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  • Madagascar: American Corner/Young African Leaders Initiative Innovation Space Opens

    On September 17, 100 alumni from U.S. exchange programs joined Ambassador Robert Yamate to celebrate the opening of the American Corner/Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Innovation Space located in the American Center building, Tanjombato. The American Corner is open to all, but as a YALI Innovation Space, will be particularly important to our YALI fellows and alumni as a programming space for mentoring and community service 

  • Wellington: Embassy Unveils First Site of Embassy Website Modernization Program

    In cooperation with the Bureau of International Information Programs, we're pleased to announce that Embassy Wellington is the first site to go live in the Embassy Website Modernization program. 

  • Helsinki: Application Period Open for ARC Grants

    The American Resource Center’s annual scholarship provides a grant of 1,000 Euros to support Master’s degree work in studies of the U.S. at universities in Finland The application deadline is is November 30. 

  • Seoul: Grand Reopening of the American Center Korea

    The American Center Korea in Seoul reopened in grand style on September 18. ACK was selected in 2014 for the Smithsonian Institution’s Model American Space Project, a remodeling project supervised by the U.S. Department of State. Through a variety of extensive internal and external remodeling, the ACK has been transformed into a diverse digital learning space for the next generation.  Photo Gallery »

  • Brasilia: Embassy Announces EducationUSA Fair

    The U.S. Mission in Brazil, in partnership with the Department of State’s EducationUSA, will bring the EducationUSA Fair to São Paulo, Brasília and Rio de Janeiro. More than 50 U.S. universities will be available to Brazilians interested in learning about undergraduate, graduate, intensive English, extension and short course options in the United States. The fairs are free and open to the public. 

  • Status Check for Diversity Visa ("Visa Lottery") Entries

    DV-2016 Entrants may enter their confirmation information through the link below. The DV-2016 registration period opened on October 1, 2014, and closed on November 3, 2014. DV-2016 Entrants should keep their confirmation number until at least June 30, 2016. DV-2015 Entrants (those who entered the DV lottery between October 1, 2013 and November 2, 2013) have until September 30, 2015 to check the status of their entry.  DV Entrant Status Check »

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