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Visiting Scholars
Global UGRAD
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Frequently Asked Questions

Global Undergraduate Exchange Program

The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (also known as the Global UGRAD Program) is sponsored by the US Department of States
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Aairs. It is a fully-funded scholarship for one semester of non-degree academic study at an assigned
U.S. college or university.

It aims to recruit participants from underrepresented, non-elite backgrounds and emerging leaders committed to their home communities.
Successful applicants get an in-depth exposure to US society, culture, and academic institutions, a chance to enhance their knowledge, and
an opportunity to share their cultures and traditions with people in the United States.

All participants will be enrolled in full-time, non-degree, undergraduate course work chosen from their host institutions existing curriculum.
Participants will be requiredto enroll in at least two courses in their major and at least one course in a U.S. Studies eld, such as U.S. history,
literature, art, or government. Participants will live in campus housing facilities with American peers, and will be required to participate in
twenty hours of community service. There will also be a virtual arrival orientation and an in-person end-of-program workshop.

Grant benets include international travel, tuition, room and board, accident/sickness insurance, monthly stipend, and funding for books.


Applicants should:

Be an Indonesian citizen
Be over 18 years of age
Be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate program (S1/D4) in Indonesia, having completed a minimum of one semester of study and having
at least one more semester to complete at their home institution upon return. Preference will be given to those who are in their third or
fth semester.
Demonstrate leadership potential through academic work, community involvement, and extracurricular activities
Demonstrate a command of written and spoken English as attested by a recent (less than two years old) TOEFL ITP or TOEFL Prediction
score of 500
Be committed to return directly to Indonesia after the completion of the program

Preference will be given to those who have had little or no experience in the US or outside of their home countries. Only short-listed
candidates will be notied for personal interview.

The following applicants are ineligible:

US citizens and permanent residents of the United States

Individuals currently studying, residing, or working outside of Indonesia
Local employees of the US missions abroad who work for the US Department of State and/or the US Agency for International
Development (USAID)
Immediate family members (i.e., spouses and children) of US Department of State and USAID employees; family members are also
ineligible for one year following the termination of employment
Current World Learning and AMINEF employees and their immediate family members


The deadline for the online submission of application materials for the program isDecember 31, 2017.

How to Apply

Candidates should completethe online applicationwhich can only beaccessed fromNovember 1toDecember 31, 2017.

Submission Requirements (to be supplied in English)

Two letters of reference, one from a lecturer from the applicants major eld of study, the other from another lecturer, an employer, a
coach, or a community work supervisor
Photocopy of Indonesian ID card(KTP)
The latest university progress report / transcript in Indonesian and English

The transcript and other materials must be prepared before the deadline, since you will not be able to add additional information on the
online application form after that date.

After the online application has been submitted, candidates should inform sta at AMINEF via email attaching their scanned TOEFL ITP or
TOEFL Prediction score, with the email subject, [Your Full Name] Completed Global UGRAD Online Form.

Please note that there are requirements unique to the Indonesia program, which may dier from details on the World Learning website. For
applicants from Indonesia, please refer to the above requirements when applying to this program and direct all your questions to AMINEF

More Information

Please also visit the following links for more information on the program:

Global UGRAD

World Learnings interactive graphic:

Contact Information

Specic questions regarding the application process may be addressed via email to the following

Last Update: Oct 26, 2017 @ 4:45 pm

Intiland Tower, Lantai 11
Jalan Jenderal Sudirman Kav. 32
Jakarta 10220, Indonesia
Tel : (+62) 21 5793 9085 / 86
Fax : (+62) 21 5793 9089


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