The Funmi Omo Initiative (FOI) calls for application from young women in Public Nigerian Universities. The selected applicants will receive scholarships up to #300, 000 each to support them for a full academic year.
The Funmi Omo Initiative (FOI) Scholarship for Young Women aims to support underserved female university students who excel in both academics and extracurriculars. Scholars get an annual scholarship (up to N1,500,000 per academic year), 1-on-1 mentoring with Mrs. Funmi Omo, and access to a high-level network of intellectual peers.
FOI’s mission is to provide promising, young Nigerian women with quality education so that, in turn, they will have an opportunity to positively impact our society.
Mrs Funmilayo Omo, is the Managing Director of African Alliance Insurance PLC
1. The sum of N300,000 per student covers school fees and a discretionary allowance for upkeep.
2. Personal academic and career coaching to give you an edge in your future professional pursuits.
3. Networking with like-minded colleagues and mentors, creating a lifelong network
1. You have gained admission to the university and can show proof of admission.
2. You are between 17 – 28 years.
3. You are resident in Nigeria.
4. You are willing to commit to one hour of coaching, delivered online, every quarter.
5. You show evidence of an excellent result (a minimum of 4.0 out of 5.0 CGPA) in the previous academic year OR you have recently gained admission and have an admission letter into the university.
6. You are an active member of school-sanctioned extracurricular organizations.
7. You have a functioning bank account.
How to apply:
1. Follow the below link to fill the online form;
2. Write a cover letter stating your personal career goals and ideas for making Nigeria a better place for young women. This is your chance to present your ideas – dream big!
3. Attach your results from the previous academic year(s) and your referee information (one academic referee and one parent/guardian)
Application Deadline : June 24, 2021
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