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Program of Global Undergraduate Exchange for Non-U.S. Residents:
Excellent foreign students are invited to apply for a one-semester scholarship for a non-degree complete study in the Global Program Undergraduate Exchange Program (the global UGARD).
The candidates selected would also have the opportunity to experience community service and take advantage of professional growth and cultural enrichment.
Deadline for Application:
Applications for this scholarship program will be made available for the 2021/22 academic year on January 4, 2021, with a deadline of February 28, 2021.
Criteria for Eligibility:
In order to be eligible for the 2021 Global Undergraduate Exchange Program, overseas students concerned must:
- Be over the age of 18.
- Be a citizen of or presently residing in a participating UGRAD country.
- To be enrolled at an accredited university as an undergraduate student. It does not matter publicly or privately because at the end of the UGRAD program, it has at least one semester left at its home university.
- They have completed their schooling in high school in their home country.
- Be qualified for the US student exchange visa (J-1) required for the program and to obtain and support it.
- After the completion of the program, be dedicated to going back to your home country.
- The applicant must have a solid understanding of both spoken and written English (there is an English Language training program for some finalists).
- Be available to begin studies in January 2022 or August 2021 in the United States.
Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, South Korea, Armenia, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Georgia, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Panama, Paraguay Macedonia, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, China, Costa Rica, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, North Macedonia, Palestinian Territories (West Bank and Gaza), Philippines, Moldova, Mongolia, Serbia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Uzbekistan, Albania, Algeria, Venezuela.
Procedures for Applications:
Interested applicants must apply for the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program 2021 through the U.S. Embassy in the Public Relations Division or in the applicant country of the Fulbright Board.