The Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program (TJSP) is an incredible opportunity for Tunisian students to experience a year of non-degree study in the United States. Applications are now open until November 30, 2023.
The TJSP is sponsored by the United States Department of State and offers Tunisian students a chance to engage in academic pursuits, professional development, and leadership growth.
Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program Details
The Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program is a prestigious award established by the generous support of Americans via the United States Department of State. The award is further implemented by IREX.
The Thomas Jefferson scholarship aims to contribute to Tunisia’s economic growth, stability, and democratic development by empowering its youth with essential skills. TJSP also seeks to promote economic growth, stability, and democratic development in Tunisia by equipping the youths with essential skills.
Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Summary
- Scholarship Sponsor: United States Department of State
- Host Institution: Various institutions in the United States
- Scholarship Worth: Not specified
- Study Level: All study levels
- Nationality: Tunisians
- Eligible Gender: Men and Women
- Application Deadline: November 30, 2023
Eligibility Criteria for Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program (TJSP) 2023-24
To be considered for the 2024/2025 TJSP, applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
- Applicants must to be Tunisian citizens
- Candidates should be current residents in Tunisia.
- Must have enrolled as a full-time, undergraduate, university/institute student in good academic standing at a registered academic institution in Tunisia.
- Should not be in the final year of their undergraduate program at the time of application (Engineering students have specific eligibility criteria).
- Should be able to receive a U.S. J-1 visa and be at least 18 years old by July 1, 2024.
- Candidates must have commitment to returning to Tunisia after completing the program.
- Posses a TOEFL score of at least 500.
- Complete the academic year prior to studying in the United States in good standing with a passing average.
Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program – How to apply
- All interested and qualified Applicants for the TJSP 2024/2025 should visit this link: https://tjsp.irex.org/Account/Login to apply online.
- While applying, applicants must ensure to fill out all sections of the application and provide contact information for two references.
- These references should be already complete by individuals who can speak to the applicant’s suitability as a potential scholarship recipient.
The applications deadline for Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program (TJSP) 2023-2024, is November 30, 2023.
What is the purpose of the Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program?
The TJSP aims to foster economic growth, stability, and democratic development in Tunisia by equipping Tunisian youth with essential skills through academic opportunities, professional engagement, and leadership development.
Can engineering students apply for the TJSP?
Yes, engineering students have specific eligibility criteria and can apply in their first or second year (preparatory classes), and third and fourth year of undergraduate study.
Is there a specified scholarship worth for TJSP?
The scholarship worth is not specified, but it provides valuable academic and professional opportunities for eligible Candidates.
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