U.S. Mission to Greece Ambassadors Fund for Summer Work Travel (SWT) Scholarship
Applications Open October 1st & Close November 15th
Recipients of the U.S. Mission to Greece Ambassadors Fund for Summer Work Travel (SWT) Scholarship will travel to the United States for up to four months during their university summer break. Recipients will be matched with host employers in seasonal communities throughout the United States, and will work in seasonal, entry-level jobs with a high-level of interaction with American colleagues and guests. Recipients will meet, work, live with and learn from both people of the United States and other international students while sharing daily experiences.
All program fees, round-trip flights to United States, visa interview, flight to Athens for visa interview (if applicable), travel to host employer, SEVIS fee, and health insurance on program. We ask individuals to have access to emergency money just in case.
These jobs will be entry-level (cashier, waitress, bussing, hotel clerk, lifeguarding, hotel cleaning, etc.) and will give participants the opportunity to practice English, earn a fair wage, and experience summer activities.
Number of participants:
Up to 20 participants will be chosen for the 2024 Summer season.
Website Details: www.ambassadorscholarshipfund.org
- Experience the United States: You will be able to live like “a local” for up-to 4 months while on the program. You will learn local culture, improve your English, and may have an opportunity to travel to see more of the U.S.
- Build your CV: While working during your program, you will learn skills like American customer service, intercultural competencies, adaptability, and quick, critical thinking.
- Meet new people: You will meet Americans from all levels of society and participants from all around 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 Ambassadors Fund for Summer Work Travel (SWT) Scholarship is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State under BridgeUSA. This U.S. Mission to Greece Ambassadors Fund for Summer Work Travel (SWT) Scholarship is a unique public diplomacy program and distinct from the general BridgeUSA Summer Work Travel Program (SWT). For information on SWT, currently offered in more than 150 countries, please visit j1visa.state.gov.