Are you an undergraduate student leader?

Apply for this Fulbright academic program

Written by Tricia Purcell


The application period for the 2017 Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSIs) for European Student Leaders in Social Entrepreneurship is now open with a deadline of 5pm Monday 6th February.

Highly motivated 1st-3rd year undergraduate students are invited to apply for these short-term, academic programs in the USA. The successful candidate will be hosted by the University of Tennessee – Chattanooga for 5 weeks during June-July 2017, and will have the opportunity to examine social entrepreneurship in the U.S. including the development, history, challenges, and successes of U.S. social enterprises.

You need to be 18-25 years of age, be Irish citizens, or resident in Ireland for the last 3+ years and have at least 1 semester left of their undergraduate studies. You can read the full eligibility criteria here.

This grant includes airfare, tuition and fees, lodging and meals, a daily incidentals allowance, visa sponsorship, and academic and cultural programming. You can read about previous SUSI Awardees here. 

For full details and application form visit the Fulbright website here

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