Mamman Marshal Scholarship for Nigerian Women in Journalism 2020

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Mamman Marshal Scholarship for Nigerian Women in Journalism 2020

Location: Lagos State University, University of Uyo, Bayero University Kano

Deadline: December 6, 2019

Details: The scholarship award is specifically to support female students of Journalism or Mass communications in three universities across Nigeria.

The scholarship was instituted in 2017 to celebrate a man, who against the grain of his time educated his daughters; giving them an advantage that sets them apart from their peers. This scholarship award, set up by one of his daughters who has risen to become a reference point, a positive image and an example against a backdrop of impossibilities and impediments in the field of Journalism; is to honor her father and his extraordinary legacy.

In 2018, another set of 6 female students from these three universities were awarded the scholarship from the 2019 academic year to the completion of their first degree. This third year of the scholarship, a new set of 6 female students will be awarded the Mamman Marshal Scholarship for Women in Journalism.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be female students of Journalism or Mass communications in three universities across Nigeria
  • Must have just gained admission to one of the following: Bayero University Kano, Lagos State University or University of Uyo
  • Need financial assistance
  • Write a 500 word essay on suitability for the MMSWJ

Benefits:

  • The scholarship covers tuition, accommodation and provides a stipend for the six female students until completion of their degree program.

To apply

Applications should be sent to yahaya@daria.media

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