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U.S. Consulate marks 75-year anniversary of Fulbright Programme in Nigeria

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Thursday, March 3, 2022

U.S. Consulate Frequent, Claire Pierangelo

The United States Consulate has marked the 75th anniversary of creating the Fulbright Program in Nigeria.

The Fulbright Program is a flagship global tutorial replace programme sponsored by the U.S. govt that enables contributors to conduct analysis and replace tips.

Over 1,200 younger scholars in Nigeria comprise benefitted from the Fulbright programme.

The tournament became once hosted at the Abeokuta American Region in Ogun Issue by the consul overall of the U.S.,  Claire Pierangelo.

All the plan in which through the ceremony,  Ms Pierangelo stated the programme offers contributors alternatives to procedure connections between every international locations and provide tutorial toughen for younger Nigerians.

She stated that Fulbright programme contributors comprise “expanded and strengthened the differ of their tutorial institutions” and become participants of a world neighborhood of students that collaborate on initiatives and analysis to take care of global challenges.  

The consul overall inspired participants of the association to proceed to present reduction to their communities and push for the implementation of horny insurance policies in Nigeria.  

She reiterated the U.S. commitment to growing tutorial and cultural replace alternatives that promote dialogue and mutual working out between Nigeria and the U.S.

“U.S. govt replace packages encourage every our international locations and peoples, boosting intellectual and noxious-cultural capital. They moreover become catalysts for expert networks that encourage take care of global challenges,” Ms Pierangelo stated.     

“I wait on you to advocate for and originate horny insurance policies and push for his or her implementation all the plan in which through Nigerian institutions in the house of training, childhood empowerment, prevention of sexual harassment and substance abuse,” she added.   

The president of the Fulbright Alumni Affiliation in Nigeria, Dr Adele Garkida, applauded the U.S. Mission for its toughen and commitment to offering tutorial and cultural replace alternatives for university college in Nigeria.

“We can proceed to concentrate on mentoring seemingly scholars and amplify the series of awardees that can give reduction to society,” Dr Garkida stated.  

The Fulbright programme became once established in 1946 beneath legislation presented by dumb Senator J. William Fulbright of Arkansas and currently operates in over 160 international locations.

The programme awards approximately 8,000 grants every year to the U.S. and global college students to take a look at.

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