Exchange Program for Moroccan Students on Women’s Leadership from the US Embassy 2019

Date limite : 15 déc. 2019

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Exchange Program for Moroccan Students on Women’s Leadership from the US Embassy 2019

The U.S. Embassy in Morocco is pleased to announce the call for applications for the 2020 Study of the U.S. Institute for Student Leaders on Women’s Leadership. The Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Student Leaders are intensive short term academic programs whose purpose is to provide groups of undergraduate student leaders with a deeper understanding of the United States, while simultaneously enhancing their leadership skills.

Program Description:

  1. The five-week Institutes will consist of a balanced series of seminar discussions, readings, group presentations, and lectures.
  2. The coursework and classroom activities will be complemented by educational travel, site visits, leadership activities, and volunteer opportunities within the local community.
  3. The Institutes will include an academic residency component of approximately four weeks and an integrated study tour of approximately one week. During the academic residency, participants will also have the opportunity to engage in educational and cultural activities outside of the classroom.
  4. The participants will have opportunities to network with one another and meet with inspiring U.S. women leaders.
  5. The Study of the U.S. Institutes for Student Leaders on Women’s Leadership will examine the history and participation of women in public life in the United States. 
  6. The Institute will focus on two major areas: developing participants’ leadership skills in areas such as critical thinking, communication, decision-making, and managerial abilities and, placing these abilities in the context of the history and participation of women in the U.S. politics, economics, culture, and society. 
  7. The program will also examine the historical domestic progress towards women’s equality in the United States, the current domestic successes and challenges to women in a variety of fields, and current challenges in global women’s issues.


The Program is open to all female applicants who meet the following criteria:-

  1. Be female aged between 18 and 25 years of age.
  2. Be a Moroccan resident in Morocco.
  3. Be proficient in English.
  4. Have a sustained high level of academic achievement, as indicated by grades, awards, and teacher recommendations.
  5. Have at least one year left of their undergraduate studies, and therefore be committed to returning to their home universities following completion of the program.
  6.  Demonstrate strong leadership qualities and potential in their university and community activities.
  7. Be interested in the topic of Women’s Leadership.
  8. Indicate a serious interest in learning about the United States.
  9. Demonstrate commitment to community and extracurricular university activities.
  10. Have little or no prior study or travel experience in the United States or elsewhere outside of their home country.
  11. Be mature, responsible, independent, confident, open-minded, tolerant, thoughtful, and inquisitive.
  12. Be willing and able to fully participate in an intensive academic program, community service, and educational travel.
  13. Be comfortable with campus life, prepared to share living accommodations, and able to make adjustments to cultural and social practices different from those of their home country.


All participant costs, including program administration, international and domestic travel and ground transportation, book, cultural, mailing and incidental allowances, housing and subsistence will be paid by the U.S. Department of State.

Study Fields:

The fields of study will be varied and may include the sciences, social sciences, humanities, education, business, and other professional fields. 

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Pays hôte: États-Unis

Pays éligible: Maroc

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