Fulbright Scholarship Program For Nigerian Students 2018
This is to inform the public of the Fulbright Scholarship program for Nigerian Students, those students that are aspiring to study in the USA, here goes your opportunity; the aim of the Scholarship is to strengthen capacities of African Universities through Higher Degree Training and to develop the potential of their academic staff.
Application Deadline: 1st June, 2018
Eligible Countries: Nigeria
Type: Doctoral & Research
A) Applicants must be Nigerian Citizens or permanent residents holding a valid passport issued by the government of Nigeria.
B) Applicants must be at least two years into their doctoral program in any discipline.
C) Applicants must be doctoral students and have the endorsement of their home institution.
D) Applicants must meet a minimum score of 100 in the internet based TOEFL test.
OBJECTIVE OF THE PROGRAMME
Objectives of the Program
- To promote institutional linkages between U.S. and Nigerian universities and institutions.
- To expose Nigerian academics to the U.S. education system and standard research facilities for timely completion of their doctoral program.
- To promote teaching and research as well as manpower development for Nigeria’s higher institutions of learning.
- To expose grantees to leadership skills and voluntary service with a view to sensitizing them to imbibe these values when they return home.
Eligibility Requirements: To be eligible for a grant:
A) Applicants must be citizens or nationals of Nigeria, or permanent residents holding a valid passport issued by the government of Nigeria.
B) Applicants must be doctoral students and have the endorsement of their home institution.
C) Applicants must be at least two years into their doctoral program in any discipline.
D) Applicants must have an outstanding academic record and high level of English proficiency.
E) Applicants must meet a minimum score of 100 in the internet based TOEFL test.
F) Applicants must have high motivation and a serious commitment to completing the program as scheduled and to returning home.
G) Only applicants with strong proposals, outlining their research objectives, methodology, time-frame, and justification for conducting the research in the U.S. will be short-listed for interviews.
H) Applicants in business, law and accounting should understand that most U.S. institutions rarely accept research students in these fields due to high demand for full-time programs and tuition concerns. As a consequence, we face great challenges in finding placements for such grantees unless their proposals are tilted toward economics, development-related areas, democracy, human rights and conflict resolution.
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HOW TO APPLY
All applicants must fill out the online application forms completely and attach their supporting documents online (3 academic and professional references, Curriculum Vitae, academic transcripts from each post-secondary institution attended and writing sample.)
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