Which eligibility requirements shall the applicant meet?

1. The applicant must be a Georgian citizen currently residing in Georgia. 
2. The applicant must be a Ph.D. student enrolled at a Georgian Public University.
3. The research proposed by the applicant should be a topic in STEM fields (Chemistry, Computer Science, Ecology and Environmental Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Biology) Interdisciplinary Studies, and any Interdisciplinary Program containing a heavy STEM component) 
4. The applicant must have a proficient working knowledge of English, both written and spoken. 
5. The applicant must be able to travel to the United States and stay continuously to conduct research for 3 consecutive months. 
6. Have a mentor at SDSU willing to supervise the candidate’s research and studies at SDSU. Applicants are strongly encouraged to get familiar with communication and email etiquette techniques before establishing communication with a potential mentor. https://sig.sdsu.edu.ge/content/communication-and-email-etiquette-video-and-handout

7. Submit a progress report upon request.

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** Only selected candidates (and not their spouses or any other family members) are supported by this program.