Your privacy is important to IREX. That is why we request that all applicants read the following privacy policy statement carefully.

  1. Applicant and Participant Information Content and Storage

    Information about program applicants and current and past participants consists of data contained in their applications, information derived from interviews, and information gathered during the course of their program and as program alumni. IREX stores this information in written and electronic form indefinitely. Some data, such as contact information and professional experience, is continually updated.

  2. Use of Information

    Information, which is described above, may be:

    1. Used by selection committees and interviewers to review applicants;
    2. Supplied to the program’s funding organization;
    3. Submitted to potential academic host institutions or organizations and/or organizations that provide internship opportunities;
    4. Used for the evaluation of an individual’s participation in the program and in the collection of data for general program evaluation by IREX, funding agencies, or other organizations contracted to conduct evaluations;
    5. Used for notifying program Fellows/alumni of upcoming events and programs;
    6. Provided to Fellows/alumni of this and other U.S. Government–sponsored programs for the purpose of fostering alumni networking;
    7. Provided to non-commercial, nongovernmental organizations for the purposes of promoting professional development among program Fellows/alumni;
    8. Used by IREX for general promotional purposes in written or electronic form, including program directories, newsletters, web sites and other promotional materials;
    9. I grant to IREX and its employees, and the U.S. Department of State the right to take and/or use photographs and/or video of me in connection with the U.S. Teacher Alumni Microgrant program. I authorize IREX to copyright, use and publish these photographs in print and/or electronically. I understand that IREX may use such photographs of me with or without my name and for any lawful purpose, including for example such purposes as publicity, program materials and reports, and Web content; and/or
    10. Provided to authorities as required by law.

If the applicant or current/past participant does not want to be included in points G and H, it is their responsibility to notify their specific program administrator at IREX/Washington.

IREX does not sell applicant, or current/past participant information.

The principles stated herein are binding only to IREX; other organizations involved in the administration of these programs may adhere to other privacy or similar policies.

I certify that I completed this application myself, without assistance, that the information given in this application is complete and accurate and that I further certify that I fulfill all of the eligibility requirements as stated in the application instructions. I have carefully read and understand all notes and disclaimers provided therein.

I understand that IREX reserves the right to verify all the information listed in the application. I understand that giving false or misleading information in the application will result in exclusion from the competition or immediate dismissal from IREX's programs.