African Scholarships 2022/23/24

Apply || WAAW Foundation (2022-2023) Scholarships for Young African Women

Apply || WAAW Foundation (2022-2023) Scholarships for Young African Women

Apply || WAAW Foundation (2022-2023) Scholarships for Young African Women


Apply || WAAW Foundation (2022-2023) Scholarships for Young African Women

2023/24 Application is currently ongoing for WAAW Foundation (2022-2023) Scholarships for Young African Women. || Fully funded for Young African women.

ABOUT|| WAAW Foundation (2022-2023) Scholarships for Young African Women

An international non-profit organization called WAAW (Working to Advance Science and Technology Education for African Women) Foundation was established in 2007. having a main office in Lagos, Nigeria, and branches in Allen, Texas, Kigali, Rwanda, and Lagos, Nigeria.


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 BENEFITS|| WAAW Foundation (2022-2023) Scholarships for Young African Women

Scholarship recipients will receive an award of $500 for the academic year, or the equivalent in their country’s local currency. Scholarship recipients may reapply for renewal the following year, with proof of continued excellent academic performance.

Apply || WAAW Foundation (2022-2023) Scholarships for Young African Women

REQUIREMENTS|| WAAW Foundation (2022-2023) Scholarships for Young African Women

Please read the eligibility criteria before you apply. All non-qualifying applications will be automatically deleted! Criteria for eligibility include:

  • Female students of African origin, living and studying in Africa.
  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate B.S. degree program.
  • Studying STEM-related courses in a University or college in Africa.
  • Demonstrable financial need
  • Excellent Academic Record.
  • Proven leadership, volunteering, and community service
  • Below the age of 32 years.
  • Only students in their first and second year are eligible to apply. And also students in their third year if studying a five-year course.

Please note that WAAW does not fund graduate (masters, MBA, or Ph.D.) programs, second or subsequent degrees, students older than 32 years, non-STEM focused courses, or Diploma degrees. There are NO EXCEPTIONS to these requirements.

WAAW Foundation 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.

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ONLY Shortlisted candidates will be required to send the following additional items in order to complete this process.

  • 2 references; one MUST be written by a professor from your institution of study and the other from an academic supervisor/advisor or mentor to be emailed by your referee to us.
  • A copy of a current signed and sealed transcript from your University is to be emailed to
  • A copy of the student’s School identity card must be scanned and emailed to us.



November 12, 2022


HOW TO APPLY|| WAAW Foundation (2022-2023) Scholarships for Young African Women

Interested and qualified? Go to Working to Advance African Women (WAAW) Foundation on to apply now

Your application will include the following:

  • The application form should be filled out completely.
  • Personal and Contact Information.
  • Educational background and Family Information.
  • A statement of need should describe why scholarship funds are needed and what the funds will be used for if received.
  • Essays are vital criteria in determining candidates who are shortlisted. Responses to essay questions that address career goals and how you expect the WAAW scholarship will assist in your education. Please have your essay responses ready before you begin the application.
    1. 1. In 500 words or less, please write an essay on your future career goals and how you expect the WAAW foundation scholarship will assist in fulfilling those goals.
    1. 2. In 300 words or less, please describe what you believe about female education in Africa and its impact on research, development, or advancement in African economies.

    3. In 500 words or less, what is your proudest achievement to date

    1. 4. Describe in ten or fewer sentences why you need a scholarship. Tell us about your need or personal/family/financial situation and how the funds from the WAAW scholarship will assist your education and career plans.
  • Two academic/professional references. Note recommendation letters and transcripts ARE NOT REQUIRED at the time of application. ONLY after a candidate has been shortlisted. However, you must provide the names of 2 references in your application.

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