Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship 2020 – Applications Open


2020 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute

Application deadline:  February 14, 2020

The U.S. Embassy Vilnius is pleased to invite 16-18 year candidates from all secondary schools and gymnasia for the 2020 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute. The four week institute will address U.S. foreign policy priorities such as youth engagement, democracy and civil society development, and economic prosperity. The program will take place in June and July of 2020; exact dates will be communicated at a later time.  The institute will be hosted by Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

During the exchanges, students and educators participate in workshops, community service activities, team building exercises, meetings with community leaders, leadership development, and focus on a specific theme, such as conflict resolution, social entrepreneurship, or environmental stewardship.

Application deadline is February 14, 2020.

More information and application forms can be found here.