US Embassy Community College Initiative Program

US Embassy

The U.S. Department of State sponsors the US Embassy Community College Initiative (CCI) Program Scholarship which is open to international students. The CCI program provides opportunities for people to develop leadership capabilities, professional skills, and English language proficiency.

This is all done while studying at a community college in the United States. You will be helped as a participant to build technical skills and earn certificates in their fields of study.

Additional Information

Scholarship Sponsor(s):  US Embassy Department of State

To be taken at:  U.S. Community College

Scholarship Type: Exchange Program

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level:  Undergraduate

Nationality: International students

US Embassy Eligible Fields: 

  • Agriculture
  • Applied engineering
  • Business management and administration,
  • Early childhood education
  • Information technology, media, public safety, and tourism and
  • Hospitality management.

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Eligibility for US Embassy Community College Initiative Program

Candidates are expected to meet the following eligibility criteria for the US Embassy Community College Initiative Program

  • Applicants must be international students
  • Students admitted into undergraduate degree program.
  • Be 18 years old at the start of the program
  • Have a diploma from a secondary school
  • Possess a basic knowledge of English
  • Desire to build professional and leadership skills to contribute to the development of their home communities
  • Be able to begin the academic exchange program in the United States in July 2020
  • Meet country-specific requirements
  • Applicants must have a High school certificate or equivalent.
  • Candidates must be highly motivated, responsible, and able to work independently in a structured manner and as good interpersonal and communication skill.
  • Applicants must hold an offer for a full-time program at North Island College, Canada.

Selection Criteria: The recruitment and nomination of candidates in the eligible countries is administered by the Fulbright Commission or the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy. CCI awards are not Fulbright awards. See location details below for contacts in participating countries and to ask for more information about application eligibility requirements.

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Application Procedure for US Embassy Community College Initiative Program

As an eligible applicant who wishes to participate in the US Embassy Community College Initiative Program, please proceed to apply online.

Application Deadline:  Ongoing      

Increase your skills and expertise at a US Embassy Community College!

The Community College Initiative Program (CCI) provides scholarships to spend up to one academic year at a United States community college. Participants build technical skills and may earn certificates in their fields of study.  Through professional internships, service learning, and community engagement activities, participants strengthen English language proficiency and immerse themselves in the culture and day-to-day life in the United States.

Participants study in one of the following eligible fields: agriculture, applied engineering, business management and administration, early childhood education, information technology, media, public safety, and tourism and hospitality management.

CCI Program participants are recruited from historically underrepresented and underserved communities. After completing the program, participants return home with new skills and expertise to help them contribute to the economic growth and development of their country.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates are expected to meet the following eligibility criteria for the U.S. Community College Initiative Program

  • Applicants must be international students
  • Students admitted into undergraduate degree program.
  • Be 18 years old at the start of the program
  • Have a diploma from a secondary school
  • Possess a basic knowledge of English
  • Desire to build professional and leadership skills to contribute to the development of their home communities
  • Be able to begin the academic exchange program in the United States in July 2020
  • Meet country-specific requirements
  • Applicants must have a High school certificate or equivalent.
  • Candidates must be highly motivated, responsible, and able to work independently in a structured manner and as good interpersonal and communication skill.
  • Applicants must hold an offer for a full-time program at North Island College, Canada.

Eligible Courses: Applicants study in one of the following eligible fields:

  • Agriculture
  • Applied engineering
  • Business management and administration,
  • Early childhood education
  • Information technology, media, public safety, and tourism and
  • Hospitality management.

Selection Criteria:

The recruitment and nomination of candidates in the eligible countries is administered by the Fulbright Commission or the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy. CCI awards are not Fulbright awards. See location details below for contacts in participating countries and to ask for more information about application eligibility requirements.

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