The Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program’s Tunisia Undergraduate Scholarship Program (Tunisia UGRAD) is now accepting applications from Tunisian undergraduate students for the 2020/2021 academic year.
Application Deadline: 18th November, 2019, at 5 p.m. Tunisia time.
Eligible Countries: Tunisia
To be taken at (country): United States
About the Award: The Thomas Jefferson Scholarship program builds the employability skills of a diverse group of youth from across Tunisia. Through academic, cultural, and professional programming, the Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program provides Tunisian youth with opportunities to develop the skills needed to contribute to Tunisia’s economic development.
Since the Thomas Jefferson Scholarship program’s inception in 2013, more than 360 undergraduate students from all 24 governorates of Tunisia have studied in colleges and universities across the United States. Through programming focused on skill-building and leadership growth, students enhance their academic and English skills, develop their leadership capacity, and strengthen their professional expertise, which promotes economic development in Tunisia. In a recent survey, 89% of Thomas Jefferson Scholars who returned home and completed their education reported that they are now employed.
Eligibility: The Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or any other protected characteristic as established by U.S. law.
To be eligible for the 2020/2021 Tunisia Undergraduate Scholarship Program (Tunisia UGRAD), candidate:
Selection: The Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program selects participants through an open, merit-based competition to attend year-long academic and professional development programs in the US. Participants also engage in community service, internships, and cultural exchange activities.
Selection panels will use the following criteria to evaluate applications (not in order of importance):
Number of Awardees: Not specified
Value of Scholarship:
How to Apply: To learn more about the program and its eligibility requirements, please visit the Tunisia UGRAD application information pages. All individuals who meet the technical eligibility requirements should apply by Monday, November 18, 2019, at 5 p.m. Tunisia time.
Important Notes: Late applications will not be accepted. Do not send applications to the IREX office in Washington, DC. Faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted. Applications will not be returned to the applicants after the end of the competition; applicants should keep a copy for their own records. Applications must be clear and readable. Unclear or unreadable copies will not be accepted. Each complete application should be stapled. No other form of binding is permitted. If submitting an online application, it is not necessary to send a paper copy. Only complete applications received by the deadline will be considered.
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