Education and Culture

  1. Education and Culture
  2. Study in the USA: EducationUSA

Education and Culture

The Public Affairs Section manages the mission’s educational and cultural programs. Its aim is to promote mutual understanding between Zambians and Americans. The Public Affairs Section works closely with Zambian institutions to organize exchanges, workshops, lectures, and presentations by Embassy staff and U.S. academics, specialists, writers and artists. The programs cover a wide range of interests including youth engagement, democracy and good governance, American studies, entrepreneurship, environment, commerce, and the arts. The Public Affairs Section also organizes public performances by American artists, musicians, and theater groups.

Educational Exchange

The Public Affairs Section arranges a variety of U.S.-government sponsored exchange programs that link Zambians and Americans. These programs are intended to introduce participants to the United States and American people and culture, as well as provide them with a chance to exchange ideas with their American colleagues. Educational and cultural exchanges create human bonds and enduring relationships that build bridges of cooperation and understanding between peoples.

Among the thousands of distinguished individuals who have participated in U.S. government exchange programs over the past five decades are more than 200 current and former Chiefs of State, 1,500 cabinet-level ministers, and many, many other distinguished leaders from the public and private sectors.

The invitation to visit the U.S. under the auspices of the majority of these exchange programs is extended by U.S. embassies. For that reason, individuals cannot apply to participate in these programs.

Please visit the EducationUSA website and “like” the EducationUSA Zambia Facebook page for information about studying in the United States.

Please visit the U.S. Embassy Exchanges website and “like” the U.S. Embassy Zambia Facebok page for more information about exchange programs.

Are you ready to take on the challenge of studying in the U.S.? EducationUSA is now accepting applications for the 2016 cohort! We are looking for the top 30 Zambian students who are ready to take the exciting and challenging step of pursuing and undergraduate university education in the U.S. The competition will be fierce, and the commitment is one that every potential applicant should take seriously. If you are selected to participate in the EducationUSA cohort, you can expect regular guidance, workshops, daily access to the IRC and the EducationUSA adviser, plus a host of other support, content and programming. You can find the applications here:   Please read and comply carefully with the written instructions on the application. The deadline for applying is February 10, 2016 @ 17:00 hrs Central Africa Time. NO LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Selected applicants will be interviewed in late February and a final cohort chosen and notified March 8, 2016.