About Exchange Alumni

Welcome to the Exchange Alumni community! This site is for past and current participants of U.S. government-sponsored 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

The Exchange Alumni website is a key resource for alumni who wish to advance their efforts, their community, and our world. Membership to this exclusive online community grants access to:

  • Find $33 billion worth of grant opportunities through the COS Opportunities database and other resources
  • Network with alumni leaders in your community and around the world
  • Access a variety of subscription-only newspapers, magazines, and scholarly journals online for free
  • Tap into professional development resources, including mentorship programs
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Benefits of Joining

Advance your efforts in your community and the world.

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Alumni Successes

Read success stories of alumni all over the world.

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Sparking impact through entrepreneurship, tech jobs, storytelling, and community building

The Professional Fellows Program (PFP) is pleased to announce the Fall 2018 Alumni Impact Award winners. These exchange alumni are from different parts of the world, and each has managed to make a lasting impact on their communities after participating in the Professional Development Program. Read on for more about their outstanding achievements!

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