GK FOLKS STEM SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Only Students at ABU involved in STEM programs are eligible to apply. This scholarship is dedicated to advancing and helping ABU students studying in any Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math field to maintain good grade through their school year so they can graduate with honors. GK Folks Foundation believes that these students are the future of Africa, the goal is that someday, this student would be able to give back to Nigeria and help the country advance in technology.
- For the student who struggles through school to complete their education.
- This scholarship is dedicated to advancing and helping student studying a STEM Degree at ABU
- Must be in good standing with Ahmadu Bello University
- Scholarships are available for students who have completed at least two full sessions at Ahmadu Bello University
- Must have a Cumulative GPA of 3.00/ or higher((2nd class upper or higher)
- Must be an undergraduate student, a graduate student does not qualify.
- A student seeking for this scholarship must apply online, provide valid transcripts
showing their GPA for that semester and a letter addressed to the board explaining the reasons why they should be considered for the scholarship.
Please write a one-page essay/letter addressing the following topics:
- Explain your decision and motivation for going to school?
- Why do you feel you are a strong candidate for the scholarship?
- How will getting the scholarship influence your career intentions?
The essay is to be single-spaced, typed and may not exceed one page. We do not require a specific format, but we ask that you avoid bullet points. This is your writing sample
- One letter of recommendation from a professor or a club/organization advisor is required.
The letter should discuss how long and in what capacity the recommender has known you. It should also address the candidate’s strengths, weaknesses, personal character, and potential for success in the STEM field if awarded the scholarship
- ONLY STEM degree applicants are eligible to apply
- Application for this scholarship must be done every year if student constantly maintain their GPA
- The Foundation reserve the right to award the scholarship or not.
- Applicants involved in any extracurricular activities should include projects or activities they have completed or currently working on.