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International Students


This scholarship is available to seven students attending institutions in the following international locations:


  • Brazil: Sao Paulo, Camacari, Salvador
  • China: Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chongqing, Nanjing,
  • India: Chennai, Sanand
  • Mexico: Estado de Mexico, Hermosillo, Sonora, Chihuahua


International students accepted through institutions outside of the U.S. will receive a scholarship that covers most of the fees associated with TWC's application, program and housing, plus a contribution toward health insurance coverage and SEVIS fee payment for the J-1 Visa.


How to Apply

Please find the International Ford Pre-Qualification Application here. Only qualified international applicants will be contacted for an interview in May 2017. The final candidates who pass the interview stage will then be asked to complete The Washington Center's comprehensive online application. International applicants do not need to complete the comprehensive online TWC application until notified.


The Fall Semester 2017 deadline for international students is May 3, 2017. Students should talk to their liaisons and send in the International Ford Application on or before that date. View key fall semester 2017 dates (including check-in, internship start, etc.).

Learn more about the program here


U.S. Students

Please refer to this page to view eligibility for U.S. students.

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