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.
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
Value of Award
All expenses paid
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/