Utility Deadline: Could 31st 2020

There are various decided and gifted, low-income college students in Nigeria who solely require monetary assets and entry to info to raised their instructional future. For the 11th 12 months, america Embassy, Nigeria seeks to determine academically certified and extremely motivated, low-income college students in Nigeria to affix the EducationUSA Alternative Funds Program (OFP).

OFP’s mission is to help gifted and decided, low-income college students who’re good candidates for monetary help from U.S. schools and universities however lack the monetary assets to cowl the up-front price of acquiring admission.

OFP works intently with college students by means of recurrently scheduled conferences and seminars to help them all through the appliance course of to safe admission and scholarships to attend schools and universities in america. OFP funds the price of the appliance course of, together with registration charges for required standardized examinations and offers free membership to the U.S. EducationUSA Advising Middle for its members. OFP expects a honest dedication from the scholars to offer their power and time to this system in order that they might obtain their goals of research in america.

Candidates are welcome from all of the states in Nigeria. Nevertheless, college students should be capable of attain our workplaces in Abuja or Lagos on a month-to-month foundation throughout this system for full participation. Members will work with our EducationUSA Advisors from June 2020 – August 2021 to attempt to safe locations and monetary help to start research within the U.S. in August 2021.


SELECTION CRITERIA

The collection of finalists for OFP is extremely aggressive, given restricted funding. We search for candidates with:

  • Sturdy educational file/ transcript
  • Sturdy participation in extracurricular actions
  • Involvement in management roles
  • Wonderful neighborhood service participation
  • Monetary Want

NOTE:  Undergraduate Candidates– If WAEC outcomes usually are not out there; the coed have to be at present in SS3. If WAEC outcomes can be found, they have to be from Could/June WAEC.

College students who’ve already began a College training are NOT eligible to use.

Necessities

  • Full Utility Kind
  • Tutorial Outcomes:
    Undergraduate Candidates– Connect a copy of your WAEC “O” Degree outcomes (from WAEC web site).  Embody Cambridge A’Degree or IGSCE outcomes if relevant or out there.
    Graduate Candidates– Connect a copy of your Last 12 months outcomes and diploma outcomes (if out there) First Class solely (STEM majors most well-liked).
  • Letters of advice:
    Undergraduate CandidatesRequest a trainer or your faculty principal to finish a letter of advice kind, testifying to your character, expertise and expertise.  Please don’t embrace a fundamental testimonial that doesn’t speak about you as a person.
    Graduate Candidates: Present the small print of a lecturer, professor, or Head of Division (HOD) that we will contact to seek out out extra about you.
  • Transcript:
    Undergraduate Candidates: Ship a scanned copy of your transcript from JS1 to SS3 together with your mock and first time period outcomes, if attainable.
    Graduate Candidates– Ship a scanned copy of your transcripts that present a GPA of 4.5 or above on a 5.zero scale.
  • Essays:
    Write two essays, one from Group A and one from Group B, every of about 250– 300 phrases. The essay subjects might be on the appliance kind you obtain. (Essay subjects might be discovered on the shape)

HOW TO APPLY

For inquiries ship an e mail to [email protected] or [email protected]

For Extra Data:

Go to the Official Webpage of the USEmbassy EducationUSA Alternative Funds Program (OFP) 2020/2021

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