Monday, March 12, 2018

Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program - Teach Yoruba or Hausa in American Universities

Application opens: January 1

Application Closes: April 30
The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy Abuja invites applications from qualified Nigerians wishing to teach Hausa or Yoruba languages and cultures to American students in U.S. universities and colleges.
The Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) program is a nine month non-degree course funded by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Institute of International Education. The objective of the program is to strengthen foreign language instruction at U.S. colleges, universities, and some high schools, while providing future teachers from abroad the opportunity to refine their skills, increase their English language proficiency, and expand their knowledge of U.S. society and culture.  FLTA fellows must return to their home countries upon completion of their programs to teach English at the secondary or university level.
All applications must meet the following criteria:
  • Applications must be completed and submitted online.
  • Applicants should request that the academic office of their institution send a stamped copy of their transcripts in a sealed envelope to: The Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy, Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive, Central Area, Abuja, Attention: Cultural Affairs Officer.
  • Other documents to be submitted include academic credentials, signed and stamped letters of reference, and the photo page of a valid Nigerian passport.
  • The application can be accessed at: http://apply.embark.com/student/fulbright/flta.
  • Applicants must be teachers of English or in training to become teachers of English.
  • Applicants must possess a university degree in English, Language Arts, or combined honors.
  • Applicants must be fluent in English, demonstrated by a TOEFL score of 79-80 (Internet based testing) or 6.0 (overall score International English Language Testing System-IELTS).
  • Applicants must be between 21 and 29 years old at the time of application.
  • Applicants must demonstrate maturity, dependability, integrity and professionalism.
  • Applicants must be physically present in their home country throughout the nomination and selection process.
For further inquiries, please contact Cultural Affairs Assistant, U.S. Embassy, Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive, Central Area, Abuja: email: CulturalAbuja@state.gov or U.S. Consulate General, #2 Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos;

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

GET REGISTERED ON SCHOLARSHIP NIGERIA'S DATABASE (THE "BOOST IT")


Sit back relaxed and let the scholarships locate you.

SCHOLARSHIP NIGERIA/OLSEY CONSULT is currently creating a database of Nigerian (Udergraduate and Postgraduate) Scholarship applicants.

This program covers both LOCAL/FOREIGN and UNDER/POST-GRADUATE scholarship opportunities for applicants in the following (3) Categories:

1. CATEGORY A: 100/200 Level Undergraduates

2. CATEGORY B: 300 level-to-Final year Undergraduates

                                          3. CATEGORY C: POSTGRADUATE applicants.


In our BOOST IT! database, we will need the following information of prospective applicants:

1. Your Full Name

2. State of Origin (for local/ region-based scholarships)

3. Phone Number (for Mobile Alerts)

4. Email address (for free additional consultancy services).


BENEFITS:

1. SCHOLARSHIP NIGERIA/OLSEY CONSULT will refer and recommend registered applicants on its database (category-wise) DIRECTLY to sponsoring agencies, individuals or organizations for scholarship consideration.

This depends largely on the scholarship type and/or its terms and availability.

2. Every Registered member gets first-hand SMS Alerts on their MOBILE PHONES on latest scholarship opportunities.

3. Registered members get informed on other opportunities (Essay, Call for papers, private/individual sponsorship e.t.c) directly by SMS.

4. Opportunity for FREE technical and professional assistance during application

5. FREE tips on aptitude test types and drafting winning applications.


COST OF REGISTRATION: N 1,000 / Year


MODE OF REGISTRATION: Send an email to olseyconsult@yahoo.co.uk  requesting for payment/registration procedures. (kindly include your phone number in your email)

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Scholarship Opportunities for Nigerians

Monday, January 29, 2018

2018/2019 Federal Government BEA Scholarship


FEDERAL MINISTRY OF EDUCATION FEDERAL SCHOLARSHIP BOARD 
PLOT 245 SAMUEL ADEMULEGUN STREET CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT, ABUJA
2018/2019 BILATERAL EDUCATION AGREEMENT (BEA) SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS INTERVIEW


The Honourable Minister of Education (HME), Mallam Adamu Adamu, hereby invites interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2018/2019 Nomination Interview for Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Award for:

i)     Undergraduate (UG) studies tenable in Russia, Morocco, Algeria, Serbia, Hungary, Egypt, Tunisia, Turkey, Cuba,

Romania, Ukraine, Japan, Macedonia; and

ii)   Postgraduate (PG) studies tenable in Russia (for those whose first degrees were obtained from Russia), China, Hungary, Serbia, Turkey, Japan, Mexico, South Korea, e.t.c.

         All qualified candidates are advised to:
a.  Visit Federal Ministry of Education’s WEBSITE (here) and click on READ MORE on Federal Scholarship Board ICON on the Home Page:
. b. Read Guidelines and then Complete the Application Form online
c.  Print the completed Application Form
d.   Submit two sets of the Printed Application Forms at the venue  of the interview as scheduled below.

NOTE/Warning: Double Entries will be disqualified!

         FIELDS OF STUDY
a.     Undergraduate level - Engineering, Geology, Agriculture, Sciences, Mathematics, Languages, Environmental Sciences, Sports, Law, Social Sciences, Biotechnology, Architecture, Medicine (very limited), etc; and

b.   Postgraduate level (Masters Degree and Ph.D) in all fields.

4.0 CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY

A.     UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS: All applicants for undergraduate degree courses must possess a minimum qualification  of Five (5) Distinctions (As & Bs) in the Senior Secoundary School Certificates, WAEC (May/June) only in the subjects relevant to their fields of study including English Language and Mathematics. Certificates should not be more than Two (2) years old (2016 & 2017). Age limit is from 18 to 20 years.

B.         POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS: All applicants for Undergraduate degree courses must hold a First Degree with at least 2nd Class Upper Division. The applicants  who are previous recipients of Foreign Awards must have completed at least two (2) years post qualification or employment practice in Nigeria. All applicants must have completed N.Y.S.C. Age limit is 35 years for Masters and 40 years for Ph.D. and only:
i N.Y.S.C discharge or exemption certificates only are accepted;
ii) Evidence of readiness to be released by employer.

NOTE (For all Applicants):

i)    Since the BEA countries are non-English speaking, applicants should be prepared to undertake a mandatory one year foreign Languare course of the country of choice which will be the standard medium of instruction; and
ii)   All applicants for Hungarian Scholarships must visit the official website before 15th February, 2018.
·         Complete the application form online
·         Print the completed form and bring to the interview venue in addition to 2.0 above.

VENUE OF INTERVIEW: All eligible applicants are to report for interview at the venues scheduled for their respective Zones of origin for proper identification. Two sets of completed application forms should be submitted at the various interview centres with the following attachments:


i.            Two sets of Photocopies of Educational Certificates and Testimonials of previous schools attended with the originals for sighting;
ii.           Only one certificate is accepted i.e WAEC of May/June for Undergraduate applicants;
iii.         Two copies of Birth Certificate from National Population Commission;
iv.         State of origin/LGA certificate duly signed, stamped and dated;
v.           Four (4) coloured passport sized photographs on white background; and
vi.         Postgraduate applicatns will be required to submit Academic transcripts and NYSC discharge or Excemption certificates only.

2018/2019 BEA INTERVIEW VENUES AND DATES FROM FEBRUARY 19TH TO 23RD 2018


S
/ N
ZONE/ VENUE
MONDAY FEB 19TH
TUESDAY FEB 20TH
WEDNESDAY FEB 21ST
THURSDAY FEB 22ND
FRIDAY FEB 23RD
1.
NORTH – WEST, FEDERAL POLYTECHNI C, KEBBI

KANO & JIGAWA STATES

KADUNA & KATSINA STATES

SOKOTO & ZAMFARA STATES

KEBBI STATE

COLLATIO N OF RESULT
2.
NORTH- EAST GOVT GIRLS’ SEC. SCH.
DAMATURU
TARABA & ADAMAWA STATES
BAUCHI & GOMBE STATES

BORNO STATE
YOBE STATE
COLLATIO N OF RESULT
3.
NORTH- CENTRAL,
FGBC APO FCT
KOGI & KWARA STATES
BENUE & PLATEAU STATES

NASARAWA & NIGER STATES

ABUJA FCT,
COLLATIO N OF RESULT
4.
SOUTH – WEST, FSTC YABA
LAGOS
ONDO & OSUN STATES
OYO & OGUN STATES

EKITI STATE

LAGOS STATE,
COLLATIO N OF RESULT
5.
SOUTH- SOUTH, BDGS BAYELSA,
YENAGOA
C/RIVERS & RIVERS STATES
A/IBOM & EDO STATES

DELTA STATE

BAYELSA STATE
COLLATIO N OF RESULT
6.
SOUTH-
EAST, FGGC, OWERRI IMO
ABIA & ENUGU
STATES
ANAMBRA STATE

EBONYI STATE

IMO STATE
COLLATIO N OF
RESULT

NB:         Candidates nominated by the Board will be required to submit to Federal Scholarship Board the following:
i)                     Authenticated copies of academic certificates;
ii)                   Data page of current International passport; and
iii)                Specified Medical Reports from Government hospitals.
iv)                Police Clearance Certificate where necessary.

TIME : 9.00 A.M DAILY


PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PARTICULAR APPLICATION  DOES NOT ATTRACT ANY PROCESSING FEE. THEREFORE, BEWARE OF FRAUDSTERS!

SIGNED:
PERMANENT SECRETARY FEDERAL MINISTRY OF EDUCATION 

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