Monday, November 13, 2017

Year of Exchange Undergraduate Programme for Russian Students, USA 2018

Deadline: 10/11/2017 Degree: Bachelor Scholarship Description: The Year of Exchange in America for Russians (YEAR) program provides o... thumbnail 1 summary
Deadline: 10/11/2017

Degree: Bachelor

Scholarship Description: The Year of Exchange in America for Russians (YEAR) program provides outstanding Russian students, ages 18-20, a unique opportunity to study for one year at U.S. institutions of higher education, to engage with local communities in sustained and meaningful dialogue, to educate Americans about Russia’s history and culture, and to gain a new, nuanced understanding of American society.

Eligibility:
A. A citizen of the Russian Federation at the time of application and during the selection process.
B. Born on July 20, 1997, and July 1, 2000.
C. Graduated secondary school as of August 2018.
D. Proficient in spoken and written English at the time of application.
E. Able to demonstrate outstanding academic ability.
F. Able to convincingly demonstrate existing and durable ties to Russia and a firm commitment to return to Russia after the completion of the program.
G. Able to display the maturity required to succeed in a year-long international exchange program.
H. Able to begin the program in the United States in July of 2018.
I. Eligible to receive a U.S. J-1 Exchange Visitor non-immigrant category visa.

Benefits: The program is fully sponsored by the U.S. government and includes:
International travel from home city to U.S. host college or university.
Tuition at U.S. university/college and living expenses.
Health insurance.
Arrival orientation.
On program support available 24 hours per day.

Application: Apply via online

Scholarship Website: https://ru.usembassy.gov/education-culture/undergraduates-year-exchange-u-s-apply-now/