2009-2010 Academic Year - Community College Summit Initiative Program

AMINEF is pleased to announce the availability of Fulbright scholarships to study in the United States for the 2009 – 2010 academic year.
The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State is pleased to announce the Community College Summit Initiative Program.

The Community College Summit Initiative Program will provide funding for round-trip airfare to the U.S.; a living allowance during English language, academic, and practical training program components; tuition costs; a health benefit plan; and cultural enhancement activities. Students will be hosted in groups by community colleges competitively selected to participate in the program. Programs may be one or two years in duration and may result in either a certificate or an Associate Degree. Students are required to return home at the end of their program and may not transfer to a four-year U.S. academic institution.

Eligible fields:
1. Agriculture
2. Applied Engineering
3. Business Management and Administration; Health Professions, including Nursing; Information Technology; Media; and Tourism and Hospitality Management.

To apply to the program, candidates must:
• Have completed a secondary school education;
• Have relevant work experience in the field in which they are applying;
• Have English language skills that provide a basis for enrolling in academic coursework following approximately 8 weeks of intensive English language study in the U.S.; and
• Submit a complete application (original one and two copies).
• Have an Institutional or Prediction TOEFL score of 500 or equivalent.

Applicants with Bachelor’s degrees are only eligible if they are applying in a field different from the field of their degree. Applicants with MA or PhD degrees are not eligible to participate.

The Fulbright Commission in Indonesia, the American Indonesian Exchange Foundation (AMINEF) is responsible for advertising the program and for recruiting and nominating candidates for further consideration. Educational experts in the U.S. will make selection and placement decisions for the approval of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

Candidate should complete Applications for the Community College Summit Initiative Program.
An original application and two copies should be submitted to the address below by December 1, 2007.
American Indonesian Exchange Foundation (AMINEF)
Gedung Balai Pustaka Lt. 6
Jl. Gunung Sahari Raya No. 4
Jakarta 10720

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