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What type of “post secondary education” must I be engaged in / have graduated from in order to be eligible for the programme?

Any US citizen, over the age of 18, who:

a) is currently in full-time (i.e. not part time or online) post-secondary (i.e. post high school) education, inside or outside the US, leading to an Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctorate degree, or;

b) is currently in full-time (i.e. not part time or online) post-secondary (i.e. post high school) education, inside or outside the US, leading to certificate/diploma leading to a degree described at a) above, or;

c) has graduated from a programme of study described at a) or b) above within the 12 months prior to receipt of their application by the relevant Consulate/Embassy may be considered eligible for the programme as long as they meet all other requirements. See “how to apply” tab for further details.