US Embassy Global Undergraduate Exchange Program 2024 for Non-U.S. Citizens
The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (UGRAD) is currently receiving applications from students interested in the academic year 2024-2025. This program offers a competitive opportunity for university students to pursue non-degree undergraduate studies abroad in the United States.
Through the Global UGRAD program, exceptional undergraduate students from various regions across the globe have the opportunity to receive a one-semester scholarship. This Undergraduate scholarship supports non-degree, full-time academic studies while incorporating elements such as community service, professional growth, and cultural enrichment into the overall experience.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): U.S. Department of State
Host Institution(s): University in USA
Scholarship Worth: Funded
Number of Awards: Several
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:
- Applicants must be over 18 years of age.
- Applicants must be a citizen of a UGRAD participating country, currently residing in that country.
- Applicants must be enrolled as an undergraduate in good standing at any accredited university, public or private, and have at least one semester remaining at their home university after the UGRAD program.
- Applicants must have completed secondary education in their home country.
- Applicants must have a solid command of written and spoken English (English Language training for some finalists is possible).
- Applicants must be able to begin studies in the United States in 2024 (selected participants may not defer to a later date).
- Applicants must be eligible to receive and maintain the US student exchange visa (J-1) required for the program.
- Applicants must be cleared by a physician to participate in the program.
- Applicants must be committed to returning to their home country after the completion of the program.
Method of Application for the US Embassy Global Undergraduate Exchange Program 2024 for Non-U.S. Citizens:
Prospective candidates interested in the US Embassy Global Undergraduate Exchange Program for the 2023/24 term should submit their applications via 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, Visit the Official Website.