The program’s purpose is to provide foreign university faculty, community leaders and secondary school educators from countries worldwide with a deeper understanding of U.S. society, education, culture, and institutions, past and present, in order to strengthen curricula and improve the quality of teaching about the U.S. in college, university, and secondary school classrooms abroad.
This year EIGHT institute programs are offered:
1. American Culture and Values (Scholar Nomination Form)
2. American Politics and Political Thought (Scholar Nomination Form)
3. Contemporary American Literature (Scholar Nomination Form)
4. U.S. Foreign Policy (Scholar Nomination Form)
5. Journalism and Media (Scholar Nomination Form)
6. Religious Freedom and Pluralism in the U.S. (Scholar Nomination Form)
7. Youth, Workforce Development, and Closing the Skills Gap (Scholar Nomination Form)
8. Institute for Secondary Public Schools/UTU Educators (Secondary Educator Form)
The institutes will take place at various colleges and universities throughout the United States over the course of five to six weeks beginning in June/July 2019.
Candidates MUST complete and send the application form no later than Monday, January 21, 2019. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.