2020  Researchers' Tour of USA

2020 Researchers' Tour of USA

Proposal for International Association of Research Scholars & Administrators (IARSA) Institutional Research Conference

Texas, U.S.A Date: September 12-19, 2020

Submitted on December 13, 2019

By: Dr. (Mrs.) Mercy Lawson

Executive Director

Milestone Technical Institute

USA: 9800 Centre Parkway Suite 870, Houston, TX 77036

Email: mlawson@milestoneinstitute.com  


Milestone Technical Institute (MTi) proposes to create and deliver a well-organized and exciting Institutional research Conference for the International Association of Research Scholars & Administrators (IARSA) visit to Houston, Texas during the week of September 12-19, 2020. Here is what attendees can look forward to during their stay in the U.S energy Capital City.

Professional development

While in Texas, attendees will participate in a variety of enrichment activities for professional development centered around one of Texas’ most important annual academic events.

Education sightseeing

Attendees will spend a day touring several of the City’s Colleges and Universities.  

Networking with other researchers from different parts of the world


  • Proposal decision must be communicated to MTI not more than May 11th, 2020.
  • By June 20th, 2020 - List of 7 or more registrants and full payments are required to commence Conference/Tour arrangements.
  • Registration and Payment form will be provided.
  • MTI will provide list of required documents for U.S.A Visa Application
  • MTI staff will be available at our Ikeja office to review all documents required for visa application to the U.S.A Embassy.
  • Necessary visa support including cover-letter, Invitation letter, Itinerary will be provided to all registrants
  • June 20th, 2020 -  List of all registrants including their spouses must have been submitted to MTI
  • Visa application must have been submitted by June 28, 2020.
  • Group flight ticket must be purchased by August 25th - September 3, 2020


Saturday September 12, 2020:

  • Attendees leave Nigeria 

Sunday September 13, 2020:

  • Attendees arrives in Texas
  • Airport pickup to the Hotel
  • Welcoming / Tour Orientation / Tour package provided
  • Dinner at the hotel or nearby restaurant

Monday, September 14, 2020:

  • Lecture / Conference 

Tuesday, September 15, 2020:

  • Lecture / Conference 

Wednesday, September 16, 2020:

  • Lecture / Conference 

Thursday, September 17, 2020:

  • Lecture / Conference  Friday,

Friday September 18, 2020:

  • Visit to Colleges and Universities 

Saturday, September 19, 2020:

  • Depart for Nigeria


For 20 and more attendees, two additional attendees will attend for free.

Cost per Attendee = $2750.00

Spouse: $ 2550.00

For 10 – 19 attendees, one additional attendee will attend for free.

Cost per Attendee = $2995.00

Spouse: $ 2795.00

Cost includes:

  • Hotel Reservation for 6 nights 
  • Shuttle service to and from airport      
  • Lunch & Dinner
  • Networking and professional events
  • Entertainments
  • Tour Transportation                                     
  • Visa assistance service
  • Taxes
  • Airfare not included

Please note that ALL programs and dates are tentative and subject to changes

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