The goal of the Access Program is to equip bright, talented, economically deserving high school students with a range of global citizenship skills anchored by the two core components of enhanced English language skills and a stronger Turkish-U. S. cross-cultural understanding.
These core components,
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along with a focus on creating a keen sense of public service, also produce a stronger sense of purpose, drive, and self-esteem.
Other global citizenship skills include, but are not limited to, critical and creative thinking, leadership, information technology, and media literacy.
A more detailed overview of Access can be found in the English Access Microscholarship Program 2017-2018 Program Handbook for Providers (attached to the notification of funding opportunity).