18th Colloquium on International Engineering Education
November 5-6, 2015
New York City
IIE and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) are currently accepting registrations for the 18th Annual Colloquium on International Engineering Education. The Annual Colloquium attracts engineering and foreign language deans and faculty along with study abroad professionals, administrators and senior leadership at higher education institutions. Representatives from industry and various government agencies are also in attendance. IIE will kick-start the event with a pre-conference networking dinner on Wednesday, November 4th. During the two-day conference, we will hear panelists and presenters speak about Building Strategic International Partnerships, the theme of this year's Colloquium.
English Open Doors Program in Chile
The English Open Doors program was established in 2004 by the Chilean Ministry of Education to connect local children and teens with native English speakers. The program places native English-speakers in public schools throughout Chile to work with local teachers to plan activities and lead classes. There are no fees to participate and volunteers receive: a home-stay wit ha Chilean family, health insurance, TEFL training, access to an online Spanish course and a participation bonus of 60,000 CLP each month. Placements last from 5-11 months.
European Environmental Sciences and Ecology Journal (EES) submissions
EES is a peer reviewed journal which accepts high quality research articles. Its biannual journal is published each June 5, and in December. The EES is looking for article submissions from researchers who are interested in publishing their scientific achievements. Having in mind that the environmental science is a multidisciplinary academic field that integrates physical and biological sciences including atmospheric science, physics, geography, chemistry, biology, soil science, geology and so on in, the journal welcomes submissions focusing on theories, methods and applications in both articles and book reviews. All articles must be English and more information can be found at eesej.eu or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
The Fulbright Distinguished Awards program recognizes and encourages excellence in teaching in the U.S. and abroad. U.S. and international teachers receive grants to study at a university, observe classes and complete a project pertaining to their field of educational inquiry during their time abroad. Eligibility: master’s degree or enrolled in a master’s program (U.S. teachers only); full-time K-12 teaching position; five years of full-time teaching experience.
Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program
Application deadline: November 4, 2015
IBS Americas Scholarship Program in Sao Paulo, Brazil: Short-term study abroad program “Strategy & Marketing for Emerging Countries”
Deadline: October 4, 2015
To apply: For an application and more information contact Mr. Boris Guedes at email@example.com; Program Brochure: click here.
There has never been a better time to visit Brazil, the world’s fifth-largest country - and not just because the World Cup was help there last year and the Summer Olympics in 2016. Thanks to the growing strength of the economy, and the improved infrastructure required for the events, the country is indeed safer and easier to travel around than ever before. However, have in mind the U.S. dollar (USD) is at its strongest level in years and now 35% stronger against the Brazilian currency (Real) than one year ago.This is a great opportunity to know Brazil, one of the newest economic powers in the world, opening up new academic and professional horizons for you. Our last groups were composed of students from more than 35 different countries
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
Deadline: October 6, 2015 – Spring 2016 and early summer 2016
March 1, 2016 – Fall 2016/AY 2016-17 and summer 2016 standard application
The aim of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is to diversify the kinds of students who study abroad and intern abroad and the countries they study in. These scholarships fund study abroad for U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are currently receiving federal Pell Grant funding as part of their financial aid package. Awards are made of up to $5,000 (with the average award being $4,000), with an additional $3,000 Critical Need Language Supplement available, for a total possible award of up to $8,000. For more information about the Gilman Scholarship visit www.iie.org/gilman.
Bridging Scholarship for study abroad in Japan
Deadline: October 8, 2015
To apply: http://www.aatj.org/studyabroad/japan-bridging-scholarships.
The Bridging Scholarship program will award 25 scholarships to American students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan that begin in Spring 2016. Undergraduate students majoring in any field of study and attending any recognized exchange or independent program in Japan are eligible to apply for these scholarships. Recipients of Bridging Scholarships will receive stipends of $2,500 or $4,000, depending on the length of their study program in Japan.
Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship
Deadline: October 13
The Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship was launched in 2013 as a new component of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. It provides opportunities for U.S. citizens to participate in an academic year of overseas travel and digital storytelling in one, two, or three countries on a globally significant theme. This Fellowship is made possible through a partnership between the U.S. Department of State and the National Geographic Society.
Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans for Graduate Study
Deadline: November 1, 2015
Every year, The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans supports thirty New Americans, immigrants or the children of immigrants, who are pursuing graduate school in the United States. Each Fellowship supports up to two years of graduate study (in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program in the United States). Please note that the Fellowship does not cover tuition for executive programs, accelerated Bachelor's/Master's programs, or online degrees.
2016-17 Chiba Japan Assistant Language Teacher Program
Application deadline: November 30, 2015
The Chiba Japan Board of Education hires Assistant Language Teachers from Wisconsin to assist English teachers in Japan, teaching classes at the high school level. Wisconsin’s ALTs serve a one-year contract renewable for up to three years (a maximum of five years possible), are paid a salary in yen equivalent to $30,000 annually, and receive substantial benefits and training. Positions are open to any Wisconsin resident or graduate from a Wisconsin university. No teaching experience necessary
2016 Whitaker Biomedical Engineering International Program
Deadlines: Fellows and Scholars Program- January 19th, 2016
Summer Program Deadline: February 2, 2016
The Whitaker International Program is an opportunity for those in the biomedical engineering field to undertake self-designed projects that will enhance the field through an international outlook. Grants are available for summer, semester and academic year placements for fellows who hold a bachelor’s degree and are pursuing post-graduate work and for post-doctoral scholars. The Whitaker International Program hopes to award at least 40 grants to the most qualified applicants. For more information visit: http://www.whitaker.org/
Boren Scholarship and Fellowship
Deadline: February 9, 2016
The Boren Scholarship and Fellowship give U.S. undergraduates and graduate students the opportunity to study in Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America and the Middle East. The scholarship and fellowship focus on enhancing applicants language components specifically Arabic, Hindi, Mandarin, Korean, Portuguese, Russian and Swahili languages. Undergraduate students can receive up to $20,000 for an academic year while graduate students can receive up to $30,000. In exchange for funding, recipients commit to working in the federal government for a minimum of one year.?
Tutor at the Hong Kong Institute of Education (an MU Partner in Hong Kong)
Deadline: Review of applications will continue until posts are filled
With a view to enhancing students’ English language abilities and enriching students’ cultural sensitivity and understanding, the Institute now invites applications for the post of International Tutors (ITs) to support in areas related to language learning activities, co-curricular activities and intercultural events for students of all programs at HKIEd. Applicants should be a native English speaker with a Bachelor’s degree preferably in teaching and language education. Learn more here.
Financial Aid Opportunities for Latin American and Caribbean Students
Deadline: rolling applications
The Rowe Fund, a student loan program of the Organization of American States (OAS), helps citizens from Latin American and Caribbean OAS member countries finance a portion of their studies or research at accredited universities in the United States by awarding interest-free loans. Prospective applicants must be accepted to, or currently studying at, an accredited U.S. university and demonstrate good academic records in addition to full-time enrollment. Applications are received and reviewed on a year-round basis. The maximum loan amount per student is $15,000. For eligibility requirements and application forms, visit: www.oas.org/en/rowefund or www.facebook.com/rowefund. Please send any questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Engineering Scholarship for Masters Degree - Universidad Pontificia Comillas
Universidad Pontificia Comillas in collaboration with Gestamp (a leading enterprise in the automotive business), is launching a new Master in International Industrial Project Management (MIIPM) field of Engineering or Business Administration. This program will be open to international students and includes an internship at Gestamp facilities, which are found around the world, with a foreseeable likelihood of finding a highly-qualified job after completion of the internship. Moreover, the sponsor is offering to partially or even totally finance the scholarship fees, travel and accommodation allowances.
The U.S. Department of State Pathways Internships
The U.S. Department of State is offering programs for graduate/post graduate, undergraduate and high school students. The U.S. Department of State will continue to offer both paid internships under the Pathways Internship Program, as well as unpaid opportunities under the U.S. Departments of State Student Experience Program (formerly known as Summer, Fall and Spring internships). The Pathways Internships are Civil Service opportunities located mostly in Washington, D.C., while the U.S. Department of State Student Experience Program provides the opportunity to work in U.S. Embassies throughout the world, as well as in various bureaus located in Washington, D.C. This program is designed to provide substantive experiences in a foreign affairs environment. There are 10 opportunities to choose from. Go to their website for information on each internship offered.
Teach and Learn in Korea Government-sponsored scholarship
"Teach and Learn in Korea" or the TaLK Program is the South Korean government-sponsored English teaching program offering native English speakers an opportunity to teach elementary students in rural areas during a one year commitment. Established in 2008, the TaLK Program participants engage in arranged classes for 15 hours per week from Monday to Friday with plenty of time to explore the nation, meet other adventure-minded young people, and experience a truly unique culture. Learn more about the program at: http://www.talk.go.kr/
Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program
The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program provides overseas foreign language instruction and cultural enrichment experiences in 13 critical need languages for U.S. students in higher education. The CLS Program is part of a U.S. government effort to expand dramatically the number of Americans studying and mastering critical need foreign languages. Undergraduate, master's and doctoral-level students of diverse disciplines and majors are encouraged to apply for the seven-to-10-week-long programs. Participants are expected to continue their language study beyond the scholarship period, and later apply their critical language skills in their future professional careers.