George Washington University Global Leaders Fellowship

George Washington University
Last date: 
Sunday, February 5, 2017
Country: 
Cambodia
Central African Republic
China
Laos
Mongolia
South Africa
Vietnam

Detailed Description

Brief description:

The Global Leaders Fellowship is for incoming graduate students (master’s and doctoral) at the George Washington University who will return to their countries of origin to apply skills learned through their formal education at the GW. The fellowship is intended for GW graduate students who will be future leaders in their fields in their home countries.

Host Institution(s):

George Washington University, Washington DC, USA

Field of study:

Masters and Doctoral programs under the following schools offered at Foggy Bottom campus :

  • College of Professional Studies
  • Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
  • Elliott School of International Affairs
  • Graduate School of Education and Human Development
  • School of Business (Executive Education program is not eligible)
  • School of Engineering and Applied Science

Number of Awards:

3

Target group:

Students from the following countries or regions:

  • China (PRC)
  • Cambodia
  • Eastern Europe
  • Laos
  • Latin America
  • The Caribbean
  • Mongolia
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • U.S.S.R. Successor States
  • Vietnam

Scholarship value/duration:

The
award will cover up to 18 credit hours. The grantee is to provide funds
from other sources for books, living, and other expenses, and must
provide certification of this support.

A
Fellowship is renewable each year for a cumulative maximum of three
years for Master’s candidates and up to five years for doctoral
candidate.

Eligibility:

Students holding or
intending to apply for an F-1 visa  and who are from the following
countries or regions: China (PRC), Cambodia, Eastern Europe, Laos, Latin
America, The Caribbean, Mongolia, Sub-Saharan Africa, U.S.S.R.
Successor States, Vietnam, are eligible to apply.

This fellowship is for students who have not
studied or worked in the U.S. or other countries aside from their home
country. Please note that permanent residents, resident aliens and U.S.
Citizens are not eligible for this fellowship. Applicants must have an F-1 (J-1 visa for Fulbright applicants only), no exceptions.

Fellowships
are awarded to highly qualified incoming GW full-time graduate degree
program seeking students who have gained admission to the University and
whose program is on the main Foggy Bottom Campus.

As
part of the admissions process, applicants must have passed the Test of
English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 600 on the
paper-based exam or 100 on the internet based exam, or an IELTS overall
band score of 7.5 (with no individual band below 6.0).

Application instructions:

Students need to apply for admission separately through the online process. No
Fellowship applicants will be considered who have not completed the
admissions application, including payment of their application fee.

Applicants must apply via the online submissions portal by the deadline, 5 February 2017, 12:00 PM (NOON) EST. Instructions on how to apply through the portal can be found here.

It is important to
visit the official website (link found below) to access the online
submissions portal and for detailed information on how to apply for this
scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  https://www.gwu.edu/~fellows/fellowships/global_leaders.html

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