Charity KPABEP Scholarship Programme: Empowering Female Engineers in Nigeria

The Charity KPABEP Scholarship Programme 2023/2024 is calling all aspiring female engineers and technicians in Nigeria. This opportunity is more than a scholarship; it's a career catalyst in the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC) sector. Do you dream of combining technical expertise with leadership? Imagine getting financial support, mentorship, and internship opportunities. Are you ready to join a community that values and empowers women in engineering? Let’s find out how this scholarship can transform your future

Charity KPABEP Scholarship Programme

Attention female engineers and technicians in Nigeria! The Charity KPABEP Scholarship Programme 2023/2024 is now open for applications. This initiative, supported by the Federal Ministry of Environment, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), is designed to uplift and empower women in the engineering field.

🇳🇬 LocationNigeria
🎓 ScholarshipUp to $4,000, Training, Internship
👩‍🔧 For WhomFemale Engineers & Technicians
🏛️ InstitutionsAccredited Universities, Polytechnics
📚 EligibilityBelow 40, Enrolled in Relevant Fields
🌟 OpportunitiesSWE Membership, Mentorship
📝 RequirementsLeadership, Academic Record, Motivation Letter
📅 DeadlineDecember 31, 2023

About the Programme

This scholarship is part of Nigeria’s Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) Phase-out Management Plan (HPMP) Stage III Project. The project aims to reduce HCFC-22, a significant ozone-depleting substance, by introducing low Ozone Depleting Potential and Global Warming Potential technologies. The target is to achieve a 67.5% reduction in HCFC baseline consumption by 2025.

Scholarship Details

What’s Included

  • Award: Up to $4,000, paid in tranches contingent on training and internship completion in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC).
  • Training Opportunity: Potential training in RAC.
  • Internship: A 1 to 3-month internship with a RAC-focused company.
  • SWE Membership: Free collegiate membership with the Society of Women Engineers.
  • Mentorship: Access to mentors in the engineering field.

Eligibility Criteria

Who Can Apply

  • Gender: Must identify as a woman.
  • Nationality: Nigerian citizenship is required.
  • Age Limit: Must be below 40 years at the time of application.
  • Educational Status: Currently enrolled full-time in an accredited Nigerian university, polytechnic, or post-secondary institution.
  • Field of Study: Must be in an Engineering sciences and Technology program or related fields.
  • Stage of Study: Within the final two years of study.
  • Academic Record: Good academic standing, no minimum GPA requirement.
  • Extracurricular Engagement: Demonstrated leadership and activity involvement.
  • Commitment: Must attend all scholarship events, workshops, training, and complete an internship.

Application Process

How to Apply

  • Language: Applications must be submitted in English.
  • Application Form: Complete the form thoroughly and carefully.
  • Supporting Documents: Upload the following in one combined PDF (max 5MB):
    • Motivation Letter (max 1000 words): Covering your motivation, accomplishments, leadership, and long-term career plans.
    • Sponsor Letter: If applicable.
    • CV/Resume.
    • Academic Transcripts: Detailing recent results.
    • Proof of Current Enrolment: If available.
    • Most Recent Academic Certificate: If available.

Click here to apply for Charity KPABEP Scholarship Programme.

For more information, visit the Charity KPABEP Scholarship page.

Application Deadline: December 31, 2023.

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