As part of the Fulbright program for foreign students, the competition for the year 2022/2023 was launched, announced Sunday, March 21 of the current year, the US Embassy in Algeria in a press release.
“Finally, it’s time for our biggest and most prestigious scholarship! The Fulbright programs offer several Algerians a fully funded scholarship for a master’s degree in the United States,” said the US diplomatic representation in Algiers.
The Fulbright Scholarship for International Students represents the first international exchange program supported by the United States government. It is intended to strengthen mutual understanding between the citizens of the United States and Algeria. The Fulbright Overseas Student Program offers graduate students the opportunity to prepare for a master’s degree in the United States.
Candidates also have the opportunity to experience life in the United States while sharing Algerian culture and traditions with Americans. In addition, participants are selected through an open competition based on merit, in which leadership qualities, academic excellence, as well as the ability to adapt to living conditions in the United States are taken into account. .
In detail, this very competitive initiative is based on the candidate’s academic performance, the potential benefits to Algerian society as a whole of the proposed program of study, his aptitude and his willingness to contribute to the life of his community. On the other hand, people who wish to apply for a PhD course are excluded from this scholarship.
This program supports:
- Tuition and fees required for higher education in the United States;
- subsidies for books and materials;
- A monthly allowance for room and board;
- Supplementary health system and accident coverage;
- Participation in Fulbright development programs.
Fulbright Program Eligibility for International Students
To take advantage of this program, the candidate must be of Algerian nationality and remain in Algeria throughout the application, selection and validation process, justify a solid university education and possibly have two years of professional experience, perhaps we read on the official website of the embassy.
The candidate in question must also have a very good command of English. As such, a TOEFL IBT with a minimum score of 92 or an overall IELTS score of 6.5 is required (a minimum score of 6 is required for each test).
“Proficiency in English is required and applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution (a four-year program in the classical system or a five-year program in the doctorate of the master’s license system (LMD)),” it specified. source. Applicants have a deadline of May 2, 2022 to apply.