Scholarship opportunities for low-income youths at the U.S. universities: Applications until January 14

The Academic Opportunities Program, sponsored by the US Department of State, is receiving applications until January 14. The program aims to support students who are qualified and come from low-income families in the application process for undergraduate and graduate scholarships in the U.S. Universities.  It is offered through the EducationUSA network, a Department of State network that advises and accompanies those interested in studying in the USA.

The program provides academic follow-up throughout the application process, and covers costs for applying to the U.S. universities such as: study materials, registration fees for the required tests, transportation and accommodation when required for tests, university registration, translation, and document delivery fees.  Registration ends on January 14, 2018.

Applicants must:

  • Be in the 2nd or 3rd year of high school in 2018 or have graduated in December 2017
  • Come from a family with limited financial resources
  • Speak advanced-level English
  • Have an excellent academic track record
  • Perform extracurricular and community activities
  • Be interested in any area of ​​study except Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, Psychology or Law


For more information and the application form, go to, e-mails for questions:


About EducationUSA:

EducationUSA is a U.S. Department of State Network that provides information about study opportunities and accompanies students throughout the admission process for summer, undergraduate, master’s, doctoral, English, and short-course programs.  The EducationUSA offices offer a variety of services and activities for all those interested in studying in the country. For further information please go to