Fully Funded Hansen Summer Exchange Program fellowship is an opportunity for international and U.S. students to build leadership skills and better cultural understanding to help form a more peaceful future. Fellows receive hands-on training in team-building, public speaking, negotiation, mediation as well as working together to solve international problems. Leadership training includes meeting with political and business leaders to learn real-world skills and how to implement these skills at home after the program. The program is located in San Diego, CA and open to international and U.S. undergraduate and master’s students aged 20-25.
The Hansen Summer Institute is fully funded by the Fred J. Hansen Foundation. This includes international airfare, room and board, and all programmatic costs. If selected, the only cost incurred to participants will be the fees to obtain a passport and personal costs.
Fred J Hansen Summer Exchange Program considers a candidate eligible who has demonstrated leadership potential by working outside of class in community service, another public service, or in a non-governmental organization. Further, the candidates of the fully funded Hansen Summer Institute should have a profile that aligns with:
Students who have never been to the United States before are preferable usually, however, Hansen Leadership Institute encourages all qualified students to apply.
Students who are residents of the US should additionally meet the following requirements.
Candidates can submit an online application for the Fully Funded Hansen Summer Exchange Program. While submitting the application, the candidates must also provide the contact details of the academic advisor who can very English Proficiency. Also, the candidates must provide a letter of reference.
Non-U.S. citizens may apply for the Hansen Summer Exchange Program until January 15, 2020. While the U.S. citizens can apply by March 15, 2020.