Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) 2022
Global Undergraduate Exchange Program
The Global Scholar Exchange Program (also known as the Global UGRAD Program) offers one-semester scholarships to unpaid undergraduate students from around the world for non-degree full-time study combined with community service, professional development, and cultural enrichment.
Global Undergraduate Exchange Program: Global UGRAD is directed by World Learning on behalf of the U.S. Section of State’s Office of Educational and Social Affairs (ECA).
Over 70 various colleges and universities around the United States
Level/Field of study:
The non-degree full-time scholar program in all academic fields of study
Number of Awards:
About 250 students
Active countries/locales include Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, China, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Georgia, Republic of 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, Northern Macedonia, Palestinian Lands (West Bank and Gaza), Panama, Paraguay, Philippine Islands, Russia, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Serbia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zimbabwe.
Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Scholarship attachments/duration:)
Host institutions are expected to prove significant cost-share commitments. Examples include in-state tuition in its place of out-of-state, housing sacrifices, important tuition reductions or scholarships, and housing and fee discounts. The scholarship will cover one abstract semester.
The Global Scholar Conversation Program is open to anyone who is/has:
- over 18 years of age;
- a citizen of a UGRAD active country, currently residing in that country;
- registered as a student in good standing at any official university, public or private, and has at least one semester remaining at their home university after the UGRAD program;
- completed lesser education in their home country;
- solid knowledge of written and spoken English (English Language training for some front-runners is possible);
- able to begin studies in the United States in August 2022 or January 2023 (selected members may not defer to a later date);
- fit to receive and maintain the US student exchange visa (J-1) required for the program;
- empty by a physician to participate in the program;
- loyal to returning to their home country after the completion of the program.
Apply through the U.S. Embassy (Public Affairs Section) or Fulbright Instruction in your home country. The deadline is 6 Jan 2022 at 12 midnight Eastern Time.
It is important to appoint the official website (link found below) to access the request form and for comprehensive information on how to apply for this scholarship.