The Fulbright US Student program

International Relations and Comparative Politics Students! Think ahead!

The *Fulbright US Student program (FUSP)**competition is open for the
2017-18 academic year.  The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is designed
to give recent B.S./B.A. graduates, master’s and doctoral candidates,
and young professionals and artists opportunities for personal
development and international experience.

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Diplomacy Lab 2016: Wonk Tank Competition & Project Fair

Wonk tank is a platform for university students across the United States to showcase their ability to be America’s next great “policy wonk.” The U.S. Department of State is encouraged by Secretary Kerry to engage the American people in the work of diplomacy and development and broaden the Department’s foreign policy making in response to proliferation of complex global challenges. Learn how YOU can participate! Continue reading

2015-2016 UW System Liberal Arts Essay Competition

Announcing the Eleventh Annual (2015-16) Liberal Arts Essay Scholarship Competition
Sponsored by the University of Wisconsin System Advisory Group on the Liberal Arts (SAGLA) All UW-Madison undergraduate students in good standing are eligible to enter. This year’s competition focuses on the purpose of higher education and the deadline for entry is January 25, 2016. Continue reading

Hult Prize Competition

The 7th Annual Hult Prize at UW Madison will be held on November 20th.  Will you be the next $1 million winner? The Hult Prize ( is a start-up accelerator for young emerging social entrepreneurs from the around the world. The Hult Prize is for people who like to solve problems Time magazine has called the Hult Prize one of the top five ideas changing the world.  Continue reading