Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (also known as the Global UGRAD Program) provides one semester scholarships to outstanding undergraduate students from around the world for non-degree full-time study combined with community service, professional development, and cultural enrichment.
Global UGRAD is administered by World Learning on behalf of U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA).
Over 70 diverse colleges and universities around the United States
Level/Field of study:
Non-degree full-time undergraduate programme in all academic fields of study
Number of Awards:
Approximately 250 students
Participating countries/locales include:
Algeria, Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, China, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, 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, Oman, Palestinian Territories, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, and Zimbabwe.
Host institutions are expected to demonstrate significant cost share commitments. Examples include in-state tuition instead of out-of-state, housing waivers, significant tuition discounts or scholarships, and housing and fee reductions. The scholarship will cover one academic semester.
The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program is open to anyone who is/has:
Apply through the U.S. Embassy (Public Affairs Section) or Fulbright Commission in your home country or you may apply online at World Learning Website. Deadline is 31 December 2017.
It is important to read the application instructions visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Official Scholarship Website: https://exchanges.state.gov/non-us/program/global-undergraduate-exchange-program-global-ugrad
World Learning Website: http://www.worldlearning.org/what-we-do/global-ugrad/