US Embassy EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program 2022/2023 for Study in USA

US Embassy EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program 2022/2023 for Study in USA

US Embassy EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program 2022/2023 for Study in USA

With great pleasure, the US Embassy wishes to make known the 2022/2023 EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program (OFP) available to eligible applicants from all the states in Nigeria for an opportunity to study in US.

Many Nigerian students are determined and talented but due to some financial constraints, they are not able to get access to quality education in order to guarantee them a better educational future. With that in mind, United States Embassy, Nigeria for the 12th year, seeks to recognize academically qualified and exceptionally motivated students in Nigeria with financial struggle to be a part of the EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program (OFP).

SCHOLARSHIP SUMMERY:

Scholarship Sponsor(s): US Embassy/Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited

Scholarship Type: Fully Funded Scholarships

Host Institution(s): Higher institutions in USA

Scholarship Worth: Full funding

Number of Awards: Not specified

Study Level: Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Nationality: Nigerian Students

SEE ALSO: Queensland University Law Scholarships 2023 Australia

US Embassy EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program 2022/2023 for Study in USA Details

The EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program (OFP) works hand in hand with students through frequent scheduled meetings and seminars to help them all through the application process in other to gain admission and scholarships to study in various colleges and universities in the United States. OFP Scholarship cover the cost of the application process, including registration fees for required standardized examinations and provides free membership to the U.S. OFP anticipate an honest commitment from the students to put in their best in terms of energy and time to the program in other to make their dream of studying in the United States a reality.

US Embassy EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program 2022/2023 Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Complete Application Form
  2. Academic Results: Undergraduate applicant are required to attach a copy of their WAEC “O” Level results preferably from WAEC website, Cambridge A‚ÄôLevel or IGSCE results if applicable
    Graduate Applicants are required to attach a copy of their Final year results and degree results (if available) First Class only (STEM majors preferred).
  3. Letters of recommendation: Undergraduate applicants are required to provide a letter of recommendation from their teacher or school principle to testify to their character, good conduct and skills. Note that the recommendation letter must give detail information about you as an individual.
    Graduate Applicants are required to provide the details of their lecturer, professor, or Head of Department (HOD) that can give more details about them when contacted.
  4. Transcript: Undergraduate Applicants are required to send a scanned copy of their transcript from JS1 to SS3 including their mock and first term results
    Graduate Applicants are required to send a scanned copy of their transcripts that show a GPA of 4.5 or above on a 5.0 scale.
  5. Essays: Applicant are required to write two essays from group A and B respectively, with each containing 250-300 word count. The essay topic will be found on the application form.

US Embassy EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program 2022/2023 Selection Criteria

The selection of successful applicants for EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program (OFP) is highly competitive, given limited funding. Applicants are selected with:

Solid academic record/ transcript
Large involvement in extracurricular activities
participation in leadership roles
Exceptional community service involvement
Financial Demand

NOTE: In the absence of WAEC result, undergraduate applicants must currently;;y be in SS3 and if WAEC result is available, May/June WAEC is recommended only.

Only secondary school students or its equivalent are eligible to apply.

US Embassy EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program 2022/2023 Application Process

Interested applicants who wish to apply for the US Embassy EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program are required to apply on the Opportunity Funds Applications website

Application Deadline: April 30, 2022

Visit the official website for more details on application process

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