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2023 Federal Ministry of Environment/UNIDO Kpabep Scholarships For Female Nigerians

Note: To successfully apply for this scholarship, ensure you read all instructions on this page.
Courses Start:
March 4, 2024
December 31, 2023

Federal Ministry of Environment/UNIDO Kpabep Scholarship Program for Nigerian Students is intended to develop the potential of female technicians and engineers and to create a group of experts and policymakers advocating for women employed in the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC) manufacturing sector in Nigeria.

The Society of Women Engineers, Technologists and Scientists (SWETS) acts as the National Executing Agency, whose mission is to empower women to achieve their full potential in careers as engineers and leaders; expand the image of the engineering and technology professions as a positive force in improving the quality of life and demonstrate the value of diversity and inclusion.

Type: Undergraduate, Masters, PhD

Application Deadline: December 31, 2023

Value & Duration of Award:  $4,000, Training

  • A one-time award of up to $4,000 (Paid in tranches and contingent on the successful completion of a training and internship on Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC)) [Please note: Final award amount will differ based on student’s financial plan and requirement]
  • A possible training on Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC)
  • A possible 1 – 3 months Internship with a company focused on Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC)
  • Free collegiate membership with the Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
  • Access to mentors in the engineering field

Eligible Countries: Nigeria

Eligibility: To be considered for the Federal Ministry of Environment/UNIDO Kpabep Scholarship, you must:

  • Be identified as a woman
  • Be a Nigerian
  • Be below 35 years at the time of application
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited University, Polytechnic, or post secondary institution based in Nigeria.
  • Currently enrolled in a FULL TIME Certificate, Diploma, Bachelors, Masters, or Doctoral degree programme in Engineering sciences and Technology, or related
  • Applicants must be within the final two years of study
  • There is no minimum GPA requirement, however, candidates must maintain an good academic record.
  • Have a record of leadership and engagement in extracurricular activities
  • Commit to attending all scholarship engagement events, workshops, and trainings
  • Commit to completing an internship in a relevant company, organisation or institution within the period of the scholarship
  • Commit to writing quarterly progress reports, and an internship report

How To Apply: Interested candidates should click on “Apply For This Scholarship” below

Required Documents: To apply, candidates must be ready to submit the following documents;

  • A 1000 word maximum Letter of motivation answering the following questions:
    • What motivated you to pursue this course of study?
    • What have been your most significant accomplishments till date?
    • How have you demonstrated leadership in your community or academic environment?
    • What are your long term career plans and how will this scholarship enable you to achieve them?
    • Letter from sponsor
  • A copy of your curriculum vitae/resume.
  • Academic transcripts detailing your most recent academic results.
  • Proof of enrolment in the current semester, if available.
  • Most recent academic certificate attained, if available

Source: https://docs.google.com/forms/

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