Benjamin Franklin Summer Institutes

Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in Grants/Scholarships/Fellowships
December 19, 2018


The Benjamin Franklin Summer Institutes are academic programs hosted by a U.S. college or university. These programs focus on global issues, leadership, and community service. American youth participate in these programs, but do not travel abroad.

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.


Benjamin Franklin Summer Institutes is administered by Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

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Application Details

Please visit Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Benjamin Franklin Summer Institutes information page to find information about eligibility and the application process.

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