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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: March 1, 2021 For non-U.S. citizens seeking information about current travel restrictions affecting travel to the United States, please see https://za.usembassy.gov/visas/ *** Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, ...
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Soul Food & Civil Rights: A History Told Around the Table – Black History Month

The U.S. Embassy in Pretoria celebrated Black History Month with an ECA Speaker Program called ‘Soul Food and Civil Rights: History Around the Table’. This online event took place on Friday, February 26, 2021. The global theme for Black History Month 2021 is “The Black Family,” and the U.S. Embassy in South Africa celebrated this ...
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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: March 1, 2021 For non-U.S. citizens seeking information about current travel restrictions affecting travel to the United States, please see https://za.usembassy.gov/visas/ *** Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, ...
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U.S. Navy Vessel Visits the Port of Cape Town

The U.S. Navy Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) arrived in Cape Town, South Africa for a port visit, Feb. 20, 2021.  Williams is the second U.S. ship to stop in Cape Town in the last 12 months. The USS Carney last visited in March of 2020 after being at sea for thirty ...
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South African Research Scholar Program Applications Now Open

Applications are now open for the 2022–2023 Fulbright South African Research Scholar Program. This program is an opportunity for South African university faculty or research institute professionals to conduct research in their field of expertise at an academic or research institution in the United States for a period of three to nine months.  The fully-funded ...
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2021 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund

NOTICE OF FUNDING OPPORTUNITY U.S. EMBASSY SOUTH AFRICA PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION Funding Opportunity Title: 2021 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund Funding Opportunity Number: PAS-ZAF-FY21-04 Deadline for Applications: Midnight SAST, Monday, March 15, 2021 Assistance Listing Number: 19.452 Total Amount Available: Between $10,000 to $50,000 per award DOWNLOAD Please carefully follow all instructions in the documents. AEIF NOFO 2021 (MSWord 66 KB) AEIF 2021 Proposal Form (MSWord 260 KB) AEIF 2021 M&E Resource Guide Guide for Alumni (PDF 139 KB) AEIF South Africa Budget template (Excel 17 KB)   ...
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