Global UGRAD is open to all academic fields of study and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, or disability. Competition for the program is highly competitive and merit based. Finalists will be selected on the basis of academic excellence, leadership potential, and their preparedness for study in the U.S.
The students will be given a full tuition fee waiver for the entire semester.
The candidates will be provided with a monthly stipend.
A traveling allowance will be given to the students.
Visa allowance will be provided to the students.
Return Airfare is given to the participants of the program.
The Global UGRAD Program is open to anyone who is/has:
over 18 years of age;
a citizen of a Global UGRAD participating country*, currently residing in that country;
enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student in good standing at any accredited university, public or private, and has at least one year remaining at their home university at the conclusion of the Global 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 U.S. in August 2023 or January 2024 (selected applicants may not choose their semester of participation;
eligible to receive and maintain the U.S. 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.
Deadline: December 15, 2023
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