ACADEMIC AND CONFERENCE OPPORTUNTIES:
(Faculty and Students)

 

 

SUNY Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) Center Conference
Project Proposals due: January 20, 2015
Conference: March 19-20, 2015
SUNY Center, New York City
The SUNY COIL Center's annual conference is the leading international event in the field and brings together 250+ professors, international programs staff, instructional technologists, and university and college administrators from SUNY, across the U.S. and around the world to share innovative models and best practices. The year's conference agenda will include sessions from both invited speakers as well as those resulting from our international Call for Presentations at http://coil.suny.edu/page/call-presentations-7th-coil-conference.

Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale
March 28-29, 2015
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
The Global Health & Innovation Conference is the world's largest global health conference and social entrepreneurship conference. This must-attend, thought-leading conference annually convenes 2,200 leaders, changemakers, students, and professionals from all fields of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship.  Register now to secure the lowest registration rate by December 31.

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 contact@eesej.eu

 

FELLOWSHIPS AND SCHOLARSHIPS:

FACULTY

 

 

Teachers for Global Classrooms Program
Deadline: March 18, 2015
The Teachers for Global Classrooms Program (TGC) is a year-long professional development opportunity for United States elementary, middle and high school teachers to become leaders in global education. Global education is integral to building 21st century skills, and teachers are the greatest resource to empower students as global citizens. TGC equips fellows with the global competencies necessary to bring an international perspective to their schools.

Teaching and learning is transformed through targeted training, an international field experience, and global collaboration. TGC is a program of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by IREX.

 

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 midan1976@hotmail.com for more information.

 

 

STUDENTS (undergraduate & graduate)

 

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
Deadline: March 3, 2015
These scholarships are available to 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. Deadline for fall 2015 and academic year 15-16 study is March 3, 2015

 

 

Abroad Scout video contest for students who have studied abroad in Italy

Deadline: May 1, 2015
Abroad Scout is pleased to invite entries for the Film Spray International Festival, which will take place in Florence, Italy on May 15, 2015. It is not required to attend, but all are welcome. Students (especially those who have studied abroad in Italy) are invited to submit a short video between 30 and 90 seconds on this year’s theme: “ITALY” in its entirety (nature, society, craftsmen, art, politics, history, food, etc.). Video entries may be accompanied by music *but not words*. The absence of dialogue and other forms of verbal communication make the video understandable worldwide and easy to interpret, without age-culture-social limitations. The Best Video wins €1,000.00. There may be other prizes as well as an opportunity for your film to be viewed by many important filmmakers and distributors.

To participate, please submit your video and application form (http://www.studyabroadscout.com/filmspray_registration.pdf) in one email message to filmspray@studyabroadscout.com.  Send a link where we can download your video (the video file must have two different export formats, (i.e., .mov and .avi).

 

Rotary Peace Fellow Scholarships 
Deadline: July 1, 2015
Each year, Rotary selects up to 100 individuals from around the world to receive fully funded academic fellowships at one of their peace centers. These fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship and field-study expenses. Two types of peace fellowships are available:

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: rowefund@oas.org.

Engineering Scholarship for Masters Degree - Universidad Pontificia Comillas
Deadline: varies
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
Deadline: varies
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
Deadline: Rolling
"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/

Scholarships to attend: 2015 Summer Field School for Social and Cultural Anthropology
This call is aimed at budding researchers with a creative and open mind towards the challenges of applied research. We offer a unique learning opportunity in a multidisciplinary research project on the isle of Gozo, Malta. Expeditions and the University of Leuven hand out eight scholarships that cover part or all of the tuition fee for the 2015 Malta Summer School. Scholarships are granted on a competitive basis, based on a research proposal. Eligible students include: Undergraduate, graduate and PhD students.

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program    

Deadline: TBD                                   

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.

 

INTERNSHIPS:

 

 

High School Opportunities:

The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX)
Deadline: Rolling
This program offers merit-based scholarships to spend an academic year in Germany.  The program was established in 1983 to celebrate German-American friendship based on common values of democracy.  Students live with host families, attend local schools, and participate in community life in Germany.  For more information and application deadlines, visit the organization in charge of recruitment for your state at http://www.usagermanyscholarship.org/.