Call for Applications, Sahapedia-UNESCO Fellowship 2018

About the Fellowship

 

To provide enthusiasts, students and scholars an opportunity to engage with cultural heritage and pursue their interests in the knowledge systems of India, Sahapedia is pleased to announce the second edition of its Fellowship programme.

 

UNESCO’s Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage 2003 (referred to as UNESCO 2003 Convention hereafter), refers to “the importance of the intangible cultural heritage as a mainspring of cultural diversity and a guarantee of sustainable development.” The Sahapedia–UNESCO Fellowships are a part of the efforts to raise awareness – at local, national and international levels – of the importance of intangible heritage, and increase access to communities, groups and individuals Annexure 1. The Sahapedia–UNESCO Fellowships 2018 are supported by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India.

 

Through this initiative, Fellows will be encouraged to conduct documentation and critical research in diverse areas of cultural knowledge, while interacting with and enhancing networks that contribute to their creation. This research and documentation carried out by the Fellows will be published on the Sahapedia web portal, contributing to the online resource.

 

Languages

Fellowship are available in the following languages this year – English, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Marathi, Tamil, and Malayalam. We will endeavor to encourage research and documentation in regional languages.

 

Eligibility

Fellowships are available to post-graduates and above qualified in the disciplines of the Humanities and Social Sciences in the broadest sense, or those with equivalent experience. Candidates with prior professional or academic familiarity with the subject under application may be given preference. The Fellowships are available to only those candidates that hold an Indian bank account. For further details, refer to the FAQs in Annexure 5.

 

Duration

Fellowships have to be completed in the time-frame of twenty-four (24) weeks between 15 August 2018 and 15 February 2019. Failure to complete the any Fellowship within the stipulated time-frame will result in the cancelation of that Fellowship. Candidates are advised to refer to the timeline outlined in Annexure 3.

 

Categories

Fellowships are divided into Research, Documentation, or Combination of the two categories. Depending on their selection of category, candidates may select their deliverables from the list given below. Candidates may also refer to the guidelines for content creation for Sahapedia in Annexure 4.

 

Deliverables

Each Fellowship consists of one mandatory deliverable and three elective ones. The candidate may identify, during the time of application, three types of deliverables. In addition, every selected candidate will be required to submit a fourth deliverable, which will be a list of references and resources/guide to further reading and research on the subject. The options for the other three deliverables are as following.

 

  • Deliverable I:
    1. Illustrated Overview/Introductory article (3000–4000 words with 5–10 images), or
    2. Short Documentary film (15–20 minutes with English subtitles, along with a synopsis of 500–800 words)

 

  • Deliverable II:
    1. Allied article (1500–2000 words with 3–5 images), or
    2. Image Gallery (30–50 images with captions), or
    3. Photo Essay (20 images with 1000–1500 words to complement the visual narrative)

 

  • Deliverable III:
    1. Text Interview with an expert/scholar/practitioner (1500 words, with minimum 10 Q&As), or
    2. Video Interview with an expert/scholar/practitioner (20–30 minutes).

 

In addition, selected candidates working in regional languages will be required to provide content translated in English . 

 

Funding

Selected candidates will be granted an award of ₹40,000, which will be released in three installments, based on the completion of specific deliverables. Fellows working in regional languages will receive an additional sum of ₹10,000 for translation.

 

Application Guidelines

The following materials are to be submitted as a part of the application:

1.    Resume or curriculum vitae

2.    A proposal of 1000–1500 words, inclusive of an abstract of 200-300 words

The proposal should indicate scope of work, including selection of deliverables, methodology, timeframe, and familiarity with existing literature/work on the subject.

3.    A writing sample (previously written essay) of at least 1500 words (for Research), or

a 5–10 minute long video clip indicating the candidates’ skills in filmmaking/videography (for Documentation), or both, depending on the selection of deliverables

4.    Statement of Purpose of 500 words

The Statement of Purpose must explicate the relevance of the candidate’s work to Sahapedia and adaptation of their work to Sahapedia’s format of content dissemination. A brief trajectory of the      candidates’ professional history may be included as well.

5.   Bibliography/List of existing literature or work on the topic with no more than 15 items/titles.

 

 

Candidates are advised to refer to the Terms and Conditions Annexure 2, the timeline for the Fellowships Annexure 3 and the guidelines for content creation on Sahapedia Annexure 4.

 

To know more about Sahapedia-UNESCO Fellowship 2017, click here.

 

All-Expense-Paid College Journalism Program + Scholarships & Internships for Asian American students

Only one week left to apply for Voices 2018!

Please pass along the info to your students and network. A reminder that Voices is AAJA’s ALL-EXPENSES-PAID college journalism program and the deadline to apply is Sunday, March 25.

We also have a listing of scholarship and internship grants currently available to students. Please see the respective deadlines below.

Check out the scholarship website – https://www.aaja.org/scholarships-internship-grants

  • Intern for AsAmNews: Earn college credit and valuable experience at AsAmNews. This internship is open until a qualified applicant is selected.
  • 2018 N3Con Columbia Journalism School Student Fellowship: Three $750 fellowships available for current students to offset costs for registration, travel, accommodations and meals for AAJA-Asia’s 2018 N3Con: New.Now.Next. Media Conference in Hong Kong. The application deadline is March 30, 2018.
  • Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship: In partnership with Facebook, AAJA will award five scholarships of $10,000 each to juniors, seniors and graduate students pursuing a degree in digital media/journalism/communications. The application deadline is April 8, 2018.
  • Columbia Journalism School Student Fellowship: Five $750 fellowships available for current students to offset costs for registration, travel, accommodations and meals for the 2018 AAJA National Convention in Houston. The application deadline is April 15, 2018.
  • Stanford Chen Internship Grant: $1,750 available to offset living expenses and costs for college juniors, seniors and graduate students in journalism who have secured a summer 2018 internship. The application deadline is April 22, 2018.
  • William Woo Print and Online News Internship Grant: $1,000 available to support students and recent graduates who have secured a print or online news internship for the summer of 2018. The application deadline is April 22, 2018.
  • Broadcast News Internship Grants: Up to $1,000 offered to support an Asian American male who has secured a broadcast news internship for the summer of 2018 through the Lloyd LaCuesta internship grant fund; and up to $250 offered to a student with a 2018 summer broadcast news internship through the Sam Chu Lin internship grant fund. The application deadline is April 22, 2018
  • CIC/Anna Chennault Scholarship: $5,000 available to graduating high school seniors and college students who are passionate about journalism. This grant pays for educational costs and travel to the 2018 AAJA National Convention in Houston. The application deadline is April 22, 2018.

  • Mary Quon Moy Ing Memorial Scholarship: Up to $2,000 available to current college students, graduate students and graduating high school seniors interested in pursuing journalism as a career. The application deadline is April 22, 2018.

POET Never Satisfied Scholarships are open to students enrolled in any U.S. two- or four-year post-secondary school

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US Dept of State’s Pathways Internship Experience Program (IEP): Open Now

We are accepting applications for the U.S. Department of State Pathways Internship Experience Program (IEP) in our Springfield, VA location.

Visit USAJOBS to start the online application process and view the following vacancy announcement numbers.

Please note the cutoff point for these positions: These vacancy announcements will be open from December 13 to December 19, 2017 or when the application cutoff limit has been reached for each position. Each vacancy will close on whichever day the first of these conditions is met. If the application limit is reached on the same day the announcement opened, the open and close date will be the same. Candidates are encouraged to read the entire announcement before submitting their application packages. Veterans’ preference regulations apply.

Vacancy USAJOBS Links Cutoff
Office Automation
(Student Trainee)
GS-0399-04:HRSC/PATH-2018-0027 100

Student Trainees work closely with the U.S. diplomats and Civil Service professionals who carry out America’s foreign policy initiatives. To witness and participate in U.S. foreign policy formulation and implementation, consider a Pathways internship with the U.S. Department of State.

The Internship Experience Program (IEP) allows for non-temporary appointments that are expected to last the length of the academic program for which the intern is enrolled. IEP participants, while in the program, are eligible for noncompetitive promotions. This program allows for noncompetitive conversion into the competitive service following successful completion of all program requirements. Conversion to the competitive service is not guaranteed.

U.S. citizenship is required for all positions. If you have any questions or would like to search for topics of interest, please contact HRSC@state.gov or visit our forums or FAQs at careers.state.gov.

We appreciate your interest in a career with the U.S. Department of State.

Japan ICU Foundation U.S. Scholars Program, deadline 12/01/17

Recipients of this scholarship receive full-tuition support for four years of undergraduate study at International Christian University in Tokyo, Japan. U.S. citizens and graduates of U.S. high schools are eligible. Deadline: December 1, 2017.
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Now Accepting Applications!
Deadline: December 1, 2017 at 11:59PM (EST)

WHAT IS USSI?

The United States Scholars Initiative (USSI) aims to increase the number of international, degree-seeking undergraduate students from the United States at ICU. This merit-based scholarship will provide full-tuition supportfor four years of undergraduate study at ICU. Starting in 2018, two incoming first-year students will receive the scholarship annually. The applicants must be United States citizens and have completed high school in the United States. They must also demonstrate an interest in Japan, the Japanese language and the liberal arts.

WHAT IS ICU?

ICU is a private, four-year liberal arts college in Tokyo. Founded on the principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, ICU aims to cultivate “responsible global citizens” who will contribute to world peace and to help people from diverse backgrounds live together harmoniously. ICU has been a pioneer in liberal arts education in Japan since its founding in 1953, pursuing, as its name suggests, international, Christian and academic missions.

Although founded on Christian principles, ICU does not proselytize. The majority of students are not Christian. All undergraduate students are required to take “Introduction to Christianity,” but otherwise participation in Christian programs is completely optional.

Please visit ICU’s website for information on the majors offered (fields of study), student life, location, etc.

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Call for Applications, Fully Funded Schwarzman Scholars Program

Deadline:  28 September 2017
Open to: Applicants between the ages of 18 and 29 years old
Scholarship: fully-funded

Description

Schwarzman Scholars has opened their global application for the third cohort of young leaders. The highly selective, fully-funded scholarship program is 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 inside and outside the classroom, including extensive leadership training, a network of senior mentors, practical training/internships, and travel seminars around China. Scholars will learn about the emergence of China as an economic and political force from world‐class faculty from leading institutions and guest speakers at the state‐of‐the‐art Schwarzman College. The dynamic core curriculum offers the choice of concentrations in public policy, international studies, or business and economics.

The scholarship aims to build a professionally diverse cohort each year and welcomes undergraduates, graduates, and young professionals up to age 28 of any citizenship who are proficient in English and have obtained an undergraduate degree. A Schwarzman Scholar should demonstrate extraordinary leadership potential, the ability to anticipate paradigm changes, strong intellectual capacity, and exemplary character. Eligible applicants from any field are invited to apply.

Eligibility

Undergraduate degree or first degree from an accredited college or university or its equivalent.
Applicants who are currently enrolled in undergraduate degree programs must be on track to successfully complete all degree requirements by August 1, 2018 before orientation begins. There are no requirements for a specific field of undergraduate study; all fields are welcome, but it will be important for applicants, regardless of undergraduate major, to articulate how participating in Schwarzman Scholars will help develop their leadership potential within their field.
Age Requirement.
Candidates must be at least 18 but not yet 29 years of age as of August 1, 2018.
English language proficiency.
Applicants must demonstrate strong English skills, as all teaching will be conducted in English. If the applicant’s native language is not English, official English proficiency test scores must be submitted with the application. This requirement is waived for applicants who studied at an undergraduate institution where the primary language of instruction was English for at least two years of the applicant’s academic program.  The requirement will also be waived for applicants who have studied in English for two or more years at a Master’s degree level or higher.Acceptable test options are:< >Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL PBT)Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL iBT)International English Language Testing System (IELTS)will still be required to submit a TOEFL or IELTS score above the minimum requirements for Schwarzman Scholars before March 1 of 2018.

This requirement is waived for applicants who graduated from an undergraduate institution where the primary language of instruction was English for at least two years of the applicant’s academic program.

THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE NOT PART OF MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Marital status. Married applicants may apply and will be at no disadvantage in the application process. Spouses/partners may accompany Schwarzman Scholars to Beijing, but Scholars are expected to live in the dormitory and participate fully in the program like single students. Spouses/partners may not live in the dormitory, and no additional funding will be provided to support spouses/partners living off-campus.
There are no citizenship or nationality requirements.
Grade point average/class rank/pre-requisites. Academic excellence will be a requirement for successful applicants, but there is no minimum GPA or class rank required to apply. Applicants are expected to have demonstrated excellence in their academic studies, and the most competitive candidates will be among the top students in their graduating class. There are no course prerequisites for applicants to the program, although some individual classes at Tsinghua University may have prerequisites.

Scholarship

The extraordinary students selected to become Schwarzman Scholars will receive a comprehensive scholarship. It will include:

  • Tuition Fees
  • Room and board
  • Travel to and from Beijing at the beginning and end of the academic year
  • An in-country study tour
  • Required course books and supplies
  • Lenovo laptop and smartphone
  • Health insurance
  • A personal stipend of $3,500

With a $450 million endowment, Schwarzman Scholars will be the single largest philanthropic effort ever undertaken in China by largely international donors.

Application

Interested candidates will participate in a rigorous and thorough selection process, designed to identify the most promising young leaders from around the world. The process includes an online application and credentials evaluation as well as in-person regional interviews. Those selected will have demonstrated their potential to not only benefit frombut also contribute to the Schwarzman Scholars program.

In order to apply, register HERE.

If you have any questions, check the FAQ section or write to: SchwarzmanScholars.Europe@iie.org.

The official web-page.

Study in Korea

Image may contain: 1 person, smiling, sky, outdoor and textScholarship information for 2018 spring semester from the 🇰🇷 Korean Global IT Technology Program (ITTP) at KAIST for future IT leaders in developing and other countries, including the CIS/Eastern European countries, is looking for applicants — government, public officials and national university lecturers who require Master/PhD in KAIST. The candidates should be employed by the government or public institution or related organization.

http://www.edu-active.com/…/kaist-global-it-technology-scho…

Scholarship Tuition fee, One-way airfare(Economy Class, Max KRW 1,500,000), Living cost(KRW 1,500,000 per month), National medical insurance, Relocation expenses (1,000 Korean won=approximately 0.9 US dollars(as of 2017))

Deadline: 20 September 2017

2017 Research and Innovation Masters Scholarship Programme in Ireland

All qualified student candidates, including EU and non-EU candidates, may apply!

Applications close at: 9am (GMT), Tuesday, 6th June, 2017.

 

 

2017 Research and Innovation Masters Scholarship Programme

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology is delighted to announce the call for applications to its 2017 programme of Research and Innovation Masters Scholarships. In 2017 the programme will support up to nine Masters research degree scholarships, including GMIT Research and Innovation Strategic Endowment (RISE) Scholarships, and up to three defined awards delivered in partnership with industry:

2017 Allergan/GMIT Innovation Award

A maximum of two projects will be funded from the following three topics:

  • Topic 1: Development of a family of eye phantoms to accelerate the design process of ophthalmic medical devices and assist ophthalmic surgery; and/or,
  • Topic 2: The utilization of 3D Mass Spectral Imaging (MSI) to investigate the interactions of pharmaceutical products in dementia/Alzheimer sufferers; and/or,
  • Topic 3: Enhancing absorption of peptide drugs via the buccal route of administration; using the TR146 cell culture model.

To apply for any of these Allergan/GMIT projects, please click on application form: Word file or PDF file.

2017 Ireland Smart Ageing Exchange/GMIT Innovation Award

  • Topic: Clinical Validation of METS, an Evidence Based Metabolic Health Platform for the Clinical Management of Obesity & Associated Metabolic Disorders in Ageing Adults.

To apply for the ISAX/GMIT Masters project, please click on application form: Word file or PDF file.

2017 GMIT Research and Innovation Strategic Endowment (RISE) Scholarships

Topics for RISE projects are not pre-defined.

Applicants should develop their proposals in collaboration with a proposed GMIT-led co-supervisory team.

Applicants for the GMIT RISE Scholarship Award should therefore first contact potential GMIT supervisors directly.

To apply for the above RISE Masters project, please click on application form: Word file or PDF file

 

Details on all of GMIT’s 2017 Scholarships are available within the 2017 Call for Applications and Guidelines (PDF file).

Applications close at: 9am (GMT), Tuesday, 6th June, 2017.

Interviews are anticipated to occur in the week commencing 19th June, 2017.

 

Scholarships and Financial Aid for Minorities in USA

According to research, the average cost of tuition for an in-state student at a public university in the United States has increased by 296% over the past 20 years. At the same time, wages in the U.S. have barely grown in that same time. College students are graduating with more debt than ever.

Statistics indicate that minority students often graduate with more debt than their peers.

Fortunately, federal grants and scholarships for minorities can significantly lighten the financial load for these students.

The U.S. Department of Education recently invested $96 million in grants to provide additional financial aid specifically for minority students. This grant funding will go directly to colleges and universities to help them provide better financial support to their minority populations.

Minority students who receive federal grants and loans to help finance their college educations often could use some additional funding to help them bridge financial gaps. Scholarships for minorities are of tremendous help to these students, but finding the right scholarships to apply to is not always an easy task. To help you in your search for additional funding, we have compiled a list of some of the top minority scholarships. Check on the link to find a detailed list of these scholarships, including eligibility requirements, deadlines, and information on how to apply.

http://www.affordablecolleges.com/resources/scholarships-for-minorities/#asian-and-pacific-islander-students