US Mission to Greece Ambassadors Fund Scholarship for Summer Travel (SWT)
Applications open October 1stst & Closing on November 15th
Recipients of the U.S. Mission to Greece Ambassadors Fund for Summer Travel (SWT) Scholarship will travel to the United States for up to four months during their college summer break. Recipients will be matched with host employers in seasonal communities across the United States and will work in entry-level seasonal jobs with a high level of interaction with American colleagues and guests. Recipients will meet, work, live, and learn from Americans and other international students while sharing their daily experiences.
All program fees, round-trip flights to the United States, visa interview, flight to Athens for visa interview (if applicable), travel to host employer, SEVIS fees and the health insurance provided for in the program. We are asking individuals to have access to emergency money just in case.
These jobs will be entry-level (cashier, waitress, bus driver, hotel clerk, lifeguard, hotel cleaner, etc.) and will give participants the opportunity to practice English, earn a fair wage and enjoy summer activities.
Up to 20 participants will be chosen for the 2024 summer season.
Website Details: www.ambassadorscholarshipfund.org
- Discover the United States: You will be able to live like “a local” for up to 4 months while participating in the program. You will learn the local culture, improve your English, and perhaps have the opportunity to travel to see more of the United States.
- Build your CV: While working during your program, you will learn skills such as American customer service, cross-cultural skills, adaptability, and quick critical thinking.
- Meet new people: You will meet Americans from all walks of life and participants from all over the world, just like you!
- Program fees included: Program fees, visa interview fees, SEVIS fees, health insurance, and round-trip flights to and from the United States are included!
Note: The Summer Travel (SWT) Ambassadors Fund Scholarship is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State under BridgeUSA. This U.S. Mission to Greece Ambassadors Fund Scholarship for Summer Travel (SWT) is a unique public diplomacy program separate from BridgeUSA’s general Summer Travel (SWT) program. For more information about SWT, currently offered in over 150 countries, please visit j1visa.state.gov.