Alumni stories

International Exchange Alumni Newsletter, July 2013

Exchange Alumni Member of the Month,Salih Yuce of Turkey:

As a cancer survivor, and passionate supporter of cancer patients, Salih Yuce used insights gained during his U.S. IVLP exchange to create dynamic awareness projects.

Introducing the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders 

The Washington Fellowship is the new flagship program of the President's Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). This program will bring over 500 young leaders to the United States each year, beginning in 2014, for leadership training and mentoring, and will create unique opportunities in Africa to put those new skills to practical use in propelling economic growth and prosperity, and strengthening democratic institutions.

Peace and New Media in Kyrgyzstan:

"Generation Peace: New Media Technologies for Central Asia" brought 46 civil society activists together for a 3 day conference on new media technology and peace building. The conference addressed the role of the media in conflict, freedom of speech, and hate speech. 

U.S. Secretary of State Meets International Exchange Alumni in India

On June 24th, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry chatted with alumni of U.S. exchange programs, such as SUSI, UGRAD, IVLP, and YES. Read his remarks with Indian External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshidhere.


(Sub- Saharan Africa) Journal of Public Policy in Africa
Application Deadline: July 31, 2013

(Sub- Saharan Africa) Women in Development Scholarship for the Academic Year 2014 Sub-Saharan Africa
Application Deadline: August 1, 2013

(USA) Daniel Pearl Fellowship
Application Deadline: August 1, 2013

(Global) La Idea Business Pitch Competition
Application Deadline: August 1, 2013

(Global)  International Nonviolence Training Fund Grant
Application Deadline: September 3, 2013

(Vietnam)  Vietnam Social Enterprise Support Program
Application Deadline: November 29, 2013


(Scotland) BFSA Community Action Day
Event Date: July 1, 2013

(Argentina) Independence Days Celebration
Event Date: July 2, 2013

(Ireland) Changing Boundaries: Mindfulness, Spirituality, and Education
Event Date:July 4-5, 2013

(India) U.S.-India-Africa Triangular International Training Program
Event Date:July 22-October 19, 2013

(United Arab Emirates)  2013 Asia Conference: The Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations
Event Date: August 22, 2013

(Canada) Forum Africa 2013
Event Date: September 27, 2013


(Germany) Visa Assistant
Application Deadline: July 7, 2013

(South Africa) Monitoring and Evaluation Director, Johannesburg, South Africa
Application Deadline: July 10, 2013

(WHA) Democracy Project Director, Pan American Development Foundation
Application Deadline: July 15, 2013

(WHA) Atlas Corps, Internship
Application Deadline: July 15, 2013

(USA) Deputy Editor,Americas Society/Council of the Americas
Application Deadline: July 16, 2013

(Ukraine) Program Officer, Future Leaders Exchange Program (FLEX)
Application Deadline: July 31, 2013

(West Bank) Chief of Party, Palestinian Faculty Development Program
Application Deadline: August 1, 2013

(Vietnam)  Community Affairs Manager, Microsoft
Application Deadline: Rolling