Global Undergraduate Exchange Program 2017-2018

The U.S. Embassy in Tajikistan announces an open competition for the 2017-2018 Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD). Global UGRAD will provide scholarships for a select group of students to spend one academic semester of undergraduate, non-degree study in the United States. The scholarships will cover international travel, tuition, room and board, accident/sickness insurance, a small monthly stipend, and funding for books.

Global UGRAD is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). This international educational and cultural exchange program brings future leaders to the United States to experience the U.S. educational system, enhance their knowledge, and explore U.S. culture and values. It also affords students the opportunity to share their cultures and traditions with the people of the United States. Global UGRAD is administered by World Learning on behalf of ECA.

The application deadline for applicants from Tajikistan is Friday, December 30, 2016.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online at:

For more information, please contact Shafoat Kabilova, Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy in Tajikistan; Tel: 2292314; email: