Intern and Study in Germany; Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange

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The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) is a fully funded fellowship opportunity and is currently accepting applications for the 2018-2019 program year.

It is a fellowship funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Department of State, that annually provides 75 American and 75 German young professionals, between the ages of 18-24, the opportunity to spend one year in each other’s countries, studying, interning, and living with hosts on a cultural immersion program.

The program consists of three phases:

  • Two months of intensive German language training
  • Four months of classes in one’s academic or career field at a university, technical or professional school
  • Five-month internships in one’s career field

CBYX is open to candidates in all career fields who are interested in a year of academic, professional, and cultural exchange.

Requirements: 

  • U.S. citizenship
  • Ages 18-24 at the start of the program
  • High school diploma
  • Must exhibit clear career goals and relevant experience in their career field
    • Experience can be in the form of work, internships, or volunteering
  • Strong interest in German and world affairs
  • Prior German language knowledge is not required, but is preferred

To Start the Application Process: Request an Application

All applicants must complete an online application and submit all supplemental materials by December 1 for the program year beginning the following July.

 

 

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The GREEN Program, experiential education abroad and funding opportunities for 2018

Interested students are now able to apply to The GREEN Program and the GREEN Advantage Fund with the opportunity to receive funding to go abroad.

Learn more at:  https://thegreenprogram.com/

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The Green Fund: 

The GREEN Program partners with a consortium of organizations that leverage the GREEN advantage hiring platform to meet their talent and recruitment goals while investing in the GREEN Scholarship Fund. You must be an accepted student of the Green Program to Apply.
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IIE Generation Study Abroad Travel Grants Available

IIE is excited to announce that IIE Generation Study Abroad Travel Grants are now available to Generation Study Abroad Commitment Partners’ students. 

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IIE Generation Study Abroad Travel Grants are made possible by the generous support of private donors. Lead funding to launch the program has been provided by Santander Bank. The student online application is now open for those participating in spring 2018 or summer 2018 study abroad programs study abroad programs, with a submission deadline of October 17, 2017. Please send questions to studyabroad@iie.org

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Critical Languages Scholarship with Department of State

What?  The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for US citizens offered by the Department of State. The program includes intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences designed to promote rapid language gains.  CLS is part of a wider government initiative to expand the number of Americans studying and mastering foreign languages that are critical to national security and economic prosperity. CLS plays an important role in preparing students for the 21st century’s globalized workforce and increasing national competitiveness.

Who is it for?  First-years, sophomores, and juniors interested in studying the following languages:

Azerbaijani, Bangla, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Punjabi, Swahili, Turkish, and Urdu: Beginning, advanced beginning, intermediate and advanced levels; no prior experience required

Arabic and Persian: Advanced beginning, intermediate and advanced levels; minimum one year of experience required.

Chinese, Japanese, and Russian: Intermediate and advanced levels; minimum two years of experience.

Deadline?  November 15th

More Information? https://lsa.umich.edu/onsf/scholarships/international-scholarships/critical-language-scholarships.html

Summer Language Study with the Critical Languages Institute

The Critical Languages Institute (CLI) at Arizona State University’s Melikian Center is pleased to announce the opening of admissions for its 2018 summer language and study abroad programs.
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All participants pay a flat fee of $1,500 (plus study-abroad fees if applicable) instead of tuition.
CLI also offers generous financial support, including:

  • Title VIII Fellowships for graduate students;
  • Project GO Scholarships for ROTC students;
  • Melikian Scholarships for Undergraduates and non-students;
  • ASU Jewish Studies Scholarships for Hebrew;
  • Birks Scholarships for Polish; and
  • Berkowitz Scholarships for Albanian
Program Features:
  • Small classes
  • Language coaches and tutors
  • External proficiency assessment
  • Cultural programming
  • Grant mentoring
  • Career planning workshops

Visit http://cli.asu.edu for details.

Priority admission and funding application deadline: January 26, 2018

Languages include: AlbanianArmenianBosnian/Croatian/SerbianHebrewIndonesianPersian,PolishRussianTurkishUkrainianUzbek

 

 

Semester In Development – Study, Intern, Travel

Participate in the Semester in Development and gain career-relevant experience, travel abroad, and experience living in a developing country without delaying your graduation. Over the course of 12 weeks, program participants will explore a wide variety of global and local issues, while interning with changemakers in Uganda, Fiji or Ecuador. Learn more…

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Earn transferable university credits, while learning from engaging, local professors.
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Gain meaningful career-relevant, real-world experience, working with a local organization. 
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Use your weekends to go exploring; from going on safari to rafting down a river.
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Got Questions? Need more information?
JOIN AN ONLINE INFO SESSION:
Wednesday, September 20th
5:00pm PST / 8:00pm EST
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DEADLINE TO APPLY: NOVEMBER 15, 2017
For more information, visit our website or contact Jared Lim at
jared@insightglobaleducation.com