STEM Scholarships for African Girls

Brief description: The Visiola Foundation  is offering undergraduate scholarships to female students from Africa.

Application Deadline: Sunday 30th June 2016

Eligible Countries: Countries in Africa

To be taken at (country): The interested female participants will be able to choose where to study from the following schools:

Ashesi University, Ghana

Apply directly to Lead City University

Bayero University

Eligible Fields: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields

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About the Award: The Visiola Foundation offers scholarships to high potential African girls from disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue STEM degrees at partner institutions listed above. Please apply directly to the desired university to be considered.

Type: Undergraduate taught

Eligibility: Candidates are expected to meet all of the eligibility criteria:

Nationals of an African country.

Received both primary and secondary education in an African country.

Graduated in the top 10% of their secondary school’s graduating class.

Have clearly demonstrated financial needs.

Demonstrate passion for and commitment to community service as evidenced by prior and on-going involvement in local activities.

Are not related to or otherwise connected with any staff member or friend/acquaintances of staff members or otherwise affiliated members of the University or the Foundation.

Number of Awardees: Several

Value of Scholarship: Not stated

Duration of Scholarship: Duration of course

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit a complete application, including:

An application form

Copy of a Government issued identification document.

One recent passport size photograph.

Final year Primary and Secondary School report cards and exam certificates (WAEC).

Annual report cards for senior secondary school (SS1 – SS3).

Explanation of family’s financial history with supporting documents.

Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume.

Personal statement discussing the candidate’s passion for community service and involvement in local activities (not to exceed 500 words).

Interested candidates should check the Scholarship Webpage to know how to apply.

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