ACADEMIC AND CONFERENCE OPPORTUNTIES:
(Faculty and Students)

International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement
Deadline: June 12, 2015
The International Association for Research on Service Learning and Community Engagement announces this year’s Call for Applications for Graduate Student Scholarships. Ten recipients will each receive $500 to support their participation in the 2015 IARSLCE Conference in Boston, MA. Scholarship recipients fall into two categories: (a) early graduate students and (b) advanced graduate students. A total of ten scholarships will be awarded across the two categories. Within each category, at least one scholarship will be awarded to an international graduate student based outside the US. Applications for 2015 graduate student scholarships are due by June 12, 2015 and should be submitted electronically to info@researchslce.org. More information can be found here.

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

 

FELLOWSHIPS AND SCHOLARSHIPS:

FACULTY

 

Teach in Guizhou Province, China
The Office of International Cooperation and Exchanges in the Education Department of Guizhou Province in China has contacted the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) regarding an opportunity for teachers to teach in Guizhou Province at the elementary, secondary, or college levels. Applicants must be willing to teach at least half a year in Guizhou, must be in good health and born after 1948. Contact Ms. Mi Dan at midan1976@hotmail.com for more information.

 

 

STUDENTS (undergraduate & graduate)

 

Rotary Peace Fellow Scholarships 
Deadline: July 1, 2015
Each year, Rotary selects up to 100 individuals from around the world to receive fully funded academic fellowships at one of their peace centers. These fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship and field-study expenses. Two types of peace fellowships are available:

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans for Graduate Study
Deadline: November 1, 2015
Every year, The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans supports thirty New Americans, immigrants or the children of immigrants, who are pursuing graduate school in the United States. Each Fellowship supports up to two years of graduate study (in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program in the United States). Please note that the Fellowship does not cover tuition for executive programs, accelerated Bachelor's/Master's programs, or online degrees.

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.

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.

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.

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/

Scholarships to attend: 2015 Summer Field School for Social and Cultural Anthropology
This call is aimed at budding researchers with a creative and open mind towards the challenges of applied research. We offer a unique learning opportunity in a multidisciplinary research project on the isle of Gozo, Malta. Expeditions and the University of Leuven hand out eight scholarships that cover part or all of the tuition fee for the 2015 Malta Summer School. Scholarships are granted on a competitive basis, based on a research proposal. Eligible students include: Undergraduate, graduate and PhD students.

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program    

Deadline: TBD                                   

The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program provides overseas foreign language instruction and cultural enrichment experiences in 13 critical need languages for U.S. students in higher education. The CLS Program is part of a U.S. government effort to expand dramatically the number of Americans studying and mastering critical need foreign languages. Undergraduate, master's and doctoral-level students of diverse disciplines and majors are encouraged to apply for the seven-to-10-week-long programs. Participants are expected to continue their language study beyond the scholarship period, and later apply their critical language skills in their future professional careers.

 

Internships

Peace Action Wisconsin Summer internships
Peace Action Wisconsin is now accepting internship applications for the Summer term. PAWI internships provide students with the opportunity to gain real world experience while advancing positive social change in our community. We are currently working on initiatives to reduce our state's dependence on Defense contracts and working with local, state and national representatives to shift funding priorities from the Pentagon to human services and environmental sustainability. Available internships are applicable to a number of fields including non-profit management, accounting, journalism, social science, graphic design, web development, political research, public policy and more. Additionally, interns will acquire valuable leadership, organizing, and problems solving skills. Internships are designed to be flexible and can be personalized to meet the intern's abilities and educational objectives. If you have any questions, please contact us by email at mitch@peaceactionwi.org or by phone at 414-395-0679. Internship descriptions can also be found online at peaceactionwi.org/take-action/internships.

High School Students

Fulbright Junior Internship Program
The Fulbright Junior Internship Program (FJIP) is held annually as part of the Fulbright English Immersion Program (formerly “Camp Fulbright”) and the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship grant program. The program in Korea is for U.S. students in grades 8-11. The program, now in its seventh year, has been tremendously successful for students who are interested in learning more about Korea, and who have a sense of leadership, academic excellence, cultural ambassadorship, and service (and let’s not forget FUN!). More information can be found at www.fulbrightep.kr/cfjip.