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UNIDO Kpabep Scholarship 2023

UNIDO Kpabep Scholarship 2023 program, in partnership with the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Environment, UNIDO, and SWE, aims to support female engineers and technicians in Nigeria. This initiative is part of the HCFCs Phase-out Management Plan (HPMP) Stage III Project, with a focus on transitioning to eco-friendly technology and reducing ozone-depleting substances.

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The Charity Kpabep Scholarship programme was approved by the Executive Committee (EXCOM) of the Multilateral Fund for the Implementation of the Montreal Protocol in December 2022. It is intended to develop the potential of female technicians and engineers, and to create a group of experts and policymakers advocating for women employed in the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC) manufacturing sector in Nigeria.  The application must be submitted in English Language only. Please make sure all questions are filled in properly and carefully.

EligibilityDetails
Level:Technicians and Engineers
Minimum Age:None.
Required GPA:Not specified.
Eligibility Country:Nigerians.
Gender:All genders.
Race/Ethnicity:None.
Scholarship Deadline: December 31, 2023.

To complete your scholarship application, you must compile the following documents into a single PDF file with a maximum file size of 5MB. Please name the document as “Last name_First name_UNIDO KPABEP 2023” (e.g., Doe_Sara_UNIDO KPABEP 2023):

  1. Letter of Motivation (maximum 1000 words): In this letter, please address the following questions:
    • What inspired you to pursue this course of study?
    • Highlight your most significant achievements to date.
    • Describe instances of leadership in your academic or community involvement.
    • Share your long-term career goals and explain how this scholarship will help you achieve them.
    • Include a letter from your sponsor.
  2. Curriculum Vitae/Resume: Provide a copy of your CV or resume, detailing your educational background, work experience, and any relevant achievements.
  3. Academic Transcripts: Include transcripts that outline your most recent academic results.
  4. Proof of Enrollment: If available, include documentation that proves your current enrollment in the ongoing semester.
  5. Most Recent Academic Certificate: If available, provide your most recent academic certificate.

Ensure that all these documents are well-organized and saved in a single PDF file as per the specified naming convention. This complete package will strengthen your scholarship application.

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The Charity Kpabep Scholarships offer the following benefits:

  1. Financial Support: A one-time award of up to $4,000 will be provided, disbursed in installments, contingent upon the successful completion of training and internship in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC). Please note that the final award amount may vary based on the student’s financial plan and requirements.
  2. Training Opportunities: Recipients may have the opportunity to receive training in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC).
  3. Internship Experience: The scholarship includes the possibility of a 1 to 3-month internship with a company specializing in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC).
  4. SWE Membership: Scholarship recipients will receive a complimentary collegiate membership with the Society of Women Engineers (SWE).
  5. Mentorship: Access to experienced mentors in the field of engineering, providing valuable guidance and support throughout their academic and professional journey.

Interview date for this program are stated bellow

  • Application opens: 18th September 2023
  • Application closes: 31st December 2023
  • Reviews and shortlisting of selected candidates for interview: January 2024
  • Deadline for submission of reference letters: 28th February 2024
  • Interviews: February 2024
  • Award of scholarships: March 2024

To ensure a successful application, please follow these guidelines:

Application Submission:

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  • Your application must be submitted in English only.
  • Fill out all sections of the application form accurately and attentively.

Document Compilation:

  • Combine all the required documents into a single PDF file with a maximum file size of 5MB.
  • Name the PDF document as “Last name_First name_UNIDO KPABEP 2023” (e.g., Doe_Sara_UNIDO KPABEP 2023).

Required Documents:

  1. Letter of Motivation (up to 1000 words): Address the following questions:
    • What inspired your pursuit of this course of study?
    • Highlight your most noteworthy achievements to date.
    • Describe instances of leadership in your community or academic environment.
    • Outline your long-term career aspirations and explain how this scholarship will help you achieve them.
    • Include a letter from your sponsor.
  2. Curriculum Vitae/Resume: Provide a copy of your CV or resume, detailing your educational background, work experience, and any relevant accomplishments.
  3. Academic Transcripts: Include transcripts that provide a summary of your most recent academic results.
  4. Proof of Enrollment: If available, include documentation that verifies your current enrollment in the ongoing semester.
  5. Most Recent Academic Certificate: If available, provide your most recent academic certificate.

By adhering to these instructions, you will enhance the quality and completeness of your scholarship application. Good luck!

For more details,visit FMEnv/UNIDO website

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