Thomas Jefferson Tunisia Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGRAD) 2023/2024 for young Tunisians to study in USA (Fully Funded) – Opportunities are now available for Tunisians who wishes to study in The United States of America on a fully funded scholarship. See below for all you need to know.
Thomas Jefferson Tunisia UGRAD Scholarship 2023/2024 for young Tunisians to study in USA
The Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program provides opportunities for full-time, undergraduate, university/institute students from Tunisia to spend one academic year of non-degree study at a U.S. university or college.
Through academic opportunities, professional engagement, and leadership development, the Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program (TJSP) fosters economic growth, stability, and democratic development in Tunisia by equipping a network of youth with essential skills to lead positive change in their professional fields and communities.
Competition for the Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program is merit-based and open to anyone who:
- is a Tunisian citizen;
- currently resides in Tunisia;
- NOT in the final year of their undergraduate program at the time of application
- Architecture students are eligible in their first, second, third, or fourth year of study.
- Engineering students are eligible in their first or second year (preparatory classes), and third and fourth year of undergraduate study.
- is able to receive a U.S. J-1 visa; and
- completes the academic year prior to study in the United States in good standing with a passing average (a.k.a. moyenne générale).
- Undergraduate study and skills building: Participants attend a year-long, academic program at four-year colleges and universities in the United States. Throughout the program, participants receive tailored support in developing and meeting professional. Academic, and leadership goals and improving their soft skills.
- Community and cultural engagement: Students contribute a minimum of 20 hours of community service work during the program. They also engage in in-person and virtual cultural exchange opportunities between Tunisians and Americans.
- Internships: Fellows complete part-time internships in their field of study, gaining experience in the American workplace. Strengthening workplace readiness skills, and developing relationships with local businesses, governments, and organizations.
- Alumni engagement: Alumni continue to develop their workforce skills, support innovation and entrepreneurship in Tunisia, and maintain networks forged through the program.
How to apply
- Applicants must fill out all required sections of the application and provide contact information for two references online. Reference 1 and reference 2 must be completed by two different individuals. Who can speak to your suitability as a potential scholarship recipient. References may be provided by professors, advisors, managers, mentors, etc.