US Embassy Global Undergraduate Exchange Scholarship Program for Non-U.S. Citizens

The US Embassy 2023-2024 Global Undergraduate Exchange Scholarship Program is a U.S scholarship program for Non-U.S. Citizens (students that are outside the U.S), including Nigerians.

This scholarship which is also known as the Global UGRAD program is a very competitive scholarship program that is opened for students who are not citizens of United States.

The selection process of the scholarship is very strict and transparent. At the end of it, the best and outstanding applicants are selected to study full-time for a non-degree.

Application Timeline

Application for this scholarship is done once in a year and it is usually carried out on the official website – United States Department of State (DOS).

The application usually start from November  to December. For this year, the application will start from November 1, 2022 at 12:00 AM Eastern Time and will end by December 15, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time.

Application Requirements:

Before applying, there are requirements that must be met, they include:

  • You must be 18 years and above
  • Applicant must be a citizen or live in any country where UGRAD is accepted official
  • You must have completed secondary education
  • Applicants must be a student of any good standing and accredited university whether private or public.
  • You must have just one semester left to be completed in your home university at the conclusion of the program
  • Applicant must know how to speak English proficiently, classes or lesson can be given to finalists)
  • You must be eligible to her and maintain the US student exchange visa, this visa is required for the program
  • Get a medical clearance from a doctor conforming you fit to take part in the program
  • Strive to return to your country when the program is completed.

Eligible Countries 

The following are some of the countries that are eligible for the US Embassy Global Undergraduate Exchange Scholarship Program (UGRAD):

  1. Albania
  2. Algeria
  3. Armenia
  4. Azerbaijan
  5. Bahrain
  6. Bangladesh
  7. Belarus
  8. Bosnia-Herzegovina
  9. Burma (Myanmar)
  10. Cambodia
  11. Cameroon
  12. China
  13. Costa Rica
  14. Dominican Republic
  15. Egypt
  16. El Salvador
  17. Ethiopia
  18. Georgia
  19. Ghana
  20. Guatemala
  21. Haiti
  22. Honduras
  23. India
  24. Indonesia
  25. Israel
  26. Jordan
  27. Kazakhstan
  28. Kenya
  29. Kosovo
  30. Kuwait
  31. Kyrgyzstan
  32. Laos
  33. Lebanon
  34. Macedonia
  35. Malawi
  36. Malaysia
  37. Maldives
  38. Mauritania
  39. Moldova
  40. Mongolia
  41. Montenegro
  42. Morocco
  43. Mozambique
  44. Nepal
  45. Nicaragua
  46. Niger
  47. Nigeria
  48. North Macedonia
  49. Palestine
  50. Panama
  51. Paraguay
  52. Philippines
  53. Russia
  54. Saudi Arabia
  55. Serbia
  56. South Korea
  57. Sri Lanka
  58. Tajikistan
  59. Thailand
  60. Turkey
  61. Turkmenistan,
  62. Ukraine
  63. Uzbekistan
  64. Venezuela
  65. Vietnam
  66. West Bank and Gaza
  67. Zimbabwe

How to Apply?

There are two methods to apply for the US Embassy Global Undergraduate Exchange Program. Interested persons can apply through the following methods:

  1. The U.S. Embassy (Public Affairs Section) method
  2. The Fulbright Commission method.

To apply through the U.S. Embassy (Public Affairs Section) method, you have to visit their application website here.

Secondly, if you want to apply through the Fulbright Commission method, then you have to visit here to apply.

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