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University of Gävle Scholarship for African Students in International Social Work

The scholarship covers the entire tuition fee as well as support for living expenses and a one-way trip to come to Gävle, for studies at Bachelor of Science in Social Work - Specialization International Social Work commencing August 2024.

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 16 January, 2023.
  • pay the application fee and send supporting documents to universityadmissions.se in time.

Documentation to Send

  • No extra documents need to be sent. We will use the documentation you submit with your programme application on universityadmissions.se.
  • Your application ID from universityadmissions.se must be noted on the scholarship application form. It consists of 8 digits.

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
22 January-11 February, 2024

Admissions results published by University Admissions
12 April, 2024

Interviews with a selection of candidates
Second half of April, 2024

Scholarship applicants receive the result from the University of Gävle
Date to be decided - Successful applicants will receive an email from the University of Gävle.
Date to be decided - 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: 2024-02-12
Högskolan i Gävle
www.hig.se
Box 801 76 GÄVLE
026-64 85 00 (växel)