– President Barack Obama
The Nigerian Foundation (TNF), Houston, Texas invites Nigerians who graduated from High School in 2018 to apply for its Excellence in Education Cash Award (EECA), 2019.
EECA is a part of the Nigerian Foundation's Community Development Projects launched at the Nigerian Day event, October 5, 2018. The broad MISSION of this award is to promote and reward excellence and hard work in EDUCATION and RESEARCH within Nigerian community. This year, 2019, six students will be chosen - one from each of the six Geopolitical Zones* of Nigeria for this Cash Award ($300.00) and Excellence in Education Certificate Award.
Eligibility and Requirements
EECA is open to all Nigerian Houstonians who graduated from any of the greater Houston High Schools in 2018 and are currently attending any accredited American university this year, 2019. Additional requirements are listed on the Application Form. Application deadline is September 13, 2019.
To apply, click HERE. For questions, call the telephone number below
*Six Geopolitical Zones of Nigeri:
North Central: Benue, FCT, Kogi, Kwara, Nasarawa, Niger, Plateau. North East: Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba, Yobe. North West: Kaduna, Katsina, Kano, Kebbi, Sokoto, Jigawa, Zamfara. South: Akwa-Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross-River, Delta, Edo, Rivers. South East: Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu, Imo. South West: Ekiti, Lagos, Osun, Ondo, Ogun, Oyo.