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Education USA weekly updates – No. 178 * 3 May 2010

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I. Scholarships and Fellowships

– Undergraduate: freshmen and transfer scholarships at Felician College

– Undergraduate: $3,000-$15,000 scholarships for international students at Lake Forest College

– Postdoctoral Fellowship: University of Denver Media Studies

II. News You Can Use

– New MBA concentrations and Graduate Programs at Maryville University

– Call for Visiting Scholars Applications, The Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University

 

I. Scholarships and Fellowships

Freshmen and transfer scholarships at Felician College

Felician College has restructured its undergraduate scholarship awards to better accommodate students during these difficult economic times. Our awards are very generous:

– Freshmen scholarships: from $9,000 to full tuition, based on either high school GPA or SAT score

– Transfer scholarships: from $8,000 to $16,500, based on cumulative GPA from any college or university in the world the student transfers from

All scholarships are renewable for up to four years of study, and unlike our previous scholarships, students are not required to take the SAT or ACT in order to receive the award. A combination of SAT/ACT score and high school GPA is only required for students who wish to receive a full tuition scholarship. It’s a great opportunity for students to realize their dreams of studying in the United States without breaking the bank!

For more information about these scholarships or program offerings, please contact:

M’Elise Young

Office of International Programs

Felician College

Website: http://www.felician.edu/

Email: [email protected]

Phone: +1-201-559-6048

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Felician College Facebook Pages

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Scholarships for international students at Lake Forest College

Every well-qualified international student offered admission is guaranteed to receive a Global Enrichment Scholarship award of $15,000 per year ($60,000 over four years).

Forester Scholarships, ranging from $3000 to $8000, recognize a dedication to academics, the arts, sciences and community. Scholarship awards will be prioritized for those students who submit their Forester Scholarship application with their application for admissions.  Majoring in a particular area is not a requirement of any scholarship.

Lake Forest College is one of the nation’s most innovative liberal arts colleges. In addition to in the humanities, social and natural sciences, the College features inventive programs of study in communications, business, Asian Studies, Islamic World Studies, and still other contemporary areas. Abundant  internship and research opportunities, close interaction with highly skilled professors, and practical programs in nearby Chicago set Lake Forest College apart.

For more information: http://www.lakeforest.edu/admissions/international/

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Lake Forest College’s Channel

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Postdoctoral Fellow in Media Studies at The University of Denver

The Department of Media, Film, and Journalism Studies in the Divisions of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at the University of Denver invites applications for a lecturer-postdoctoral fellow beginning Fall 2010 with a three-year contract, renewable annually.  This position is designed for individuals who have recently completed their Ph.D. with the opportunity to participate in career development workshops and our division-wide faculty mentoring program.  Eligible candidates will have received a Ph.D. no earlier than May 2007.

Preferred qualifications include demonstrated expertise in international, global, and/or multicultural communication and/or media and the ability to teach research methods. The department has foci in film, new media, journalism, strategic communication, politics, law and ethics, and health communication.

Applications review will begin after May 15, 2010. 

For more information: http://www.du.edu/ahss/schools/mfjs/

Online application: https://www.dujobs.org

 

II. News You Can Use

New MBA Concentrations and Graduate Programs at maryville University

Maryville University of St. Louis announced two new MBA concentrations in the John E. Simon School of Business:

– Sport and Entertainment Management

– Project and Process Management

Also announced were two new Master’s Programs and a new Doctoral Program:

Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership

Master of Arts program in Strategic Communication and Leadership

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Founded in 1872, Maryville University is a four-year, private university located in west St. Louis County. Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of America’s Best Colleges in the Masters-Midwest category, Maryville University students may choose from 50 academic programs, including degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels. Among recent graduates, 82 percent are employed or attending graduate school. More than 16,000 Maryville alumni work and live in the St. Louis region.

For more information: http://www.maryville.edu/admissions-international.htm

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http://www.facebook.com/MaryvilleUniversity

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The Ville on the Hill’s Channel

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Call for Applications, Visiting Scholars, The Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University

The Institute for Advanced Study is an independent private institution founded in 1930 to create a community of scholars focused on intellectual inquiry, free from teaching and other university obligations. Each year scholars from around the world apply to come to the Institute to pursue their own research.

Each year up to twenty visiting scholars are offered a membership for a set period and a stipend. Members receive access to the extensive resources of the Institute, including offices, access to libraries, subsidized restaurant and housing facilities, and some secretarial services. A completed doctorate or equivalent is required by the application deadline, and memberships are awarded at both the junior and senior levels.

The theme for 2011-2012 is Moralities. Application deadline is November 1, 2010. Applications must be submitted online: www.sss.ias.edu/applications

For more information: http://www.sss.ias.edu/