Programs for Professionals

American Council of Young Political Leaders programs provide a chance for people to come to the U.S. to promote mutual understanding, respect, and friendship and to cultivate long-lasting relationships among young people who are poised to become tomorrow’s global leaders and policy makers.

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The Atlas Corps Fellowship: MENA Entrepreneurship Initiative (MENA Entrepreneurship Initiative), supported by the U.S. Department of State, gives business professionals the opportunity to increase their business acumen while serving in leading corporations, private companies, b-corps, and organizations in the United States.

 

 

 

The Community Solutions Program is a professional development program for the best and brightest global community leaders working in the fields of transparency and accountability, tolerance and conflict resolution, environmental issues and women’s issues.

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Connects talented, emerging women leaders from all over the world with members of Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Leaders for a month-long mentorship program.

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The Fulbright Specialist Program offers non-U.S. institutions the opportunity to host American academics or professionals to build expertise in a specific area.  The program strengthens linkages ties between the host institution and the Fulbright Specialist’s home institution in the United States.

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The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program provides grants to approximately 850 foreign scholars from over 100 countries to conduct post-doctoral research at U.S. institutions from an academic semester to a full academic year.

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The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program provides 10 months of professional enrichment and non-degree graduate-level study in the United States for accomplished mid-level professionals from designated countries.   Fellows are nominated by U.S. Embassies or Fulbright Commissions based on their potential for leadership and a demonstrated commitment to public service. The fellows are placed in groups by professional field at selected U.S. universities offering specially designed programs of study and training.

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Writers gather in Iowa City for this 10-week residency to work on personal creative writing projects, to give readings and lectures, and to interact with American audiences and literary communities across the U.S.

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The International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is the U.S. Department of State’s premier professional exchange program. Through short-term visits to the United States, current and emerging foreign leaders in a variety of fields experience this country firsthand and cultivate lasting relationships with their American counterparts. Professional meetings reflect the participants’ professional interests and support the foreign policy goals of the United States.

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The LDF program provides emerging civic leaders and democracy activists between the ages of 25 and 40 the opportunity to spend three months in the U.S. (for English speakers) or Lebanon (for Arabic speakers) to gain academic skills and practical experience as well as to network with like-minded peers and professionals.

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OneBeat is an international music exchange that celebrates musical collaboration and social engagement through innovative people-to-people diplomacy.

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The program brings emerging leaders to the U.S. for month-long intensive fellowships in public and private organizations.

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Young non-elite athletes and coaches chosen by U.S. missions overseas to visit the United States for a fast-paced two week exchange program.

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SUSI programs are intensive post-graduate level academic programs with integrated study tours whose purpose is to provide university faculty and other scholars with the opportunity to deepen their understanding of U.S. society, culture, and institutions.

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SUSI for Secondary Educators are four to six week programs focused on improving curricula and teaching about the U.S. for secondary school educators and administrators.

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International secondary school teachers participate in a six-week professional development program in the United States.

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Empowering women leaders in the technology field by bringing together women in Northern California with their counterparts in the Middle East and North Africa for a professional mentorship and exchange program at leading technology companies.

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