This program was set up to assist undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Motherland – Africa – to acquire knowledge in Universities, Colleges and other Institutions of learning in the United States.
It is an initiative of the Union of Africa Americans in the United States as part of a special contribution for the development of the human resources of the Motherland.
This scholarship is open to only African students over the age of 18.
To qualify for selection, candidates must meet certain basic requirements, in addition to ensuring that entries are made not later than the specified deadline.
Selection of candidates to be considered is made from the first, fully completed, 5,500 entries received and which are verifiable before year end.
Successful candidates are notified between March and April of the following year.
Strong willingness for intellectual pursuit is a necessary prerequisite.
Not all applications to this program are considered.
To succeed, an applicant must submit all relevant details of a sound academic background, and information through which verification can be made.
A recipient of this scholarship is entitled to study in United States Free of tuition, throughout the duration of the chosen program.
In addition, the recipient will provisionally receive an annual allowance of US $4, 000 for welfare.
A recipient will also be issued a Student Visa which will expire at the end of the chosen program of maximum five (5) years.
For more scholarship information and application, see: United States Scholarship to Africa Website