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Freeman Asia scholarship for study abroad in Asia relaunched. March 1st deadline for summer study abroad programs.

http://www.iie.org/Who-We-Are/News-and-Events/Press-Center/Press-Releases/2016/2016-01-05-IIE-Relaunches-Freeman-Asia

Honors Center at City College

The place to go for information from the Honors Center CONNECT TO YOUR ADVISOR
Kate Levin: [email protected]
Jennifer Lutton: [email protected]
Alida McKee: [email protected]
Irina Stoyanova: [email protected]
Susanna Yurick: [email protected]

Operating as usual

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program - Study Abroad with a Gilman Scholarship 01/29/2020

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program - Study Abroad with a Gilman Scholarship

Scholarships with spring deadlines:

The 2020 application for the James Madison Fellowship of up to $24,000 to complete a master’s degree in history, political science, or related field and with an interest in teaching U.S. history in middle or high school is available online at JamesMadison.gov. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2020.

The Gilman Scholarship​​, which provides funding for study abroad for summer, winter, semester, or year long programs, application is open at https://www.gilmanscholarship.org/. The deadline to apply is March 3, 2020.

The Freeman Asia Scholarship provides funding for study abroad in East and Southeast Asia. The application is available at https://www.iie.org/freeman-ASIA. The deadline to apply is April 6, 2020.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program - Study Abroad with a Gilman Scholarship The Gilman Scholarship Program offers scholarships to undergraduate students to study abroad.

12/02/2019
The CLS Program - Critical Language Scholarship Program 09/17/2019

The CLS Program - Critical Language Scholarship Program

The Critical Language Scholarship application is now open. If you need to study a critical language, CLS provides 8-10 weeks in summer of intensive language training in countries where such languages are spoken. The scholarship includes instruction and materials, transportation, and room and board for the period.

Critical languages include:
Arabic
Azerbaijani
Bangla
Chinese
Hindi
Indonesian
Japanese
Korean
Persian
Portuguese
Punjabi
Russian
Swahili
Turkish
Urdu

For more information or to apply, contact Jennifer C. Lutton, National Scholarships Coordinator, [email protected]

https://www.clscholarship.org/

The CLS Program - Critical Language Scholarship Program The CLS Program is part of a U.S. government effort to expand dramatically the number of Americans studying and mastering critical foreign languages. Students of diverse disciplines and majors are encouraged to apply. Participants are expected to continue their language study beyond the scholarship....

09/17/2019

Competitive National Scholarships--Information Session
Thursday, September 26, 2019
12:30-1:45, NAC 4/150

The programs introduced at this session present a unique opportunity for students in all fields to pursue research, summer institutes, language learning, leadership experience, study abroad, and funding for undergraduate and graduate education.

In addition to high academic achievement, most programs require demonstrated leadership, research, community and/or public service. Applicants should have well-thought out plans for graduate study and career.

Students are encouraged to research programs using the links provided before attending the session to be better informed and to come with prepared questions, if possible.

If you cannot attend the meeting, please contact Jennifer Lutton, National Scholarships Coordinator for details: [email protected]

Selection of programs with fall and winter deadlines:

Boren Scholarship
https://borenawards.org

Carnegie Junior Fellows Program http://www.carnegieendowment.org/about/index.cfm…

Critical Language Scholarship
http://clscholarship.org/

DAAD RISE
https://www.daad.de/rise/en/

Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
http://sites.nationalacademies.org/…/FordFellows…/PGA_171962

Gilman International Scholarship
https://www.iie.org/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship (STEM fields)
https://goldwater.scholarsapply.org/

Humanity in Action
https://www.humanityinaction.org/

John Lewis Fellowship
https://www.humanityinaction.org/…/75-the-john-lewis-fellow…

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
https://www.nsfgrfp.org/

NSF Research for Undergraduates
https://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/

Public Policy and International Affairs Junior Summer Institutes
https://www.ppiaprogram.org/…/wha…/junior-summer-institutes/

Princeton in Asia/Africa/Latin America
https://piaweb.princeton.edu/

http://www.princetoninafrica.org/

https://pila-princeton.org/

Rangel Summer Enrichment Program
https://www.rangelprogram.org/summer-enrichment-program/

Harry S. Truman Scholarship
http://truman.gov/

Morris K. Udall Scholarship http://www.udall.gov/Our…/MKUScholarship/MKUScholarship.aspx

NYC Urban Fellows Program
http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcas/html/work/urbanfellows.shtml

08/27/2019
08/27/2019

Interested in foreign affairs? Please join us Thursday, September 5th from 12-1:45pm to learn about the Pickering and Rangel Foreign Affairs Fellowships. The discussion will feature:

The Honorable Charles B. Rangel, Statesman in Residence
Patricia Scroggs, Director of Diplomatic Fellowships
Tiffany Mcgriff, State Department Diplomat in Residence

See flyer below for details.

CUNY Fulbright Application Bootcamp 04/18/2019

CUNY Fulbright Application Bootcamp

CCNY Students and alumni,

Scholarships advisors across CUNY are coming together to give a Fulbright application bootcamp. If you plan to apply for the 2020-21 Fulbright award (Deadline: October 8, 2019), you should attend.

The workshop will be Friday, May 3 from 1:00-3:30 p.m. at Baruch College. Please see the link below for details and to register. Space is limited, so only register if you plan to apply this cycle. This is for juniors, seniors, graduate students, and recent graduates.

If you are planning to apply for Fulbright this cycle and haven't contacted me yet to discuss, please email me: [email protected].

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cuny-fulbright-application-bootcamp-tickets-59822975129

CUNY Fulbright Application Bootcamp Applying to the Fulbright U.S. Student Program? CUNY's Fulbright Program Advisors invite CUNY rising seniors, seniors and recent alumni to participate in a Fulbright U.S. Student Application Bootcamp to help you prepare a competitive application for the 2020-21 competition. The afternoon will begin....

Fulbright Student Program - Fulbright U.S. Student Program 04/08/2019

Fulbright Student Program - Fulbright U.S. Student Program

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program application is now open. If you are interested in pursuing research or graduate study or teaching English abroad for 10 months, Fulbright could be ideal for you.

Visit the site to learn more about this varied and broad program in cross cultural exchange. Please contact Jennifer Lutton, National Scholarships Coordinator for more information or to discuss applying.

Macaulay alum, Claire Lynch is currently teaching English in Madrid with a Fulbright grant. Current Macaulay student, Albert Connolly has been awarded an English Teaching Assistant grant to Colombia this fall.

https://us.fulbrightonline.org/fulbright-us-student-program

Fulbright Student Program - Fulbright U.S. Student Program The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed for U.S. graduating seniors, graduate students, young professionals and artists to study abroad for one academic year.

All of Our Problems 03/22/2019

All of Our Problems

Grey days like this go well with dreamy sounds. Listen to All of Our Problems from Honors Program student, Emily Edmeade (El Needs a Name). It's fantastic!

https://open.spotify.com/album/7tsEbsLUegdWsZx7ja6Cch?si=5PU8TqGJQjSHi7pyqUI_Bg

All of Our Problems Elli.e · Single · 2019 · 1 songs.

CCNY Honors/Macaulay Alumni and Current Student Mixer 03/19/2019

CCNY Honors/Macaulay Alumni and Current Student Mixer

Come join us for an Honors/Macaulay student and alumni mocktail party!

This event is an opportunity for our current students to meet with CCNY Honors/Macaulay alumni. We'd like to bring these two communities together in a meaningful way. You can learn about alumni experiences at City College and their interesting and varied lives now. They have a lot to share.

We will serve some snacks and refreshments.

Thursday, April 11
6-8pm
The CCNY Honors Center
NAC 4/150

You can use this link to RSVP.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ccny-honorsmacaulay-alumni-and-current-student-mixer-tickets-59051476556

CCNY Honors/Macaulay Alumni and Current Student Mixer Greetings CCNY Honors/Macaulay alumni! We would like you to come back to visit us in the Honors Center and meet with current students. We'd like to bring these two communities together in a meaningful way. You can share your own experiences about college life and your interesting and varied lives no...

03/06/2019

Reminder: National Scholarships Information Session for Science Majors
Thursday, March 7
12:30-1:45pm
Marshak Rm 1027

Learn about opportunities for research (national and international), study abroad, language study, post graduate fellowships, and graduate school funding.

If you can not attend and want to learn more, contact Jennifer Lutton, National Scholarships Coordinator, to discuss. [email protected]

03/01/2019

Here is an updated schedule for spring national scholarships information session. Please note that the Humanities and Arts session will be on Thursday, March 28 and the Truman Scholarship session will be on March 4. See schedule for details.

02/28/2019

For students interested in careers in foreign service, the Pickering and Rangel International Affairs Fellowships fund master's programs in areas relevant to international affairs.

Pickering and Rangel International Affairs Fellowships, Director, Patricia Scroggs and City College's Ambassador in Residence, Tiffany McGriff will provide an overview of the two fellowships and will answer student questions.

Tuesday, March 5
12:30-1:45
NAC 6/141 The Colin Powell School Conference Room

See schedule of other upcoming scholarship information sessions at CCNY.

02/27/2019

Reminder:
Fulbright U.S. Student Programs Information Session.
Thursday, February 28 (tomorrow)
12:30-1:45pm
MAC 5/142
Come learn about post-graduate opportunities to teach English, conduct original research, or pursue graduate study abroad in over 140 countries.

02/26/2019

Reminder: Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program (for graduate study, MD and JD at Stanford) Information Session at 12:30 today in NAC 4/150

The Rhodes Scholarships 02/25/2019

The Rhodes Scholarships

American Secretary Elliot Gerson of the Rhodes Trust will be at Columbia University on Thursday, March 7, 2019 to speak with faculty members and students interested in learning more about the Rhodes Scholarships. All institutions within NYC are invited to attend.

Rhodes Scholar Guest Speaker Bio:

Elliot Gerson (Connecticut and Magdalen ‘74) has been the American Secretary of the Rhodes Trust for over 20 years and administers the U.S. Rhodes Scholarships. He is also an Executive Vice President at the Aspen Institute, responsible for its Policy and Public Programs and its relations with international partners. Previously, he was a U.S. Supreme Court clerk, an attorney, and held executive positions in government, as well as a presidential campaign. Mr. Gerson was also president of healthcare and education start-ups and of two leading insurance and healthcare companies. His service to the Rhodes Trust spans nearly 40 years, which also includes his time as an Assistant American Secretary and State Secretary of Connecticut, and as a Rhodes selection committee member.

An information session with Q&As is scheduled for fellowship advisors and faculty from local universities between 12:30 – 1:30 PM. Refreshments will be provided. An additional session for students and potential applicants (but also open to faculty) is scheduled for 1:30 – 2:30 PM.

General information regarding the Rhodes scholarship program and eligibility criteria can be found at: http://www.rhodesscholar.org

The Rhodes Scholarships Office of the American Secretary of the Rhodes Trust, Oxford.

The Brian Lehrer Show Live 02/14/2019

The Brian Lehrer Show Live

City College Macaulay student, Frantzy Louzincourt, was on the Brian Lehrer show yesterday discussing school segregation/integration in NYC. Well done, Frantzy!

Have a look (start at the 39th minute mark).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wf-foB6U4lw&feature=youtu.be

The Brian Lehrer Show Live WNYC's Brian Lehrer leads the conversation about what matters most now in local and national politics, our own communities and our lives. Join us for a live ...

China Educational Association of International Exchange (CEAIE) Program 01/31/2019

China Educational Association of International Exchange (CEAIE) Program

IIE is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the CEAIE Teach in China Program. Teach in China is looking for recent graduates or alumni with an interest in teaching, education and/or China for 12-month teaching placements in China. More than 100 placements are anticipated to be offered. Successful grantees will be placed at a Chinese school, from elementary to the university level, in locations across China. Benefits for those selected for the program include:



Flights: Roundtrip international airfare

Local transportation: Airport pick-up in Beijing; the first train ticket from Beijing to program school

Monthly salary: comparable to Chinese teachers’ salaries

Visa: work visa, the visa fee incurred overseas will be reimbursed up to 2,000RMB; the visa fees incurred in China will be covered by the program school

Insurance: Comprehensive Medical Insurance for Foreigner and Countryman from Hong Kong and Macao no less than 2,000 RMB

Housing: Free accommodation, including private bedroom, living room (shared), kitchen (independent or shared; if no kitchen, then access to canteen), furniture, television, water heater, refrigerator, washing machine, air conditioning and internet connection.

TESOL Certification: Those without TEFL/TESOL certification will be required to go through a training leading to being certified TESOL/TEFL instructors.



The program is open to citizens of the US, Canada, the UK, New Zealand and Australia between the ages of 20 and 55. Chinese work permit policy requires that these teachers be native speakers of English. Applicants should have obtained a Bachelor’s degree by the time their program begins; applicants who have TESOL certification or 2 or more years of teaching experience are highly desired.



The opportunity will begin in August 2019 with a planned summer training camp. The deadline to apply is February 28, 2019.

https://www.iie.org/programs/CEAIE-Teach-in-China

China Educational Association of International Exchange (CEAIE) Program The China Educational Association of International Exchange (CEAIE) program will be a chance for American teachers to live and work in China for twelve months.

Undergraduate Scholarship Program - Training Programs in the Biomedical Sciences - Office of Intramural Training & Education at the National Institutes of Health 01/15/2019

Undergraduate Scholarship Program - Training Programs in the Biomedical Sciences - Office of Intramural Training & Education at the National Institutes of Health

Attention science and social science majors:

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) application is open. The deadline is March 18, 2019.

NIH UGSP offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research.

The program offers:

Scholarship support
Paid research training at the NIH during the summer
Paid employment and training at the NIH after graduation

SCHOLARSHIP SUPPORT
The NIH UGSP will pay up to $20,000 per academic year in tuition, educational expenses, and reasonable living expenses to scholarship recipients. Scholarships are awarded for 1 year, and can be renewed up to 4 years.

RESEARCH TRAINING AT THE NIH
For each full or partial scholarship year, you are committed to two NIH service obligations. The obligations are actually benefits of the UGSP, providing you with invaluable research training and experience at the NIH.

10-week Summer Laboratory Experience. After each year of scholarship support, you will train for 10 weeks as a paid summer research employee in an NIH research laboratory. This employment occurs after the receipt of the scholarship award. Each scholar will work directly with an NIH Principle Investigator or an NIH postdoctoral fellow, who will serve as mentors.
Employment at the NIH after Graduation. After graduation, you will continue your training as a full-time employee in an NIH research laboratory. You must serve 1 year of full-time employment for each year of scholarship.
The UGSP does not provide housing for the service obligations.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
You must meet all of these requirements in order to be eligible for admission into the UGSP.

U.S.A. citizen or U.S.A. permanent resident

Enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student at an accredited 4-year undergraduate institution located in the United States of America

Undergraduate University Grade Point Average of 3.3 or higher on a 4.0-point scale or within the top 5 percent of your class

Having 'Exceptional Financial Need' as certified by your undergraduate institution financial aid office - see table below (updated 22-August-2018).

Interested students should contact Jennifer Lutton, National Scholarships Coordinator at [email protected]

https://www.training.nih.gov/programs/ugsp

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