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2014 NWAG Essay Competition And Scholarship

2014 NWAG Essay Competition And Scholarship

The Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (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 each, to Nigerian female, undergraduate students in Nigerian universities.


“What are the effects of the frequent Nigerian teachers’ strikes on student academic performance and learning?”

2014 NWAG Essay Competition And ScholarshipOrganizer

Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG)


N50,000 for each of the 37 winners


30 May, 2014


  • Completed application can be submitted with all required documents to NWAG either by regular mail to P.O. Box 14542, Atlanta, GA 30324, USA or electronically via email at
  • Subject line of email: name of applicant & state of origin
  • All electronic submissions must be in PDF or Word format.
  • 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 double spaced page).

# A type-written, double –spaced, two-page essay on: “What are the effects of the frequent Nigerian teachers’ strikes on student academic performance and learning?”

  • All application entries must be typewritten and double-spaced.
  • All applications must be POST-MARKED or EMAILED by MAY 30, 2014. Late 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 and rejected.
  • Applicants are advised to download the application form here.


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