WAAW Foundation: STEM Scholarship

WAAW Foundation


Grant amount: Approximately US $500

Deadline: Nov 30, 2018

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student

Funding uses: Scholarship

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Africa

Location of citizenship: Africa

Age restriction: No more than 32 years of age

Gender restriction: Female

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Overview:

WAAW Foundation (Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women) awards annual scholarships to students who demonstrate need and prove their status as full time students in a STEM related course in an African University. Recipients will be required to start a STEM Outreach Chapter at their university. WAAW foundation’s annual scholarship initiative is aimed at supporting need based African female STEM-focused college education. 

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Criteria for eligibility includes: 
    • 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
    • Excellent Academic Record
    • Below the age of 32 years
    • Graduation date is after December of award year
  • Acceptable Courses:
    • Agriculture
    • Aircraft engineering
    • Architecture
    • Bio Medical
    • Biochemistry
    • Biology
    • Botany
    • Chemistry
    • Civil engineering and urbanism
    • Computer Science
    • Construction technology and management 
    • Economics
    • Electronics Engineering
    • Engineering Agriculture
    • Environmental Health
    • Environmental Science
    • Genetics
    • Geography
    • Geology
    • Industrial Chemistry
    • IT
    • Math related fields
    • Natural Science
    • Pharmacy
    • Physics
    • Science related fields
    • Statistics
    • Technology
    • Zoology

Ineligibility:

  • Please note that we do not fund graduate (masters, MBA or Phd) programs, second or subsequent degrees, students older than 32 years, non-STEM focused courses or Diploma degrees.
  • No paper applications will be accepted.
  • Inaccepted Courses:
    • Accounting
    • Agriculture Economics
    • Anesthesiology
    • Arts
    • BA degree
    • Banking and Finance
    • Business Administration
    • Business Information Technology
    • Business Statistics
    • Catering/Hospitality
    • Commerce, Community Health
    • Developmental Studies
    • Diploma, Economics
    • Education/Teaching
    • Finance and Operation Research
    • Financial Management
    • Food Science/Nutrition
    • Gender Studies
    • Graphics Design
    • Guidance & Counseling
    • Health Information Management
    • International Finance
    • International Relations
    • Journalism
    • Law
    • Library and Information Sciences
    • Mass Communication
    • Math Education
    • Matric
    • Medical Lab Science
    • Medicine and Surgery
    • N2
    • National Diploma
    • Nature Conservation
    • Nursing
    • Paramedics
    • Political science
    • Procurement
    • Project Management
    • Psychology
    • Public Administration
    • Public Health
    • Real Estate
    • Recreation and Leisure Management
    • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
    • Secretarial Studies
    • Social Science
    • Social Science in Economics
    • Sociology
    • Supplies Chain Management
    • Textile Technology
    • Tourism and Hospitality Management
    • Veterinary Medicine
    • Welding and Fabrication Engineering
    • Wildlife and Ecotourism Management