Watson Institute at Brown University
International Relations

Student Conference on United States Affairs (SCUSA)

The Student Conference on US Affairs is an annual four day conference hosted at The United States Military Academy at West Point. The purpose of the conference is to facilitate interaction and constructive discussion between civillian student delegates and West Point cadets in order to better understand the challenges that the United States faces in an increasingly global society. SCUSA delegates attend panel discussions, hear from high-profile keynotes speakers, and develop policy recommendations during roundtable sessions.

Conference dates: Fall semester

Eligibility: IR concentrator or by faculty recommendation

Application period: September 15 – October 15

To apply: UFunds

Contact: Anita Nester


Post-award Requirements

  • 1-2 page reflective essay summarizing the experience. DUE within two weeks after the conference.
  • 1-3 photographs that highlight the experience.


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