The 70th Annual Student Conference on United States Affairs is themed: "Cooperation Reimagined: American Influence in an Increasingly Complex World"
Dates: Wednesday, October 24th - Saturday, October 27th
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.
The Keynote Speaker this year will be Dr. Susan Rice, Former National Security Advisor, and Ambassador to the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations.
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: Friday, September 28th by 5:00 PM
Mandatory Orientation: TBD - weekday before the conference
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: $150 + roundtrip train ticket (approximately $29) that you will buy on October 24th
NOTE: If you attend FDU, NJCU, and are selected to participate, your university will cover the cost of your program fee. If you attend NYU, CUNY, or Columbia, your university will cover the cost of your program fee and transportation to the conference.
Contact: Marisa Silva, Coordinator of Enrichment Programs, here or 212 431-1195 ext. 32
Note: You MUST read the SCUSA brochure before you apply to the conference.
Download the SCUSA Brochure HERE
Download the SCUSA Application HERE