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Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSIs)

Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSIs)

Are you a college student or high school teacher interested in a short-term exchange?

About SUSI

The Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) are academic programs for mid-career student leaders, scholars, faculty, practitioners, and secondary educators whose purpose is to broaden knowledge of the United States, strengthen curricula, and improve teaching about the United States in institutions abroad.

These Institutes are comprised of a four- to five-week academic residency and a one- to two-week educational study tour in various regions of the United States. During the program, fellows engage in rigorous academic coursework and panel discussions, interact and establish networks, and meet with experts in respective disciplines, visit civic institutions and, in some cases, participate in research symposia and conferences.

We welcome applicants with disabilities and are committed to arranging reasonable accommodations. Please identify disabilities and accommodation needs during the application process so we can plan accordingly.

The SUSI Scholarship offers four different programs:

  • SUSI – Secondary Educators
  • SUSI – Student Leaders – CIVIC Engagement
  • SUSI – Student Leaders – Indigenous and Afro Latina Women
  • SUSI – Scholars
  • Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSIs)