Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, November 9, 2018 – The U.S. Mission in Vietnam is seeking Vietnamese candidates for the 2019 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 5:00 PM EST, Monday, December 31, 2018 (which is 5:00 am Tuesday, January 1, 2019 Vietnam time).
Funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, for the academic year 2019-2020, UGRAD will provide one-semester scholarships to approximately 245 undergraduate students from all over the world to study at U.S. colleges and universities. The program includes pre-academic English language training, academic coursework, service learning opportunities, professional development workshops, and cultural enrichment activities. Global UGRAD participants will be enrolled in undergraduate coursework at a U.S. college or university to allow ample opportunities for substantive interaction with U.S. faculty and student peers, and for exposure to U.S. academic and classroom culture. Global UGRAD participants will live on-campus with U.S. peers. See more information and apply here.
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