31 December 2018
Global Undergraduate Exchange Program
The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program brings future leaders to the U.S. to experience the U.S. educational system, share their cultures, and explore U.S culture and values.
Since 2008, World Learning has provided this opportunity to over 2,200 Global UGRAD students. Participants leave the U.S. with the tools to become leaders in their professions and communities.
Global UGRAD alumni go on to receive Fulbright grants, obtain prestigious international internships, and work in business and government in their home countries and regions.
- To promote mutual understanding between people of the United States and other countries.
- Provide a fulfilling exchange experience to drive academic, cross-cultural, and leadership competencies for students from Global UGRAD countries.
- Enhance students’ academic knowledge and professional skills needed to pursue long-term academic and career goals.
- Cultivate students’ comprehensive and nuanced understanding of the U.S.
- Facilitate opportunities for students to establish social networks with U.S. host institutions and local communities.
- Empower students to engage constructively in the civic life of their local and global communities.
Opportunity Focus Areas:
- All academic fields.
EGYPT, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, MAURITANIA, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.
Selected participants do not choose their host institution and will be placed at the most appropriate institution based on students’ academic interests.
- The applicants must not carry the American Citizenship.
- They must be an inspiring leader from a Global UGRAD participating country and currently residing in that country.
- They must be older than 18 years old by August 1, 2019.
- They must be a full-time undergraduate student in their country of citizenship.
- They must have at least one semester of study remaining after May 2020.
- The applicants must be able to communicate in English.
- They must be committed to a service in their community.
- Persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
- Competition for the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program is merit-based and candidates will be considered regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, or gender.
All participant costs including international and domestic travel, housing, meals, and health coverage for the duration of the program are covered.
- The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government and administered by World Learning.
First Step: Make an account from Here.
Second Step: Fill in the application.
Third Step: Attach the following documents to the application:
- Photocopy of your passport or government issued ID.
- Official transcripts.
- Academic Letter of Recommendation.
- Personal Letter of Recommendation.
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This Scholarship Published by:
” Hager Abosedaira /Egypt “
Reviewed by” Shahira Aliwi /Syria “
” Rehab Ali /Egypt ”
MARJ3 Scholarships team