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Summer Scholars Program

Summer Scholars on International Affairs
Tanzania and U.S. Relations

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The Summer Scholars Program is a one or three weeklong academic examination of issues in international relations. The 2023 program will focus on the relationship between the prominent African country of Tanzania, it’s relevance to U.S. politics and foreign policy, and its impact on global trade and diplomacy.


  • July 5–July 27 2023 
  • July 19–July 27 2023 (one-week course)
  • Registration deadline is Monday, May 1, 2023 - limited participation

  • Cost for three-week, for-credit course: $1,750
    Cost for one-week course: $650
    Limited boarding available – $2,500
    Cost includes all enrichment activity fees and lunches, with a special  east African luncheon.

Samia Suluhu Hassan, First Female President of Tanzania

Samia Suluhu Hassan, First Female President of Tanzania

Program Elements

  • Open to high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. The program is Co-Ed.
  • Located on the campus of Georgetown Preparatory School, a safe and secure environment.
  • Enriched by presentations from diplomatic officials and professionals specializing in the unique interactions between the U.S. and Tanzania
Tanzanian Nobel laureate Abdulrazak Gurnah

Tanzanian Nobel laureate Abdulrazak Gurnah

A Truly Unique Opportunity

The course will consist of policy analysis, film, literature, research, and debate to augment the understanding of the topic by all students enrolled in the program.

The course will include field trips to

  • Georgetown University School of Foreign Service
  • Georgetown University African Studies Program
  • Tanzanian Embassy tour in D.C. 
  • Elliot School of International Affairs
United States Capitol

Explore Washington, D.C.

Insights Gained

Students will leave the program with

  • An in-depth understanding of the nature of Tanzanian relations
  • An awareness of issues such as political nationalism and the future of diplomatic relations
  • An ability to synthesize complicated academic topics into succinct, coherent multi-media presentations
  • Potential high school credit option from Georgetown Prep or the Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart for the three-week course
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