United State Scholarship to Africa 2018/2019 – Education USA Opportunity Funds Program (OFP) Application Form. This is to inform the general public and all interested Nigerian students that an irresistible scholarship is out for Nigerian Undergraduate and Graduate to apply. The Education USA Opportunity Funds Program (OFP) (United State Scholarship to Africa 2018/2019) form and application portal now open.
The United States Embassy, Nigeria seeks to identify academically qualified and highly motivated, low-income students in Nigeria to join the Education USA Opportunity Funds Program (OFP).
- Strong academic record/ transcript
- Robust participation in extracurricular activities
- Involvement in leadership roles
- Excellent community service participation
- Financial Need
NOTE: Undergraduate Applicants– If WAEC results are not available; the student must be currently in SS3. If WAEC results are available, they must be from May/June WAEC. Students who have already started a University education are NOT eligible to apply.
- 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.
Write two essays, one from Group A and one from Group B, each of about 250– 300 words. The essay topics will be on the application form you receive. (Essay topics will be found on the form)
HOW TO APPLY FOR UNITED STATE SCHOLARSHIP TO AFRICA 2018/2019 – EDUCATION USA OPPORTUNITY FUNDS PROGRAM (OFP)
Application Closing Date
30th June, 2018
For inquiries send an email to AbujaEducationusa@state.gov.
NOTE: Entrance into this program is NO GUARANTEE of a scholarship or financial assistance to study in the U.S.