Who can apply?The participants are expected to be highly motivated first through third year undergraduate students from colleges, universities, and other institutions of higher education, who demonstrate leadership through academic work, community involvement, and extracurricular activities. Students should be proficient in English, be between 18-25 years of age, be interested in the topic of civic engagement and have at least one semester left of their undergraduate studies. Their fields of study will be varied and may include the sciences, social sciences, humanities, education, business, and other professional fields. Emphasis should be made on recruiting participants from non-elite backgrounds, from both rural and urban areas, and with little or no prior experience in the United States or elsewhere outside their home country.
Nominees MUST understand that this is an intensive academic program and they are expected to fully participate in all lectures, activities, site visits, and scheduled events. Participants will NOT be allowed to leave the Institute to visit relatives or friends. The Study of the U.S. Institutes cover all basic costs of an individual’s participation including transportation, lodging, and meals.
U.S. Embassy will select four finalist and two alternates from Azerbaijan based on application and interview process. Qualified candidates should have no or little previous experience in the U.S.
Requirement: Applicants should be from Azerbaijan and study at Azerbaijani Universities
Program Date: June-August, 2019.
Online Application Deadline: Tuesday, December 25, 2018. Note: You cannot save answers on online application form. Please, prepare your answers to essay questions offline before submitting it online.
Please, address all the questions on Summer 2019 SUSI for Students Program and application to firstname.lastname@example.org.