Announcing the 2017 Global Undergraduate Exchange Scholarship Program

Media Release

HANOI, November 16, 2016 – The Public Affairs Sections (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy Hanoi and the Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City are seeking candidates for the 2017 Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (UGRAD).  First, second, or third-year undergraduate students who demonstrate leadership through academic excellence, community involvement, and extracurricular activities, and who have a good command of English, are invited to apply for the program. The application deadline is 5 p.m. on Monday, January 1, 2017.

Funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program provides scholarships for one semester, enabling undergraduate students to study in a non-degree program. The goal of the program is to provide a diverse group of emerging student leaders with a substantive exchange experience at a U.S. college or university. More information about the program, including details about how to apply, is available at