitted together with the materials and documents specified below
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 page).
  • A type-written, double –spaced, two-page essay on: “How has the current inflation and its resultant high cost of living in Nigeria, affected the quality of education in Nigeria?”
All application entries must be typewritten and double-spaced.
Completed applications may be submitted to NWAG either by regular mail to:
P.O. Box 14542,
Atlanta, GA 30324, USA

OR, electronically via email at

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information.

All applications must be POST-MARKED or EMAILED by MAY 31, 2016

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. All incomplete applications will be rejected.


Goodluck to those applying!


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