Global UGRAD – Global Undergraduate Exchange Program USA 2021


Grant Description:

Worldwide UGRAD – Global Undergraduate Exchange Program USA is open for International Students . The grant permits One Semester Exchange Program level programm(s) in the field of All Subjects instructed at 70+ schools and colleges around the United States . The cutoff time of the grant is 28 Feb 2021.

The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (otherwise called the Global UGRAD Program) gives one semester grants to extraordinary college understudies from around the globe for non-degree full-time study joined with network administration, proficient turn of events, and social improvement.

Worldwide UGRAD is managed by World Learning in the interest of U.S. Division of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA).

Degree Level:

Worldwide UGRAD – Global Undergraduate Exchange Program USA is accessible to attempt level projects at .

Accessible Subjects:

Following subject are accessible to concentrate under this grant program.

  • All Subjects

Non-degree full-time undergraduate programme in all academic fields of study

Eligible Nationalities:

Participating 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, 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.

Scholarship Benefits:

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.

Eligibility Criteria:

The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program is open to anyone who is/has:

  • over 18 years of age;
  • a citizen of a UGRAD participating country, currently residing in that country;
  • enrolled as an undergraduate in good standing at any accredited university, public or private, and has at least one semester remaining at their home university at the conclusion of the UGRAD program;
  • completed secondary education in their home country;
  • a solid command of written and spoken English (English Language training for some finalists is possible);
  • able to begin studies in the United States in August 2021 or January 2022 (selected participants may not defer to a later date);
  • eligible to receive and maintain the US student exchange visa (J-1) required for the program;
  • cleared by a physician to participate in the program;
  • committed to returning to their home country after the completion of the program.