TechWomen Program 2022

TechWomen brings emerging women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from Africa, Central Asia and the Middle East together with their professional American counterparts for a mentorship and exchange program. TechWomen provides participants access to networks, resources, and knowledge to empower them to reach their full potential. During the five-week program, participants engage …

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MEPI Student Leaders Program 2022

The Student Leaders Program is a rigorous leadership and civic engagement program for up to 64 competitively selected undergraduate and graduate students between the ages of 20 and 24 from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Students are placed in U.S. universities where they complete academic coursework, develop leadership and project management skills, …

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Tomorrow’s Leaders Undergraduate Program (TLU)

The Tomorrow’s Leaders Undergraduate Program (TLU) supports students in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region by providing undergraduate level academic matriculation, civic education, and leadership development. TLU is a leadership-training program, partnering with leading U.S.-accredited universities in the MENA region to build a cadre of community, business, and national leaders who are civic-minded, intellectually …

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Call for Applications: The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES)

The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program provides scholarships for high school students to study for one academic year in the United States. YES students live with a host family, attend an American high school, acquire leadership skills, and engage in activities to learn about U.S. society and values; they also help educate Americans …

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MEPI Leadership Development Fellowship 2022-2023

The U.S. Embassy to Libya is pleased to announce the 2022-2023 recruitment period for the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Leadership Development Fellowship (LDF Fellowship.) Since 2007, the LDF Fellowship has provided leaders from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region with the opportunity to complete training in civic engagement, social entrepreneurship, and leadership. …

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The Stevens Initiative: Connecting Libyans and Americans through Virtual Exchange

We are excited to announce that Stevens Initiative will fund three new virtual exchange programs in Libya, adding to four prior projects. Starting from April 2021, 300 high school students in Benghazi and San Antonio (Texas) will work together through the  Culturingua  project to develop a social enterprise idea that solves global challenges such as promoting …

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Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence (SIR) Program 2022-2023 for U.S. Institutions

The Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence (SIR) Program is a unique Fulbright Scholar Program initiative that is specifically driven by the goals of U.S. higher education institutions to enhance internationalization efforts on their campuses. Through the SIR Program, institutions host a scholar from outside of the United States for a semester or full academic year to teach courses, …

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Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) 2022-2023

The U.S. Embassy Libya is pleased to announce the availability of Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) program for young educators to teach Arabic and study in the United States in academic year 2022-2023.    The FLTA program is a nine-month, non-degree experience for early career teachers. FLTA participants teach Arabic at colleges and universities in the United States …

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Announcing OneBeat Sahara: A Residency and Exchange Program Based in Algeria

OneBeat Sahara will bring together 25 musicians from seven countries in the Saharan Region and the U.S. to collaboratively create original work and to develop a global network of civically engaged music initiatives. During this 3-week program, OneBeat Sahara Fellows will explore black diasporic musical traditions that traveled from Africa to the Americas, and back …

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Ambassador Norland’s call with with Libyan students in the YES exchange program

While we cannot break our fast together in person this year, Ambassador Norland was inspired to speak with Libyan students in the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) exchange program who have been able to share their favorite Libyan Ramadan traditions with their host families and friends in the United States. Hearing about the accomplishments …

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TechWomen Program 2020

The TechWomen Program is now open for applications! TechWomen brings emerging women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from Africa, Central Asia and the Middle East together with their professional American counterparts for a mentorship and exchange program. TechWomen provides participants access to networks, resources, and knowledge to empower them to reach their …

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MEPI Student Leaders Program 2020

The US Embassy to Libya is accepting applications for the 2020 MEPI Student Leaders Program! What is the MEPI Student Leaders Program? The MEPI Student Leaders Program is a rigorous leadership program that offers 60 outstanding undergraduates and graduate students the opportunity to visit and learn in the United States. The program is approximately 5 …

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Professional Fellow Program 2019

The Professional Fellows Program (PFP) for the Middle East and North Africa is a fully funded 6-week program (including a 4-week fellowship placement) in the U.S. for young professionals committed to empowering their communities through innovation and entrepreneurship, socially responsible businesses, and workforce development. The Professional Fellows Program is sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and administered …

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U.S. Embassy Libya relaunches the 2019 U.S.- Libya Space Camp Scholarship

Application deadline:  February 15, 2019 Apply here.  The U.S. Embassy to Libya is now accepting applications for the 2019 U.S.-Libya Space Camp Scholarship Program that will give Libyan students and educators the opportunity to challenge themselves in an elite training center designed for the top scientists and astronauts from around the world.   The U.S. Embassy, in partnership with the Ministry of Education and …

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TechWomen 2019: Apply now!

TechWomen brings emerging women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from Africa, Central Asia and the Middle East together with their professional American counterparts for a mentorship and exchange program. TechWomen provides participants access to networks, resources, and knowledge to empower them to reach their full potential. During the five-week program, participants engage …

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The US Embassy to Libya is accepting application for the 2019 MEPI Student Leaders Program

What is the MEPI Student Leaders Program? The MEPI Student Leaders Program is a rigorous leadership program that offers 60 outstanding undergraduates and graduate students the opportunity to visit and learn in the United States. The program is approximately 5 weeks long, and will take place from June 26 – July 31, 2019. Students are …

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Tomorrow’s Leaders Scholarship Program 2019

The U.S. Department of State’s U.S.-Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) and AMIDEAST are pleased to announce this year’s recruitment for the Tomorrow’s Leaders Scholarship Program. The Tomorrow’s Leaders Scholarship Program is a MEPI initiative for capable and highly motivated high school seniors in the Middle East and North Africa who are from underserved backgrounds. The …

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Apply to become a Professional Fellow in the Fall 2018 Program

The Professional Fellows Program (PFP) for the Middle East and North Africa is a fully funded 6-week program (including a 4-week fellowship placement) in the U.S. for young professionals committed to empowering their communities through innovation and entrepreneurship, socially responsible businesses, and workforce development. The Professional Fellows Program is sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and administered …

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2018 GIST Tech-I Competition Announcement

I. Competition format: 1. Deadline: 12:00 PM US ET on December 28, 2017 Online applications submitted. 2. January 2018: Applications reviewed by GIST Tech-I Alumni Mentors. 3. January/February 2018: Three applications from each Alumni Mentor will be voted on by the online global public. 4. April 16-19, 2018: Finalists attend the Global Entrepreneurship Congress. 5. …

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Tomorrow’s Leaders Scholarship Program 2018

The U.S. Department of State’s U.S.-Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) and AMIDEAST are pleased to announce this year’s recruitment for the Tomorrow’s Leaders Scholarship Program. The Tomorrow’s Leaders Scholarship Program is a MEPI initiative for capable and highly motivated high school seniors in the Middle East and North Africa who are from underserved backgrounds. The …

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MEPI Student Leaders Program 2018

The Student Leaders program offers outstanding undergraduates from across the MENA region an intensive leadership training course of approximately 5 weeks in the United States. The program emphasizes lessons in participatory governance and the application of leadership skills. The Student Leaders program is a rigorous exchange program for up to 60 undergraduate and graduate students from …

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Pre-Departure Orientation with the next generation of MEPI Student Leaders

After their pre-departure orientation in Tunis, the group of young Libyans who were selected to participate in the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Student Leaders Program traveled to the United States. After orientation in Washington, DC, they were placed at various universities in the United States to participate in the program on leadership development and …

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