Applicants must meet the following requirements to be eligible:

  • Hold at least a Bachelor's degree in Geosciences
  • Hold a valid Angolan passport (Applicants do not currently need to reside in Angola, but must demonstrate citizenship)
  • Demonstrate a history of academic excellence and native fluency in Portuguese
  • Exhibit exceptional leadership skills and cultural competency
  • Demonstrate English language proficiency
  • Be willing and able to travel to Houston, Texas for a final selection activity
  • Be willing and able to reside in the United States or the United Kingdom for the full duration of study; dependents may not accompany scholarship recipients
  • Register for the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). For details on test preparation and registration, please visit the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) homepage. Some recipients may be required to take further university entrance examinations. Individual testing instructions will be given to recipients.

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