WAAW Foundation: STEM Scholarship

WAAW Foundation

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Grant amount: Approximately US $500

Anticipated deadline: Nov 15, 2020

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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About this funder:

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Overview:

Our $500 scholarship program initiated in 2008 is aimed at providing timely financial support to academically promising female African Students who are currently in STEM related undergraduate disciplines in an African College or University. Awardees must demonstrate financial need and a strong commitment to participating in building Africa. The initiative also promotes peers networks that provide support and mentoring to ensure completion in their chosen STEM fields.

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, and
    • Excellent Academic Record.
  • 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,
    • Food Science Technology,
    • Genetics,
    • Geography,
    • Geology,
    • Home Science Nutrition and Dietetics,
    • 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.
  • Not Accepted Courses:
    • Accounting,
    • Agriculture Economics,
    • Anesthesiology,
    • Arts,
    • BA degree,
    • Banking and Finance,
    • Business Administration,
    • Business Information Technology,
    • Business Statistics,
    • Catering/Hospitality,
    • Commerce,
    • Community Health,
    • Dentistry and Dental Surgery,
    • Developmental Studies,
    • Diploma,
    • Economics,
    • Education/Teaching,
    • Finance and Operation Research,
    • Financial Management,
    • Gender Studies,
    • Graphics Design,
    • Guidance & Counseling,
    • Health Education,
    • Health Information Management,
    • Health Sciences 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,
    • Physiology,
    • Physiotherapy,
    • Prosthetics and Orthotics,
    • Public Administration,
    • Public Health,
    • Real Estate,
    • Recreation and Leisure Management,
    • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning,
    • Secondary Studies,
    • 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