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Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX), a fully-funded scholarship opportunity, is currently accepting applications. December 1 deadline:
The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) is a yearlong fellowship to study and intern in Germany. CBYX is open to applicants in all career fields, though preference is given to students in STEM fields, agriculture, business, and vocational fields. Students traditionally underrepresented in study abroad opportunities are especially encouraged to apply.
The fellowship is funded by the US and German governments through a grant provided by the US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, under the authority of the Fulbright-Hays Act of 1961, as amended. More information can be found at www.CBYX.info.
The CBYX program annually provides 75 participants with:
- 2 months intensive German language training
- 1 semester of study at a German university or university of applied sciences
- 5-month internship with a German company in the participant’s career field
- Transatlantic airfare, health insurance, and monthly living expense stipends
Prior German language knowledge is not required, though it is preferred. Applicants should have clear career goals and some relevant work experience in their career field, which may include summer, part-time, or internship work.
Participants must be between the ages of 18-24, possess a high school diploma or equivalent, and be US citizens or permanent residents.
Interested applicants can apply online at www.CBYX.info. The application deadline for the 2014-2015 program is December 1, 2013.
Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS) available to undergraduate, graduate and professional students
Receive tuition and a living stipend:
Academic Year Graduate: $18,000 tuition, $15,000 living stipend
Academic Year Undergraduate: $10,000 tuition, $5,000 living stipend
Summer Graduate/Undergraduate: $5,000 tuition, $2,500 living stipend
The FLAS Fellowship is available to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. FLAS Fellowships support study of the following languages and their world regions:
-Arabic –Bangla -Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian –Bulgarian –Burmese -Canadian First Nations –Chinese –Czech –Danish -Estonian -Filipino/Tagalog –Finnish –French –German –Hebrew –Hindi -Indonesian/Malay –Italian –Japanese –Kazakh –Khmer –Korean –Latvian –Lithuanian –Norwegian –Persian –Polish –Portuguese –Russian –Slovenian –Spanish –Swahili –Swedish –Tajik –Thai –Turkish –Uighur –Urdu –Uzbek –Vietnamese
FLAS Information Sessions, covering FLAS benefits and requirements, the application process, and the use of FLAS awards abroad, will be held at the following dates and times:
- Parrington 313: Wed Dec 4, 2:30-3:30
Applications due January 15, 2014. Questions: email email@example.com
For more information, visit http://www.jsis.washington.edu/advise/flas/
Boren Awards provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East, where they can add important international and language components to their educations.
Boren Fellows represent a variety of academic backgrounds, but all are interested in studying less commonly taught languages, including but not limited to Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Swahili. As part of the African Languages Initiative, Boren Award applicants have the opportunity to further their study of Akan/Twi, French, Hausa, Portuguese, Swahili, Wolof, Yoruba, or Zulu. For a complete list of languages, visit our website.
Graduate students can receive up to $30,000 for language study and international research. In exchange for funding, recipients commit to working in the federal government for a minimum of one year.
The University of Washington Graduate School will be offering two information sessions about the Boren Fellowship:
1) Nov. 20, 2013; 4:00 p.m., in person. Space is limited, so please register at: https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/megray/217335
2) Dec. 2, 2013; 3:30 p.m. Webinar. Please register at: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/443241830
National Application Deadlines
Boren Fellowship: January 28, 2014
The applications for the 2014-2015 David L. Boren Fellowships are now available at www.borenawards.org.
For more information about the Boren Awards, to register for one of our upcoming webinars, and to access the on-line application, please visit www.borenawards.org. You can also contact the Boren Awards staff at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-618-NSEP with questions.
The Boren Awards are initiatives of the National Security Education Program (NSEP) and are administered by the Institute of International Education.
The Humane Studies Fellowship:
The fellowship from the Institute for Humane Studies is open to
current or prospective full-time graduate students (including
law students) from accredited universities anywhere in the world
whose research interests are related to ideas of a free society.
It provides annual grants of up to $15,000 toward your studies.
Since its inception in 2003 we ve handed out over $6.5 million
to nearly 1800 students.
IHS Humane Studies Fellowships are more than just another
monetary award. Unlike other scholarships, an HSF also provides
individual advising and an extensive support network to help
ensure academic success both before and after you receive your
A Network Of Fellows, Too:
You ll also be joining an impressive network of scholars,
including David Schmidtz at the University of Arizona, Tyler
Cowen at George Mason University, Jayme Lemke at Brown
University, and Randall Kroszner at the University of Chicago.
Plus, Fellows will be able to attend invitation-only colloquia
and weekend conferences.
For more information and to apply online please explore the HSF
website at http://www.theihs.org/humane-studies-fellowships.
Apply before Jan 5, 2014 and we ll waive the $25 application
fee. Just use code HSFJan5.
State Policy Fellowship Program
With a goal to help build a diverse generation of future leaders who will shape state policies that affect disadvantaged families and communities,
The Fellowship is sponsored by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a national policy institute, and the State Fiscal Analysis Initiative (SFAI), a network of public policy organizations in over 40 states that participate in debates over budget and tax issues and other issues in their states that affect disadvantaged communities and families.
Below are key details on the program:
- Fellows will spend two years as entry-level analysts working with a state policy organization belonging to the nationwide SFAI network.
- Fellows will research and write analyses on current policy issues; brief policymakers, journalists, and others on these issues; and serve as a resource for advocates and community groups.
- These are paid, full time positions with benefits.
- Fellows will participate in a professional development program that includes a week-long seminar in Washington, D.C. and additional training opportunities, including national policy conferences. Additionally, fellows will be partnered with mentors who are leaders in their field.
- To be eligible for the program, candidates must 1) have a graduate degree in public policy, public affairs, economics, social work, public health, law, or a related field by August 2014, 2) have a strong academic record, and 3) be eligible to work in the United States for the two-year duration of the program.
Please circulate information about the program to students and recent graduates who might be interested and to faculty who might identify qualified applicants. The Center will mail you flyers to assist in these efforts. Here is a link
to a flyer about the program
Application requirements include a personal essay, resume, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and two letters of recommendation. Completed applications must be submitted by January 24, 2014,
but we encourage applicants to apply earlier. The fellowship will begin in the latter part of August 2014.
For complete program information, please visit www.cbpp.org/fellowship
. If you have questions, contact us at email@example.com
HIA – Humanity in Action for students engaged and making an impact in leadership, public policy and community service activities:
Application Deadline: January 9, 2014
The Humanity in Action (HIA) programs are designed to facilitate an ongoing trans-Atlantic dialogue about the challenges that democratic societies encounter as they experience new degrees and forms of diversity. The goal is to promote the growth of future decision makers through rigorous inquiry, discussion and research; to reinforce the HIA Fellows’ commitment to democratic values and human rights; and to foster a growing international community bound together by these commitments. Fellows will be selected on the basis of their demonstrated commitment to human rights, evidence of leadership potential, and outstanding academic achievement. All Majors and academic disciplines are encouraged to apply.
EIP is sponsored by
The Office of Minority Affairs.
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