The United States does not have a specific visa sponsorship program. However, there are several types of visas that allow individuals to work in the United States, and sponsorship is often required for these visas.

Employment-based visas in the United States typically require a sponsoring employer. The most common employment-based visas are:

  1. H-1B Visa: This visa is for highly skilled workers in specialty occupations. An employer must sponsor the visa and demonstrate that the position requires specialized knowledge and that there are no qualified American workers available to fill the position.
  2. L-1 Visa: This visa is for intracompany transferees, allowing multinational companies to transfer employees from their foreign offices to their U.S. offices. The employee must have been working for the foreign company for a certain period of time and must be transferred to a related U.S. company.
  3. O-1 Visa: This visa is for individuals with extraordinary ability in fields such as science, arts, education, business, or athletics. The visa requires sponsorship by a U.S. employer or an agent.
  4. TN Visa: This visa is available to citizens of Canada and Mexico under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). It allows professionals in certain occupations to work in the United States. While not strictly a sponsorship program, a job offer from a U.S. employer is required.

To obtain one of these visas, an individual typically needs to have a job offer from a U.S. employer who is willing to sponsor them. The employer must go through a process of demonstrating that there are no qualified U.S. workers available for the position and that hiring the foreign worker will not negatively impact the U.S. labor market.

It’s important to note that the specific requirements, processes, and limitations of these visas can change over time. It’s always advisable to consult with an immigration attorney or the official U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) website for the most up-to-date and accurate information on visa sponsorship and immigration procedures.



Coal City University (CCU) 2022 Essay Contest for Secondary School Students

Coal City University (CCU) 2022 Essay Contest for Secondary School Students

City University (CCU), a not-for-profit private university is now accepting entries from Nigerian secondary school students for its 2022 essay contest.


This annual essay contest is held to raise awareness of current global issues among the young population. It also aims to encourage young minds’ initiative and creative thinking abilities in the direction of sustainable development.

Furthermore, the essay contest aims to teach society from the perspectives of young people and to recognise that it is our collective responsibility to address these issues.

About Cool City University (CCU)

Coal City University (CCU) in the Enugu State of Nigeria is a not-for-profit private university established in 2016. The University is a globally focused and fast-rising university in Nigeria.

The University aspires to be a world-class centre of learning and research that will produce well-rounded, entrepreneurial, and globally employable graduates.

CCU Essay Contest

  • TypeContest
  • Organisation – Cool City University (CCU)
  • Country to study – Nigeria
  • School to study
  • Course to studyNot specified
  • State of Origin
  • Gender – Men and Women
  • Application Deadline – July 15, 2022

Benefits of CCU Essay Contest

The following awards would be given to shortlisted students as follows:

  • 1st Prize: Certificate, a prize of 500,000 naira Cash or a Full tuition fee scholarship in Coal City University for any course of your choice.
  • 2nd Prize: Certificate, the prize of 250,000 naira
  • 3rd Prize: Certificate, the prize of 150,000 naira
  • All Shortlisted Students: Certificates and Consolation prizes.
  • Additional Awards (Best School Award, School Incentive Award) will be given if applicable.

Additional Information:

  • All shortlisted winners will be invited to Coal City University, Enugu for an award ceremony.
  • All shortlisted winners will be announced on July 22, 2022, via the website They will also receive an SMS.

Requirements for CCU Essay Contest Qualification

  • The essay may be submitted by anyone in a Senior Secondary School (SS1-SS3).
  • The essay should be between 700-1000 words and must be typed, with the title and name of the author written at the top of the page. (Your name and title of the essay are not included in the word count limit).
  •  There are no particular rules regarding formatting (font style, size, line space, etc.).
  • An essay must be original, as plagiarised submissions will be rejected.
  • Co-authored essays will not be accepted.
  • Copyright of the essays entered will be assigned to the organizer.

Application Deadline

July 15, 2022

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Cool City University (CCU) on to apply

Your essay should answer the following questions:

  • “What are you doing to help save the Climate”?
  • “What can you do to help save the climate”?
  • Are you doing anything consciously to make a difference?

For more details, visit CCU website.

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