The U.S. Embassy in Beirut has announced an academic exchange program for university undergraduate students and faculty as well.
- Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Student Leaders on Religious Pluralism in the U.S. program:
The program is geared towards undergraduate students between 18 and 25 years who are interested in interfaith dialogue and religious pluralism in the United States. The program will take place in June and July 2016. The deadline to submit applications is January 1, 2016.
Detailed information is available on the website:
As with all U.S. Embassy-sponsored programs, the U.S. Government pays for all major expenses, including roundtrip airfare, shared accommodation during the program, meals and health insurance. Competition is merit-based and Lebanese and long-term Palestinian residents in Lebanon from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Applicants will be considered without regard to race, religion, sex, age, and/or physical impairment.