For the academic semester of 2022/23, the United States Department of State is accepting applications for the World Learning Global Undergraduate Exchange Programme in the United States.
The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) invites future leaders to the United States to develop valuable professional skills, experience American higher education, and learn about different cultures and values.
Worth of Scholarship
The scholarship is funded by the United States Government and is sponsored by the United States Department of State.
- a rewarding exchange program for students from Global UGRAD nations to develop academic, cross-cultural, and leadership skills.
- Enhance students’ academic knowledge and professional skills in order for them to achieve their long-term academic and career objectives.
- Encourage children to have a thorough and nuanced grasp of the United States.
Encourage students to form social networks with their host institutions and communities in the United States.
- Encourage pupils to participate productively in their local and global communities’ civic life.
Global Undergraduate Exchange Programme | Eligibility Criteria
Anyone who has/has the following qualifications is eligible to participate in the Global UGRAD Programme.
- above the age of 18;
- a citizen of a Global UGRAD member nation who is presently living there;
- enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student in good standing at any approved public or private institution, with at least one semester left at their home university at the end of the Global UGRAD program;
- they finished secondary school in their own country;
- a strong command of written and spoken English (certain finalists may be eligible for English language instruction);
- eligible to begin studies in the United States in August 2022 or January 2023 (chosen candidates will not be allowed to pick their participation semester;
- To be eligible for the program, you must be able to obtain and maintain a J-1 student exchange visa in the United States.
- a physician’s approval to enroll in the program;
- after completing the program, they are dedicated to returning to their native country.
- Individuals who fall into one of the following categories are ineligible for the Global UGRAD Program:
- Citizens of the United States and permanent residents of the United States;
- Individuals who are presently studying, living, or working in a nation other than their own;
- Employees at US embassies and consulates across the world who work for the US
- Employees of the Department of State and/or the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) are likewise ineligible for one year after their job ends;
- Immediate family members (spouses and children) of US Department of State and USAID workers; family members are also ineligible for one year after employment ends.
- Employees of World Learning and their close family members
How to Apply for the Global Undergraduate Exchange Programme
Deadline: The World Learning Global Undergraduate Exchange Program is currently accepting applications.
For more information and to apply, go here.
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