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2024 Education USA Opportunity Funds Program | Step-by-Step Process

The Education USA Opportunity Funds Program seeks to identify academically qualified and highly motivated, low-income students in Nigeria to study in the USA.

The Opportunity Funds Program annually provides financial support that covers the costs of application, GRE and TOEFL exams, as well as costs of visa and travel expenses.

In this post, you will be provided with the details of the application procedure, required documents, and the benefits of the Education USA Opportunity Funds Program.

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About the Education USA Opportunity Funds Program

The Education USA Opportunity Funds Program (OFP) is an annual study-in-USA opportunity funded by the US Embassy in Nigeria for Nigerian students.

OFP’s mission is to assist talented and determined, low-income students who are good candidates for financial assistance from U.S. colleges and universities but lack the financial resources to cover the up-front cost of obtaining admission.

Since 2004, the EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Scholarship Program has placed 400 students at the most selective colleges and universities in North America with full aid.

Requirements for Education USA Opportunity Funds Program

To be eligible for the Education USA Opportunity Funds Program, candidates must posses;

  • High strong academic records 
  • Excellent participation in extracurricular activities
  • Involvement in leadership role
  • Outstanding community service participation

Benefits of Education USA Opportunity Funds Program

  • Through periodic seminars, you will be guided by EducationUSA Advisers to navigate the College Application process.
  • Education USA Opportunity Funds Program will cover the upfront costs of applying to U.S. institutions, standardized tests, application fees, international passport, a flight ticket to the U.S, visa and SEVIS fees, and if available, a settling-in allowance.
  • In extenuating circumstances and funds permitting, the Education USA Opportunity Funds Program may cover the cost of a credential evaluation, mailing transcripts and I-20 forms or additional score reports, internet data.
  • Successful Opportunity Funds Program Scholars become U.S. Government Alumni and are eligible to apply for program grants as all other alumni.

Documents for Education USA Opportunity Funds Program

To apply, candidates must be ready to submit the following documents;

Undergraduate

NOTE– 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.

  • SS1 & 2 end-of year report (word or PDF files only)
  • Mock WAEC result or WAEC result (word or PDF files only)
  • Other supporting documentation(word or PDF files only)

Graduate

  • Copy of your university transcript-if available (PDF files only)
  • Copy of Statement of Result/Degree (PDF files)
  • Submit a detailed Academic Curriculum Vitae(PDF files only)
  • Scanned copy of any supplementary certificates of achievement(PDF files only)
  • Copy of GRE result (Recommended for Engineering students) PDF files only

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How to Apply Education USA Opportunity Funds Program

Interested and qualified candidates should use the procedure outlined below to submit their application;

  • Visit the EducationUSA application portal using the button provided below
  • Create an account and verify it using your email address
  • Upload your documents and complete your personal profile correctly
  • Ensure the right documents are uploaded at the right spaces provided
  • Submit your application and wait for EducationUSA’s decision

A more detailed step-by-step process of applying for the scholarship cab be accessed here.

Deadline: March 31, 2024

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