The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs offers a range of programs, including youth-focused programs to empower the next generation and establish long-lasting ties between the United States and other countries. Exchange programs focus primarily on secondary schools and colleges to promote mutual understanding, leadership development, educational transformation and democratic ideals. The Bureau also offers programs for undergraduates and graduates, as well as professional development opportunities. The links below provide more information on these exchange programs.
The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (UGRAD) ---- (Application Opens November 1, 2018)
Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program 2019-2020 ---- (Application Deadline: September 9, 2018)
Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant 2019 ---- (Application Deadline: September 27, 2018)
Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) Program ---- Spring and fall 2019
Application Deadline: May 2, 2018
The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA) provides outstanding English, social studies, math, science, and special education secondary school teachers with a unique opportunity to develop their expertise, enhance their teaching skills and increase their knowledge about the United States. Teachers come to the United States from all world regions for a six-week non‐degree, non‐credit customized academic program at a U.S. university graduate school of education, including intensive training in teaching methodologies, lesson planning, teaching strategies for their home environment, teacher leadership, and the use of instructional technologies. The program also includes field experience at a secondary school to engage participants with American teachers and students.
Eligible applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Be current secondary school-level, full-time teachers in a school that serves a primarily local (not expatriate) population;
- Have five or more years of classroom experience in TEA teaching disciplines: English, EFL, Social Studies, Mathematics, Science, or special education;
- Be citizens of and residents in Algeria
- Have earned a Bachelor’s degree;
- Obtain a minimum score of 450 on paper based TOEFL or equivalent English language examination, and
- Demonstrate a commitment to continue teaching after completion of the program.
Important: The selected participants will be going to the U.S. either on January 2019 cohort or September 2019 cohort. The program takes place during the school year and it is the applicant’s responsibility to obtain the necessary permissions to leave school for 6 weeks.
- Application Form for Teachers (1mb)
- Institutional Support and Reference Form (PDF 273kb)
- Leave Approval Form (PDF 279kb)
Please return completed applications to Public Affairs Section: PASAlgiersProfessional@state.gov
The Between the Lines Program at the University of Iowa ---- (Application Deadline:March 15. 2018)
The program brings together a wide range of international and U.S. writers to examine current trends in literature including fiction, drama, poetry, and screen-writing, and to explore the creative process involved in writing in a unique U.S. environment. The international writers spend two weeks in residence at the University of Iowa in Iowa City presenting their work to local audiences, working with translators, and participating in university level classes and workshops. The program is open to 15-18 years old Algerian students.
- Between the Lines Student Application 2018 (PDF 441 kb)
- Between the Lines Chaperone Application 2018 (PDF 424 kb)
Deadline to turn in the application is at 1700, 15 March 2018
Fulbright Visiting Student Scholarship ---- (Application Deadline: May 31, 2018)
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program ---- (Application Deadline: November 20, 2018)
U.S. Study of the United States Institutes (SUSI) For Scholars ---- (Application Deadline: January 10, 2018)
U.S. Study of the United States Institutes (SUSI) for Secondary School Educators and Administrators ---- (Application Deadline: January 5, 2019)
- U.S. Study of the United States Institutes (SUSI) for Secondary School Educators and Administrators – English Version (PDF 316kb) – French Version (PDF 316kb)
– Application Form (PDF 103kb)
Deadline January 5, 2019
TechWomen Program ---- (Application Deadline: January 17, 2018)
The Algerian Youth Leadership Program AYLP 2018 ---- (Application Deadline: January 15, 2018)
Study of the U.S. Institutes for Student Leaders on Social Entrepreneurship ---- (Application Deadline: December 07, 2017)
Global UGRAD Program ---- (Application Deadline: December 31, 2017)
MEPI Tomorrow’s Leaders Scholarship Program ---- (Application Deadline: November 15, 2018)
MEPI Leaders For Democracy Fellowship English ---- (Application Deadline: February 16, 2019)
MEPI Leaders For Democracy Fellowship Arabic ---- (Application Deadline: February 15, 2019)
MEPI Student Leaders Program ---- (Application opens-October 9th to December 14th, 2018)
Arts and Music Programs (No Openings)
- No Openings
Imam Exchange Program (Closed)
The U.S. Embassy Algiers announces an open competition for non-profit organizations to submit applications to implement a program in which 5-6 U.S. citizen imams or Muslim religious/community leaders travel to Algeria to participate in an exchange with the Algerian Ministry of Religious Affairs’ regarding effective strategies to combat violent extremism.
- Imam Exchange Program (PDF 353kb)
Deadline September 8, 2017