Fulbright Scholarship For International Students 2022 | Apply To Access Fully Funded Scholarship

Fulbright Scholarship for International Students is a programme put together by the Public Affairs Section of the U.S  to sponsor students to achieve their academic goals.

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The Fulbright Scholarship for International Students is a Research Program funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE) in New York.

About Fulbright Scholarship For International Students

  • Host Institutions: All accredited universities in Nigeria 
  • Sponsored: U.S. Department of State
  • Level:  PhD
  • Duration: Two years 

Fulbright Scholarship Value  and Inclusion (s)

The Fulbright scholarship will include, grantee round trip airfare to the U.S, setting an allowance, monthly stipend, housing allowance, books and supplies, computer allowance, and basic University health insurance.

Fulbright Scholarship for International Students is highly competitive, especially in the fields of Journalism, Communication, and Business Administration, Sciences such as Chemistry, Biology, Physics, and Engineering-related disciplines.

Courses available for Fulbright Scholarship

  • Journalism/public relations/media studies.
  • Agriculture/food science.
  • Environmental Science.
  • International Relations.
  • Political Science.
  • Public Administration/Policy.
  • Public Health and Tourism.

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Fulbright Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

The following are the criteria stipulated for the scholarship

  • Applicants must be citizens or nationals of Nigeria, or permanent residents holding a valid passport issued by the government of Nigeria.
  • You must be a DOCTORAL OR PhD student who has completed a significant amount of their doctoral program in Nigerian universities and have the endorsement of their home institution.
  • Should have an outstanding academic record and a high level of English talent.
  • Be ready to take their first TOEFL exam by May 2020.
  • Meet the minimum score on required standardized tests (TOEFL: a score of 90)
  • A highly motivated and serious commitment to completing the program as scheduled and to returning home.
  • Only applicants with strong proposals, outlining their research objectives, method, time frame, and justification for conducting the research in the U.S. will be short-listed for interviews.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have not studied in the U.S.

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All applicants must fill out the application forms completely and attach their supporting documents online ie

  • Academic and professional references
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Academic transcripts from each post-secondary institution attended and
  • Writing sample.
Complete Application: 
  • An online application that includes:
  • A clearly written research objective.
  • Professional resume.
  • Three letters of reference specifying the personal, academic and professional competence of the candidate.
  • Student copies of academic transcripts from each post-secondary institution attended should be scanned and attached to the online application if available.
  • TOEFL score report.

Please read the scholarship procedure carefully before registration: apply here


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