Yale Young Global Scholars is an unparalleled academic and leadership summer program at Yale founded on the tenets of liberal arts, renowned for its diverse and inclusive community, and committed to increasing education access. The program is designed to allow students to experience learning in a variety of different university contexts, from large lectures to small seminars, and even the spontaneous learning that happens in dining halls and around campus. The deadline to apply in ongoing.
Although Olomouc has just one university, it deserves a special mention. First of all a little about Olomouc which is in Moravia in the Czech Republic. The people of this city are known to be especially friendly and helpful. During a recent visit I discovered first hand that this reputation is well deserved. And what is one to say about Olomouc itself. Pretty as a picture, the city vibrates with positive energy all round.
The Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship is awarded to recognise academic excellence for international students. This highly competitive scholarship is based on academic merit and awarded to future students of the Macquarie University in Sidney, Australia. This scholarship awards up to AUD $35,000, applied towards tuition fee. The deadline to apply is on 10 November 2018.
The CD-LINKS project is launching a Summer School aimed at providing advanced training for young international scholars on integrated assessment models. The School will be organized in cooperation with the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC) and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), and will take place in Venice, at the Palazzo Artigianelli, from 30th June to 6th July 2019. The deadline to apply is on 1 March, 2019.
Cambridge Immerse is a residential academic summer programme that allows middle and high school students to dive into an academic subject of their choice and explore topics in depth. For each school subject, there are programmes for 13-15-year-olds and for 16-18-year-olds. They are designed to provide a taster of what it’s like to study a subject at university level and to ignite students’ interest. The deadline to apply for a full scholarship is on 7 December 2018.
Google’s Women Techmakers program provides visibility, community, and resources for women in technology. Through this program – formerly the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Program – Google is furthering Dr Anita Borg’s vision of creating gender equality in the field of computer science by encouraging women to excel in computing and technology and become active leaders and role models in the field. The deadline is on 6 December 2018.
With this article we begin a series that shall provide you with information on cities that distinguish themselves as educational centers. We begin with Brno in the Czech Republic which is a city of many dimensions. Among these the city is known for its educational institutions that attract students from far and wide. With an estimated population of 1.3 million, comprises of over 20 percent that are students.
Last week we started a new series of University Cities with Brno, Czech Republic. Continuing with our series on university cities we have a look at Prague this week.
Established in 2011, the Global Change Leaders Program is a seven-week education program offered by Coady Institute’s International Centre for Women’s Leadership. This program enables women from developing countries to strengthen their leadership capacities in order to contribute to innovation and change in their organizations and communities. The program will take place on 12 August – 29 September 2019 in Canada. The deadline is on 31 October 2018.
The startup training will provide entrepreneurs with the skills they need to further support their leap into entrepreneurship and grow their businesses. To learn these skills, selected science and technology entrepreneurs will spend four days in extensive training to help improve their business ideas, perfect their pitch, and showcase their innovations during a Demo Day with business leaders, policymakers, academics, and Chief Science Advisors and equivalents from the APEC region. The deadline is on 31st of August.