US Embassy Global 2024 Undergraduate Exchange Program for Non-U.S. Citizens
The 2024-2025 academic year is open for applications to the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (UGRAD), offering university students a competitive opportunity for non-degree undergraduate study abroad in the United States.
The Global UGRAD program offers exceptional undergraduate students worldwide a one-semester scholarship. This scholarship encompasses non-degree full-time study, along with community service, professional development, and cultural enrichment.
The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (UGRAD) offers a unique opportunity for outstanding university students worldwide to engage in non-degree undergraduate studies in the United States. This competitive program, spanning one semester, combines academic exploration with community service, professional development, and cultural immersion. To participate, applicants should submit their applications through the U.S. Embassy (Public Affairs Section) or Fulbright Commission in their home countries, marking the beginning of an enriching educational journey.
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Scholarship Sponsor(s): U.S. Department of State
Scholarship to be taken in: USA
Scholarship Level: Undergraduate
Number of Awards: Not specified
Scholarship Worth: Not specified
Nationality: See eligible countries
Requirement and Eligibility Criteria for the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program:
- Be over 18 years of age
- Be a citizen of a UGRAD participating country, currently residing in that country
- Be enrolled as an undergraduate in good standing at any accredited university, public or private, and has at least one semester remaining at their home university at the conclusion of the UGRAD program
- Have completed secondary education in their home country
- Have a solid command of written and spoken English (English Language training for some finalists is possible)
- Be able to begin studies in the United States in 2024 (selected participants may not 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 the completion of the program.
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.
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Application Procedures for the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (How to Apply):
To apply for the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program 2023/24, candidates should submit their applications through the U.S. Embassy (Public Affairs Section) or Fulbright Commission in their respective home countries.
Application Deadline: February 6, 2023.
For more information Visit the Official Website