ACADEMIC AND CONFERENCE OPPORTUNTIES:
(Faculty and Students)

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

 

 

SiS (Study in Spain) Student Ambassador Program
The Study in Spain Student Ambassador program aims to strengthen relations and the image of Spain in higher education institutions in the United States. Student Ambassadors have the opportunity to develop their organizational capacity and leadership. This is done by promoting the Spanish language, the benefits of studying in Spain, and the transmission of the cultural diversity of the people of Spain. Addiontally, Student Ambassadors will organize various activities directed towards promoting Spain as a study abroad destination. To apply and for more information click here.

 

 

FELLOWSHIPS AND SCHOLARSHIPS:

 

 

STUDENTS (undergraduate & graduate)

 

American University of Cairo

Deadline: October 1, 2016

The Office of International Education will be awarding a $1,500 scholarship to two students studying at the American University in Cairo in the Spring of 2017. Awards will be determined using the same application process as the general study abroad application, including essay, recommendation letter and GPA. This application is due October 1st.

 

Atlas Corps Fellowship
Deadline: Rolling
Atlas Corps facilitates overseas fellowships for the best of the world's rising non-profit leaders. They volunteer at outstanding organizations addressing social issues and are enrolled in an ongoing training program. After 12 or 18 months, they return to their countries to work for at least one year (and usually their entire career) in the nonprofit sector, sharing new skills, best practices, valuable experiences, and a network of global change-makers.

 

Awards for Research/Study in Scandinavia
Deadline: November 1, 2016
The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) is pleased to announce that they are now accepting applications for Fellowships and Grants program for the 2017/18 academic year. The ASF will offer around $300,000 to outstanding American students, scholars, professionals and artists for study and/or research in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway or Sweden. Fellowships of up to $23,000 are intended to support an academic year-long stay, and priority is given to students at the graduate level who need to spend time at foreign academic or research institutions. Grants of up to $5,000 are considered more suitable for shorter research visits, both on the graduate or post-doctoral level. Funding is available to candidates in all fields. Online application and further ASF Award information available online: www.amscan.org. The ASF also awards fellowships and grants to Scandinavians. These are made on the recommendation of ASF’s cooperating organizations abroad, with each country setting its own deadline. Contact information for the ASF’s cooperating organizations in Scandinavia can be found on the ASF website.

 

Boren Scholarship

Deadline: Varies

Boren Awards provide a unique funding opportunity for U.S. students to study world regions critical to U.S. interests (including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America and the Middle East). The coutnries of WEstern Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand are excluded. The Boren Scholarhsips provide up to $20,000 for undergraduate students to study in countries that are generally underrepresented in study abroad. The Boren Fellowships provide graduate students up to $30,000 to add an important international and language component to their graduate studies.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Freeman Awards for Study in Asia
Deadline: Deadlines vary; Apply the semester before your study abroad program begins
IIE is pleased to announce the re-launch of the Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA), made possible by generous support from the Freeman Foundation. Created to assist U.S. students with demonstrated financial need and limited prior experience in East and Southeast Asia, Freeman-ASIA will fund approximately 400 students over the next two academic years, with awards ranging from $3,000 per student for summer study and $5,000 per semester, to a maximum of $7,000 for a full year abroad. Students may apply online starting February 1st for awards to study abroad beginning in summer 2016. Prospective students should visit the Freeman-ASIA website for eligibility requirements, full application instructions and a list of deadlines.

German Academic Exchange Service Undergraduate Scholarships and Internships
Deadlines: Varies
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) invites undergraduate students of all disciplines to apply for scholarships funding study, senior thesis research, and/or internships in Germany. Undergraduate Scholarships are available either as part of an organized study abroad program or as part of an individual, student-designed study abroad semester or year.

Go Overseas Scholarship

Deadline: Varies

Go overseas offers several scholarships throughout the year for both undergrad and master's degree students. They are both for general study abroad and for specific countries and can be applied to either summer, semester or year long study abroad trips. Students must typically submit a creative photo and essay along with the application.

 

Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) Domestic Program
Deadline: Rolling

The Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) is looking for enthusiastic, well-educated Jesuit Volunteers for the JVC Domestic Program. As stated in their mission the JVC program "aspires to created a more just and hopeful world, the JVC engages passionate young people in vital service within poor communities, fostering the growth of leaders committed to faith in action." Partnering with local agencies the JVC places volunteers in areas to serve the poor, marginalized and vulnerable. To apply for the Jesuit Volunteer Corps Domestic Program click here.

Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program
Deadline: November 1
The Robert Bosch Foundation and Cultural Vistas invite U.S. professionals to apply for the 2017-2018 Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program. This program is a distinguished transatlantic initiative that each year offers accomplished young Americans the opportunity to complete fully-financed high-level professional development in Germany. Fellows act as consultants at leading institutions, attend seminars on contemporary topics, receive intensive language training and travel regionally as a group. The fellowship provides a generous monthly stipend, health insurance, all program-related travel costs, language training in Germany, and private tutoring in the U.S. prior to departure as needed.

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/

 

 

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.

 

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.

 

United Nations Internship Program
Deadline:  Rolling                                      
UN internships are available at UN offices in New York, Geneva, Addis Ababa, Vienna, Nairobi, Beirut, Bangkok, and Santiago to master's degree and PhD candidates as well as students in their final year of undergraduate study.  The objective of the United Nations Internship Program is to give students a first-hand impression of the day-to-day working environment of the United Nations.