WAAW Foundation Scholarship 2023/2024 for African Female Students

WAAW Foundation Scholarship 2023/2024 for African Female Students

Deadline for Applications: November 17th


Africa's future is being shaped by brilliant young minds, and the WAAW Foundation Scholarship is here to support female college students across the continent in their pursuit of excellence in STEM-related fields. This scholarship not only empowers these women to achieve their academic dreams but also encourages them to give back to their communities and promote women's engagement in STEM through the STEM Outreach Chapter at their universities.

The WAAW Foundation Scholarship is more than just financial assistance; it's an opportunity for female students in Africa to make a real impact. The foundation is on the lookout for scholars who demonstrate a need, possess unwavering passion, and are driven to effect positive change in their communities.

Here's everything you need to know to successfully apply for this life-changing scholarship:


Eligibility Criteria:

  • Female students of African origin, currently residing and studying in Africa.
  • Enrolled in a Bachelor's degree program.
  • Pursuing STEM-related courses at a university or college in Africa.
  • Currently in the first or second year, or third year for a 5-year course at a university.
  • Demonstrated financial need.
  • Outstanding academic record.
  • Proven leadership, volunteerism, and community service.
  • Below the age of 32 years.


The WAAW Foundation's Annual Scholarship Programme is committed to supporting African female students studying any Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) related course at the university level. If you meet these eligibility criteria, don't hesitate to apply and seize this remarkable opportunity.


The application process consists of four stages:

1. Personal Information

2. Education

3. Essays

4. References


Please note that once you submit the form, it cannot be edited, so ensure that all the information you provide is accurate.


The deadline for applications is November 17th, so don't miss out on the chance to be part of a community of inspiring women making a difference in STEM fields across Africa. For more information about the WAAW Foundation Scholarship, consider subscribing to their newsletter and stay informed about this incredible opportunity for female scholars in Africa. Remember that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, so apply today and take the first step toward a brighter future in STEM.