Opportunity Funds Program (OFP) 2021 for South African

EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program (OFP) 2021 for South African high school graduate and Graduate to Study in the USA. Applicants are welcome from South Africa looking to pursue their Undergraduate, Masters or PhD level studies in the United States. The OFP scholarship is a fully-funded scholarship to study in the USA.

About Scholarship

Many students in South Africa lack only financial resources and access to information to better their educational futures. The United States Mission to South Africa seeks to identify highly academically qualified and motivated, low-income, university students in South Africa to join the EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program (OFP).

OFP’s mission is to assist highly-talented and determined, economically-disadvantaged students to negotiate and finance the admissions process for universities in the United States to produce highly-skilled and widely-educated leaders to build tomorrow’s South Africa.

OFP works closely with students through regularly scheduled webinars and individual sessions to assist them throughout the application process to secure admission and scholarships for universities in the United States. OFP finances all costs of the application process, including registration fees for required standardized examinations and provides free membership to the US Educational Advising Centers for its participants. OFP expects a sincere commitment of students to give back their energy and time to the program and their communities and to be the best they can be.

Level/Fields of Study

The OFP scholarship for South Africans is open to high school graduate, master and PhD students.

Host Country

The EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program for South African students will be hosted in the United States of America.

However, if you wish to study in Canada, read this >> Canadian Scholarships for International Students 2020-2021.

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Eligible Countries

The EducationUSA OFP scholarship program is open to African countries but for the seek of this particular updates, only South African students will be allowed to apply

Kindly check for the EducationUSA OFP scholarship program for your country if you are not from South Africa.

However, there are numerous international scholarships for international students to study in any country of choice.

You can check this our heavily recommended post How to Study Abroad for Free in 2020-2021”.

Scholarship Benefits

OFP finances all costs of the application process, including registration fees for required standardized examinations and provides free membership to the US Educational Advising Centers for its participants. OFP expects a sincere commitment of students to give back their energy and time to the program and their communities and to be the best they can be.

Eligibility

Applicants are welcome from South Africa looking to pursue their Masters or PhD level studies in the United States. However, students must have access to the internet on a bi-weekly basis during the program for full participation.

Participants will work with our EducationUSA Advisors from July 2020 – August 2021 to try to secure places and financial assistance to begin study in the U.S. in August 2021.

Selection Criteria

  • Strong academic record/ transcript
  • Robust participation in work experience
  • Involvement in leadership roles
  • Excellent community service participation
  • Financial Need
  • Transcripts/Academic Record that shows an average of 75% or more
  • Degree results (if available)

How to Apply for OFP South African Scholarship 2021

The OFP South African scholarship program will be completed online. Please kindly follow the link below to complete the scholarship application.

Application Deadline

The expected due date for this OFP South African scholarship is on June 15th.

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