The Fulbright African Research Student Program (ARSP) 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. 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.

Funded by the U.S. Government, the Fulbright Student Program aims at achieving mutual understanding through the academic and cultural exchange.

Fulbright Student Program scholarships will be awarded to applicants who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership qualities, and a commitment to improving cross-cultural relations through international exchange.

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.

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Application Deadline: Deadline for submitting an online application and all supplementary documents: June 1, 2017

To access the application form and for further information, click here

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