Application deadline for 2016 summer institutes: Sunday, 1 November 2015
The PPIA Program prepares undergraduates to be competitive candidates for top degree programs in the fields of public policy, public administration or international affairs. Accepted students participate in an intensive, 7-week, academic program during the summer before their senior year on one of the following Junior Summer Institute (JSI) campuses:
Carnegie Mellon University
University of Michigan
University of California–Berkeley
Applications may be submitted through the PPIA web site, at: www.ppiaprogram.org. Read More…
a select number of opportunities in Europe and Eurasia, including the NATO Security Studies award in Belgium, remain open for new applications until Friday, 18 September 2015.
The NATO Security Studies award offers scholars the opportunity to spend one semester teaching and conducting research at the College of Europe in Brugge.
Candidates with background in international relations, international security studies, transatlantic studies, NATO security studies are particularly encouraged to consider this award. We also recommend that interested applicants visit the College of Europe’s web site.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens, and we encourage you to view the complete program eligibility requirements and application guidelines on our web site.
Application link: https://blakemorefoundation.communityforce.com
Grants for college graduates, graduate students and working professionals for an academic year of advanced language study of Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Thai, Burmese, and Khmer.
Tuition plus a stipend for travel, living and study expenses at eligible language programs
- U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States
- Pursuing career that involves regular use of East/SE Asian language
- Received bachelor’s degree by start of grant
- Advanced level in the language
Eligible Language Programs
- Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies in Yokohama
- Inter-University Program for Chinese Language Studies at Tsinghua University in Beijing
- International Chinese Language Program at National Taiwan University in Taipei
- Similar programs in Korea and SE Asia
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2016 Spring Fellowship
Application deadline: Thursday, 1 October
The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship Program invites recent college and graduate school alumni to apply for full-time, six-to-nine month fellowships in Washington, D.C. Outstanding individuals will be selected to work with nonprofit, public-interest organizations addressing peace and security issues. Applications are especially encouraged from candidates with a strong interest in issues such as export controls, international security, and ethnic conflicts, and those who have prior experience with public-interest activism or advocacy. Benefits include a $2,900 monthly salary, health insurance, board and alumni mentoring, travel to Washington, D.C., to begin the fellowship, and a small stipend to attend meetings or take a course. Apply early for the . Download the PDF for more information.
Application deadline: Thursday, 15 October
This program is designed for those who are looking for career experience in a dynamic environment and want to contribute to the work of the nation before graduation. You will complete work sessions during each summer break, increasing your knowledge and job responsibilities while assisting intelligence professionals and applying your academic skills. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. If selected, you will be given an annual salary; a benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, and retirement; and up to $18,000 per calendar year for tuition, mandatory fees, books, and supplies. You will be required to work at an agency facility during summer breaks and to maintain full-time college status during the school year with a minimum cumulative 3.0/4.0 GPA. Applicants must be in their freshman or sophomore year of college to be eligible. To apply, visit the web site.