Re-entry Seminar in Turkmenistan

On July 1st, fifteen FLEX alumni from across Turkmenistan gathered for a Re-entry seminar in Archabil Hotel in Ashgabat. The event started with an opening speech by Nona Majidi, Cultural Affairs Officer at the US Embassy in Turkmenistan. Carrie Miller, Country Director of the American Councils in Turkmenistan and Diana Muhammedova’08, FLEX Program Hub Director followed with the welcoming remarks.

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FLEX 30th Anniversary!

On June 30, American Councils in Turkmenistan celebrated the 30th Anniversary of the FLEX program to highlight program’s success and impact on its alumni. The event was divided into two parts, starting with a professional development workshop led by a global educator and trainer, Simon Norton focused on “Aligning Work and Life Choices with Your Purpose, Values and Compass”, ending with a gala reception. Following the workshop, alumni enjoyed a reception where Embassy guests, including Mr. Ambassador Klimow and Mrs. Klimow and Cultural Affairs Officer, Nona Majidi, attended.

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American Councils in Turkmenistan provides promising young Turkmenistan citizens with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully enter U.S. colleges and universities by increasing students’ competitiveness through rigorous preparation. Participants will focus on TOEFL and SAT test preparation, Academic Reading and Writing, and training in other study skills necessary for success in applying to U.S. Colleges and Universities. Intensive 15 weeks weekday preparatory course will take place at American Councils’ Ashgabat office.

Eligibility/Requirements for Potential Candidates:

1) Graduate of secondary school;
2) No Bachelor’s degree yet;
3) Not enrolled in a university either in Turkmenistan or another country (students of professional schools may apply);
4) Intermediate/Advanced level of English;
5) Motivated toward academic success and study at U.S. colleges and universities;
6) Able to commit to a 15-week intensive preparatory course.

Application Package: All documents MUST be submitted in electronic format

• Completed Prep4Success Program Application;
• Secondary school academic transcripts;
• One signed academic recommendation letter in English;
• Resume;
• Copy of domestic passport;

All documents should be emailed to:
before 5:00 pm. on Saturday, August 10, 2024.

For more information, please call 36 90 16 or e-mail