Who can apply? 


  • Candidates should be mid-career, typically between the ages of 30-50 
  • Highly motivated and experienced scholars and professionals generally from institutions of higher education or research-focused organizations (not-for-profits, think tanks, etc.).  
  • Candidates must demonstrate English language fluency.  
  • Candidates should be willing and able to fully take part in an intensive post-graduate level academic program and study tour.  
  • Priority will be given to candidates who have firm plans to enhance, update or develop courses and/or educational materials with U.S. studies focus or component, who have no prior or limited experience in the United States  
  • U.S. citizens and permanent residents (green card holders) are not eligible for these programs 


Candidates should have little or no prior experience in the United States!

Program Dates: 

  • Online Application Deadline: November 10, 2022 
  • Based on application review and interviews, U.S. Embassy will select and nominate one candidate from Azerbaijan. 
  • Late May/early June 2023 – Program in U.S. 
  • Please, send your application form and update resume with the subject “SUSI for Scholars 2023” to BakuEducation@state.gov 


For further information you can check our website: https://az.usembassy.gov/susi-scholars/