The MUSWEN Undergraduate Scholarship Program for the academic years 2023-2024 is a significant initiative by the Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria (MUSWEN). Here are the key details of this scholarship program:
Overview of MUSWEN Undergraduate Scholarship
- Organizer: The scholarship is offered by the Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria (MUSWEN), an umbrella body for all Muslim organizations, institutions, and individuals in the South Western part of Nigeria.
- Focus: The program primarily targets worthy female Muslim medical students who are disadvantaged, providing clinical scholarships since 2009.
- Coverage: The MUSWEN Scholarship is a cash support grant that covers tuition, accommodation, and living stipends for all successfully selected candidates.
- Type of Support: This is a full scholarship, supporting the educational expenses of the recipients.
- Target Group: The scholarship is intended for female Muslim medical students.
- Regional Eligibility: Applicants must be indigenous to one of the six South West States of Nigeria: Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, and Oyo.
- Academic Requirement: Candidates should be in their 300-level or above in any public university.
- Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is November 27, 2023.
- No IELTS Requirement: Applicants are not required to submit IELTS scores for this scholarship.
Purpose and Impact of the Scholarship
The MUSWEN Undergraduate Scholarship Program is designed to assist and empower female Muslim medical students who are financially disadvantaged. By providing substantial financial support, the program enables these students to pursue their medical studies without the burden of financial constraints. This initiative not only contributes to the education of individual students but also aids in the broader goal of promoting gender equality and empowering women in the medical field.
This scholarship program is a testament to MUSWEN’s commitment to education, health, and empowerment within the Muslim community in South Western Nigeria. Through such initiatives, MUSWEN continues to play a pivotal role in fostering the academic and professional growth of young Muslims in the region.