Scholarship Overview

  • Country: USA
  • Scholarship Type: Merit-based
  • Institutions: Selective colleges and universities in North America
  • Funded by: Opportunity Funds Program
  • Tuition Type: Full tuition
  • Degree Program: Undergraduate and Masters
  • Scholarship Amount: Full aid
  • Separate Application Required?: Yes
  • Deadline: 31 March, 2024.

Scholarship Benefits

Full financial aid.


  • Must have excellent grades.
  • Active in clubs or groups outside of class.
  • Experience leading teams or projects.
  • Significant involvement in helping the community.
  • Must require financial assistance for education.

This particular scholarship is only open to Nigerians.

How to apply

For Undergraduates:

Ensure you fill out the application form and attach all necessary documents listed below

Documents needed:

  • SS1 & SS2 end-of-year reports (only in Word or PDF format)
  • Mock WAEC result or actual WAEC result (only in Word or PDF format)
  • Any additional supporting documents (only in Word or PDF format)

For Masters:

Be sure to submit the following documents:

  • A copy of your university transcript, if you have one (only in PDF format).
  • A copy of your Statement of Result or Degree (PDF format required).
  • A detailed Academic Curriculum Vitae (must be in PDF format).
  • Scanned copies of any additional certificates of achievement (PDF format only).
  • For Engineering students, a copy of your GRE results is recommended (ensure it’s a PDF file).

Additional Information

The U.S. Embassy in Nigeria is looking for students who are doing great in school but don’t have much money to take part in the EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program (OFP).

EducationUSA is a group of over 430 advising centers supported by the U.S. Department of State, and you can find them in more than 175 countries. The goal is to help students worldwide get the right information about studying in the U.S. at accredited schools.

EducationUSA is all about variety in U.S. colleges and universities. They work to help students from other countries find the place that suits them best in the U.S. education system.

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