Summer 2019 – Study of the U.S. Institutes Programs (Application Deadline: January 11, 2019)

Study of the United States Institutes Programs

The American Institute in Taiwan Public Diplomacy Section is pleased to invite candidates to apply for one of the Summer 2019 Study of the U.S. Institute programs below.  The Study of the U.S. Institutes programs are designed for mid-career university-level educators.  Each institute will typically last five – six weeks and will take place during various dates beginning in or after June of 2019.

Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars are highly competitive. Priority will be given to candidates who have firm plans to enhance, update or develop courses and/or educational materials with a U.S. studies focus or component; who have no prior or limited experience in the United States; and who have special interest in the program subject areas as demonstrated through past scholarship, accomplishments, and professional duties.  Candidates must demonstrate fluency in English.

Interested applicants may also contact the American Center Office at (02) 2723-3959, ext. 224 for details. Applications may be sent by e-mail to KingJN@state.gov.

Name of Institute
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Date Location Application Deadline
I. Study of the U.S. Institutes for Secondary Educators (PDF, 443 KB) Five weeks beginning in early June, 2019 University of Montana in Missoula, MT; The Institute for Training and Development in Amherst, Massachusetts; California State University at Chico, California January 11, 2019
II.1 Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars—American Culture and Values (PDF, 484 KB) Six weeks during the June to August timeframe in 2019 To Be Determined January 11, 2019
II.2 Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars—American Politics and Political Thought (PDF, 751 KB) Six weeks beginning in or after late June, 2019** University of Massachusetts, Donahue Institute in Amherst, MA January 11, 2019
II.3 Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars—Contemporary American Literature (PDF, 521 KB) Six weeks beginning in or after late June, 2019** Seattle University, Washington January 11, 2019
II.4 Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars—Journalism and Media (PDF, 558 KB) During the June to August timeframe in 2019 To Be Determined January 11, 2019
II.5 Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars—Religious Freedom and Pluralism (PDF, 436 KB) Six weeks beginning in or after late June, 2019** Dialogue Institute at Temple City University in Philadelphia, PA January 11, 2019
II.6 Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars—U.S. Foreign Policy (PDF, 437 KB) Six weeks during the June to August timeframe in 2019 To Be Determined January 11, 2019
II.7 Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars—Youth, Workforce Development, and Closing the Skills Gap (PDF, 704 KB) Six weeks during the June to August timeframe in 2019 To Be Determined January 11, 2019

** Tentative