Launch of the 2023 Fulbright and Hubert H. Humphrey Exchange Programs

United States Embassy in Mali  The United States Embassy is seeking qualified Malian candidates to pursue graduate studies or to carry out research and professional development programs in the United States. Please see the below information on the exchange programs and application submission instructions. The deadline for submitting applications is March 31, 2022. For more ... Read More»

USAID Funds Education in Northern Mali

October 21, 2021  Bamako, Mali – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has provided initial funding of $5 million (FCFA 2.75 billion) for the regions of Gao, Kidal and Timbuktu to support education in northern Mali. This aid from the American people is a contribution to the United Nations global fund for education ... Read More»

Ambassador Hankins visits the Public School of Journalism at the end of a training session

U.S. Ambassador Dennis Hankins visited Mali’s public journalism school Ecole Superieure de Journalisme et des Sciences de la Communication (ESJSC) on October 14. The visit was the culmination of months of trainings delivered by the U.S. Embassy to journalism students. For the trainings, the Embassy used journalism training materials developed by the State Department’s Africa ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Hosts EducationUSA Facebook Live Session For Interactive Outreach on Financing U.S Studies

On Thursday March 5th, American Center in Bamako, hosted viewing party for the EducationUSA Interactive program on “Financing U.S. Studies”. The target audience for the live Facebook event was youth, teachers and aspiring international students. Higher education experts and international students provided information on ways international students can take to finance an education at U.S. ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy’s EducationUSA Program Promotes American Center Resources and Higher Education in United States at Private High School

U.S. Embassy’s EducationUSA Program Promotes American Center Resources and Higher Education in United States at Private High School The U.S. Embassy’s American Center in Bamako provided an EducationUSA briefing at the Kodon So private high school in Bamako to promote American Center resources and higher education study programs in the United States. One-hundred and twenty ... Read More»

Apply Now for 2021 Fulbright (Visiting Students & Scholars) and HHH Programs

  Fulbright Foreign Student Program   SELECTION CRITERIA: The Embassy of the United States of America in Mali is pleased to announce the competition for the 2021-2022 Fulbright Foreign Student program. The online application forms and additional information are available on the U.S. Embassy web site at The Fulbright Foreign Student Program will provide ... Read More»

Bamako’s American Center Engages Youth on Corruption Issues

In celebration of International Anti-Corruption Day, observed on December 9, the U.S. Embassy in Mali, the American Center in Bamako, hosted a series of activities, including a workshop and a movie screening, to raise awareness among youth about the issues surrounding corruption. On December 5, 2019, the American Center organized a workshop with 40 university ... Read More»

Mopti English Teachers Receive Prestigious Fulbright Awards for Study in the United States and Share Their Experience with Malian Teachers

Mr. Mamby Doumbia and Mr. Amassagou Michel Douyon, both English teachers at public high schools in Mopti, were selected as Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) fellows and completed six-week professional development programs at the University of North Carolina and at the University of Nevada in Reno, respectively. After returning to Mali, Mr. Doumbia and ... Read More»

Call for Application for Summer Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Scholars and Educators 

Scholars Call for Application – SUMMER 2020 STUDY OF THE U.S. INSTITUTES FOR SCHOLARS – All interested candidates please apply! Download the application form . Fill it out and attach the document to your email and send to  no later than January 10, 2020, midnight. Please read the  program requirements  for more information. The Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars ... Read More»

U.S. Ambassador Dennis Hankins Congratulates the 2019 Malian Mandela Washington Fellows

June 17, 2019 – U.S. Ambassador Dennis B. Hankins hosted Mali’s 2019 Mandela Washington Fellows (MWF) for a farewell reception in advance of their departure to the United States. The gathering was an opportunity for the U.S. Embassy to congratulate the seven fellows who will represent Mali at U.S. universities this summer. An official from ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Bamako’s visit to Islamic Institute Kola in Bamako

21 February 2019 — The U.S. Embassy Public Affairs team visited Islamic institute Kola in Bamako, where they met with teachers including Imam Salif Gaba and elementary school students aged 6-12.   The school located in Kabala neighborhood provides Arabic language instruction to 415 schoolchildren aged 6-16 in first through ninth grade.  The Embassy donated 46 ... Read More»

Call for Application SUSI 2019

 The U.S. Embassy in Mali is seeking to recruit qualified Malian students for the Study of the U.S. Institutes for Student Leaders on Social Entrepreneurship 2019 (SUSI). All interested candidates please read the Eligibility Requirements and, if you meet them, apply!  Blank-application form for students Blank application form for Educators Blank application form for Scholars Download the application forms. Fill it out, and attach the document to your email and send to   No Later Than January ... Read More»

Malian Exchange Students Celebrate Participation in U.S. State Department’s YES Exchange Program

The U.S. Embassy in Mali and the NICER/ iEARN Mali office had the pleasure of welcoming Malian students selected for the prestigious Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program on Saturday August 4th,  2018, to a reception to celebrate their participation in the YES program. Some of these exceptional students had returned from a year of ... Read More»

Speakers and Movies Schedule

Bamako American Center Speakers Speaker Profession or Affiliation Date Topic U.S. Embassy Representative 03/05/2018 Kassogue Benjamin Maiga Amadou 03/19/2018 Keita Mohamed Fulbright foreign Student 03/19/2018 Fulbright application Process Magassouba Youssouf Professor/ Fulbright Alumni 04/09/2018 Essay writing Tamboura Moussa B TEA 04/16/2018 New Technologies Sangho Fatoumata Amadou MWF /YALI /GES 04/23/2018 Leadership Togola Komba dite Fatoumata IVLP 05/07/2018 ... Read More»

Three Malian Journalists Attend USG Sponsored Internship Program in U.S.

Three U.S. Embassy sponsored Malian journalists headed to the United States of America for an internship program in journalism. This second special internship program is implemented by the International Center for Journalists (#ICFJ) in Washington DC. It seeks to build a free and professional press in Mali, by exposing Malian journalists to current trends and ... Read More»

Pan African Youth Leadership Program (PAYLP) Participants Return to Gao

14 September 2017  The U.S. Embassy welcomes home the four young leaders and their mentor from the northern Mali region of Gao.  The group arrived Early September to Mali after spending three weeks in the United States as part of the Pan African Youth Leadership Program (PAYLP) program.  This dynamic youth leadership program brings together ... Read More»

Apply Now for 2018 Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program

For Non-U.S. Scholars to Come to the United States The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program provides grants to approximately 900 foreign scholars from over 100 countries to conduct post-doctoral research at U.S. institutions from an academic semester to a full academic year. Please download and fill out the application form , then send to . The submission deadline of applications is April ... Read More»

Trump honors African Americans

February is National African American History Month. President Trump issued the following proclamation to commemorate the role African Americans have played in U.S. history: NATIONAL AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH, 2017 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION As we celebrate National African American History ... Read More»

Call for Application – Study of the U.S. Institutes for Student Leaders on Social Entrepreneurship 2017

Call for Application – Study of the U.S. Institutes for Student Leaders on Social Entrepreneurship 2017 – All interested candidates please apply! Download the application form . Fill it out, and attach the document to your email and send to  No Later Than December 25, 2016, midnight. Please read the  SUSI program requirements for more information. This scholarship provides the opportunity ... Read More»

Ambassador Folmsbee Launches USDA Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program

To launch the start of the academic school year, Ambassador Folmsbee, along with the Minister of Education, participated in the official ceremony marking the start of the McGovern Dole Food for Education and Child Nutrition project. The U.S. government, through the Department of Agriculture (USDA) donated 2,340 initial tons of the 8,340 total tons of ... Read More»

Access Program Closing Ceremony 2016

On Thursday June 2, 2016 Mali’s Deputy Chief of Mission, Andrew Young, attended the closing ceremony for the English Access Microscholarship Program. The Access Program provides English language courses to talented 13-20 year-olds from economically disadvantaged sectors through after-school classes and intensive sessions.  The program has been implemented since 2014 in partnership with the Center ... Read More»

Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program

We are proud two have two Malian teachers participating in the “Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program”.  This year two teachers from Mali are participating in this seminar which is designed to bring teachers from many different countries together in the USA to learn and exchange best practices in the teaching of English and the social ... Read More»
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