Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Fulbright Scholarships to Angolans for Graduate Studies, USA 2017

🗓 Deadline: 14 April 2017 🏛 Degree: Gradute The Public Affairs Office of the United States Embassy, Luanda offers scholarships f... thumbnail 1 summary
🗓 Deadline: 14 April 2017

🏛 Degree: Gradute



The Public Affairs Office of the United States Embassy, Luanda offers scholarships for graduate studies in an American university for a maximum period of two years. The Fulbright Scholarship program is designed for professionals with academic excellence, great leadership skills, civic spirit, and demonstrated dedication to public service.


Eligibility




  • Be Angola citizens and currently reside in Angola.
  • Hold a bachelor’s Degree (4 years including the thesis defense). Must be in possession of a diploma at the application phase.
  • Have an excellent Grade Point Average upon completion of prior studies.
  • Be proficient in English. (This must be demonstrated by taking an English Proficiency Test administered by the Embassy, or by attaching TOEFL scores to the application if the applicant has already completed testing, minimum acceptable score is 80 points in the IBT version of the TOEFL).


Benefits

The scholarships are granted on a yearly basis and renewal will be contingent upon successful academic performance of each grantee in the previous academic year. The scholarship covers the living costs of the grantee in the U.S., but does not cover the expenses of the grantee’s accompanying family members.

The Fulbright Scholarship Program provides the following benefits:


  • Assistance to the grantee in the identification of and application for admission to American Universities.
  • Costs of standardized tests required for admission at those universities.
  • Pre-departure Orientation.
  • Assistance in obtaining the J-1 visa (Exchange Program Visa).
  • Economy class round trip airline ticket.
  • Medical Insurance provided by the Government of the United States, which fulfills the minimum requirements established by the J-1 visa and by the Fulbright Program.
  • Living expenses, which vary depending on city of destination.
  • Pre-academic programs in the U.S. The lengths of these programs vary between four days and eight weeks, and are held before the graduate study program begins. These programs are designed to fit the needs of the course in which the grantee is accepted.

Application

Applicants can submit their application by completing the following steps: