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SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM APPLICATION

2019 Scholarship Application 2

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM APPLICATION

 

Applicant must be of Yoruba Origin

 

Egbe Omo Yoruba, National Association of Yoruba Descendants in North America, (Egbe) is the umbrella organization of all Yoruba Organizations in USA and Canada. Its mission is to promote the unity, progress, and empowerment of The Yoruba people in USA and Canada for peaceful co-existence based on justice for all.

The Egbe is seeking applicants for scholarship awards (sponsored by Moremi Foundation) of up to $1,000 each.

Applications must be postmarked no later than June 12, 2019.

ELIGIBILITY AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

APPLICANTS:

ELIGIBILITY AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

APPLICANT:

  1. Must be resident in North America and be currently enrolled full-time

in an undergraduate program at an accredited college or university in

Canada or the USA. Graduate student or student already in

possession of an undergraduate degree is not eligible.

  1. Must be member of a Yoruba organization or a parent must be member of a chapter of the Egbe.
  1. Must be at sophomore level or above with a declared academic major.  Certificate programs and skilled trades are excluded.
  1. Must have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0.  Academic transcript will be requested prior to award.
  2. May receive the scholarships a maximum of two times.

Winners are required to attend an Egbe meeting/Convention/Event in

order to receive the scholarships.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE – Applicants must submit all of the following:

  • Completed application form. (Item A below)
  • Career Interest Essay (Item B below, 1 page)
  • Essay on their relations or link to the Yoruba heritage as well as experience with the Yoruba culture: (Item C)

College Transcripts – most recent college transcript showing cumulative GPA. (Item E) Continue

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