EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program (OFP) is accepting applications for its scholarship program which is awarded to Nigerians who are willing to pursue an Undergraduate or Postgraduate degree at any USA Institution.
This scholarship program is designed to assist talented and determined, low-income students who are good candidates for financial assistance from U.S. colleges and universities but lack the financial resources to cover the up-front cost of obtaining admission.
- Application Deadline: 30th June 2018
- Eligible Countries: Nigeria
- Type: Undergraduate and Postgraduate
Value of Program: OFP finances the cost of the application process, including registration fees for required standardized examinations and provides free membership to the U.S. EducationUSA Advising Center for its participants.
- Applicants must be Nigerians
- Applicants must be Fluent in English Language
- Applicants must have a Strong academic record/ transcript.
- Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial needs.
How To Apply For EducationUSA Opportunity Funds
- Complete Application Form
- Academic Results:
Undergraduate Applicants: Attach a copy of your WAEC “O” Level results (from WAEC website).
Include Cambridge A’Level or IGSCE results if applicable or available.
Graduate Applicants: Attach a copy of your Final year results and degree results (if available) First Class only (STEM majors preferred).
Letters of recommendation:
Undergraduate Applicants: Request a teacher or your school principal to complete a letter of recommendation form, attesting to your character, talent and skills. Please do not include a basic testimonial that does not talk about you as an individual.
Graduate Applicants: Provide the details of a lecturer, professor, or Head of Department (HOD) that we can contact to find out more about you.
Undergraduate Applicants: Send a scanned copy of your transcript from JS1 to SS3 including your mock and first term results, if possible.
Graduate Applicants: Send a scanned copy of your transcripts that show a GPA of 4.5 or above on a 5.0 scale.
Be sure to visit the official website for more information.