United States Embassy Supports Launch of Access Microscholarship Program in Nikšić

U.S. Ambassador to Montenegro Judy Rising Reinke, together with the English Language Teachers’ Association of Montenegro (ELTAM), officially launched the Access Microscholarship Program in Nikšić. This is the second Access program in Nikšić following the success of the previous program in Nikšić which ended in 2017, as well as programs in Podgorica (2016-2018) and Rožaje ...
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YTILI experience: Ivo Rasovic

In March 2018, as young entrepreneur and co-founder of the Wonderrkid initiative, I was selected as a fellow for the Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative ( #YTILI ), the flagship program funded by the U.S. Department of State and implemented by the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF).  The YTILI Fellowship Program gathers 70 young ...
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United States Marks International Education Week

The United States Embassy in Podgorica will mark International Education Week (IEW) with a series of events hosted by EducationUSA Center Podgorica November 12-16, 2018.  The IEW is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education created to promote educational exchanges, including programs that attract future leaders from ...
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Competition for Global UGRAD Scholarship – One Semester University Exchange

The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by World Learning.  It is a fully-funded scholarship for one semester of non-degree academic study at an assigned U.S. college or university. Participants are emerging leaders committed to their home communities.  During ...
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Testing Dates for FLEX Scholarships Coming Up

Great opportunity for high school students who would like to spend a school year on exchange in the United States. Get ready for the testing dates for the Future Leaders Exchange program (FLEX) this year: Berane (Friday, October 19)  – Red Cross Building; Sv. Save St. Podgorica (Saturday, October 20) – Gimnazija “Slobodan Skerovic” Come between ...
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U.S. Embassy Supports School Mural Project to Promote Inclusion, Tolerance, and Collaboraiton

Elementary School “Bozidar Vukovic Podgoricanin” hosted a celebratory event on September 21 to mark the completion of the community mural project “Painting the Way to Tolerance and Inclusion.”  The project was funded by the Department of State and supported by U.S. Embassy Podgorica.   At the event, school principal Ljubinka Nedic and U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Officer Jeff Adler ...
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U.S. Government-Supported Access English Language Program Successfully Completes in Podgorica

U.S. Embassy Charge D’ Affaires Gordon Duguid, together with the English Language Teachers’ Association of Montenegro (ELTAM), officially closed a two-year Access Microscholarship Program in Podgorica, Montenegro, on August 29. The Access Microscholarship Program is a two-year, intensive, afterschool English-language learning program for talented students sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.  Twenty-five 14-16 years ...
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Summer Camp Wrap-up to an Awesome Access Program Year

Fifty students and teachers from Podgorica and Rozaje who participate in the State Department-funded English Language Access Program came together at Ivanova korita for their joint summer camp June 20-25!        U.S. Embassy Podgorica Chargé d’Affaires Judy Kuo welcomed the students and started the conversation about exploration of culture, diversity, and tolerance, an ...
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U.S. Embassy in Podgorica Continues to Support Montenegrin Entrepreneurs

U.S. Embassy Podgorica hosted an entrepreneurship expert Dr. Sharon Freeman the week of June 4 as a part of its continuing efforts to support Montenegrin entrepreneurs.     Dr. Freeman is an entrepreneur and business owner.  She established her first company in Hong Kong and subsequently established and operated another five companies there.  Her consulting ...
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The Spirit of the Game and Fair-play Shared with the Montenegrin Youth

The international sports organization 10 Million Discs organized an ultimate    at Elementary School Sutjeska in Podgorica on June 2.  The event, which gathered students from different parts of Montenegro, is a culmination of a project supported by the U.S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro’s Ministry of Education, and the Ministry of Sports. The goal of the program ...
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Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program – Call for Applications

Competition for the 2019 – 2020 Academic Year is Now Open The Application for the Fulbright Scholar Program (Post-Doctoral) in the United States (NON-DEGREE) Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program – The Embassy of the United States of America in Montenegro is now accepting applications for the Fall 2019 Semester (1st semester of 2019-20 academic year) or Spring 2020 ...
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Fulbright Foreign Student Program– Call for Applications

The Foreign Student Program, a non-degree research program, brings more than 1,800 foreign students from 144 countries to U.S. universities each year.  Foreign students apply for Fulbright grants through the U.S. Embassy in their home countries.  Fulbrighters are chosen for their leadership potential, with the opportunity to observe each other’s’ political, economic and cultural institutions, exchange ...
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Humphrey Fellowship Program – Call for Applications

The Humphrey Fellowship Program provides young and mid-career professionals from designated countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Europe and Eurasia with an opportunity to enhance their professional capacities through participation in specialized 10-month non-degree programs developed specifically for small clusters of Humphrey Fellows at selected U.S. universities. The Humphrey Program was launched in ...
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EducationUSA and US Embassy Podgorica Host U.S. College Fair

EducationUSA Advising Center Podgorica, in cooperation with the Embassy of the United States of America in Podgorica, hosts a U.S. College Fair as part of the EducationUSA Southeastern Europe Recruiting Tour on Monday, April 16, 2018, 17h-20h, at Hotel Hilton, Podgorica. The fair will be open to both high school students interested in undergraduate studies ...
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United States and Montenegro Sign Agreement to Strengthen Collaboration in Support of the Fulbright Academic Exchange Program

On March 2, Ambassador Uyehara and Minister of Education Damir Sehovic met to discuss bilateral cooperation in the area of education.  Ambassador Uyehara and Minister Sehovic signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen and develop cultural ties between the United States and Montenegro through the Fulbright Academic Exchange Program.  The Memorandum details measures both partners ...
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United States Supports International English Language Teacher Training Program

U.S. Ambassador to Montenegro Margaret Ann Uyehara, together with the Regional English Language Officer Jen MacArthur and English Language Teachers’ Association of Montenegro (ELTAM) President Dragana Radoman officially launched international English language teacher training program “Cross-Border Classroom Connections” on January 10 in Budva.   The program covers 40 hours of training for approximately 75 current English language ...
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Ambassador Uyehara Discusses Tolerance and Countering Radicalism with Youth in the North

On the second day of her October 26-27 visit to northern Montenegro, Ambassador Uyehara spoke at the closing event of an U.S. Embassy Democracy Commission-funded project about preventing youth radicalization in three northern municipalities implemented by ForumMNE.             #USpartnerMNE Today we are in #Berane , discussing tolerance & cooperation with youth from ...
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Access Microscholarship Program Launch in Rozaje

U.S. Ambassador to Montenegro Margaret Ann Uyehara, together with the English Language Teachers’ Association of Montenegro (ELTAM), officially launched the Access Microscholarship Program in Rozaje on October 26. Following programs in Niksic and Podgorica, this is the third program of this kind launched in Montenegro. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if ...
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U.S. Government-Supported Access English Language Program Successfully Completes in Niksic

U.S. Ambassador to Montenegro Margaret Ann Uyehara, together with the English Language Teachers’ Association of Montenegro (ELTAM), officially closed a two-year Access Microscholarship Program in Nikšić, Montenegro, on September 15.        The Access Microscholarship Program is a two-year, intensive, afterschool English-language learning program for talented students sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.  ...
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Access Program Summer Camp Finished

English language summer camps rock, especially when they are part of the Access Program. As a perfect way to wrap up this year’s Access summer camp, we made some s’mores together with our Access students at Ivanova korita. It was an opportunity for students to chat in English with Public Affairs Officer Mark Weinberg and ...
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DCM Aliu Opens Access Summer Camp

Fifty students from Niksic and Podgorica who participate in the Access English language program came together at Ivanova korita for their joint summer camp! Deputy Chief of Mission B. Bix Aliu welcomed the students to the camp and shared with them what the American Dream means to him. The Access Microscholarship Program is a two-year, ...
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Deadline for Applications for Fulbright Student Program Extended

We have some exciting news! Call for the Fulbright Student Program has been extended! United States Embassy Podgorica is now accepting applications for the Fulbright Student Program until August 1 2017. The call was opened on March 23 2017. For more information on how to apply see  the call for applications . All Fulbright grants are research only and ...
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Ambassador Uyehara Hosts Asian American Dinner for Access Students

We like to say that the Access Program is more than an English learning program. Last night we certainly lived up to that statement. Ambassador Uyehara welcomed a group of Access Program Podgorica students and teachers to her residence. She talked to the students about one of the most prominent aspects of the U.S. culture ...
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Alumni Blog: Everything Often Seems Larger Than Life

Marija Krivokapic I Fulbright Student and Scholar Program Experiences   As an assistant professor of English language and literature I received my first Fulbright stipend in 2009. I spent the fall semester at Louisiana State University in Alexandria, LA, teaching two courses: Great Authors (D. H. Lawrence and His Travel Writing) and Contemporary Native American ...
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Call for Applications for Fulbright Scholar Program Open

United States Embassy Podgorica is now accepting applications for the Fulbright Scholar Program. The call is opened on May 5 and will close on October 1, 2017. For more information on how to apply see  the call for applications. All Fulbright grants are research only and these grants are awarded for a period of 1 semester. The application process ...
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Alumni Blog: Program Surpassed All My Expectations

Mladen Grgić | Fulbright Student Program Experience   In 2016, I was granted a Fulbright Foreign Student Scholarship for a research visit to Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS) at the University of California, Berkeley. My research is focused on Chinese foreign policy and its outward investments, and I chose the UC Berkeley as it ...
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2017 U.S. College Fair Gathers 400 Visitors

EducationUSA Advising Center Podgorica, in cooperation with the Embassy of the United States of America in Podgorica, hosted a U.S. College Fair as part of the EducationUSA Southeastern Europe Recruiting Tour on April 7,2 017. Ambassador Margaret Ann Uyehara visited the event and encouraged Montenegrin students to find out about various opportunities and benefits of ...
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Alumni Blog: On Wealth and Importance of People

Dr Vladimir Leposavić | Fulbright Student Program Experience   In 2014, I was selected to spend an academic year as a Fulbright Foreign Student Visiting Researcher, representing Montenegro, in the United States. My basic goal was to conduct research in international human rights; more specifically, on the international legal protection of minorities at the American ...
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EducationUSA and US Embassy Podgorica Host U.S. College Fair

EducationUSA Advising Center Podgorica, in cooperation with the Embassy of the United States of America in Podgorica, will host a U.S. College Fair as part of the EducationUSA Southeastern Europe Recruiting Tour on Friday, April 7, 2017, 17:00-20:00, at Hotel Hilton, Podgorica. The fair will be open to both high school students interested in undergraduate ...
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Call for Applications for Fulbright Student Program Open

United States Embassy Podgorica is now accepting applications for the Fulbright Student Program. The call is opened on March 23 and will close on June 15 2017. For more information on how to apply see the call for applications . All Fulbright grants are research only and these grants are awarded for a period of 2 semesters (9 months). ...
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President’s Day with our Access class

President’s Day is approaching and one of the ways to celebrate it was with our English language Access class in Niksic. Head of Public Affairs Section Mark Weinberg and students discussed how is President’s Day celebrated in the United States. Weinberg asked students how many U.S. presidents were there, who served the longest, etc. It ...
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