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The Legacy of Benjamin A. Gilman

In 2000, two years before he left Congress, Benjamin A. Gilman worked with his colleagues to establish the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program. This program has since provided over 19,000 scholarships to U.S. undergraduate students who receive Federal Pell grants.

International Women of Courage Jestina Mukoko

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In March 2010 Jestina Mukoko was one of ten human rights defenders honored in the U.S. State Department's International Women of Courage Awards, she returned as an alumni in 2016.

What is the Emerging Young Leaders Award?

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The Emerging Young Leaders Award honors international youth who have shown the tenacity and courage to create positive social change.

2016 Emerging Young Leaders Award Ceremony #EYLeaders

Undersecretary Richard Stengel and Emerging Young Leader Award Participant

Video: Ten outstanding young leaders (ages 16-24) from across the globe were honored at the U.S. Department of State for their efforts to enact positive societal transformation.

Emerging Young Leaders Award 2016 #EYLeaders

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Video: The Emerging Young Leaders Award honors international youth who have shown the tenacity and courage to create positive social change.

Announcing the Recipients of the 2016 Emerging Young Leaders Award

Inspiring youth from around the world recognized for their tireless efforts to promote positive social change in their communities.

English for Business and Entrepreneurship MOOC

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Introducing the English for Business and Entrepreneurship MOOC (pronounced: MOOK) by American English!

State Department Celebrates 75 Years of Exchanges at Global Leadership Forum in Virginia

State Department is sponsoring the Global Leadership Forum in Charlottesville, Virginia from March 29-30, 2016. The two-day forum is part of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ celebration of 75 years of State Department-sponsored exchange programs.

International Woman of Courage May Sabe Phyu

May Sabe Phyu's bravery in the face of criminal charges, harassment, and fines for her leadership in advocating for the full and equal rights of women in ethnic and religious minorities in Burma earned her recognition as an International Woman of Courage.

Exchange Programs 2015 Year in Review

2015 was an extraordinary year for exchange programs. Take a look at some of our favorite moments. Apply for an exchange program in 2016 exchanges.state.gov

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