The Fulbright African Research Scholar Program for Nigerians in USA


Applications are invited for Fulbright Student Program available for Nigerian students. Two categories of grants are offered in the ARSP:  research grants and program and curriculum development grants. Funded by the U.S. Government, the Fulbright Programme aims at achieving mutual understanding through the academic and cultural exchange.

Title: The Fulbright African Research Scholar Program (ARSP)

Description

  • Fulbright scholarships will be awarded to applicants who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership qualities, and a commitment to improving cross-cultural relations through international exchange.
  • Scholarship can be taken in the USA
  • Two categories of grants are offered in the ARSP:  research grants and program and curriculum development grants.
  • Awards of 3 to 5 months are offered for qualified university faculty to conduct research in any academic discipline at a U.S. academic or research institution.

Eligibility
The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • An intended applicant must be a citizen of Nigeria or a permanent resident and should hold a valid passport issued by the country in which the application is made.
  • In addition, applicants must have at least three (3) years of post-doctoral degree training or teaching experience at the time of application.

Nationality

  • Students from Nigeria are eligible to apply for this programme.

Requirements

  • Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have at least three (3) years of post-doctoral degree training or teaching experience at the time of application.
  • English Language Requirement: For Minimum Institutional TOEFL score of 550 from AMIDEAST Egypt or any of the below ETS authorised Distributors and/or ITP Testing Centers is required.
  • For Minimum Institutional TOEFL score of 550 from AMIDEAST Egypt or any of the given ETS authorised Distributors and/or ITP Testing Centers is required.
Closing Date
1st June, 2017.


Application Form

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