EducationUSA Academy

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EducationUSA is pleased to announce that the EducationUSA Academy will be held at ten U.S. colleges and universities in summer 2016. This year, US Embassy Podgorica, in cooperation with EducationUSA Center Podgorica, will cover the costs of participation for one highly competitive student from Montenegro to participate in the EducationUSA Academy on one of the selected U.S. university campuses.

EducationUSA Academy is a three-to-four week summer academic program which provides English language courses, college preparatory content, tours of diverse colleges and universities, and cross-cultural activities for 15- to 17-year-old students from around the world who are seriously interested in learning more about how to apply to US universities. Students receive an overview of secondary and higher education systems in the United States and the U.S. college/university admissions process, develop critical thinking and leadership skills, and participate in enriching cultural and social activities

The program will take place in June, July, or August 2016 on one of the selected U.S. university campuses.

  • Diablo Valley College (California)
  • Lewis and Clark College (Oregon)
  • Northwestern University (Illinois)
  • Syracuse University (New York)
  • Temple University (Pennsylvania)
  • University of Arkansas (Arkansas)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (Colorado)
  • University of Hawai’i at Mānoa (Hawai’i)
  • University of North Georgia (Georgia)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (Missouri)

In order to complete the application process, you will need to submit the following materials to EducationUSA Center Podgorica by e-mail to The deadline for submission of applications is March 4, 2016 at 17:00 local time. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interviews.


Use the following checklist to ensure that your application is complete. 

  1. Application form including essays (download application in Word format, fill it in, sign and send back scanned)
  2. Transcript
  3. Current Year Grade Report
  4. Recommendation Letter (from a high school English teacher or a Student Councilor)

Please complete the Application Checklist above—prior to submitting your materials—to ensure that your application package is complete. Submit all of your materials by e-mail only to: Note: recommendation letters should be submitted directly to EducationUSA Center by the recommender, also by e-mail.



Please have your high school English teacher submit a recommendation letter on your behalf. In addition to addressing the applicant’s maturity, self-discipline, and potential for success in the EducationUSA Academy and its associated programming, the recommendation letter must also include an evaluation of the applicant’s current English proficiency according to the Common European Framework’s Common Reference Levels: Global Scale.

NOTE TO RECOMMENDER: It is in the best interest of the program and all participants in the EducationUSA Academy to have students grouped according to similar language proficiency. Therefore, your true and accurate assessment of a student’s language skills will prove essential to ensuring an enriching experience.


Please submit your high school transcript and a current year grade report. Note: it is NOT necessary to translate these documents into English.


Please direct all your questions and issues to the EducationUSA Center advisor in Podgorica, either in person, by e-mail or phone:

American Corner Podgorica
JU KIC Budo Tomovic
12 Vaka Djurovica St
81000 Podgorica, Montenegro
tel/fax: +382-20-667-065/066
Monday through Friday  11.00-17.00