The Zawadi Africa Education Fund is a program designed to provide undergraduate scholarships to academically gifted girls/women from disadvantaged backgrounds from Africa to pursue higher education in the US and other parts of Africa.
About the Award: Zawadi Africa Education Fund is a leadership development program that provides university scholarships and leadership development and life skills training to academically gifted but financially disadvantaged African girls, with the objective of developing a pipeline of young African women leaders.
Zawadi Africa was formed with the belief that together with a world class education and the right character development, these young African women will be able to return to their home countries empowered and equipped with the skills needed to make significant, positive impact in their communities in a continent where traditionally women have not had a voice in the development of their community.
Eligibility: To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, the following criteria must be met:
Selection Criteria: includes excellent academics, extracurricular involvement, leadership potential and financial need.
Selection: The Admission decision is entirely dependent on the Universities’ Admission Boards. Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview a month after the deadline of this application.
How to Apply: Application this year is for Kenya, Uganda and Mozambique. Deadline is April 5th, 2019.
The biography should be TYPED and highlight your family and educational background, your aspirations, financial status, as well as hobbies and activities that you have undertaken while in school and in your community.
The letter should preferably be written on a government letter headed document.
Offered Annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Kenya, Uganda, Ghana and Mozambique
Application Deadline: 5th April 2019
For more information and application details, see; Zawadi Africa Undergraduate Scholarships for Women
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