Call for Nominations

2020 NATIONAL YOUTH SCIENCE CAMP

The Embassy of the United States in Mexico is pleased to announce the 2020 National Youth Science Camp (NYSC) offered to Mexican students finishing high school this summer.  The NYSC will be held at a facility located in the Monongahela National Forest near Bartow in the eastern mountains of West Virginia.  The NYSC will take place from Monday, June 22 to Wednesday July 15, 2020.  Two Mexican students will be granted full scholarships.  Please check below the call for applications and download the Application Package to complete your application form.

Application deadline: Monday, February 17, 2020. 

  1. 2020 NYSC Call for Applications
  2. 2020 NYSC Application Package

2020 Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for secondary school educators and administrators

The Embassy of the United States of America is pleased to announce the competition for the Study of United States Institutes for secondary school educators and administrators to be offered by the Department of State. The intensive five-week program will take place in late May or early June 2020 at various U.S. universities with a focus on classroom teachers and administrators including teacher trainers, curriculum developers, textbook writers and Ministry of Education officials, among others.

The programs will consist of four-week academic residencies and one-week study tours to different regions of the United States. The goal is to provide participants with a deeper understanding of U.S. society, education and culture – past and present as well as providing content and materials to enable the participants to develop high school level curricula about the United States.

Application deadline:  Monday, January 20, 2020 (11:59 p.m. Mexico City time)

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2020 Study of the U.S. Institutes for university faculty and scholars

The Embassy of the United States of America in Mexico is pleased to announce the competition for the Study of United States Institutes for university faculty and scholars. The Institutes will engage multinational groups of up to 18 experienced university faculty, scholars and other related professionals from around the globe, and will last six weeks beginning in or after June 2020. The ultimate goal is to strengthen curricula and to enhance the quality of teaching about the United States in academic institutions abroad.

The Institutes will take place in English, at various colleges, universities, and academic institutions throughout the U.S., focused in the following themes:

  • American Culture and Values;
  • Journalism and Media
  • Religious Freedom and Pluralism
  • U.S. Economics and Business
  • U.S. Foreign Policy and
  • Youth, Workforce Development, and Closing the Skills Gap

Application deadline:  Monday, January 20, 2020 (11:59 p.m. Mexico City time)

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