Have you already applied for the African Charity scholarship? No? Well, you are at risk of wasting your golden chance. Check out the article below to find out what the benefits you can easily lose if you don’t give enough attention to this opportunity.
What is African Charity scholarship?
The education in African countries needs a lot of support to reach the level of the highly developed countries. Many children are still unable to attend schools and receive at least elementary education. Many older kids have no funds to study in private schools with an education of a better quality. Most students of the university age have no possibility of traveling abroad for studying.
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This is why the African Charity Scholarship exists. This is one of the currently available programs in Africa that provides substantial support to those who dedicate their lives to studying and researching. At present, the African Charity is able to render scholarships to postgraduates of all kinds and undergraduates. The very idea of the existence of the scholarship is supporting scholars in their desire to study on.
All the postgraduates and undergraduates who are eligible forthe program can receive the financial support and go further tertiary education in order to improve their knowledge, skills, and qualification up to the international global level.
Who can apply for African Charity Scholarship?
To be able to apply for this scholarship, you need to originate from Nigeria or Ghana. You should be of student age and currently studying the following areas of science:
- Basic Medicine
- Law Management
- Social studies
In order to complete the application process, you need to have a working email that will be used for communication between you and the organization. If you possess all of the above mentioned qualities, you should proceed to the official website of the African Charity and get registered there.
African charity scholarship for undergraduates: the registration
The registration will require your personal details like name and other identification information and some facts on your education. To complete the registration, you will need copies (scanned ones) of the following documents:
- The most recent picture of you taken against the red or white background (formats accepted are JPEG or PNG, size no more than 200 kilobytes
- Admission letter (university or JAMB)
- Examination scores (the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Exam)
- Certificate of birth
- Results of O’Level
- Credits in Mathematics and English and three more (5 in total) received in maximum two sittings
To be eligible, you must not be in your final year. In addition to this, you should not be receiving a scholarship in another place. If you are not a university student at the time you applied, you should have an approved admission to a university (doesn’t matter which exactly). Undergraduates should also have at least 180 points of their UTME scores.
The registration process for African charity scholarship postgraduate students is pretty much the same. The only differences are in the fields of study, which involve Arts, Medicine, Engineering, Sciences, Law-Management, Life/Biology, Physics, Petroleum Resources, and Social Studies, and in the provided documents. Postgraduates need to provide their A’Level results as well, in addition to all other docs.
The providers of the scholarship claim that these funds are given to applicants based on their personal intellectual abilities, their leadership potential, and their desire to use the acquired knowledge for the benefit of their homeland and African continent. The providers of the scholarship expect those who will receive it to be willing to share their knowledge, skills, abilities, talents, and energy with the society.
With time, these young people are expected to become leaders in many spheres of life, the ones who will solve numerous issues in the area of healthcare, technologies, finance, and many other areas of life that need significant improvement, development, and growth in their home countries and entire Africa.
The African Charity Scholarship in questions and answers
- If I’m not a student, am I eligible?
Yes, you are if you have an approved confirmation of your admission to a tertiary educational facility in your home country. The eligible ones are all students of tertiary educational facilities, undergraduates, and postgraduates.
- Can I apply via email or so?
No, applications are accepted only if you apply via the website.
- How would I know if you have received my application?
After you send your application, the system will send you an automatic notification. Keep in mind that some email providers treat the automatic messages as spam and so the message may be filtered away as spam. Check this folder if you don’t see the message in the inbox
- When I send an application, what happens to the information?
All the applications are kept in the database until the end of the application term and then reviewed to determine the best candidates.
- How can I create a profile?
You should enter the official website of the African Charity and create an account. The account should be verified through the email that you render and then filled out with your personal information. The information can be edited if necessary. To do the editing, you will need to enter your profile and send a message to an admin with the information that needs correction.
- Should I pay to receive the scholarship?
In any case, you should never pay anybody to receive this scholarship. The award is given to students due to their accomplishments and skills, and nothing else. Bribes and corruption are impossible. Please, kindly study the guide to the application before starting to make sure there’s no misunderstanding
- Can I apply through somebody else?
No, every applicant applies for themselves personally.
- How do the applicants receive their money?
All the funds are given to the candidates who are chosen as the best ones among the applicants exactly via the specialized MasterCard that’s assigned to the African Charity.
- How do applicants receive their MasterCards?
They will receive special notifications when their MasterCards are distributed to the universities where they are going to study or within the country. The distribution will be executed by the African Central Terminal.
- How much does the scholarship give?
On average, such scholarships make about $1,500 for students, about $3,500 for undergraduates, about $4,000 for studying abroad, and $10,000 for doctoral studies.
This is what you may need to know about the African Charity Scholarship in Nigeria. If you need additional information, you can always contact the organization directly via the contact information provided on their website.
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