2018 Public Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) Program

Applications for the 2018 Public Policy and International Affairs(PPIA) Junior Summer Institute Program are now open, click here to apply. The deadline is November 1, 2017. This program is ideal for undergraduate college juniors who are interested in pursuing graduate school in public policy, international affairs, and law and are committed to issues affecting underrepresented communities.

Research Fellowship at Stanford Law School

Several Stanford law professors are seeking full-time Research Fellows
to begin work in the summer of 2018. This is a unique opportunity for
graduating seniors and recent college graduates to participate in
groundbreaking empirical legal and social science research. Past
fellows have found the experience to be valuable preparation for
graduate school and have matriculated to a number of prestigious
graduates, law, and business programs. The deadline for the first round is Monday, October 30, 2017.

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Fulbright US Student Program Now Accepting Applications

The Fulbright US Student Program (FUSP) is open to those graduating in December 2017 or May 2018, currently enrolled graduate students, and alumni of UW-Madison.

FUSP recipients pursue graduate or professional study, conduct independent research, or teach English in elementary and secondary schools or universities around the world. Each year, approximately 1,500 Americans from all disciplines & backgrounds travel to more than 130 countries, fully supported by Fulbright (FUSP).

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Discover UChicago: Expenses-Paid Visit Program Application Now Open

The University of Chicago is now accepting applications for the Discover UChicago program, an expenses-paid visit weekend to be held October 26-28, 2017 for candidates traditionally underrepresented in their fields planning to apply to graduate school in the fall of 2017 for matriculation in the fall of 2018. This event combines workshops on applying to graduate school, individual meetings with faculty, and opportunities to connect with current UChicago students, as well as to explore the community and the city of Chicago.

Students interested in doctoral programs, as well as master’s programs in the majority of our schools and divisions, are encouraged to apply online by August 15, 2017. In particular, students from underrepresented backgrounds, first generation students, women in STEM fields, and undocumented students are invited to apply.

Any questions may be directed to gradadmissions@uchicago.edu.

Schwarzman Scholars Representative Campus Visit

Join Schwarzman representative Peter Raucci to learn more about Schwarzman Scholars, a highly-selective, fully-funded scholarship program designed to ensure that the next generation of business, political, and civil society leaders can effectively serve as bridges between China and the rest of the world. Anchored in an 11-month professional Master’s Degree in Global Affairs at Beijing’s prestigious Tsinghua University, the Schwarzman Scholars experience encompasses unparalleled opportunities in and outside of the classroom, including extensive leadership training, a network of senior mentors, practical training/internships, and travel seminars around China.

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Global Higher Education Program for International Studies Majors

The Global Higher Education Master’s Degree Program offers the unique opportunity to study higher education from both an American and international perspective. It will prepare individuals with the capacities for critical thinking, problem-solving, and global competence that will enable them to engage in educational administration and innovations, as leaders ​or as researchers, as practitioners or as scholars in higher education in a global context.

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Graduate Student Funding Resource Fair

On February 14th, The UW-Madison Graduate school will be holding a funding resource fair. The fair will provide an overview of the external funding application process, including preparation tips for grant seekers, types of grants that may be available, and how to have your external fellowship pay for your tuition. Graduates and undergraduates considering grad school are welcome to attend.

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University of Salamanca, Spain Now Accepting Applications

Interested in pursuing a MA in Global and International Studies?  The University of Salamanca, Spain is now accepting applications on a rolling basis for its fall 2017 class.  This flex-MA program is taught in English and in addition to residential seminars (1-2 semesters in residence minimum) it offers online and study/work/research away options.  Students have opportunities for completing graduate-level internships in Europe or Washington, DC and applied research positions in it’s Global Think Tank.

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