2020 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute

The U.S. Embassy in Helsinki is pleased to invite applications for the 2020 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institutes for upper secondary school students. The institute is hosted by Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, and will take place in June and July 2020 with approximately 45 students: up to 35 European students and 10 ...
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Notes from a BFTF Program Participant: “A program of everyone, by everyone, for everyone”

Application period for the 2020 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute has started! We are accepting applications until January 31, 2020. More information: https://fi.usembassy.gov/education-culture/educational-exchange-programs/benjamin-franklin/ *** It was a perfectly ordinary winter afternoon when I first heard about the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute (BFTF for short). Reading the program description, I instantly felt that this ...
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Notes from a BFTF Program Participant: “The Summer that Changed My Life”

On the first day of the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Institute (BFTF or simply The Ben as I would soon know it), the organizers sat us down in the lecture hall that would soon become our home and begun to tell told us about what was to come. They spoke of rules, classes, and all ...
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