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Take advantage of this GREAT opportunity!   

The Community College Initiative (CCI) Program of the U.S Department of State is offering a unique scholarship to help community college students.   International students are welcome to apply for the scholarship.

If you are from one of the following countries, details for the application may vary:

  • Bangladesh
  • Brazil
  • Colombia
  • Côte d’Ivoire
  • Dominican Republic
  • Egypt
  • Ghana
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Pakistan
  • South Africa
  • Turkey

Community College Initiative (CCI)

“The Community College Initiative Program provides a quality academic program at U.S. community colleges intended to build technical skills, enhance leadership capabilities, and strengthen English language proficiency. The program also provides opportunities for professional internships, service learning, and community engagement activities.

Participants spend one academic year in the United States and may earn certificates in their fields of study. 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.”  – excerpted from CCI web page.

Your Major Matters

Your major should be one of the following eligible fields:

  • Agriculture
  • Applied Engineering
  • Business Management and Administration
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Information Technology
  • Media
  • Public Safety
  • Tourism and Hospitality Management

Contact info for the application:

U.S. Embassy
Public Affairs Section
01 B.P. 1712 Abidjan 01, Côte d’Ivoire
Tel: +225 22 49 40 97
Fax: +225 22 49 42 19