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Education & Exchanges


The Public Affairs section of the U.S. Embassy at Bridgetown, Barbados maintains and manages an Information Resource Center (IRC), and manages the Fulbright, Hubert Humphrey and other educational exchange programs in the Eastern Caribbean.

The Information Resource Center (IRC) has access to eLibrary USA, Lexis-Nexis and other online data bases and can answer reference questions from government officials, academics, organizations and individuals on U.S. issues. The IRC subscribes to a number of paper and electronic U.S. magazines, and newspapers.


Exchange Program Alumni – Resources & Opportunities

Diverse group of students

Join the Exchange Alumni community at https://alumni.state.gov, and open the door to a world of support, resources, and funding opportunities to help you continue your exchange experience and build on the skills you gained during your program. Through your account at https://alumni.state.gov
        • Candidates will have access to various grant opportunities through Foundation Directory Online (FDO) and Grants to Individuals (GTI).
        • You can read journals, academic journals, and articles through Gale and EBSCO’s first academic database.
        • You will meet former participants to connect to the network locally and globally.
        • You can find up-to-date information on live events, such as #MentorTalks, as well as pre-participant updates.
        • You can access US Government Entrepreneurship Resources to take your business thinking to the next level.
There are resources that can be accessed without logging in, such as the Enabling Entrepreneurs page. In addition, through our LinkedIn page, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, you can connect with us and other former participants of the exchange program and get the latest news about the former participant.