Exchange Programs

Educational Exchange Programs

Public Affairs Section administers a broad range of educational exchange programs. These programs, whether designed for undergraduate students or post-Doctoral candidates, are intended to further the free flow of information and ideas and to enhance mutual understanding.

They include:

Fulbright Specialist Program

The program is a field-driven initiative in which foreign host institutions conceptualize and design projects of interest within an eligible discipline that represent a priority for their respective organizations. These projects are then paired with a highly qualified U.S. academic or professional, who shares their expertise and assists with strengthening linkages between U.S. and foreign host institutions.

Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program

The Fulbright Visiting Scholar program brings accomplished scholars from Uzbekistan to the United States to conduct advanced research at U.S. universities for a period up to one academic year.

Fulbright Foreign Student Program

The Fulbright Foreign Student Program enables graduate students and young professionals to study in the United States for up to two years and earn a Master’s degree.

J. William Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Program (FLTA)

The FLTA Program provides an opportunity for young, international teachers of English to refine their teaching skills, increase their English-language proficiency and extend their knowledge of the United States by engaging in a nine-month, non-degree course of studies. Besides studying, FLTA Fellows teach their native languages to students at their host universities. Among others, the program is available to native speakers of Uzbek.

Deadline: July 2, 2018

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

The Humphrey Fellowship Program brings accomplished professionals from designated countries around the world to the United States at a midpoint in their careers for a year of graduate level academic course work and professional development activities.

Deadline: June 16, 2018

Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA)

For over 10 years TEA has provided secondary school teachers of English with unique opportunities to develop expertise in their subject area, enhance their teaching skills, and increase their knowledge about the United States.

Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD)

Global UGRAD, a program of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State and supported by the people of the United States, provides one academic semester of undergraduate, non-degree study in the United States. The competition is open to undergraduate students from underrepresented sectors of East Asia and the Pacific, Europe and Eurasia, the Near East and North Africa, South and Central Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Western Hemisphere.

Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Student Leaders on Women’s Leadership

Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSIs) for Student Leaders are intensive short-term academic programs whose purpose is to provide groups of undergraduate student leaders with a deeper understanding of the United States while simultaneously enhancing their leadership skills.

Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Secondary School Educators

The Study of the U.S. Institutes for Secondary Educators are intensive post-graduate level academic programs with integrated study tours whose purpose is to provide secondary educators (including teachers, administrators, teacher trainers, curriculum developers, textbook writers, ministry of education officials, and others) the opportunity to deepen their understanding of U.S. society, culture, values, and institutions.

Study of the U.S. Institute (SUSI) for Scholars

Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars (SUSIs) are intensive post-graduate level academic programs with integrated study tours whose purpose is to provide foreign university faculty and other scholars the opportunity to deepen their understanding of U.S. society, culture, values, and institutions.

TechWomen

TechWomen empowers, connects and supports the next generation of women leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) from Africa, Central and South Asia, and the Middle East by providing them the access and opportunity needed to advance their careers, pursue their dreams, and inspire women and girls in their communities.

Cochran Fellowship Program

The Cochran Fellowship Program provides short-term training opportunities to agricultural professionals from middle income countries, emerging markets and emerging democracies. Cochran fellows come to the United States, generally for 2-3 weeks, to work with U.S. universities, government agencies and private companies. They receive hands-on training to enhance their technical knowledge and skills in areas related to agricultural trade, agribusiness development, management, policy and marketing.

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