The scholarships of the program for Technological Institutes in the United States – Community Colleges are sponsored by the Office of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State, it offers participants the opportunity to study in technological institutes (community colleges) in the United States.
United of America to strengthen mutual understanding through a non-degree program of academic, vocational, and cultural exchange.
Participants will receive academic instruction during one academic year in technological institutes located in different states of the United States territory in areas that include: Agriculture, Applied Engineering, Business Administration, Early Education, Information Technology, Media, Citizen Safety, and Tourism and Hospitality Management.
During one academic year, participants will receive professional training, develop leadership skills, improve their fluency in the English language, and learn about the culture and society of the United States, including aspects such as community service and social responsibility.
This training will contribute to strengthening mutual understanding between countries and will give them the necessary tools to contribute to the economic growth and development of their countries of origin.
At the end of the academic year, participants will receive a certificate of participation in their academic program and will return to their countries of origin taking with them the practical experience gained through internships in their area of study.
COMMITMENT OF THE TECHNOLOGICAL INSTITUTES
The Community College Initiative Program demonstrates the commitment of the United States of America to bring Higher Education to less privileged sectors using the resource of the Technological Institutes.
POSSIBLE AREAS OF STUDY
Agriculture, Agronomy and Veterinary Administration, Animal Science, Aquaculture, Farm Management, Fertilizer and Fertilizer Marketing, Floral Design, Greenhouse Production, Horticulture, Natural Resources Technician, Organic Agriculture, Sustainable Agriculture
- APPLIED ENGINEERING
Automotive Manufacturing Technology, Automotive Technology, Basic and Advanced AutoCAD, Catia CAD, Construction Management, Electrical Technician, Electronics Technician, Assembly Engineering Technician, Engineering Technician, Environmental Sciences, Heating-Ventilation-Refrigeration, Engineering Technician Manufacturing, Manufacturing Maintenance Technician, Water Treatment, Welding Technology, Renewable Energy Technology
- BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Accounting, Banking, and Finance, Business Technology, Customer Service, Entrepreneurship, Human Resources, International Business, Leadership Development, Marketing, Market Management, Project Management, Office Management, Sales, Small Business Management, Administration of the Supply Chain
COMPONENTS OF THE CCI PROGRAM IN THE UNITED STATES:
1. Academic Course Work: Courses will be available in English and in the selected field of study. Participants’ language proficiency will determine their eligibility for the course: English classes only, English combination and study field classes, or study field classes without an English requirement.
2. Internship / Experiential Learning: Participants will participate in an internship or professional project that will link their academic courses with practical experience in their field of study. They will also participate in a Professional Excellence series to help them prepare to find, apply, and succeed in a US work environment and increase their employability upon returning home.
3. Service Learning: Participants will develop professional skills and connect with their local communities through volunteering.
4. Cultural Exchange: Participants will learn about US society and culture and share their culture with US and international citizens through friendly families, campus life, field trips, and other activities and events of the program.
5. Leadership and Action Planning: Participants will participate in leadership development activities and create a personalized action plan for a project that they would like to implement upon returning home.
6. Going home to share what you have learned with others is also an important part of the program.
What benefits do the Scholarships of the program for Technological Institutes in the United States – Community Colleges offer?
1. Stipend for contingencies
2. Stipend for books
3. Medical and accident insurance
4. Processing of the J-1 visa
5. Air transport
6. Housing and meals
7. Wide variety of personal and professional development activities
What are the key dates?
The scholarship will be open until January 9, 2022, at 11:59 PM