2018 TUSA Ambassador Scholarship Program

The Taiwan-United States Sister Relations Alliance (TUSA) Summer Scholarship Program is an Ambassador program that launched in 2005. The annual program provides scholarship students from the United States a unique opportunity to improve Chinese language proficiency, appreciate global issues, and increase intercultural connections between the United States and Taiwan. TUSA Global Ambassadors are expected to act as goodwill advocates for both the United States and Taiwan wherever opportunities present themselves.

Requirements

  • Ideal applicants are American citizens with high motivation of learning and good moral character
  • Full-time student at a U.S. college of university
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4-point scale
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation from college professors
  • All levels of Chinese (Mandarin) proficiency are acceptable; there is no requirement of prior language experience

Program Details

  • Intensive Chinese Language Classes: Student will be divided into several levels depending on your Chinese language proficiency test
    • Daily small group lecture and drilling class
    • One-on-one personalized instruction class
    • Conversation or Global Issues Discussion Class
    • Classes taught in Hanyu Pinyin Romanization and traditional characters
  • Cultural Courses and Activities: Hands-on experiences in traditional tea culture, Chinese cuisine, and Chinese medicine and etc.
  • Cultural and Language Exchange: One-on-one language exchange with volunteer students of National Cheng Kung University, who will serve as liaison to learn Taiwanese culture and society
  • Local Host Family Weekend and service learning in local community: Students will be given additional opportunities to interact closely with Taiwanese people, better understand important social issues and reinforce communication skills in various occasions.

To apply, you may use the online application no later than by March 31, 2018.

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Summer programs at Charles University in Prague

Summer University Prague 2018: Project Europe at a Crossroads”,  is taking place at Charles University in Prague (Czech Republic) during September 2018 (September 8 – 22). This study programme is internationally acknowledged, successful participants will be given 4 or 8 ECTS credits, depending on their efforts.

 

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The Institute of International Studies (Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University) has been organizing similar spring and summer programmes every year since 2009. More than 450 students from 56 different countries have already participated in these courses.

The preliminary application deadline is June 30, 2018. Earlier applications have better chances of admission.

For more info visit their homepage www.summer-university.fsv.cuni.cz or Facebook page Spring and Summer Universities Prague.

TUSA Ambassador Summer Scholarship Program

The Taiwan-United States Sister Relations Alliance (TUSA) Summer Scholarship Program is an Ambassador program that launched in 2005. The annual program provides scholarship students from the United States a unique opportunity to improve Chinese language proficiency, appreciate global issues, and increase intercultural connections between the United States and Taiwan. TUSA Global Ambassadors are expected to act as goodwill advocates for both the United States and Taiwan wherever opportunities present themselves.

Requirements

  • Ideal applicants are American citizens who hold neither a Taiwan passport nor claim Taiwanese or Chinese heritage
  • Full-time student at a U.S. college of university
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4-point scale
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation from college professors
  • All levels of Chinese (Mandarin) proficiency are acceptable; there is no requirement of prior language experience

Program Details

Intensive Chinese Language Classes: Student will be divided into several levels depending on your Chinese language proficiency test

  • Daily small group lecture and drilling class
  • One-on-one personalized instruction class
  • Conversation or Global Issues Discussion Class

Classes taught in Hanyu Pinyin Romanization and traditional characters

Cultural Courses and Activities

  • Hands-on experiences in traditional tea culture, Chinese cuisine, and Chinese medicine and etc.
  • Cultural and Language Exchange: One-on-one language exchange with volunteer students of National Cheng Kung University, who will serve as liaison to learn Taiwanese culture and society
  • Local Host Family Weekend and service learning in local community: Students will be given additional opportunities to interact closely with Taiwanese people, better understand important social issues and reinforce communication skills in various occasions.

To apply, use the online application no later than February 15, 2018 for an early admission decision and by March 31, 2018 for final consideration.

International Relations & Diplomacy Programs at the American Graduate School in Paris

The American Graduate School in Paris (AGS) offers American higher education programs to students from around the world. AGS is a “boutique” school that concentrates all of the qualities of a top rate educational institution in an intimate, multicultural learning environment.

AGS has expertise in International Relations and diplomacy, including conflict
resolution, gender issues, NGO management, environmental politics, international public
law, foreign policy, and area studies: Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East.

Privileged access to the international scene in Paris
Home to hundreds of NGOs, intergovernmental organizations, and diplomatic missions,
Paris is an ideal setting to study international relations. AGS provides privileged access
through guest talks, conferences, site visits, and internship opportunities.

World-class international faculty
Drawn from the international community in Paris, the AGS faculty features accomplished scholars as well as experienced practitioners including former ambassadors, senior UN officers, and NGO leaders.

A multicultural environment
More than 50 nationalities have been represented in the AGS student body over the
past twenty years, bringing multiple perspectives and fostering the dialogue and
understanding that are the heart of the school’s mission.

Personalized attention to each student
AGS is a small, elite graduate school. Classes have 5 to 20 students, allowing everyone
to receive close attention and guidance from professors and staff.

A launch pad for an international career
AGS alumni work in foreign affairs, international development and cooperation, human rights advocacy, humanitarian aid, security and intelligence, business, academia,
journalism, and many other professional fields in government, intergovernmental
organizations, NGOs, think tanks, and the private sector.

 

The School Offers: 

American M.A.& Ph.D. programs in the heart of Paris

Dual degrees in partnership with French & U.S. universities

Certificates in NGO Management & area studies

Study abroad in Paris

Optional French language courses

Internship opportunities in Paris

For More Information Visit: http://www.ags.edu/

 

 

TUSA Ambassador Scholarship Program

The Taiwan-United States Sister Relations Alliance (TUSA) Summer Scholarship Program is an Ambassador program that launched in 2005. The annual program provides scholarship students from the United States a unique opportunity to improve Chinese language proficiency, appreciate global issues, and increase intercultural connections between the United States and Taiwan. TUSA Global Ambassadors are expected to act as goodwill advocates for both the United States and Taiwan wherever opportunities present themselves.

Requirements

  • Ideal applicants are American citizens who hold neither a Taiwan passport nor claim Taiwanese or Chinese heritage
  • Full-time student at a U.S. college of university
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4-point scale
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation from college professors
  • All levels of Chinese (Mandarin) proficiency are acceptable; there is no requirement of prior language experience

Program Details

Intensive Chinese Language Classes: Student will be divided into several levels depending on your Chinese language proficiency test

  • Daily small group lecture and drilling class
  • One-on-one personalized instruction class
  • Conversation or Global Issues Discussion Class

Classes taught in Hanyu Pinyin Romanization and traditional characters

Cultural Courses and Activities

  • Hands-on experiences in traditional tea culture, Chinese cuisine, and Chinese medicine and etc.
  • Cultural and Language Exchange: One-on-one language exchange with volunteer students of National Cheng Kung University, who will serve as liaison to learn Taiwanese culture and society
  • Local Host Family Weekend and service learning in local community: Students will be given additional opportunities to interact closely with Taiwanese people, better understand important social issues and reinforce communication skills in various occasions.

To apply, use the online application no later than February 15, 2018 for an early admission decision and by March 31, 2018 for final consideration.

Taiwan United States Alliance Ambassador Scholarship Program

The 2018 TUSA Ambassador Scholarship Program June 11 – August 7

Applications Due: February 15  for Early Admission and March 31 for final consideration

The Taiwan-United States Sister Relations Alliance (TUSA) Summer Scholarship Program is an Ambassador program that launched in 2005. The annual program provides students from the United States a unique opportunity to improve Chinese language proficiency, appreciate global issues, and increase intercultural connections between the United States and Taiwan. TUSA Global Ambassadors are expected to act as goodwill advocates for both the United States and Taiwan wherever opportunities present themselves.

Requirements

  • Ideal applicants are American citizens with a high motivation to learn and good moral character
  • Full-time student at a U.S. college of university
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4-point scale
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation from college professors
  • All levels of Chinese (Mandarin) proficiency are acceptable; there is no requirement of prior language experience

Intensive Chinese Language Classes:

  • Student will be divided into several levels depending on Chinese language proficiency test
  • Daily small group lecture and drilling class
  • One-on-one personalized instruction class
  • Conversation or Global Issues Discussion Class
  • Classes taught in Hanyu Pinyin Romanization and traditional character

Cultural Courses and Activities: Hands-on experiences in traditional tea culture, Chinese cuisine, and Chinese medicine

Cultural and Language Exchange: One-on-one language exchange with volunteer students of National Cheng Kung University, who will serve as liaison to learn Taiwanese culture and society

To apply,  submit your own online application no later than February 15, 2018 for an early admission decision and by March 31, 2018 for final consideration