The U.S. Embassy in Beirut has announced an academic exchange program for university undergraduate students and faculty as well.
- Global Undergraduate Exchange Program: The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program is for undergraduate students to travel to the United States for one academic semester starting in January 2017 during which they take academic courses from their majors, engage in community service and cultural activities and experience the American college life. The application deadline for this program is January 1, 2016.
Detailed information is available on the website:
As with all U.S. Embassy-sponsored programs, the U.S. Government pays for all major expenses, including roundtrip airfare, shared accommodation during the program, meals and health insurance. Competition is merit-based and Lebanese and long-term Palestinian residents in Lebanon from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Applicants will be considered without regard to race, religion, sex, age, and/or physical impairment.