Fully Funded Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program in the USA for 2022/2023 – The Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program invites applications from Tunisian undergraduate students enrolled full-time in universities or institutes who wish to pursue one academic year of non-degree study in a university or college in the United States.
Fully Funded Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program in the USA for 2022/2023
The recipients of this program receive living and educational support. Interested students are encouraged to apply before the deadline.
By providing a network of young people with the necessary skills to drive positive change in their professional fields and communities, the Thomas Jefferson Scholarship in the USA promotes economic growth, stability, and democratic development in Tunisia. This is done through academic opportunities, professional engagement, and leadership development.
The extraordinary assistance of the American people, channeled through the US Department of State and carried out by IREX, enables the Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program. Through an open, merit-based competition, participants are chosen.
IREX launched initiatives to encourage democratic changes and fortify organizations after the fall of the Soviet Union. Programs for educational exchange, boosting civil society in developing nations, expanding internet access, training and assisting journalists, and supporting media organizations were all administered by IREX. Programs focused on civil society, education, gender, governance, leadership, media, technology, and youth are designed and carried out by IREX. These initiatives include the World Smarts STEM Challenge, the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, and Learn to Discern, which has drawn attention for its strategy of assisting people in identifying false information and fake news.
Benefits of the Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program
The United States provides all of the funding for the Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program.
Eligibility for Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program
Candidates who want to be considered for the Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program must:
- be a resident of or a citizen of Tunisia.
- be 18 years old or older by July 1st, 2023.
- possess a J-1 visa for the United States;
- be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate at a university or other institution, with a graduation date of summer 2024 or later.
- complete the previous academic year and be in good standing to study in the US.
- attain a minimum TOEFL score of 500.
- be determined to go back to Tunisia after the program is through
How to Apply
Candidates for the Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program in the United States must submit an online application. Candidates must include the names and addresses of two references. All application materials must be sent in their entirety in one bundle. The selection committee will only receive applications that are fully completed.
Application Deadline: November 30, 2023.