Opportunity Funds Program (OFP) – EducationUSA

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EducationUSA Opportunity Fund Program

EducationUSA Opportunity Fund Program (OFP) help many decided and skilled, low-salary scholars in Nigeria who just require budgetary assets and access to data to better their instructive future. For the eleventh year, the US embassy, Nigeria, looks to recognize scholastically qualified and profoundly energetic, low-pay scholars in Nigeria to join the Education USA Opportunity Fund Program (OFP).

OFP’s mission is to help skilled and decided, low-pay scholars who are the acceptable possibility for money related help from U.S. schools and colleges, however, do not have the monetary assets to take care of the direct front expense of acquiring confirmation.

OFP works intimately with scholars through consistently planned gatherings and courses to help them all through the application procedure to tie down confirmation and grants to go to schools and colleges in the US. OFP funds the expense of the application procedure, including enlistment charges for required normalized assessments, and gives free enrollment to the U.S. EducationUSA Exhorting Place for its members. OFP expects a real responsibility from the schorlars to give their vitality and time to the program with the goal that they may accomplish their fantasies of study in the US.


Candidates are welcome from all the states in Nigeria. In any case, scholars must have the option to arrive at our workplaces in Abuja or Lagos on a month-to-month premise during the program for full interest. Members will work with our EducationUSA Guides from June 2020 – August 2021 to attempt to tie-down spots and budgetary help to start to concentrate in the U.S. in August 2021.

NOTE: Passage into this program is no assurance of a grant or money related help to concentrate in the U.S.


The choice of finalists for OFP is exceptionally serious, given restricted subsidizing. We search for candidates with:

  • Strong academic record/transcript
  • Robust interest in extracurricular exercises
  •  Involvement in positions of authority
  • Excellent people group administration interest
  •  Financial Need

NOTE: for undergrad Candidates, If WAEC results are not accessible, the scholar must be as of now in SS3. On the off chance that WAEC results are convenient, they should be from May/June WAEC.

Scholars who have just begun an Advanced degree are NOT qualified to apply.


  • Complete Application Structure
  • Academic Results:

Undergrad Candidates should append a duplicate of WAEC “O” Level outcomes (from WAEC site). Incorporate Cambridge A ‘Level or IGSCE results if appropriate or accessible.

Graduate Candidates should Join a duplicate of the Last year results and degree results (if accessible) Top-notch only (STEM majors liked).

•   Letters of suggestion:

Undergrad Candidates: Solicitation an instructor or your school principal to finish a letter of proposal form, bearing witness to your character, ability and aptitudes. Kindly do exclude an essential tribute that does not discuss you as a person.

Graduate Candidates: Give the subtleties of an instructor, educator, or Head of Office (HOD) that can be contacted to discover progressively about you.

•    Transcript:

Undergrad Candidates should Send a checked duplicate of their transcript from JS1 to SS3, including your mock and first term results, if conceivable.

Graduate Candidates should Send a checked duplicate of their transcripts that show a GPA of 4.5 or above on a 5.0 scale.

•   Essays:

Compose two papers, one from Gathering A and one from Gathering B, each of around 250–300 words. The paper subjects will be on the application form you get. (Exposition subjects will be found on the form).

The most effective method to APPLY                                                                                  

• Undergraduate candidates apply here

•   Graduate candidates apply here

For more questions, send an email to AbujaEducationusa@state.gov or LagoseducationUSA@state.gov

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