Support For Women And Children International would release Scholarships from next year September 2018. starting from primary education to University. You can apply on our website At www.sfwaci.org or deliver your application to 26 Paul’s Avenue Allen Town, Temne Town. Freetown Sierra Leone West Africa. Between February onwards. any Country students are interested in gaining a scholarship to help pay for their study in Sierra Leone.. In this article we provide you with some scholarship tips and advice to assist with your scholarship applications and increase your chances of receiving sponsorship.
Participate in community life
While many scholarships for Sierra Leonean and international students are based on academic merit or financial need, remember that some scholarships are awarded for community participation. This includes community service or participation in community groups, clubs and sporting teams Small Villages community and petite business trade groups, less fortunate, Disabled people, students drop out from school, Women without husband looking after children. And Children without parents.
Sierra Leone institutions often look for students who are active in their community and show leadership skills, so ensure you mention any relevant activities in your scholarship cover letter. Even if you are applying for academic or financial need scholarships, community participation can improve your application.
Apply for as many scholarships as possible
There are many scholarship opportunities from Support For Women and Children International (SFWACI) so we recommend that you apply for as many as possible. Don’t limit your search to the education institutions — scholarships may also be offered by residential colleges, in your home country.
University scholarships for international students are often awarded by specific faculties (the science faculty, for example), so be sure to enquire with your faculty. Many are only available to students entering particular courses who are from certain countries like Guinea, Liberia and Ghana. students studying within their country of international
Ask for help with applications.
Your scholarship applications are very important — they are often the only means of awarding scholarships, so it is important that your application is clear and without errors. Unfortunately, a simple mistake might result in your application being rejected. Common mistakes relate to spelling and grammar issues, lack of detail and poor presentation. To prevent any mistakes when you apply for scholarships, ask a trustworthy source who is fluent in English to review your application, such as a friend, parent or teacher
Read the scholarship criteria carefully
Before applying for a scholarship, check that you have submitted everything that is required. Make sure that your application meets the deadline, answers all questions asked in sufficient detail, meets word limits and is accompanied by any required supporting documentation. Supporting documents may include a personal statement, a letter of offer, your employment history, three references from your previous school or proof of English language proficiency. Value resent school results, School ID Card identification, Or National Identity Card or Passport. Remember that some documents may need to be certified or translated. If you have any questions about your application, you should ask the scholarship provider before submission to ensure you have applied correctly.