In many countries across Africa, many academically gifted and talented girl students are unable to complete their education due to a wide range of reasons, this includes social, economic, and/or cultural reasons. However, lack of financial support is the most popular reason many young girls are not in school. While she was alive, Margaret Sanders was a strong advocate of girl’s education.
Therefore, AISA is honored to offer the Margaret Sanders Scholarship for Girls.
1st March 2020
The country scholarship will be taken:
Level of study:
The number of awards:
– AISA full member school are hereby invited to process applications from female students who are nationals residing in countries where the school is situated
– Although there is no age restriction for this scholarship, candidates are expected to be secondary school students. Special support will be made available to students who intend to commence earlier than Grade 9, but this will be considered under exceptional circumstances.
– Individual students are not allowed to apply directly for the AISA, instead, applications would only be received from a Full Member School.
– While participating schools are responsible for covering core tuition costs that are associated with student’s education, Margaret Sanders AISA Scholarship supports such schools’ contribution by paying for a wide range of incidental expenses, this includes school camps, extracurricular activities, and IT expenses.
– The maximum award offered pay student is US$2,000
How to apply:
– Participating schools are invited to design and implement a scholarship application process which matches their context
– After the selection of the scholarship nominee by their respective school, they would be expected to submit the candidate to AISA for consideration for the Margaret Sanders Scholarship for Girls.
– Applications must reach AISA on or before March 1st. This is prior to the school year during which the school grant will begin.
For details on the scholarship visit the official program webpage for details.