Among our key services, we work closely with sponsors and donors to design, develop and manage programs spanning a number of strategic areas in education, leadership and professional training. Our team specializes in all program components including outreach, both in-person and web-based, screening and selection of applicants, and monitoring and support grantees.

Current programs include:

Cargill Global Scholars Program

The Cargill Global Scholars program provides financial support and leadership development opportunities to undergraduate students from Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russia, and the United States. Scholarships will be awarded to talented, high performing students studying in a field primarily relevant to Cargill’s world of food, agriculture and risk management. 

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Centroamérica Adelante

Founded by the Seattle International Foundation (SIF), in partnership with the Institute of International Education (IIE) and Cristosal, Centroamérica Adelante trains and brings together civil society leaders in the countries of the Northern Triangle of Central America (El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras) that work with the drivers of forced migration in order to increase their skills and knowledge, as well as increase their capacity to work collaboratively on a common agenda.

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ExxonMobil Scholarship for Research Program

The ExxonMobil Scholarship for Research Program, administered by IIE Latin America, was created to facilitate the development of thesis research in engineering, science and mathematics (STEM fields).

The scholarship awards USD$2,000 U.S. dollars to outstanding students who are pursuing their final year of studies at UNAM to support the completion of their research projects. In addition, grantees will have the opportunity to participate in a mentoring program with ExxonMobil Mexico professionals, a leadership seminar, workshops led by various academic and professional leaders, a conversation club, and a visit to ExxonMobil’s main campus in Houston, Texas. This program supports the creation of a new generation of Mexican leaders in the fields of mathematics and science.

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Khalifa University International Graduate Student Program

The Khalifa University International Graduate Student Program, administered by the Institute of International Education, seamlessly integrates research and education to produce leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering—paving the way to help shape the 21st-century economy through innovation. Khalifa University offers graduate students a comprehensive full-ride STEM scholarship in a vibrant community of students from over 50+ countries at an institution setting the highest standards for global research-intensive universities.

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Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI)

The Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) in Abu Dhabi, is a graduate-level, research-based academic institution that offers specialized degree programs in the field of Artificial Intelligence.  MBZUAI aims to support the advancement of scientific research, development, transfer, and use of Artificial Intelligence by offering full scholarships to study MSc and Ph.D. programs in Machine Learning, Computer Vision and Natural Language Processing.

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New York University Abu Dhabi

Designed to draw the most talented and creative students and faculty from around the world, NYU Abu Dhabi represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. IIE partners with NYU Abu Dhabi to identify exceptional secondary school students through high-impact outreach across the globe.

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