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Friday
11/22/19

Prestigious Summer Fellowship at George Washington’s Mount Vernon – Class of 2022

Posted by Tim on November 22, 2019 in Fellowships, Honors Experiences, Networking, Student experience, Summer Courses, Workshops

The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows Program is a highly selective summer institute for rising college juniors, offering unparalleled learning and networking opportunities at the home of America’s first president outside our nation’s capital. May 23 – July 4, 2020

Fully Funded Summer Leadership Program

Students spend six weeks living and learning at George Washington’s Mount Vernon. Transportation, meals and a $3,000 stipend are provided

A Summer Like No Other

The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows program combines lessons from George Washington’s life, student leadership development, and a capstone project to promote civic engagement.

Experience Washington, DC

Students meet with successful professionals and participate in unique experiences in our nation’s capital.

This opportunity is exclusively for current college sophomores who demonstrate outstanding leadership potential.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PROGRAM


Applications Due January 31, 2020

Friday
11/22/19

Fulbright UK Summer Institutes – Freshmen and Sophomores with 3.7+ GPA

Posted by Tim on November 22, 2019 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Scholarship Opportunities, Student experience, Study Abroad, Summer Courses, Summer Research

If you are a freshman or sophomore and are interested in possibly winning a grant to study abroad in the UK this summer, read on!

The Fulbright UK Summer Institutes are three or four week programs for US undergraduate students. Participants can explore the culture, heritage and history of the UK while experiencing higher education at a UK university.

There are four summer institutes this year: 

  1. Glasgow (Technology, Innovation and Creativity)
  2. Bristol (exploring the intersection of arts, activism and social justice) 
  3. Belfast (understanding Ireland from a Northern Irish perspective)
  4. Aberystwyth (contemporary issues in Identity and Nationhood, through the lens of Wales)

The Institute costs covered by the Fulbright Commission and its partner institutions include:

·         Return US-UK airfare

·         Tuition and fees at the host institution

·         Accommodation

·         In some cases, a small daily allowance for meals

To be eligible, students must*:

·         Be a US citizen and possess a US passport

·         Have had little or no study/travel outside of the US or North America

·         Have a minimum GPA of 3.7

·         Be at least 18 years old by the start of the program

·         Be able to participate in the program in its entirety

·         Have at least two years of undergraduate study remaining after the Institute finishes

The deadline is February 11th, so this is something you’re interested in, you’ll want to start working on now. If you are interested in applying, drop me an email. 

See fuller descriptions of the programs here: http://www.fulbright.org.uk/going-to-the-uk/uk-summer-institutes

Monday
02/11/19

RED SEA SUMMER PROGRAM

Posted by Tim on February 11, 2019 in Summer Courses

KAUST’s Marine Science program will be hosting a three-week summer course from July 21 to August 8, 2019. The course will highlight a range of topics relevant to the Red Sea Research Center’s work, including genomics, microbiology, ecology, environmental science, and biological oceanography. Several KAUST faculty will be participating. The course will consist of a combination of lectures, fieldwork, labwork, and data analysis workshops, with an emphasis on hands-on experiences. The course is open to undergraduate or Master’s students, or people who have recently graduated from these degrees.

KAUST will cover all costs for the program, including travel and housing, and is even providing a small stipend. A flyer for the summer program is attached. The application deadline is March 15, 2019. For more information, please visit: http://rssc.kaust.edu.sa

Michael Berumen, Ph.D.

Red Sea Research Center

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

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Monday
02/26/18

Summer Class Opening ANA 407 Gross Anatomy

Posted by Tim on February 26, 2018 in Academics, Summer Courses

Interested in Taking a Summer Anatomy Dissection Course?

The department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is currently accepting undergraduate students to enroll in their Gross Human Anatomy course with cadaver dissection during the summer from May 21st – July 13th. The course is 6 credits hours and does have an additional fee associated with it. This is a wonderful opportunity for students to participate in hands-on full body dissection and to hear clinically based lectures.

If interested, please contact Kelli at khickey@buffalo.edu to make sure students have the necessary prerequisites and for any additional questions. It is suggested that students have some level of anatomy and physiology completed before you take the course, however they will make exceptions based on what a student has taken. Once it is determined that prerequisites have been met, the department will enroll you in the class.

Wednesday
01/24/18

Summer Language Scholarships at Indiana University

Posted by Tim on January 24, 2018 in Academics, Competitions, Fellowships, Scholarship Opportunities, Summer Courses

Title VIII Fellowships (Domestic)

Title VIII fellowships fund graduate students, area studies specialists and others with a Bachelor’s degree for study of Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Estonian, Georgian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Russian (at the 3rd year or higher), and Ukrainian in the Summer Language Workshop.

Title VIII Fellowships (Portable)

Title VIII Portable fellowships fund graduate students, area studies specialists and others with a Bachelor’s degree for study abroad of Azerbaijani, BCS, Czech, Estonian, Georgian, Hungarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Tajik, Tatar, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uyghur, and Uzbek at levels higher than those offered in the Summer Language Workshop’s 2018 domestic program.

IU Project GO (ROTC) Scholarships

IU Project GO Scholarships fully funds Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marine Option ROTC students for domestic study of ArabicChinesePersianRussian, and Turkish in the Summer Language Workshop. The deadline for application is February 20, 2018. Find out more and apply at the Project GO website.

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships

The Department of Education Title VI Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowshipsFLAS fellowships provide a $2,500 summer stipend plus tuition award (up to $5,000 FLAS tuition limit) for the cost of Summer Language Workshop courses.

  • African Studies Program
    Arabic (African-concentration)
  • Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center
    Estonian, Hungarian, Mongolian, Persian and Turkish
  • Russian and East European Institute
    Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Estonian, Georgian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Russian, Ukrainian

AABS Scholarships for Baltic Languages

The Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies provides scholarships of up to $2,500 for the study of Baltic languages in the IU Summer Language Workshop. All Workshop participants are eligible to apply. See the AABS Scholarship page for details.

Apply for AABS funding by February 2, 2018 for priority consideration.

Russian and East European Institute Summer Russian Scholarship

The Russian and East European Institute Summer Russian Scholarship funds first-generation undergraduate students for the study of Russian at the second year and above. The scholarship will provide at least $2500 to be used for tuition, fees, or living expenses. For eligibility requirements and to apply, visit the REEI website.

Deadline for applications: March 2018

Questions may be addressed to Mark Trotter, Assistant Director REEI (812-856-5247).

Russian Studies Workshop Summer Russian Study Fellowship

The Russian Studies Workshop at Indiana University Summer Russian Study Fellowshipprovides $6500 to cover tuition/mandatory fees (approximately $3000), and living costs to eligible students who enroll in a 6-credit graduate Russian course in the IU Summer Language Workshop during the Summer 2018 session. Funding for the RSW is provided by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and administered through the IU Russian and Eastern European Institute.

Friends of the Workshop Scholarship

Funded through generous donations of alumni and supporters of the Indiana University Summer Language Workshop, the “Friends” scholarship funds participants in any Workshop course. The scholarships are open to any participant who is not eligible for another Workshop scholarship or fellowship. Review eligibility requirements and apply via the online application.

Monday
04/17/17

Summer Language Workshop

Posted by Tim on April 17, 2017 in Summer Courses

Kurdish (Sorani) – 1st and 2nd year – will be taught at Indiana University, Bloomington, Summer Language Workshop (SWSEEL 2017). Please announce this to your students and colleagues who might be interested.

Monday
04/10/17

Kyungpook National University’s Global Summer School Program

Posted by Tim on April 10, 2017 in Summer Courses

Summer School(English)

The KNU 3-week Global Summer School brings together students and academics from all over the world for a unique intercultural learning experience and special taste of Korean culture. All courses are taught in English, and you will take courses with Korean students as well as other participants from all over the world.

Schedule

  • The schedule is subject to change.
  • All classes are scheduled in the morning, and all cultural activities are scheduled in the afternoon.

Courses for 2017 KNU Global Summer School

Course Title Credits Time Lecturer Home University
Expressing Modes of Contemporary Art & their Appreciation 3 M-Th, 9-12 FRANCOISE DOCQUIERT Paris 1 pantheon Sorbonne
Understanding of Popular Musics 3 M-Th, 9-12 Anthony Olson Northwest Missouri State University
Artificial Intelligence 3 M-Th, 9-12 Bettina Harriehausen-Muehlbauer Univ. of Applied Science, Darmstadt, Germany
Operating Systems 3 M-Th, 9-12 Peter Peer University of Ljubljana
Electromagnetics Fields1 3 M-Th, 9-12 Mahesh Abegaonkar Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Wireless Network 3 M-Th, 9-12 Paul Doyle Dublin Institute of Technology
Automatic Control 3 M-Th, 9-12 Andrea Bareggi ESME Sudria
Signal and Systems 3 M-Th, 9-12 Wlodzimierz Kasprzak Warsaw University of Technology
Organizational Behavior 3 M-Th, 9-12 Anna Kuzminska University of Warsaw
Business Communication and Writing Skills 3 M-Th, 9-12 Beata Dąbrowska-Janů SGH Warsaw School of Economics
Global Business 3 M-Th, 9-12 Dr. Roland Schmuck University of Pecs
Global Economy 3 M-Th, 9-12 EWA DZIWOK University of Economics in Katowice, Poland
Modern Korean Society 3 M-Th, 9-12 Vincenza D’Urso Ca’ Foscari
Global Communication : Survival Polish and Introduction to Polish Culture 3 M-Th, 9-12 Justyna Zych University of Warsaw
Korean Language 1 3 M-Th, 9-12 Youngmi Kim Kyungpook National Univeristy

Housing

All participants will be assigned a double-occupancy room in the KNU on-campus dormitories (2 students per room). Rooms are furnished with beds, mattresses, cabinets, desks, chairs, and bookshelves. Breakfast is provided at the dormitory cafeteria.

Tuition & Fees

Tuition USD300 Waived for students from partner universities
Registration Fee USD50 Non-refundable
Housing Fee USD350 Including breakfast
Cultural Activities Fee USD700
TOTAL USD1400

KNU Buddies

Your personal guide to KNU and Korean culture: your buddy will contact you via e-mail prior to your departure for Korea.

Important Dates

Application Deadline May 1, 2017
Letter of Acceptance &Invoice posted May 20, 2017
Payment of Tuition & Fees June 10, 2017
Dormitory Check-in June 25, 2017
Transcript posted to home university End of August

How to Apply

  • 1)KNU partner universities (International Offices) are asked to nominate their students via e-mail to mj3jm@knu.ac.kr by April 25, 2017.
  • 2)All applicants are required to complete an on-line application at the KNU web site (click here) by May 1, 2017.
  • KNU will issue a Letter of Acceptance and Invoice, which will be e-mailed to each applicant.

Refund Policy

Cancellation before June 10, 2017 100% Refund *
Cancellation before June 17, 2017 50% Refund *
Cancellation after June 18, 2017 No Refund

* Registration fee is non-refundable.

Contact Information

KNU Office of International Affairs Tel: +82-53-950-2415 / Fax: +82-53-950-2419 E-mail: mj3jm@knu.ac.kr Web Site: http://en.knu.ac.kr

Wednesday
11/02/16

2017 Student Leadership International Dialogue and Exchange (SLIDE) going to Scotland and Ireland

Posted by Tim on November 2, 2016 in Academics, Study Abroad, Summer Courses

The Division of University Life & Services is excited to announce that the 2017 Student Leadership International Dialogue and Exchange (SLIDE) Program will take UB student leaders to Scotland and Ireland from May 23 – June 3, 2017.

SLIDE is an international learning experience specifically designed for UB student leaders, giving them an opportunity to learn about leadership from a global perspective and interact firsthand with other student leaders from around the world.

The SLIDE program is designed to expose University at Buffalo student leaders to leadership and culture abroad in a number of facets. This program:

  • Examines historical and cultural types of leadership
  • Exposes students to cultures that are different from their own
  • Requires students to reflect on their experiences from a holistic worldview perspective
  • Examines the reciprocal nature of leadership and culture

 For more detailed information, including program logistics and costs, please download the informational slideshow.

Online applications are due via UBlinked by Wednesday, November 30, 2016. If selected to move forward in the application process, you will be notified to schedule a 30-minute informal interview. 

 

Wednesday
11/02/16

Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows

Posted by Tim on November 2, 2016 in Networking, Summer Courses

Be Inspired by America’s First President

 

Spend Your Summer at Mount Vernon!

The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows Program is a highly-selective summer institute for rising college juniors, offering unparalleled learning and networking opportunities at the home of George Washington.

 

This is a six-week program includes housing at George Washington’s estate, transportation, meals, and a $500 weekly stipend.

Students are paired with a mentor to learn how to turn a personal passion into a blueprint for action.

Students will network with successful Washington, DC professionals and participate in unique experiences in our nation’s capital.

The Deadline for applications is January 11, 2017.

Monday
10/31/16

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program

Posted by Tim on October 31, 2016 in Academics, Summer Courses, Summer Research

Experience cutting edge research in a Biomedical Science Lab!

June 5- August 11, 2017

Opportunity includes stipend and free housing.

 

Dr. Michael Cosgrove PhD, Director

College of Graduate Studies

SUNY Upstate Medical University

Syracuse, New York

 

Deadline for Applications: February 15, 2017

Apply online: www.upstate.edu/grad/