Teenagers Abroad Summer Scholarship

March 26th, 2015 by Jonathan Frankel

languagesTeenagers Abroad Summer Scholarship
Deadline: May 1

Are you trying to learn a second language? What about learn a second language in a foreign country? If that sounds like an exciting experience the Teenagers Abroad Summer Scholarship might be the help you need. This scholarship allows one individual to win funding for a four week long international language program (standard, 20 lessons per week). The scholarship value is between $3,000 and $5,000 but will not cover airfare.

Individuals from around the world can apply for this scholarship before May 1st- one lucky winner is able to participate in a language program from August 2nd, 2015 to August 29th, 2015.

The winning student can choose from a variety of locations including Malta, Brighton, Eastbourne, London, Toronto, Montreal, Nice, Paris, Barcelona, Malaga, Playa Del Carmen, Florence, Rome, Frankfurt or Beijing. If the student selects Playa del Carmen, Malta or Brighton, accommodation will also be included in the scholarship.

To enter the Teenagers Abroad Summer Scholarship you must be between the ages of 15 and 19 and submit a picture collage or short video that represents your personality. The more creativity, passion and energy shown- the better!

Find out more information on this scholarship and apply before the May 1st deadline.

Rotary Peace Fellowship

March 12th, 2015 by Jonathan Frankel

fellowship 126441822Rotary Peace Fellowship
Deadline: May 31st

Applications for next year’s Rotary Peace Fellowship are currently being accepted. Each year Rotary selects 100 individuals from around the world to receive a fully funded academic fellowship to cover tuition and fees, room and board and round-trip transportation at one of the following Rotary Peace Centers:

  • Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
  • Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
  • International Christian University, Japan
  • University of Bradford, England
  • University of Queensland, Australia
  • Uppsala University, Sweden

“Through training, study, and practice, Rotary Peace Fellows become leaders and catalysts for peace and conflict resolution.”

To be eligible for this fellowship you must meet the following requirements:

  • Proficiency in English; proficiency in a second language is strongly recommended
  • Strong commitment to international understanding and peace as demonstrated through professional and academic achievements and personal or community service
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Master’s degree applicants: minimum three years of related full-time work or volunteer experience, bachelor’s degree
  • Certificate applicants: minimum five years of related full-time work or volunteer experience, strong academic background

Individuals can be from any country around the world, however, they must plan on studying in the United States, United Kingdom, Thailand, Sweden, Japan or Australia at one of the six institutions listed above.

Get more information on the Rotary Peace Fellowship and apply before May 31st.

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