Advancing international understanding
in the Fulbright tradition
Advancing international understanding in the Fulbright tradition
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Student Conference on United States Affairs at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point


Event Details

Date: 10/30/19 Cost: $160 Time: 10:00 AM Location: West Point, NY

The 71st Annual Student Conference on United States Affairs is themed: Advancing the National Interest: The Intersection of Domestic Politics and American Foreign Policy

Dates: Wednesday, October 30th - Saturday, November 2nd

Represent your country and share your views on world affairs as a member of a select delegation of international students. Discuss and debate U.S. foreign policy with 200 of the most outstanding American college students and foreign affairs professionals from around the country, and have the opportunity to hear from prestigious keynote speakers and panelists.

Delegates will also get an inside look at the U.S. Military Academy with the opportunity to live in the cadet barracks throughout the conference. Only 25 international students will be selected for this 4-day conference and it is open to all majors. Don't miss out on your chance to be a part of this prestigious annual event. Check out photos from last year's event!

Age Restrictions: Only applicants ages 26 and under will be eligible to apply due to age restrictions placed by the U.S. Military Academy

Application Deadline Extended To: Wednesday, October 2nd by 11:00 PM

Mandatory Orientation: Friday, October 25th from 3:30 - 5:30 PM in Manhattan

Location: U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York (We will meet in Manhattan and travel to West Point together. Meeting instructions will be emailed closer to the program date.)

Conference Fee: $160 + roundtrip train ticket (approximately $29) that you will buy on October 30th
NOTE: If you attend Columbia, FDU, NJCU, NYU or a CUNY school and are selected to participate, your university will cover the cost of your program fee.  

Contact: Alexa Berry, Coordinator of Enrichment Programs, here or 212 431-1195 ext. 50

Note: You MUST read the SCUSA brochure before you apply to the conference. 

Download the SCUSA Brochure HERE

Download the SCUSA Application HERE