FY 2021 Study of the U.S. Institutes for Student Leaders from Europe

The Study of the U.S. Branch (ECA/A/E/USS), Office of Academic Exchange Programs, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), invites proposal submissions from accredited U.S. post-secondary education institutions (community colleges, liberal arts colleges, public and private universities) and other U.S. public and private non-profit organizations (see Section C. Eligibility Information in the Notice of Funding Opportunity ) for the design and implementation of three Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSIs) for Student Leaders from Europe to take place over the course of five weeks in summer 2022.The Study of the U.S. Institutes for Student Leaders from Europe provide multinational groups of undergraduate students with a deeper understanding of U.S. society, culture, values, and institutions. Each Institute should be five weeks in duration, including an approximately four-week academic residency at a U.S. academic institution and approximately one-week integrated educational study tour. The academic residency should take place on a U.S. university or college campus, and should include academic coursework as well as weekly community service activities, weekly leadership development sessions, and opportunities for interaction with diverse American speakers and peers. The study tour to another region of the United States should complement the academic residency. All programs should include a stay of at least three days in Washington, D.C. The programs should include opportunities for continued follow-on engagement once participants return home. Please see the full announcement for additional information.

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