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GW Fellowships and Grants

 

 

International Internship Grant

The Elliott School strongly encourages students to integrate their courses of study with practical international internship experiences. TheGSCD is pleased to offer a number of competitive grants for up to $2000.  This grant is for currently enrolled Elliott School graduate students who are planning to enroll the following semester and are participating in international non-paid or low-pay internships.


The deadline for the International Internship Grant is at 5:00pm on March 28, 2014 for the Summer 2014 internships. For more information, log into ESCC, select the “Resources” Tab, and search for the International Internship Grant. Or, you can download the application form here


Please feel free to contact Eric Arellano at earellano@gwu.edu, or the GSCD front desk (escareer@gwu.edu) if you have any questions.

 

Korean Language and Culture Student Prize

The Korean Language and Culture Program of the East Asian Languages and Literatures Department is pleased to announce the annual Korean Language and Culture Student Prize ($500).

The selection of the final recipient is based on the following criteria:

  1. The recipient must be enrolled in at least one Korean language/culture course at George Washington University.
  2. The recipient must have had at least three semesters of Korean language studies at George Washington University or have had equivalent course-work elsewhere.
  3. The recipient must have a long-term interest in Korean studies and/or in Korea-related activities.
  4. Competition will be based on essays in English on Korea-related topics to be chosen by applicants.

A 2012/13 application form will be added once the application proces opens. If you have questions, please contact Professor Young-Key Kim-Renaud at kimrenau@gwu.edu.

 

Sejong Scholarship for Korean Language Studies

The Korean Language and Culture Program of the East Asian Languages and Literatures Department is pleased to announce the annual Sejong Scholarship for Korean Language Studies. The award will provide a partial tuition scholarship to a matriculated student enrolled in a Korean language/literature/culture class at The George Washington University.

The selection of the final recipient is based on the following criteria:

  1. The recipient must have had no prior substantial experience with Korean language and culture before studying at GW.
  2. The recipient must have a long-term interest in Korean studies and/or Korea-related activities.
  3. The recipient must have submitted an exceptional essay in English on reasons for wanting to learn Korean (not to exceed five pages).
  4. The recipient must have provided two favorable letters of reference.
  5. Where several candidates meet all of the above, preference will be given to the individual demonstrating the greatest financial need.

A 2012/13 application form will be added once the application proces opens. If you have questions, please contact Professor Young-Key Kim-Renaud at kimrenau@gwu.edu.

 

Fudan University Fellowship for GWU Senior

Fudan University offers a tuition scholarship and living stipend for a GW senior to attend the M.A. program in Chinese Politics and Diplomacy. This Master's degree is offered in English by Fudan University's School of Public Relations and Public Affairs. The two-year program provides students with the opportunity to study China's politics, diplomacy, and administration. The program's mission is to enhance both the students' analytical skills and their knowledge of China. All academic courses are taught in English. The program requires two years of full-time study. It offers courses in Political Development in Modern China; Chinese Diplomacy; Chinese Public Administration; International Politics; Chinese Economy; Chinese Modern History; International Relations in East Asia; Political Economy in East Asia; Research Methods; Seminar Series on Chinese and World Affairs; and Chinese language at a variety of levels. Visit http://www.sirpa.fudan.edu.cn/s/75/t/215/29/63/info10595.htm for more information on the English-instructed Master's Program (EMA).

Fudan University is an Elliott School international partner. Located in Shanghai, Fudan is one of the leading universities in China with a long history and an international reputation for academic excellence. Fudan's School of International Relations and Public Affairs (SIRPA) was formerly the Department of International Politics established in 1964. In November 2002, Fudan founded SIRPA and the Institute of International Studies (IIS). SIRPA is comprised of three departments: International Politics, Political Science and Public Administration. SIRPA ranks ahead among its domestic peers in overall academic excellence and is host to an outstanding faculty. SIRPA emphasizes on providing quality facilities to support students and researchers, such as reference library, multi-purpose conference room and computer laboratory.

To apply, scroll down the follwing SIRPA page to find the required documents: http://www.sirpa.fudan.edu.cn/s/75/t/215/p/11/c/2543/d/2667/list.htm. You will see a vareity of materials, including the Application for Admission form, which is a generic form from the Foreign Students' Office. With that form you need to send the other materials listed on the PDF (i.e. official copies of diplomas, 2 recommendation letters, resume, statement of purpose, writing sample and a copy of passport).

Students with questions about Fudan University may contact Katherine Willis, esintl@gwu.edu , Program Assistant, International Programs and Education and Language Proficiency Administration, at the Elliott School.

 

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