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University of Gävle Scholarship for African Students in International Social Work

The scholarship covers the entire tuition fee, but not living expenses, for studies at Bachelor of Science in Social Work - Specialization International Social Work commencing August 2022.

Announcement 13 May, 2022: Interviews for the scholarship are about to start and those having been selected have been informed via email.

Iyabo Theresa Ogionwo Memorial Foundation

This scholarship is initiated and funded by Iyabo Theresa Ogionwo Memorial Foundation. Iyabo Theresa Ogionwo was a student the Bachelor Programme in Social Work - Specialization International Social Work and graduated 2016.

More information about the Iyabo Theresa Ogionwo Memorial Foundation

Eligibility Criteria

You must

  • be a citizen of a country in Africa.
  • show interest in the field of International Social Work, Development Studies, Eco-social Work and Green Social Work.
  • rank the programme, Bachelor of Science in Social Work - Specialization International Social Work, as first priority at universityadmissions.se
  • apply to the programme before the universityadmissions.se deadline 17 January, 2022.
  • pay the application fee and send supporting documents to universityadmissions.se in time.

Selection Criteria

  • Admission to the study programme
  • Grades from upper secondary education
  • Motivation Letter (Please find guidelines in the application below)
  • Interview by representatives from the university and the Iyabo Theresa Ogionwo Memorial Foundation

Important Dates

Scholarship application period
16 January – 1 February, 2022

Admissions results published by University Admissions
13 April, 2022

Interviews with a selection of candidates
To be decided

Scholarship applicants receive the result from the University of Gävle
Date to be decided, 2022 - Successful applicants will receive an email from the University of Gävle.
Date to be decided, 2022 - Last day to sign the Conditions of Scholarship and accept the scholarship

Students who get nominated with at scholarship will be notified through email. Students that are granted a scholarship will receive a document stating "Conditions for University of Gävle Scholarship for African Students in International Social Work". The conditions can be found below.

Published by: Malin Hillman Page responsible: Malin Hillman Updated: 2022-05-13
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