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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 2023.

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
19 January-19 February, 2023

Admissions results published by University Admissions
5 April, 2023

Interviews with a selection of candidates
Second half of April, 2023

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.

Application for University of Gävle Scholarship for African Students in International Social Work

For applicants to Bachelor of Science in Social Work - Specialization International Social Work, starting in Autumn 2023

PLEASE NOTE, you need to apply to the progrmme at universityadmissions.se before you submit your application for scholarship.







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Letter of Motivation
The goal of the Iyabo Theresa Ogionwo Memorial Foundation is for our scholarship holders to play an active role in the society in which they live. Your scholarship application should show an ambition to work in the field of International Social Work, Development Studies, Eco-social Work and Green Social Work, contribute to a global development in general and to the development of your country and region in particular.In your letter, please focus on the following questions; A. What is the reason why you are interested in studying International Social Work? B. Upon graduation, how will you use this education for the benefit of Africa?

By submitting this form I confirm that I have read and understood the conditions regarding the University of Gävle Scholarship for African Students in International Social Work.
Published by: Malin Hillman Page responsible: Malin Hillman Updated: 2023-01-19
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