The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State is pleased to announce the Community College Initiative Program. This new international educational exchange program enables individuals from Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia, Pakistan, Turkey and South Africa to study at a community college in the United States to develop professional skills.
Eligible fields are Business Management and Administration; Tourism and Hospitality Management; Health Professions, including Nursing; Media; Information Technology; Security and Public Safety; and Engineering Science.
To apply to the program, candidates must:
- Have completed a secondary school education; D1, D2, D3 and S1
- Preference will be given to High School Diploma
- Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree are eligible if they are applying in a field different from the field of their degree and have relevant work experience in the field for which they are applying.
- Applicants with MA or PhD degrees are not eligible to participate.
- Have relevant work experience in the field in which they are applying;
- Have English language skills that provide a basis for enrolling in academic coursework following approximately 6 months of intensive English language study in the U.S.;
- Submit a complete application; and
- Minimum Institutional TOEFL score 500 or TOEIC score 650 atau IELTS 5.0 (only scores less than 2 years old are valid).
The Community College Summit Initiative Program will provide funding for round-trip airfare to the U.S.; a living allowance during English language, academic, and practical training program components; tuition costs; health insurance; and cultural enhancement activities. Students will be hosted in groups by community colleges competitively selected to participate in the program. Programs may range from six months to two years in duration and may result in either a certificate or an Associate Degree. Students are required to return home at the end of their program and may not transfer to a four-year U.S. academic institution.
SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS
AMINEF is administering this program on behalf of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State. Please return to AMINEF your complete application package (original application and two copies) by the application deadline that includes:
- Completed application form.
- Copy of your most recent, less than two years old, TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS score report.
- Copy of high school diploma (English translation).
- Copy of identity document (KTP or passport).
Please send the application package to AMINEF Office, Gedung Balai Pustaka, 6th floor, Jl. Gunung Sahari Raya 4, Jakarta 10720 NO LATER November 1, 2011.
For additional information, contact infofulbright_ind[at]aminef.or.id.
We do not accept email applications. Hard copies must be sent or delivered to American Indonesian Exchange Foundation.
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