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Scholarships

R.G.E Foundation Announces its Scholarship & Mentorship Program for:

University of Buea Students

  • DEADLINE for scholarship application is July 15.
  • Refer to application process below for a list of the supporting documents needed (i.e., reference forms, academic transcripts, letters of recommendation etc.) Incomplete applications will not be considered for review.
  • If any question does not apply to you in this application please put N/A in the space.
  • Type or print legibly. Illegible applications will be rejected.
  • You will be notified by phone or e­mail in August regarding the status of your application.
  • The scholarship application is now closed. Late applications will not be considered.
  • If you have any questions about the application, please contact us by email at info@rgefoundation.org

Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance is based on leadership potential, academic merit, community involvement, dedicated volunteer to a local church and financial need. Scholarships are awarded and/ or renewed annually. The scholarship may be renewed provided the awarded recipient meets the conditions outlined below in Scholarship Renewal.

Scholarship Awards

The R.G.E Foundation awards scholarships on the basis of a comprehensive process. Areas that are reviewed by the committee include, but are not limited to the following: Leadership, Academic Accomplishments, Community Service/ Commitment to Local Church, References, Personal Essay and Financial Need. R.G.E Foundation pays scholarship funds directly to the University of Buea. Scholarships are awarded each school year and will be continued if the student maintains a 3.0 cumulative GPA. R.G.E Foundation Scholarships are awarded to young women with a commitment to see God’s divine calling fulfilled in and through them.

Criteria

  • Applicants must have gone through at least one academic at University of Buea or currently attending a Government High School between Form Five to Upper Sixth. 

  • Applicants must be completing or have completed high school successfully with minimum points required for acceptance into University of Buea.
  • Applicants must be accepted as a full­time student at the university, for the upcoming academic year.
  • Applicants must demonstrate a need for financial assistance.

Timeline

  • Candidates awarded would be notified August 25.

Application Process

New Scholarships

  • Completed application form.
  • GCE A’ Level Copy/Result slip
  • First­ year University Official Transcript
  • Two academic references from a principal or teacher.
  • A letter of recommendation from a Pastor or other community leader.
  • Proof of acceptance into University of Buea or previous records for returning students.
  • Demonstrated financial need.

Scholarship Renewal Applicants Must Provide:

  • Scholarships may be renewed annually, up to three times for a total of 3 years of study, if recipients maintain a 3.0 average GPA and complete required community and leadership development hours. More than 3 renewals may be considered on a case by case basis. 

  • The scholarship recipient must demonstrate need for continued financial assistance.
  • A personal statement describing their experience during their academic year and what they have learned that will help them move forward in life.
  • Completed application form.

Scholarship Awards

  • Award notification will be given by mid September.
  • Applicant must provide their student ID, the correct information of the Department and Faculty where their scholarship will be received.

Criteria For Scholarship Recipients

  • If applicant is awarded a scholarship, forty or more extracurricular hours per academic year must be completed. These extracurricular hours would include; hours spent with an assigned mentor, volunteer service at a local church, community and leadership development.
  • All scholarship recipients will coordinate a plan for how they will meet their extracurricular requirement with the R.G.E Foundation Scholarship Program Coordinator after accepting the scholarship and before beginning their University studies.

Please scan & submit application to: info@rgefoundation.org


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