Due Date: December 11, 2018

Applications are welcomed for the United States Embassy South Africa Neighborhood College Effort Program 2019-2020 The program looks for to promote good understanding in between the residents of the United States and the residents of taking part CCI nations.

The CCI Program motivates a holistic knowing and exchange experience and concentrates on 5 program pillars: academics, cultural exchange, service knowing, internships, and management and action preparation.

The CCI Program supplies individuals with a non-degree, one academic-year program at a U.S. neighborhood college developed to develop individuals’ technical abilities in used fields, boost their management abilities, and reinforce their English language efficiency. The program likewise supplies chances for expert internships, service knowing, and neighborhood engagement. After finishing the program, individuals return house with improved abilities to assist them add to the financial advancement of their nations.


Prospects for the CCI Program are hired in the following fields:

  • Farming
  • Applied Engineering
  • Service Management/Admin
  • Early Youth Education
  • Infotech (IT)
  • Media
  • Public Security
  • Tourist and Hospitality Management


Chosen prospects will get

  • J-1 visa assistance
  • Round-trip travel from individual’s house city to host organization in the United States
  • Tuition and compulsory college costs
  • Real estate and meals
  • Little allowance for books, products, and incidental expenditures
  • Minimal Mishap and Illness protection that is J-visa certified
  • A range of individual and expert advancement activities


  • Candidate need to be a resident, or long-term resident certified to hold a legitimate South African passport;-LRB- ***************).
  • Is presently living in South Africa;-LRB- ***************).
  • Is 18 years or older by July 1, 2019;-LRB- ***************).
  • Has actually effectively made a secondary school certificate– (Grade 12/ Matric);-LRB- ***************).
  • Has actually not finished the equivalent of 3 years towards a U.S. bachelor’s degree or greater in the field of research study the candidate is chosen to pursue. Candidates without substantive post-secondary education will be provided positioning concern;-LRB- ***************).
  • Has actually shown dedication to the picked discipline through some scholastic or expert experience. The program intends to determine individuals with tested abilities or interest and minimal expert experience in the fields of research study provided;-LRB- ***************).
  • Has fundamental working understanding of English language as shown by a minimum TOEFL rating of400 (Note: To register in credit-bearing courses in a scholastic discipline, the candidate needs to satisfy the minimum language requirements of the host college– typically 500 on the TOEFL test or comparable ratings on other standardized tests. English language training will be needed and is offered for those who do not show this level of efficiency. Individuals with a rating listed below 500 need to have an interest in taking English language classes as a main scholastic focus; they will have really minimal access to courses in their discipline. All individuals will be retested upon arrival at their host organizations. The host school screening result will be ball game utilized to identify course positionings.);-LRB- ***************).
  • Has minimal or no abroad research study experience. Candidates without any previous abroad research study or travel to the United States will be provided positioning concern;-LRB- ***************).
  • Fulfills any tailored requirements of the house nation Embassy/Consulate or Commission;-LRB- ***************).
  • Sends a total initial application;-LRB- ***************).
  • Has the ability to get a U.S. J-1 visa and satisfy the program conditions to keep that status;-LRB- ***************).
  • Wants and physically able (with lodgings as needed) to finish the program in its totality, consisting of activities or take a trip that might be configured on any day of the week, perhaps consisting of morning or night hours;-LRB- ***************).
  • Is dedicated to going back to his/her house nation after conclusion of the program and pleasing the Jvisa two-year residency requirement;-LRB- ***************).
  • Has the ability to start the scholastic exchange program in the United States in July 2019.


Download the application details and kind in PDF or MSWord Please thoroughly checked out the application details and send your total application. Applications can be sent to [email protected]

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