Study of the United States Institute (SUSI) Economic Empowerment Programme 2023 for Tunisians (Fully-funded)

Deadline: December 12, 2022

Applications for the Study of the United States Institute (SUSI) for Student Leaders: Economic Empowerment Programme 2023 are now open. The SUSI on Economic Empowerment will enhance participants’ knowledge of U.S. history, government, institutions, society, and culture within the context of the theme.

Participants will receive an overview of the U.S. economic system and structures while exploring sub-themes such as economic prosperity and opportunity; building sustainable economies; inequities within economies; financial access and inclusion; entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial ecosystems; social entrepreneurship; social capital development; financial literacy; organizational development and management; and adapting to the future of work.

The Institute will incorporate a focus on U.S. historical events as well as contemporary American life, including current political, social, and economic debates in a pluralistic society.  Participants will also learn about economic empowerment through foundational discussion on entrepreneurship and social capital as well as capacity building workshops. These practical sessions will address financial literacy, business modeling, and leadership and management skills. The five-week program will take place beginning in late June 2023.


  • The programme is fully funded to the U.S. The five-week programme will take place beginning in late June 2023.


  • Candidates must be Tunisians aged 18-25 years old with no previous experience in the United States.
  • Participants must be undergrads who have completed at least one semester of university and will have at least one semester remaining in their studies after the end of the SUSI programme.
  • Fluency in English is required.


Applications and a copy of your transcripts (no translation required) must be emailed to the U.S. Embassy at [email protected] by December 12, 2022. Late submissions will not be considered. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Click here to download application form

For more information, visit SUSI for Student Leaders.

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