Call for Applications from March 31st until October 6th - 5:00p.m. (EST)
Up to 8 awards in this highly prestigious and competitive program will be offered for the 2017-2018 academic year to students who show academic excellence, leadership potential and the ability to be cultural ambassadors of the U.S. in Colombia.
The program is offered to:
• Recent graduates
• Master's and doctoral candidates
• Young professionals, including writers, creative and performing artists, journalists, and those in law, business, and other professional fields
The US Study/Research Grant allows young professionals, recent graduates and graduate students to conduct research for one academic year (10 months) at a higher education institution or research centre in Colombia.
Candidates at all degree levels will be considered; however, graduate students conducting a thesis or dissertation research project are preferred.
Applications from all fields of study are eligible, however, applications from science and technology are strongly encouraged. Projects related to the fields of engineering, mathematics, biology, food science, agriculture, environmental sciences, are of particular interest. Applications from the social sciencies, humanities and education are also welcome.
Candidates who will base themselves in the Colombian regions (i.e. outside of Bogotá) will be given preference.