The Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program’s Tunisia Undergraduate Scholarship Program (Tunisia UGRAD) and Tunisia Community College Scholarship Program (TCCSP) are currently tolerating applications from Tunisian college understudies for the 2017–2018 scholastic year.
About the Award: The Thomas Jefferson Scholarship program constructs the employability abilities of a various gathering of youth from crosswise over Tunisia. Through scholastic, social, and expert programming, the Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program gives Tunisian youth chances to build up the aptitudes expected to add to Tunisia’s financial advancement.
Since the Thomas Jefferson Scholarship program’s initiation in 2013, more than 360 college understudies from every one of the 24 governorates of Tunisia have concentrated on in schools and colleges over the United States. Through programming concentrated on ability building and administration development, understudies improve their scholarly and English aptitudes, build up their initiative limit, and fortify their expert mastery, which advances monetary advancement in Tunisia. In a late review, 89% of Thomas Jefferson Scholars who returned home and finished their training reported that they are currently utilized.
To be taken at (nation): United States
Qualified Countries: Tunisia
Qualification: The Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program does not victimize candidates on the premise of race, shading, religion, sex, age, national cause, handicap, or some other secured trademark as built up by U.S. law.
To be qualified for the 2017–2018 Tunisia Undergraduate Scholarship Program (Tunisia UGRAD), applicant:
Is a native, national or lasting occupant met all requirements to hold a substantial international ID issued by the legislature of Tunisia;
Is as of now selected as a first-or second-year full-time undergrad (License) understudy in great scholarly remaining at the season of utilization at an enrolled scholastic establishment in Tunisia;
Design understudies are qualified in their first-, second-, third-, or fourth-year of study. Building understudies are qualified in their first-, or second-year (preliminary classes), and third-and fourth-year of undergrad study;
On the off chance that you learn at an ISSAT (Institut Supérieur des Sciences Appliquées et de Technologie) please observe the Tunisia Community College Scholarship Program application.
Is right now living in Tunisia;
Can get a U.S. J-1 visa;
Is no less than 18 years of age by July 1, 2017
Is focused on coming back to Tunisia after consummation of the program; and
Can accomplish a TOEFL score of 500 (PBT) or liable to accomplish this score after transient pre-scholarly English preparing in the United States before the begin of the scholastic year. .
To be qualified for the 2017–2018 Tunisia Community College Scholarship Program (TCCSP), competitor:
Is a subject, national, or perpetual occupant met all requirements to hold a legitimate international ID issued by the legislature of Tunisia;
Is right now living in Tunisia;
Is right now selected as a first-or second-year full-time undergrad (License) understudy in great scholarly remaining at the season of utilization at an ISET (Institut Supérieur des Etudes Technologiques), IHET (Institut Supérieur des Etudes Touristiques), or ISSAT (Institut Supérieur des Sciences Appliquées et de Technologie);
Can get and keep up a US J-1 visa;
Is focused on coming back to Tunisia in the wake of finishing the program;
Can accomplish a TOEFL score of 440 (PBT) or is probably going to accomplish this score after fleeting preacademic English preparing in the United States preceding the begin of the scholastic year; and
Is no less than 18 years of age by July 1, 2017.
Choice: The Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program chooses members through an open, justify based competition to go to year-long scholastic and expert improvement programs in the US. Members additionally take part in group administration, temporary positions, and social trade exercises.
Choice boards will utilize the accompanying criteria to assess applications (not all together of significance):
Communicated duty to add to Tunisia’s financial improvement;
Shown administration potential and responsibility to group engagement;
Capability in composed and communicated in English;
Adaptability and versatility as a trade understudy; and
Least TOEFL of 500 PBT or capacity to accomplish a 500 after fleeting concentrated English dialect preparing.
Inclination will be given to understudies that speak to hindered and underrepresented groups.
Number of Awardees: Not determined
Estimation of Scholarship:
J-1 visa bolster;
Round-trek go from member’s home city to host organization in the United States;
Mischance and infection scope;
Educational cost and compulsory college charges;
Food and (lodging and dinners);
A wide assortment of graduated class systems administration and preparing openings.
Little odds and ends recompense;
Constrained recompense for books;
Span of Scholarship: Duration of Program
Application Deadline: Wednesday, 30th November, 2016, at 5 p.m. Tunisia time.
Step by step instructions to Apply:
If you don’t mind answer ALL inquiries on the application in English (aside from where determined).
Incorporate your full, legitimate name, – family name (surname) and first name – as spelled on your worldwide visa (if accessible) or national character card. Try not to decipher name spellings.
Incorporate finish contact data (counting postal codes for all locations and city/nation codes for all telephone and fax numbers). Try not to interpret road or city names into English. Rather, please compose the names utilizing the English letter set.
Try not to leave a space clear. In the event that a question does not have any significant bearing to you, enter N/A (not relevant).
Candidates are urged to finish the application online at www.irex.org.
On the off chance that presenting a paper application:
All structures and supporting materials ought to be typewritten (if conceivable) and submitted with the finished application. Manually written applications must be perfectly imprinted in dark ink.
Compose your full name and home city in the upper right corner of every page.
A finished application incorporates:
Extra Application Questions: Applicants must give data about how they found out about the Tunisia Undergraduate Scholarship Program, arrangements to apply for other supported instructive trade programs and their lasting home governorate.
Short Answers 1-4: Applicants must answer every question and utilize close to 250 words for every reaction. Answers must be the candidate’s own particular work.
Article 1: Applicants should totally answer the question including all sub-questions connected with Essay 1. This answer ought to be close to 1000 words and in exposition design. Answers must be the candidate’s own work.
Article 2: Applicants should totally answer the question including all sub-questions connected with Essay 1. This answer ought to be close to 1000 words and in exposition organize. Answers must be the candidate’s own particular work.
IREX Privacy Statement and Application Certification: Applicants must read and sign this shape keeping in mind the end goal to check that they comprehend IREX’s protection approach and that they have finished their applications honestly.
Two Recommendation Forms: Applicants must have a proposal finished by two distinct individuals for an aggregate of two suggestions. On the off chance that the suggestion frame is finished in a dialect other than English, a precise interpretation should likewise be given, which might be finished by the candidate.
Course Listings: See Question 15. This space is accommodated the candidates to detail all advanced education course history. Candidates must rundown the scholastic year the course was taken, the course title, and the review got for the course all together for the frame to be finished. On the off chance that there was no review for a course, please show either “pass” or “fall flat”. Members must rundown courses from their most as of late finished year of concentrate, either auxiliary school or advanced education, all together for the shape to be finished.
On the off chance that chose, Applicant is required to give the accompanying documentation to the meeting:
A duplicate of candidate’s secondary school recognition with a precise English interpretation, which might be finished by candidate;
A duplicate of secondary school transcripts (course rundown and grades) with an English interpretation, which might be finished by candidate (for first-year understudies as it were);
A duplicate of candidate’s present college transcript (or scholastic review book) in the college dialect of direction with an English interpretation, which might be finished by candidate;
Inner recognizable proof (if relevant);
A duplicate of candidate’s worldwide travel permit (if accessible) or official recognizable proof. It is very prescribed to apply for a universal identification in foresight of being chosen, as it might set aside a lot of opportunity to get a worldwide international ID.
Applications might be submitted to IREX in one of two ways: Online or by paper.
Candidates are urged to finish the application on the web.
Online Application can be found on the IREX site at: http://www.irex.org/extend/tunisia-ugrad
It would be ideal if you read the directions and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) painstakingly preceding starting the application.
Paper applications might be submitted to the accompanying location:
IREX/Tunisia c/o Startup
Haus Tunis, 71 Avenue Jean Jaurès
Tunisia Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: (+216) 71-247-037, (+216) 20-638-847
Visit Scholarship Webpage for points of interest
Critical Notes: Late applications won’t be acknowledged. Try not to send applications to the IREX office in Washington, DC. Faxed or messaged applications won’t be acknowledged. Applications won’t be come back to the candidates after the end of the opposition; candidates ought to keep a duplicate for their own particular records. Applications must be clear and coherent. Misty or indistinguishable duplicates will not be processed.