Global Undergraduate Exchange Program in US 2022 is accepting new applications. International applicants can apply for the exchange program in the USA with fully funded scholarships in the USA through Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (UGRAD). The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (also known as the Global UGRAD Program) provides one semester scholarships to outstanding undergraduate students from around the world for non-degree full-time study combined with community service, professional development, and cultural enrichment.

The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government and administered by World Learning. Since 2008, World Learning has given this occasion to more than 2,500 Global UGRAD understudies. Members leave the U.S. with the apparatuses to become pioneers in their callings and networks. Worldwide UGRAD graduated class proceeds to get Fulbright awards, get lofty global temporary jobs, and work in business and government in their nations of origin and areas.

Brief Description

  • Organization: US. Global UGRAD Exchange Program 2022
  • University: American Universities
  • Department: All
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Award: Full-Funded
  • Application Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: ~250
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in USA
  • Deadline: 6th January 2022

Eligibility Criteria

Interested applicants for an undergraduate exchange program in the USA to study abroad with a fully-funded scholarship (Global UGRAD Exchange Program) must fulfill the following eligibility criteria;

  • International students can apply for UGRAD program in USA (list is given below)
  • Students must be enrolled in the undergraduate degree programs in any public/private university
  • Applicants must be over 18 years’ old
  • Must have a solid command of written and spoken English (English Language training for some finalists is possible)
  • able to begin studies in the United States in August 2021 or January 2022 (selected participants may not defer to a later date)
  • Eligible to receive and maintain the US student exchange visa (J-1) required for the program
  • Cleared by a physician to participate in the program
  • Committed to returning to their home country after the completion of the program

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List of Eligible Countries

Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, China, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Georgia, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Macedonia, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, North Macedonia, Palestinian Territories (West Bank and Gaza), Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zimbabwe.

Program Goals

To promote mutual understanding between people of the United States and other countries.

  • Provide a fulfilling exchange experience to drive academic, cross-cultural, and leadership competencies for students from Global UGRAD countries.
  • Enhance students’ academic knowledge and professional skills needed to pursue long-term academic and career goals.
  • Cultivate students’ comprehensive and nuanced understanding of the U.S.
  • Facilitate opportunities for students to establish social networks with U.S. host institutions and local communities.
  • Empower students to engage constructively in the civic life of their local and global communities.

How to Apply

Eligible and interested candidates are encouraged to apply for the undergraduate exchange program UGRAD in the United States by following the given procedure;

Apply through the U.S. Embassy (Public Affairs Section) or Fulbright Commission in your home country.

Click Here to See the US Embassy in your country

Documents Required

  • Identity Proof
  • Educational Documents
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Language Requirement Proof
  • Other if any


UGRAD undergraduate exchange program to study in the USA is a fully-funded scholarship in the USA which will cover all expenses.

For Official Announcement

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Muhammad Usman

Research & MEXT Scholar  at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan) with Graduate Major in Global Engineering for Development, Environment and Society


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