European Institute of Peace:
The European Institute of Peace (EIP) is a new initiative at the heart of Europe - with a global scope. The EIP is looking to hire four qualified individuals for new posts. The EIP will be a permanent independent organization, the purpose of which will be to contribute to the global peace agenda of the European Union through a close partnership with EU institutions in order to prevent, mitigate and resolve conflict. More detailed information about the positions and applying can be found here.
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.
International Conference on Interdisciplinary Research in Education
Abstract Deadline: September 25. 2014
The main goal of this conference is to present and discuss new trends in interdisciplinary in education. ICOINE - 2014 conference is supported by many universities and organizations and has already formed a large, multi-national and friendly community of colleagues who love to share ideas. ICOINE - 2014 invites you to submit proposals for papers, panels, best practices, round tables, posters/demonstrations and workshops. The proceedings book will be published in e-book format after conference. Participants will be able to reach and download e-book from www.icoine2014.org web site.
International Conference on Transnational Education and Learning
Date: Sept. 29 – Oct. 2, 2014
The International Conference on Transnational Education and Learning is being held at the Hyatt in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on September 29-October 2, 2014. This International Conference on Transnational Education and Learning is a great opportunity for you to share your practices or interact with people from various regions of the world. For the conference agenda or to register, visit www.uwosh.edu/go/ictel.
Whitaker International Program
Fellows and Scholars Program deadline: January 20, 2015
Summer Program deadline: February 3, 2015
Jesuit Commons: Higher Education at the Margins Recruiting Subject Matter Experts
Deadline: As soon as possible
JC:HEM has received funding to transform the curriculum of its Diploma in Liberal Studies. This new curriculum will comprise thirty new courses to be undertaken by students at the margins all over the world. JC:HEM is currently looking to recruit Subject Matter Experts (SME) to lead the development of these new courses. A work-for-hire stipend of $3,000 ($1,000 at the completion of the design and $2,000 at the completion of the production) will be paid. Courses will be developed for, and owned by JC:HEM and will marketed for delivery to students at the margins. SME's should have a Doctorate or terminal degree, in the relevant discipline, be eminent in their field, and experience of, and commitment to, high quality on-line higher education. For more information, please contact our Chief Academic Officer, Dr Neil Sparnon, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Carnegie African Diaspora Fellows Program
Deadline: applications available in January 2014
Carnegie African Diaspora Fellows Program is a scholar exchange program funded by a two-year grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York (CCNY). Applicant must be an African-born academic currently living in the United States and Canada working in higher education. Fellows will engage in educational projects proposed and hosted by faculty of higher education institutions in sub-Saharan African countries in which Carnegie Corporation operates. Eligible applicants are asked to request application information here.
Teach in Guizhou Province, China
The Office of International Cooperation and Exchanges in the Education Department of Guizhou Province in China has contacted the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) regarding an opportunity for teachers to teach in Guizhou Province at the elementary, secondary, or college levels. Applicants must be willing to teach at least half a year in Guizhou, must be in good health and born after 1948. Contact Ms. Mi Dan at email@example.com for more information.
Gilman International Scholarship Program
Deadline: October 7, 2014
The Gilman Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and offers scholarships for undergraduates to study & intern abroad. The Gilman Scholarship Program seeks to diversify the kinds of students who study abroad & the countries and regions where they go. Over 2,000 scholarships of up to $5,000 will be awarded this academic year for U.S. citizen undergraduates to study abroad. Award amounts will vary depending on the length of study and student need with the average award being approximately $4,000.
The Bridging Scholarship for study abroad in Japan
Deadline: October 8, 2014
The Bridging Scholarship program will award at least 25 scholarships to American students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan that begin in Spring 2015. 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. The scholarships are funded by donations from U.S. corporations and foundations to the US-Japan Bridging Foundation.
Information on the Bridging scholarships and downloadable application forms are available at AATJ's Web site: http://www.aatj.org/studyabroad/scholarships.
Student Ambassadors for U.S. Pavillion in Milan, Italy
Deadline: October 15, 2014
Applications are being accepting now through October 15 from American college students to serve as on-the-ground ambassadors for the 2015 USA Pavilion at the next world's fair in Milan, Italy. U.S. citizens currently pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees who are at least 18 years of age are invited to apply online to the Student Ambassador Program to represent the United States next year at Expo Milano 2015.
PPIA Junior Summer Institute at Princeton
Deadline: November 1, 2014
The PPIA Junior Summer Institute is a seven-week program for rising college seniors. The goal of the program is to prepare students for graduate study and careers in public policy and international affairs. The Junior Summer Institute provides participants with the tools for critical thinking, speaking, writing and quantitative reasoning, and with the skills and experiences necessary to create, analyze, implement, evaluate and affect policy in a multicultural, multiethnic society. Current college juniors are eligible to apply by November 1 for the summer 2015 program. Selection also comes with funding towards graduate studies in public policy or international affairs.
Thomas J. Watson Fellowship
Deadline: November 2014
The Thomas J. Watson Fellowship is a one-year grant for independent study and travel outside the United States awarded to graduating college seniors nominated by participating institutions. The Thomas J. Watson Fellowship offers college graduates of "unusual promise" a year of independent, purposeful exploration and travel -- in international settings new to them -- to enhance their capacity for resourcefulness, imagination, openness, and leadership and to foster their humane and effective participation in the world community. The stipend for the fellowship year is $28,000 ($38,000 for fellows accompanied by a spouse or dependent child).
Education New Zealand
Application Deadline: December 1, 2014
Education New Zealand, the lead Government agency for the promotion of New Zealand education internationally, has announced the first round of study abroad scholarships for U.S. students. The awards will provide support for U.S. students who participate in study abroad programs at New Zealand's universities and Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics - commonly referred to as ITPs, and offering technical and applied degree programs. Recipients will be required to report on their experience through social media and other channels while in New Zealand. Find out more information here.
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.
Humanity in Action Fellowship
Deadline: January 8, 2015
The Humanity in Action Fellowship brings together international groups of university students and recent graduates to explore national histories of discrimination and resistance, as well as examples of issues affecting different minority groups today. Applicants to the Humanity in Action Fellowship must be currently enrolled undergraduate students (sophomores, juniors, and seniors), or recent graduates (for the 2014 Fellowship, this means undergraduate classes of 2012 and 2013) at accredited, four-year undergraduate colleges or universities in the United States.
Boren Scholarships and Fellowships
Boren Fellowship: January 27, 2015
Boren Scholarship: February 4, 2015 *Many institutions have an earlier on-campus deadline.
The applications for the 2015-2016 David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships are now available at www.borenawards.org. 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. Undergraduate students can receive up to $20,000 for an academic year's study abroad and graduate students 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.
Charles B. Rangel Scholars Summer Program
Deadline: February 3, 2015
The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program is a six-week summer program designed to provide undergraduate students with a deeper appreciation of current issues and trends in international affairs, a greater understanding of career opportunities in international affairs, and the enhanced knowledge and skills to pursue such careers. Students live at Howard University, attend classes, and participate in a variety of programs with foreign affairs professionals at Howard and at diverse locations around Washington, DC. The program provides seminars that focus on enhancing knowledge and skills related to U.S. foreign policy, economics and writing; introduces participants to a wide range of government and non-government professionals who work on global issues and also arranges visits to various institutions involved in international affairs; and helps students explore graduate school, scholarship, fellowship, internship, and professional options in international affairs. Costs for tuition, travel, housing, and two meals per day are covered and students receive a stipend of $3,200.
Deadline: February 27, 2015
A component of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the Fulbright-mtvU Fellowship is a special opportunity for up to four U.S. students to pursue projects around an aspect of international contemporary or popular music as a cultural force for expression. Preference is given to creative projects that are conveyed in a dynamic fashion and are accompanied by a feasible plan.
Teach English in China or South Korea through the University of Colorado
The University of Colorado-Colorado Springs is looking for individuals to undertake twelve-month contracts to teach at the Daegu Gyeongbuk English Village, which our office helps to manage with its Korean partner, Yeungjin College (the legal employer of all teachers). This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to have an experience working with students of different ages and abilities in a creative, dynamic environment. Our diverse faculty of 45-50 teachers provides a supportive community in which to work and live, with more support coming from an on-site management team and UCCS-OIA. For more information visit: www.uccs.edu/international/teaching-abroad.html
The University of Colorado-Colorado Springs is also looking for individuals to undertake twelve-month contracts to teach at the Milo International Kindergarten in Guangzhou, China. If you have a passion for early childhood education, are committed to helping to create a warm and nurturing environment for young learners, and are eager to spend a year experiencing life in an exciting Chinese city, this may be just the opportunity for you!
National Geographic Expands Young Explorers Grant Program
Young Explorers Grants help cover field project costs for individuals ages 18 to 25 pursuing research, conservation and exploration-related projects consistent with National Geographic's grant programs. The program has expanded the Young Explorers Grant program to include more opportunities for fieldwork in 18 Northeast and Southeast Asian countries. National Geographic is accepting applications from hard-working, passionate, creative young individuals from all over the world who are interested in doing fieldwork in Brunei, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, China, East Timor, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
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.
Peace Action Wisconsin Fall Internships
Application deadline: Apply as soon as possible
PAWI internships provide students with the opportunity to gain real world experience while advancing positive social change in our community. PAWI is the largest grassroots foreign policy non-profit in the state and is currently working on initiatives to reduce our state's dependence on declining defense contracts and working with local, state and national representatives to shift funding priorities from the Pentagon to human services and environmental sustainability. Available internships are applicable to a number of fields including non-profit management, accounting, journalism, graphic design, website development, political research, public policy and more. Additionally, interns will acquire valuable leadership, organizing and problems solving skills. Internships are designed to be flexible and can be personalized to meet the intern’s abilities and educational objectives. All internships are unpaid. PAWI office is located in Riverwest.
The US-UK Fulbright Commission internship program
Deadline: After Oct. 1, 2014
The US-UK Fulbright Commission in London is seeking applicants for our Internship program for winter/spring 2015. Interns at Fulbright work closely alongside our staff to promote and provide advice on studying in the USA to some 5,000+ British students each year. We do this through our advisory service, USA College Day University fair, student seminars, outreach to UK schools and universities and more! Applications are welcome from a variety of fields. Internships are unpaid and may be offered full-time or on a part-time basis around students’ class schedules. Internships may vary from one to six months in length. We will begin reviewing applications on a rolling basis starting from 1st October. To apply, students may email a CV and covering letter to email@example.com, with the subject line “Advising Internship”.