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Exchange Programs

Educational Programs and Scholarships

The U.S. Department of State and other organizations sponsor and support many educational programs, scholarships and other opportunities throughout the year for Iraqi scholars, students and professionals.

These programs and scholarships cover a wide range of interests including communications and journalism, law, human rights, economic development, science and technology, teaching English, and other disciplines.

Please note these are approximate deadlines for recurring programs promoted by the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq.

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U.S. Government Sponsored Educational Exchange Programs :

Program Dates
Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Program (FLTA)  Not currently open
Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program Not currently open
Fulbright Foreign Student Program Not currently open
MEPI - Student Leaders Program  Not currently open
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program OPEN until December 1, 2014
MEPI Civic Education and Leadership Fellowship (CELF) Not currently open
MEPI - Tomorrow’s Leaders Scholarship Program Not currently open
MEPI - Leaders for Democracy Fellowship  Program (LDP) Not currently open
MEPI - Leaders for Democracy Fellowship (LDP) - Arabic Program Not currently open
MEPI - Student Leaders Program Not currently open
Study of the United States Institutes (SUSI) Program Not currently open
Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program (IYLEP) OPEN until December 10, 2014
International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) Nomination is made by Embassy Officer