CISTP-SAIC Fall 2013 Undergraduate Internship
External Scholarships, Internships, and Opportunities
Nuclear/Strategic Stability Related Opportunities
Multiple opportunities can be found on the Program on Strategic Stability Evaluation (POSSE) site.
The 2012-13 International Arms Control Essay Contest
The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance in partnership with the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies and the PIR Center in Russia welcome essays from both American and Russian authors on the international application of open source information and communication technologies to arms control verification, compliance monitoring and monitoring of sensitive facilities. Deadline extended to February 20, 2013. Two winners, one Russian and one US will receive an Apple iPad 2 and their essays will be published in either Security Index or Nonproliferation Review. Find out more and read the full terms and conditions here.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation accepts grant proposals for Grand Challenges Explorations (a $100 million initiative to encourage unconventional global health solutions). Check their site for any current opportunities.
Boren Scholarships and Boren Fellowships
The applications for the 2013-2014 David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships are now available at www.borenawards.org. Boren Awards provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East, where they can add important international and language components to their educations.
Consulate General of Israel to the Southeast
The Consulate General of Israel to the Southeast offers Internship Opportunities. Check the Consulate General of Israel to the Southeast Website for more information.
The Daisy Alliance is offering its Annual Student Scholarship/Essay Contest (prizes of $1000, $500 and $250) - "South Asia at a Tipping Point". Check the Daisy Alliance Website for more information.
The Fulbright award is one such fellowship that funds recipients with the choice of a year of research, graduate study or serving as an English teaching assistant at a host institution in one of 140 countries. Check the Fulbright Website for deadline and other information.
Fulbright-Schuman Program Outreach to U.S. Scholars & Students
European Union and Trans-Atlantic Relationship Research and Study Opportunities - Funding is available for American and European researchers, lecturers, international educators, and graduate students to focus on a wide range of issues concerning the European Union and the U.S.-EU relationship. The Fulbright-Schuman Program provides $3,000 per month plus a travel stipend, visa, and health and accident insurance for grants between two months and one academic year. Check the Fulbright-Schuman Opportunties Flyer for deadline and other information.
Georgia Tech ~ Division of Student Affairs
Georgia Tech ~ Division of Student Affairs is offering the Alvin M. Ferst Leadership & Entrepreneur Award. This is a $2500 award that goes to a junior or senior with at least a 2.5 GPA and who has demonstrated extraordinary leadership and/or entrepreneurial skills while at Georgia Tech. Check the GT - Division of Student Affairs Website for more information on how to apply.
GTRI: Shackelford Fellows
GTRI (Georgia Tech Research Institute) has a few graduate fellowships available for students to work in their labs. Check the GTRI Website for more information.
Institute for Near East and Gulf Military Analysis
The Institute for Near East and Gulf Military Analysis is offering an internship to work in the United Arab Emirates. The candidate will be responsible for assisting on research projects, writing their own short essays and a Special Report under the direction of Dr. Karasik. The internship will take place from January to May 2011(the ideal time to be in Dubai!). There is no compensation for this internship. General Informaton: Undergraduate and Graduates; Russian or Arabic language skills are preferred, but not required; Aerospace Engineering, Econ & Int'l Affairs, Economics & International Affairs, Health Systems, Information Security, International Affairs, Science, & Technology, Political Science, Russian Studies majors sought; Deadline to Apply is 5 October 2010; Please contact Debbie Gulick for more information and to learn how to apply.
International Student Conferences
The International Student Conferences is offering two programs: "Korea-America Student Conference" and "Japan-America Student Conference". Please check the International Student Conferences Website for more information.
The Istanbul Center is offering Internships. Istanbul Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit, non-governmental and non-partisan organization that was established by Turkish-Americans in 2002 to promote dialogue via education, culture and humanitarian works. Please check the Istanbul Center Website for more information on this internship opportunity.
Ivan Allen College Prize for Social Courage
The Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage is funded in perpetuity by a grant from the Wilbur and Hilda Glenn Family Foundation. Check the website for more information.
Petit Undergraduate Research Scholarship
The Petit Undergraduate Research Scholars program is a competitive scholarship program, open to all Atlanta area university students, which allows undergraduates to conduct independent research in the laboratories of the Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience. More info on this website.
SMART (Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation) Program
The SMART (Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation) Program will pay for all educational expenses for a B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. program, and then provide scholars unique opportunities to work as research scientists or engineers on cutting edge technology in world class Department of Defense facilities. A comprehensive list of facilities can be found on the SMART website - check their website for additional information.
SSRC's (Social Science Research Council) ~ Abe Fellowship Program
The Abe Fellowship is designed to encourage international multidisciplinary research on topics of pressing global concern. The program seeks to foster the development of a new generation of researchers who are interested in policy-relevant topics of long-range importance and who are willing to become key members of a bilateral and global research network built around such topics. It strives especially to promote a new level of intellectual cooperation between the Japanese and American academic and professional communities committed to and trained for advancing global understanding and problem solving. Check their website for additional information.
SSRC's (Social Science Research Council) ~ Eurasia Dissertation Support Fellowship
The Eurasia Dissertation Support Fellowships provide financial and academic support to graduate students near completion of their doctoral programs in the social sciences and related humanities. The program provides fellowship awards of up to $25,000, designed to allow advanced graduate students concentrated time to devote to the intellectual development of their projects and to write up the results of their research. The fellowship program also provides academic support and numerous networking opportunities as well as workshops. Check their website for additional information.
The Taiwan Fellowship Program
To encourage the experts and scholars worldwide who are interested in Taiwan, cross-strait relations, mainland China, Asia Pacific, and Sinology to conduct research in Taiwan’s universities or research institutes and promote academic exchanges, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) of Republic of China (ROC) has set up the Taiwan Fellowship Program. Check their website for more information.