In a bid to transform the lives of underprivileged students and contribute to the advancement of Sub-Saharan Africa, the Ashinaga Africa Initiative presents a remarkable opportunity – the Ashinaga Africa Initiative Undergraduate Scholarships 2024. This initiative aims to provide higher education to 20 exceptional students from Sub-Saharan African nations annually.
With a vision to nurture these scholars into future leaders and professionals within their own countries, Ashinaga is committed to breaking the cycle of poverty and creating a brighter future for Africa as a whole.
About Ashinaga Africa Initiative
The primary goal of the Ashinaga Africa Initiative, established in 2014, is to bolster Sub-Saharan Africa’s role in global development through expanded access to higher education abroad.
This noble mission aims to support orphaned students with a fervent commitment to returning to their home countries and driving positive change. Through comprehensive financial support, the initiative empowers these students to pursue undergraduate degrees at universities abroad.
Identifying and Supporting Potential Candidates
The Ashinaga Africa Initiative meticulously searches for potential candidates among orphaned or bereaved students with significant academic potential. These individuals, despite their talents, often lack the financial means to apply for university education. In other to eliminate this existing gap, Ashinaga provides study camp opportunities to students for a duration of six months plus at Ashinaga’s facility, Kokorojuku, located in Uganda and Senegal.
Benefits of the Scholarship
The Ashinaga (100-Year Vision) Scholarship offers a comprehensive package that includes:
- Full coverage of tuition fees
- Accommodation support during academic terms and vacations
- Health insurance coverage
- Flight expenses
- Monthly stipend to cover food and essential academic expenses
To qualify for the Ashinaga Africa Initiative Undergraduate Scholarships, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Loss of one or both parents
- Completion of secondary school within the last two years
- Birth after September 1, 2001
- Demonstrated financial need for external financial support
- Proficiency in English, French, or Portuguese
- Consistent ranking in the top 10% of their class during the last 2 or 3 years of secondary school
- Commitment to returning to Sub-Saharan Africa and contributing to societal progress after graduation
- No dependents that could hinder academic progress
- Good health conditions suitable for studying abroad
Applying for the Ashinaga Africa Initiative Undergraduate Scholarships involves the following steps:
- Provide necessary identification documents such as Passport, National ID Card, or Birth Certificate.
- Submit your most recent High School Term Report/Transcript.
- Provide your final High School Examination Results Certificate (if applicable).
- Submit a passport-style photograph.
- Provide a copy of your Passport or National ID Card.
- Submit your Birth Certificate.
- Present the death certificate of the deceased parent(s) or alternative official documentation.
- Include all term reports and secondary school transcripts from the last 2 years.
- Provide your final secondary school examination certificate, displaying subject grades.
- Obtain a letter of recommendation from a principal or schoolteacher, complete with contact information and details of your performance and character during secondary school.
- Include academic transcripts or university results (if applicable).
- Present certificates for extracurricular activities, training courses, jobs, or commitments.
Successful applicants will receive an email containing the application form within one month of their registration, provided they meet the eligibility criteria. Start the application by clicking on the official Ashinaga website given below: https://www.ashinaga.org/en/our-work/ashinaga-africa-initiative/apply-to-the-aai/
January 12, 2024.
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