Call for Applications for the 2019 Benjamin Franklin Summer Institute


Interested in learning about diplomacy, exploring global issues, community activism and American culture? Then you should apply for the 2019 Benjamin Franklin Summer Institute at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. The fellowship takes place from June to July 2019 and all costs will be paid for. The application deadline is March 8, 2019.

Important qualifications:

  • You must be 16, 17, or 18 years of age at the start of the program;
  • You must have Swiss Nationality or hold a C-permit (American citizens are not eligible to apply);
  • You must be proficient in English, as demonstrated in a personal interview or by the results of a standardized test;
  • You must indicate a serious interest in learning about the United States;

Find additional information on how to apply here.
We are looking forward to receiving your application!