Education Exchange

For more information about each of the exchange programs, please view the menu below.

Currently open:

  • TechGirls is a STEM focused U.S. government-sponsored program for girls 15-17. Competition for 2024 is OPEN. 
  • Global Undergraduate Exchange Program – Global UGRAD will provide a selected group of undergraduate students with scholarships for one academic semester of undergraduate, non-degree study in the United States. Competition for 2024-2025 is now OPEN.

Currently closed:

FLEX U.S. government-sponsored program for secondary school students. Competition for 2024-2025 is CLOSED:

Fulbright Scholar Program (Competition for the 2024 – 2025 academic year is CLOSED)

Fulbright Student Program (Competition for the 2024 – 2025 academic year is CLOSED)

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program (Competition for the 2024– 2025 academic year is CLOSED)

Fulbright Scholarship: Special Graduate Study Program for 2020-2021 Academic Year (CLOSED)

NEW Opportunity! BOLD (Balkanski omladinski lideri – Youth Balkan Leaders) Civic Engagement Fellowship: an exchange program for civically active youth, 18 – 25, including a five week summer exchange in the United States followed by the implementation of projects in their local communities. Competition for 2023 is CLOSED

Community Engagement Exchange  is a year-long U.S. government-sponsored program designed to enable civil society leaders, ages 21-28, to harness the power of networks, relationships, and information for the public good, specifically on issues related to civic dialogue and peacebuilding, open and participatory government, women and gender, resilience and sustainable development, and youth engagement. Competition for 2023-2024 is now closed.

Community Solutions Program is a year-long U.S. government-sponsored professional leadership development program for people who are working to improve their communities by addressing issues related to the environment, peace and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender. The application for the 2024-2025 Community Solutions Program is now CLOSED.

YTILI is the U.S. Department of State’s flagship program for emerging entrepreneurs from Europe. The 2022 YTILI Fellowship Application is now CLOSED.

Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship – intensive short-term exchange program, created for teenagers to foster relationships among young Europeans and Americans to build strong linkages and awareness of shared values.