Spend one month in the U.S. creating music with musicians from around the world. Musicians will also develop strategies for arts-based engagement. Apply by February 10!

Apply Now: OneBeat

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Save the Date: International Education Week 2017 (#IEW2017) is November 13-17!

Missed #IEW2016? Here were some highlights: [ Bit.ly Link ]

International Education Week | Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

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Today, we bid farewell to President Obama. "It's going to be young people like you who build the future of this region and the world." - POTUS to the 2016 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Townhall in Laos.

What are you doing in your community to build the future?"
Learning English? Interested in a career in journalism? Sign up for our American English at State free "English for Journalism" online course, starting February 20: [ Bit.ly Link ].
Happy #MuseumSelfie day! What is the best museum you've ever visited?

(Pictured: #Fulbright alum visiting the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum during her program) #ExchangeAlumni
Are you a young European entrepreneur? The U.S. Department of State and The German Marshall Fund of the United States are now accepting applications for the Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative YTILI.

The 100 #YTILI fellows will build networks, linkages and lasting partnerships to attract investments and support for their entrepreneurial ventures. Share with your friends and...
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Now Open: Young Transatlantic Leaders Initiative

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Young Southeast Asian leaders: Apply to the #YSEALI Urban Planning and Smart Growth workshop in Singapore. Open to Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative members ages 20-35.
Learn more: [ Bit.ly Link ] U.S. Embassy Singapore
Only 10 days left to apply to the 2017-2018 American Music Abroad tour season. Musicians: Apply now!

Apply Now: American Music Abroad

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We are now accepting applications to the Gilman Scholarship Program. This undergraduate grant program allows U.S. citizens of limited financial means to study abroad. Apply by March 7.
Gilman International Scholarship- Official Page

Now Open: Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

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Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! How are you giving back on this national day of service?
Collaborate, write, produce, and perform original music with musicians from all over the world. Share with your musician friends and apply to OneBeat by February 10.

Apply - OneBeat

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Some advice for international students in the U.S.
#EducationUSA Capital FM Kenya

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Deciding To Study Abroad - Capital Campus

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“Music is the universal language of mankind.” ― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American Musicians: Apply to American Music Abroad by January 27! Have a question? Share it in the comments.

Apply Now: American Music Abroad

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Applications to Next Level are due Sunday, January 15! Tell your friends and submit your application this weekend. #hiphopdiplomacy

Apply Now: Next Level

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These young women from Morocco never thought they would meet a first lady of the U.S. They definitely didn't expect to be invited to the White House or participate in a movie premiere. #LetGirlsLearn

What these young women took home to Africa after meeting Michelle Obama

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Seeking global new media and digital artists who have a passion for community-driven art for the American Arts Incubator program. Due January 15: [ Bit.ly Link ]
On the #FulbrightTeach short-term program, U.S. K-12 teachers engage in collaborative projects for 2-6 weeks abroad. Apply by February 15!

Apply Now: Fulbright Teacher Short-Term Program

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Monday, January 16 is a National Day of Service in honor of Martin Luther King’s commitment to improving the lives of others.

Will you be volunteering or helping your community on #MLKday? Share what you're planning or what you've done in the past in the comments.

The life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

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“For too many of us, it’s become safer to retreat into our own bubbles…surrounded by people who look like us” —President Obama during the #ObamaFarewell speech yesterday.

Reminds us of the value of exchange programs to build bridges and discover new cultures. (Pictured: Barack Obama with Young African Leaders Initiative Network this year)