Program Eligibility Requirements
To be eligible to apply to the IEAW program, candidates must:

  • be female
  • have achieved mostly A’s and B’s in high school
  • be fluent in English
  • have a TOEFL exam score of 550 (paper) 80 (internet) and 213 (computer) or higher
  • be dedicated to returning home to Afghanistan every summer between undergraduate years and after completion of the undergraduate degree
  • reside in Afghanistan
  • have family currently residing in Afghanistan

In addition, each candidate’s family must fully support their daughter’s quest for higher education in the USA.