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Study of the US Institutes for Scholars and Secondary Educators

Call for Applications

Deadline: December 15, 2014

Age: Mid career 30-50 years

Qualifications: Highly-motivated and experienced scholars and professionals generally from institutions of higher education or research-focused organizations (non-profits, think tanks, etc.). While the educational level of participants will likely vary, most should have graduate degrees and have substantial knowledge of the thematic area or a related field.

The U.S. Embassy in Nepal is pleased to announce a call for applications for Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Scholars and Secondary School Educators, which sends professionals from around the world to the United States for academic training and hands-on professional development.

Please note that these programs are only open to professionals working in academic fields and in secondary schools.

Study of the United States Institutes for Scholars are intensive, post-graduate level academic programs with integrated study tours. The program’s purpose is to provide mid-career (30-50 years), foreign university faculty and other scholars the opportunity to deepen their understanding of U.S. society, culture, and institutions.

The ultimate goal is to strengthen curricula and to improve the quality of teaching about the United States in academic institutions abroad.

The four week academic residency will be complemented by a one week study tour. The aim of the study tour is to showcase the rich cultural, geographic, and ethnic diversity of the United States. The course is to take place over the course of five weeks of May 2015.

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Applications must be submitted by email no later than December 15, 2014 to cultureKTM@state.gov

For more information —>http://exchanges.state.gov/non-us/program/study-us-institutes

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