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.
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
Mamman Marshal Scholarship for Women in Journalism Benefits.
- The scholarship covers tuition, accommodation and provides a stipend for the six female students until completion of their degree program.
How to Apply for Mamman Marshal Scholarship for Women in Journalism.
The application should be sent to [email protected]
Application closes 6th of December, 2019
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