Every year the Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG) offers undergraduate Scholarships for 37 Nigerian female students in Nigerian universities on any course of study.

In 2012 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 (N50,000) each, to Nigerian female, undergraduate students in Nigerian universities.
Field of Study

Number of Scholarships
Thirty-Seven (37)

Scholarship Worth
Fifty thousand naira (N50,000)

Type of Scholarship
The NWAG scholarship is a onetime financial aid award

How to Apply
Print, complete and submit the NWAG Application Form together with materials and documents specified below under Requirements.


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:
    • “The education of our youth is compromised by frequent strikes and school closings.If you were the first female president of Nigeria, how would you handle things differently from President Jonathan or all the past presidents?”
All application entries must be typewritten and double-spaced.
Application Deadline
All applications must be Post-Marked or Emailed by May 30, 2012.
Late and/or incomplete applications will not be accepted. Applications may not be faxed or hand-delivered.
Note: Incomplete applications or applications that show evidence of plagiarism will be disqualified.
Please submit your application and all required documents to NWAG either by regular mail to
P.O. Box 14532,
Atlanta, GA 30324
or electronically via email at nwagscholarship@yahoo.com.
All electronic submissions MUST BE IN PDF FORMAT
NWAG  2012 Scholarship Application form.
Download as a Microsoft Word Document
Download as an Adobe PDF Document
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