About Exchange Alumni

Connect. Empower. Inspire.

Welcome to the Exchange Alumni community! This site is for past and current participants of U.S. government-funded and U.S. government-facilitated exchange programs to build on their exchange experiences, network with fellow alumni, find grants and funding opportunities, and participate in alumni-only competitions.

Join us and gain access to these opportunities, plus a variety of paid journals and other online resources -- all for free! You can also share news about your successful projects and celebrate the accomplishments of your fellow alumni around the world.

Benefits of Joining

Alumni.state.gov is an exclusive online community for all who have participated and completed a U.S. government-funded or sponsored exchange program. Join over 500,000 fellow alumni in this community to connect, get empowered to build on the skills you gained during your exchange experience, and be inspired!

Through your account on alumni.state.gov, you’ll be able to:

  • Find alumni to network with locally and globally
  • Tap into multiple grant opportunities via Candid's Foundation Directory Online (FDO) and Grants to Individuals (GTI)
  • Access periodicals, scholarly journals, and articles through Gale and EBSCO's premiere academic databases
  • Get the latest alumni news, including alerts on our live, monthly series MentorTalks and our audio podcast Voices of Exchange

All this information and more is available to you, for free, at alumni.state.gov. So don’t delay - get started today!

Join us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest updates, and on LinkedIn, to connect with more exchange alumni and hear about career opportunities and professional development tips.


Extending a Helping Hand to Deliver Justice

Over 50 Togoan exchange alumni came together to provide pro-bono legal aid to 80 detainees in need.

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Learn more about the impact of the State Department exchange programs

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