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EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Scholarship for Nigerian Students 2022

The US Embassy in Nigeria is looking for academically qualified and highly motivated low-income students in Nigeria to participate in the EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Scholarship Program

Before applying for this scholarship, we recommend that you read through this article to learn all of the details about it, including The Eligibility, Scholarship Benefits, how to apply, the application deadline, and other relevant information. See Also: Griffith University Research Scholarships in Australia 2022

Scholarship Summary

  • Institution(s):United States Embassy
  • Category: BSc | MSc | PhD
  • Host Country: USA
  • Eligible Countries: Nigeria
  • Reward: Upfront costs coverage (Application fees, Visa fees, Gre Tests fees, e.t.c)
  • Deadline: 30th April 2022

About

Since 2004, the EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Scholarship Program has placed 400 students with full scholarships at the most selective colleges and universities in North America.

EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Scholarship

OFP’s mission is to assist talented and determined low-income students who are qualified for financial aid from U.S. colleges and universities but lack the financial resources to cover the initial cost of admission.

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Eligibility

Candidates must meet the following requirements to be eligible for the EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Scholarship Program:

  • High strong academic records (7 A1s in 2020 or 2021 WASSCE)
  • A 1st class graduate result (STEM preferred)
  • Excellent participation in extracurricular activities
  • Involvement in leadership role
  • Outstanding community service participation
  • Strong Financial Need

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Scholarship Benefits

  • Through periodic seminars, you will be guided by EducationUSA Advisers to navigate the College Application process. We will start with an application boot camp and throughout the year, conduct seminars on researching your options, funding your studies, completing your application including how to write a personal statement or college essay, applying for a student visa and preparing for departure.
  • Education USA Opportunity Funds Scholarships Program Scholarswill cover the upfront costs of applying to U.S. institutions. We will cover the cost of taking standardized tests, application fees (limited amount), international passport, a flight ticket to the U.S, visa and SEVIS fees, and if available, a settling-in allowance. In extenuating circumstances and funds permitting, we may cover the cost of a credential evaluation, mailing transcripts and I-20 forms or additional score reports, internet data (if we are operating virtually).
  • Opportunity Funds Program Scholars do not receive a scholarship from EducationUSA to study in the U.S. The scholar must work hard to apply to U.S. institutions that can provide full funding for them. 
  • Successful Opportunity Funds Program Scholars become U.S. Government Alumni and are eligible to apply for program grants as all other alumni.

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Documents Required

Undergraduate

  • SS1 & 2 end-of year report (word or PDF files only)
  • Mock WAEC result or WAEC result (word or PDF files only)
  • Other supporting documentation(word or PDF files only)

Graduate

  • Copy of your university transcript-if available (PDF files only)
  • Copy of Statement of Result/Degree (PDF files)
  • Submit a detailed Academic Curriculum Vitae(PDF files only)
  • Scanned copy of any supplementary certificates of achievement(PDF files only)
  • Copy of GRE result (Recommended for Engineering students) PDF files only

How to Apply

Qualified applicants may apply for this scholarship through the link given below;

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Application Deadline

Scholarship applications must be received no later than 30th April 2022 for you to be considered

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