There are three (3) possible reasons why you clicked on this blog post to read. The first reason is you are obviously in need of financial assistance to further your education. The second reason is you heard about OPM Overseas scholarship online, in the church or read in the news. The third reason is you are eager to know the application process and how to win.
Thankfully, this blog post will reveal to you all you need to know about becoming an OPM scholar. While I’ll advise you to read thoroughly and slowly, bear in mind that the information provided in this content is dynamic (it changes). However, this financial aid program is worth applying because it is free and fully-funded.
About OPM Foundation
The Omega Power Ministry (OPM) Foundation was established by Apostle Dr. Chibuzor Chinyere Gift (General Overseer). It is a charitable foundation helping less privileged children (majorly in Nigeria) attain the best education to have a fulfilling career.
The foundation, located in Port Harcourt, has so far helped thousands of students through scholarship opportunities within and outside Nigeria. The General Overseer created the platform on a neutral ground. This means, a Muslim or a Christian can stand a chance in benefitting from the sponsorship program.
You don’t need to alter your beliefs, tribe or religion to participate for this scholarship. Your academic background and need for financial assistance is enough reason to be awarded the Omega Power Ministry Scholarship.
Available Countries for Study
OPM scholars are liable to study in the following regions: United States of America, Canada, Turkey, United Arabs Emirates and Cyprus. There have been occasions where students are sent to study in Benin Republic, Australia and some other Omega Power Ministry affiliated countries.
You may have heard or read in the news that Apostle Chibuzor gave a young boy in a viral video a scholarship to study oversea. Well you read right, but that doesn’t mean there are no procedures in winning his scholarship. If you don’t get selected by the OPM Overseer personally, then you must fulfil the following conditions to apply.
- You must be in need of financial assistance
- Must have graduated from secondary school and possess a valid WAEC result or equivalent (e.g. NECO)
- A minimum of 3 credits including Mathematics and English in your SSCE/WASC/NECO/NABTEB/JAMB (just one sitting is required).
- Either a Muslin or a Christian, but must be willing to study abroad.
- Be committed to pursue a higher education.
How to apply for OPM Overseas Scholarship
To apply, you must first fulfil the aforementioned requirements. Once eligible, follow the steps below to apply.
- Scan the original copies of your O’level result or its equivalent (e.g WAEC, NECO)
- Navigate to your Gmail/Email app or website to send in your application to “[email protected]“
- Caption the subject or title, “OPM Overseas scholarship Application“
- Upload your scanned result using the image attachment icon
- Add your personal information. (Your name, address, purpose of your mail, and contact means)
- Cross-check your mail before sending
- Frequently check your email for feedback from OPM. Also make yourself available if shortlisted for screening at the assigned location.
Note: you can submit your O’Level result in PDF, PNG or JPEG format. The entire application process is free. Do not pay money to any person or third party!
Benefits of becoming an OPM Scholar
All scholarships under Apostle Chibuzor OPM is fully sponsored by the tithes and offerings of the church. Scholars are placed on a fully-funded sponsorship abroad which includes accommodation, living allowances, flight expenses, clothing, study materials, and others things needed to sustain you throughout your study. Other benefits include easy access to OPM overseer, and connections for job opportunities after graduation.
Need for financial assistance is the major selection criteria for OPM international scholarships. The ministry focuses on less privileged students such as school dropouts, orphans, disabled kids, family tragedy issues, etc regardless of your tribe or religion. These students placed on the top priority for sponsorship.
OPM Scholarship Next Batch
The list of selected scholars is announced every month at least 5 to 6 months per year (unverified). There is no specific deadline for application. Interested students are to send in their application to the official email address of the OPM Foundation while they await response from the team.
In most cases, shortlisted applicants are required to appear for a live interview in Port Harcourt or indicated region for assessments, health check, travel documents, and more.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I choose the country I want to study?
The scholarship committee will make the final assessments to consider or change your desired country to study.
Is the award given monthly?
Yes, but not all through the year.
How many students get to win the scholarship?
On average, 50 to 100 students are selected monthly for the OPM overseas scholarship.
Can I get the scholarship if I don’t submit any educational qualifications?
You need proof of academic records to apply. However, there are some exceptions where Apostle Chibuzor automatically gives out a scholarship. This usually happen when you have an encounter with him (e.g. through church, video, social media). Nevertheless, proof of secondary education is necessary.
What is OPM official website?
Do I need to pay for application?
The application is completely free. Scan the appropriate documents and send to the provided official email address.
What is OPM Scholarship Email?
Official address: [email protected]
Can I school and work if awarded to study abroad?
Depending on your scholarship agreement and place of study.
Can more than one of my family members apply?
There are currently no restrictions to the number of family members or siblings for the scholarship.
For further inquiries, contact Omega Power Ministry on Facebook. Make sure you visit the official page. Do not contact an unverified account.
To apply in person, go to OPM GRA 2, No.2 Greg ogbuife street, GRA phase 2, Port Harcourt.