Fulbright Scholarship Program for Nigerian Students 2020

Published Date: January 19, 2020

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    All
  • Country of the Scholarship

    United States
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

    2020
  • Type of scholarship

    Ph.D. scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    $5000 - $7000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

    University
  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

    Online
  • Applier's country

    Nigeria
  • Expenses covered

    All
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    175 Greenwich St., Fl 59 New York, NY 10006 +1(646)368-8394 Help@embark.com for Tech Support

Introduction.

The program has been designed primarily to strengthen the capacities of African universities through higher degree training and to develop the potential of their academic staff.  It targets young and exceptionally promising faculty members who wish to conduct their doctoral research in the United States.

The deadline for its application.

The 1st of June, 2020.

Eligible Countries

Only Nigeria

This Scholarship Type/level

For Ph.D. Students.

Eligibility Criteria for Applicants.

Applicants must be citizens or nationals of Nigeria, or permanent residents holding a valid passport issued by the government of Nigeria.

Applicants must be doctoral students and have the endorsement of their home institution.

Applicants must be at least two years into their doctoral program in any discipline.

Applicants must have an outstanding academic record and a high level of English proficiency.

Applicants must meet a minimum score of 100 in the internet-based TOEFL test.

Applicants must have high motivation and a serious commitment to completing the program as scheduled and to returning home.

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 and preference will be given to applicants who have never studied in the US.

Number of Awards

1

Value of Award

All expenses paid

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.)

ONLY online applications are accepted.  Interested applicants can apply online at the following website: http://apply.embark.com/student/fulbright/international/


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