Student Conference at the United States Military Academy at West Point (SCUSA)

For Harvard undergraduates only.

Harvard undergraduates concentrating in the social sciences and interested in learning about issues in US foreign and domestic policy and in international affairs may apply to participate in the annual Student Conference on United States Affairs (SCUSA) at the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York, along with other undergraduates from all over the United States. The four-day conference brings together over 200 students to participate in roundtable discussions. Delegates work together to design solutions to many different domestic and international issues. The theme for SCUSA 67 is “Confronting Inequality: Wealth, Rights, and Power.”

For more information on the conference, please visit the SCUSA website.

Awards and Benefits

The Weatherhead Center will nominate three undergraduates to attend SCUSA. The Center will pay their conference fees and cover modest transportation costs to and from West Point.

How to Apply

Undergraduates interested in SCUSA 67, taking place November 4–7, 2015, must submit a one- to two-page statement explaining why you are interested in participating in SCUSA, including how you can contribute to and benefit from the conference, and a résumé (maximum of two pages) to Clare Putnam.


September 28, 2015