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Come Learn About International-Focused Scholarships
Start Date: 8/28/2017Start Time: 4:30 PM
End Date: 8/28/2017
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Event Description:
The Office of Nationally Competitive Awards will host an information session to discuss key international-focused scholarships and funding opportunities, including:
Schwarzman Scholarship
Yenching Fellowship
Rotary Global Grants
Pickering and Rangel Fellowships
The session will take place Monday, August 28 from 4:30-5:30 in Silas Hunt Hall, room 231 (the upstairs tour room). Discussion will cover the basics of each scholarship, as well as specifics about the application process and application tips for each. For more information, please visit http://awards.uark.edu or contact the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards at awards@uark.edu or at 479-575-8673.
The Schwarzman Scholars program offers around 60 fully-funded scholarships each year to high-achieving seniors and recent graduates to earn a one-year Master’s in global affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Successful applicants have a high GPA (3.7 and up), demonstrate extraordinary leadership potential, and can articulate how the experience in China will help develop their skills as leaders. Chinese language skills are not required.
The Yenching Fellowship offers around 100 fellowships per year to outstanding seniors and recent graduates to earn a one-year Master’s degree from a number of academic research areas. Successful applicants have a high GPA, demonstrate leadership capability, and how the experience in China will contribute to their career goals. Chinese language skills are not required.
Rotary Global Grants offer funding for graduate-level study or research in another country to seniors and recent graduates. Students must pursue studies in one of Rotary’s six Areas of Focus. Successful applicants have a strong GPA, leadership examples, and commitment to community service.
The Pickering Fellowship offers 30 fellowships each year to high-achieving juniors, seniors and recent graduates from a diversity of backgrounds. Students of any major who intend to pursue a career with the Foreign Service are encouraged to apply. Pickering Fellows are awarded up to $37,500 annually for two years to be used for one year of undergraduate and one year of graduate school (juniors) or two years of graduate school (seniors and recent graduates).
The Rangel Fellowship offers 30 fellowships each year to high-achieving seniors and recent graduates from a diversity of backgrounds. Students of any major, who can demonstrate financial need, and who intend to pursue a career with the Foreign Service are encouraged to apply. Rangel Fellows are awarded $37,500 annually for two years to be used for graduate school.
Location Information:
Main Campus - (HUNT) Silas H. Hunt Hall  (View Map)
Silas H. Hunt Hall
471 N. Garland Ave.
Fayetteville, AR 72701
United States
Phone: 479-575-4346
Room: 231 - Tour Room
Contact Information:
Name: Emily
Phone: 479-575-8673
Email: awards@uark.edu
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