2018 EducationUSA Academy Call for Applications

EducationUSA Academy
Summer 2018
U.S. Embassy Funded Scholarship
Call for Applications
Written Essay Competition

Do you want to improve your English and experience U.S. university campus life? Then the EducationUSA Academy program might be right for you.

For the first time, the U.S. Embassy in Luxembourg is pleased to offer two to three full scholarships for high school students in Luxembourg to attend the 2018 EducationUSA Academy Summer Programs.

Students will write an essay on this topic:

“Why I want to participate in the EducationUSA Academy Summer program and what I hope to gain from the experience?”

 What is EducationUSA Academy?

  • 4 weeks summer academic program
  • English language learning
  • Learning about U.S. Higher Education system
  • Experience U.S. College campus life
  • Cultural activities and intercultural engagement
  • Fully paid program by the U.S. Embassy Luxembourg (tuition fees, International and U.S. airfare, books and materials, room and board, health insurance, cultural activities, and campus tours and VISA fees)

Where?

11 select U.S. college & university campuses in 11 different states

Who can apply?

  • International high school students – non-native English speakers
  • Between 15-17 years old
  • Intermediate-advanced English speaker
  • Interested in studying at a U.S. university

How to Apply:

A.  Essay requirements:                  

  • Original work of the student
  • Written in English
  • Maximum 500 words

B.  Essays will be judged:    

  • Originality
  • Clear communication
  • Good organization of ideas

C.  Complete the EducationUSA Academy Scholarship Application Form – see DOC link “under Additional Information” at the bottom of this page OR in the Sidebar

D.  Submit your application/Deadline:

Send your Essay along with the EducationUSA Academy Scholarship Application Form (via email) to:  LuxembourgPublicAffairs@state.gov by 5pm on Tuesday, March 19th, 2018.

E.  Final Interviews:

Based on their essays, applications and teacher recommendations, the top candidates will be selected for a final interview which will be held at the U.S. Embassy in Luxembourg. Those selected for the scholarship will be notified on March 19.

Find Out More

EducationUSA Academy website: http://www.edusaacademy.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/edusaacademy/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/search?q=EducationUSA%20Academy%20&src=typd

Additional Information