US Embassy Global Undergraduate Exchange Program 2024 for Non-U.S. Citizens
The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (UGRAD) is currently accepting applications for the academic year 2024-2025. This program provides a competitive opportunity for university students from around the world to pursue non-degree undergraduate studies in the United States.
Through the Global UGRAD program, outstanding undergraduate students from various regions have the chance to receive a one-semester scholarship. This scholarship supports full-time academic studies, along with community service, professional growth, and cultural enrichment activities.
Sponsored by: U.S. Department of State
Host Institution: University in USA
Scholarship Coverage: Fully Funded
Number of Awards: Multiple
Study Level: Undergraduate
Nationality: Students from Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, China, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Georgia, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Macedonia, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, North Macedonia, Palestinian Territories (West Bank and Gaza), Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zimbabwe.
Eligibility for the US Embassy Global Undergraduate Exchange Program 2024 for Non-U.S. Citizens:
To be eligible for the program, applicants must meet the following criteria:
– Be over 18 years of age.
– Be a citizen of a UGRAD participating country and currently residing in that country.
– Be enrolled as an undergraduate in good standing at an accredited university, whether public or private, and have at least one semester remaining at their home university after the UGRAD program.
– Have completed secondary education in their home country.
– Have a strong command of written and spoken English (English language training may be available for some finalists).
– Be able to start studies in the United States in 2024 (selected participants cannot defer to a later date).
– Be eligible to receive and maintain the US student exchange visa (J-1) required for the program.
– Be cleared by a physician to participate in the program.
– Be committed to returning to their home country after completing the program.
Application Process for the US Embassy Global Undergraduate Exchange Program 2024 for Non-U.S. Citizens:
Interested candidates should submit their applications through the U.S. Embassy (Public Affairs Section) or the Fulbright Commission located in their home country.
Application Deadline: December 15, 2023.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Official Website.