U.S. Embassy Bahrain

The EducationUSA Office is located in at the U.S. Embassy in Manama and is apart of the Public Affairs section.  Our EducationUSA Adviser in Bahrain provides one-on-one advising, holds group information sessions, pre-departure orientatins and visits schools and universities to advise on how to apply to colleges and universities.

EducationUSA provides accurate, unbiased information about all accredited U.S. higher One of the best places to get that quality education is in America. The American education system is unique in its ability to provide differing programs for differing needs. There are over 4,000 universities in the US and you just need to determine the best places for you. Contact our office to find out about how you can study in the United States.

Educational Advising Center
U.S. Embassy, Manama
Tel: +973-1724-2767
Email: hasansaf@state.gov

Services

One-on-One Advising
Audience: International Students
Advising by Appointments
Audience: International Students
Group Presentations/ Sessions
Audience: International Students
Organize U.S. Higher Ed Orientation Sessions
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Suggest Lodging Options for U.S. University Representatives
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Recommend Visits/ Meetings for U.S. Institutions
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Assist in Contacting the Country's Ministry of Education
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Assist U.S. Representatives in Contacting Local Colleges/ Universities
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Participate in College Fairs
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Organize DVCs at Local Educational Institutions
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Arrange International Alumni Activities
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Information on Local Government and Foundation Scholarships
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Verify the Recognition / Certification/ Accreditation of Local Institutions
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Connect U.S. institutions with Possible Partner Universities
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Offer Local/ National School Counselor Training
Audience: High School Counsellors

Events

Financial Aid

Apply by:
Every March - Check website for specific dates

Special Programs

Kennedy-Lugar YES Program in Bahrain
Description: Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program was established in October, 2002 and sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to provide scholarships for high school students (15-17 years) from countries with significant Muslim populations to spend up to one academic year in the U.S. The program is vital to expanding communication between the people of the United States and the partner countries in the interest of promoting mutual understanding and respect. Students live with host families, attend high school, engage in activities to learn about American society and values, acquire leadership skills, and help educate Americans about their countries and cultures. YES Scholars will have the opportunity to: -Live with an American family -Study at a U.S. high school -Participate in a youth leadership training program -Experience U.S. culture and society first hand -Improve their English -Make new friends -Represent as Bahrain cultural ambassadors to the USA YES Scholarships cover all major expenses, including: -Airfare -Room and board -Health insurance -Pocket money – stipend of $125 USD per month -Educational supplies Note: To apply for this year’s K-L YES Program, please complete the application form. The application form is available at: https://tinyurl.com/kebfe4m.
Deadline: December 2018
Eligibility Requirements: -Birth Date must be between January 1, 2000 and August 1, 2003 -Private secondary school students in their home country who are currently enrolled in 9th or 10th Grade. -Public secondary school students in their home country who are currently enrolled in 10th Grade. -Applicant should demonstrate a high level of academic achievement -Minimum grade of “B” in all subjects for the past year; overall “B” average for the past three years -Applicant should be a Bahraini citizen -Is not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, and was not born in the United States -Demonstrate flexibility and commitment to promoting cross cultural understanding

Program Highlights

REAC Visits Bahrain, Hosts Facebook Live on EducationUSA Academy
Description: Regional Educational Advising Coordinator (REAC) Karen Bauer visited Bahrain from March 20 – 22 and during her visit, EducationUSA Bahrain and the Information Office at Embassy Manama organized and hosted a live broadcast on the “EducationUSA Academy,” which she presented. Topics included a discussion for participating colleges and universities, program benefits, student eligibility, and the application process.
Crown Prince International Scholarship Program (CPISP)
Description: The Government of Bahrain (GOB) – through the Crown Prince International Scholarship Program (CPISP) – annually sends 10 students to college overseas each year. Many of these students choose to study in the United States. For more information, visit www.cpisp.bh
EduTex - Bahrain Education & Training Exhibition
Description: The EduTex - Bahrain Education & Training Exhibition takes place every year at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Center in March. This is a opportunity to meet prospective students interested in study in the United States.

Walk-in Address

U.S. Embassy
Building 979, Road 3119, Block 331
Manama
Bahrain

Mailing Address

U.S. Embassy Manama UNIT 6210, BOX 312 FPO AE
Manama 09809-0312
Bahrain

Center Hours

Sunday: 9:00-16:00
Monday: 9:00-16:00
Tuesday: 9:00-16:00
Wednesday: 9:00-16:00
Thursday: 9:00-16:00
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Closed

Phone

+973-1724-2767

Fax

+973-1727-0547

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