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.

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

Awards and Benefits

The Weatherhead Center will nominate two undergraduates to attend SCUSA. The Center will pay their conference fees and contribute toward transportation costs to and from West Point.

How to Apply

Undergraduates interested in the SCUSA conference, held in late October 2014, must submit a one- to two-page statement and a résumé to Clare Putnam.


October 6, 2014