Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars (SUSIs) for Scholars Summer 2019

Candidate applications now being accepted from university faculty (part or full time), scholars, and other related professionals for seven different Institutes.

Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars (SUSIs) are intensive post-graduate level academic programs with integrated study tours whose purpose is to provide foreign university faculty and other scholars the opportunity to deepen their understanding of U.S. society, culture, values, and institutions.  The ultimate goal of the Institutes is to strengthen curricula and to enhance the quality of teaching about the United States in academic institutions abroad.

Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars will take place at various colleges, universities, and institutions throughout the United States over the course of six weeks beginning in or after June 2019.  Each Institute includes a four week academic residency component and up to two weeks of an integrated study tour.  More information will be forthcoming here.

Application forms should be downloaded, completed, and mailed to 

Deadline for applying is 11:59PM on Friday, December 14th, 2018. Applications received after this deadline will NOT be accepted.

Program Description:

Pending grant approvals, Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars in the summer will be held in the following themes in U.S. Studies:

  1. American Culture and Values
  2. American Politics and Political Thought
  3. Contemporary American Literature
  4. Journalism and Media
  5. Religious Freedom and Pluralism
  6. U.S. Foreign Policy
  7. Youth, Workforce Development, and Closing the Skills Gap

To apply and find more information, please go to the Fulbright official website.