The Brittingham Viking Organization is a Madison based scholarship organization which offers various scholarships to study in Scandinavia. The organization is currently offering the Madison-Ehrnrooth Scholarship covering tuition, housing, airfare, travel stipend, and living stipend to study in Helsinki, Finland during the spring semester 2019. A wide variety of courses are taught, many in English, and students get to attend their choice of three world class universities in Helsinki.
More information about the scholarship and applications can be found at their website:
Carnegie Council’s Asia Dialogues program will lead a one-week fact finding trip (site visit) to Manila, Philippines, during the week of October 22, 2018. The purpose of the trip will be to conduct dialogues with experts and practitioners to explore current issues relating to climate change in Philippine politics and society. Topics of conversation may include: rising sea levels, disaster response, human rights, migration, community resilience, urban planning, civil rights, gender equality, energy policy, and climate change mitigation and adaptation. For more information about the trip and application process click here. The deadline to apply is March 16, 2018.
There are exciting available internship opportunities abroad for Political Science students this summer and fall. Applications are due February 18th, other deadlines may vary. If there is no internship that fits your liking, you can propose your own internship for credit or apply for funding. For more information stop by the IIP table at the Kohl Center Career Fair on Tuesday, February 6th, the website, or go to the events or advising.
A two-week residential summer school tackling the vital issues that shape politics in the modern world with a regional focus. The program consists of small seminar groups, a daily lecture, and daily discussion groups. Applications are due April 15, 2018, and are reviewed on a rolling basis. For more information regarding the program and application process click here.
Students of all majors seeking internship opportunities for UW credit in Fall 2018 can still apply to the UW Wisconsin in Washington, D.C. Internship program. This program combines the efforts of previous UW internship programs offered in Washington, D.C. by the International Division and the Political Science Department. The semester program options include 3 courses plus an internship, totaling 12 credits.
Study Abroad Student Panel: Ask an Alum
Wednesday, December 6, 12:00-1:00PM
TITU, Red Gym
Hear directly from UW students about their time abroad – the challenges, the triumphs, and the day-to-day routines that made their experiences unique. Past participants will discuss why they chose to study abroad, the program selection process, and how their time abroad complimented their studies at UW-Madison. Audience members will have the opportunity to submit questions in advance, and after a moderated panel there will be additional time for Q&A. Lunch is provided. Register for the event here
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to submit your questions for our student panel no later than Wednesday, November 22nd.
Are you planning to study abroad or interested in applying but not sure how to fund the experience? Then attend this information session on Tuesday, November 7th at 11:00 a.m. in the Red Gym to learn more! Co-presented with the Office of Student Financial Aid and International Academic Programs, this session will review the cost of study abroad options, using financial aid, searching for and applying to scholarships and creative fundraising ideas.