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Dear Part 2’s and 3’s | URGENT ATTENTION:2017 GLOBAL UGRAD PROGRAM

You are all invited to Apply for a semester long study abroad scholarship, the 2017 Global UGRAD Program in the United States of America. Students from ALL faculties are eligible. Try Your Luck Click the link below to apply. If u need help email help@campusmoments.org | whatsapp +1.402.304.6540

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2017 Global UGRAD Program

tDear Part 2’s and 3’s | URGENT ATTENTION:

You are all invited to Apply for a semester long study abroad scholarship, the 2017 Global UGRAD Program in the United States of America. Students from ALL faculties are eligible. Once accepted you will be enrolled in undergraduate course work at a host institution to allow ample opportunity for substantive interaction with U.S. faculty and student peers, and for exposure to U.S. academic and classroom culture. Accommodation will be provided on-campus with U.S. peers.

Application Procedure:  Online [see link below]A complete application package includes: the application, copy of passport bio page, academic transcripts for years of university study (with English translations), two letters of reference (with English translations), and grade equivalence between local grading system and U.S. grading system.

The Global UGRAD Program is a U.S. Department of State sponsored initiative that grants scholarships to undergraduate level students from over 55 countries. Students are placed at colleges and universities across the United States where they participate in one semester of undergraduate, non-degree study.

Successful candidates will be notified of their award status by April 1, 2017 and World Learning, the cooperating agency will begin to provide placement and tentative arrival information in June 2017. Deadline 30 December 2017 Follow the link below to apply. Email help@campusmoments.org if you need help with your application or whatsapp +1.402.304.6540 

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS:Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) on Civic Engagement for Student Leaders(2017)

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS:Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) on Civic Engagement for Student Leaders(2017) Deadline, Friday 7 October 2016

The participants are expected to be highly motivated first through third year undergraduate students from colleges, universities, and other institutions of higher education, who demonstrate leadership through academic work, community involvement, and extracurricular activities.  Their fields of study can vary, and may include the sciences, social sciences, humanities, education, business, and other professional fields

Application instructions and more on this link >> https://campusmoments.org/2016/10/01/call-for-applicationsstudy-of-the-u-s-institute-susi-on-civic-engagement-for-student-leaders2017/

2017 MANDELA WASHINGTON FELLOWSHIP

Wanted: African leaders for a 6-week fellowship: Deadline 26 October 2016
Imagine six weeks at a U.S. university where you can sharpen your skills in public management, civic leadership or business; get advice from experts in the U.S. public, private and nonprofit sectors; and build a network of Africans and Americans to support your professional development.

That is what the Mandela Washington Fellowship is all about. And between September 21 and October 26, the program will accept applications to fill up to 1,000 slots for 2017 fellows at www.yali.state.gov/apply

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS:Study of the U.S. Institute (SUSI) on Civic Engagement for Student Leaders(2017)

The 2017 SUSI will be hosted at the Foundation for International Understanding through Students (FIUTS) in Seattle, Washington from January 7 to February 11, 2017.  The application deadline for candidates is October 7, 2016

Zimbabwean students leaders have been participating in the SUSI together with student leaders from Angola, Botswana, Mozambique and South Africa since 2014 and have consistently set the bar high – congratulations to you all! This is a testament of the caliber students at your institutions!

SUSI BACKGROUND

Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Student Leaders are intensive academic programs whose purpose is to provide groups of undergraduate student leaders with a deeper understanding of the United States, while simultaneously enhancing their leadership skills.  Institutes include a four week academic residency and a one-week study tour to a different part of the United States.  Leadership sessions and community service activities, as well as getting to know Americans, are also integral components of the Institutes.

Candidate Description and Qualifications

The participants are expected to be highly motivated first through third year undergraduate students from colleges, universities, and other institutions of higher education, who demonstrate leadership through academic work, community involvement, and extracurricular activities.  Their fields of study can vary, and may include the sciences, social sciences, humanities, education, business, and other professional fields

-be proficient in English;

-be interested in the topic of Civic Engagement;

-be between 18 and 25 years of age;

-have at least one semester left of their undergraduate studies, and therefore be committed to return to their home universities following completion of the program;

-demonstrate strong leadership qualities and potential in their university and community activities;

-indicate a serious interest in learning about the United States;

-have a sustained high level of academic achievement, as indicated by grades, awards, and teacher recommendations;

-demonstrate commitment to community and extracurricular university activities;

-have little or no prior study or travel experience in the United States or elsewhere outside of their home country;

-be mature, responsible, independent, confident, open-minded, tolerant, thoughtful, and inquisitive;

• If interested, please e-mail an application with the format outlined below and up-to-date CV to HararePAS@state.gov with subject line Study of the U.S. Institute for Student Leaders on Civic Engagement.

Application format:

 Full Name (as it appears in passport):

 

Date of Birth:

 

Place/City of Birth:

 

Country of Birth:

 

Country of Residence:

 

Country of Citizenship:

 

Home address, telephone & e-mail:

 

Gender:

 

Medical, Physical, Dietary or other personal considerations:

 

Position and Title in Student Body:

 

University, Complete Address:

 

Degree Enrolled & Year of Study:

 

Previous travel to the U.S.

 

Personal Statement (One page personal statement indicating why you are interested in participating in the program and what you expect to get out of the exchange program).

 

Applications with the format outlined above and up to date CVs should be e-mailed to HararePAS@state.gov with subject line Study of the U.S. Institute for Student Leaders on Civic Engagement.

 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7 2015.

Inbox help@campusmoments.org  or whatsapp +14023046540 if you have any questions about this program and how to apply.

NOTICE: Calling for Volunteer Student Ushers for 2016 Graduation Ceremony

 TO ALL NUST STUDENTS: (27 September) 2016 Graduation Ceremony, 4th November, 2016 Calling for Volunteer Student Ushers for the 2016 Graduation Ceremony. If interested, please visit the Career Guidance & Employment Office for registration: • Registration begins : 28th September, 2016 • Registration closes : 30th September, 2016 • Venue : Office # WG7 and WG8, Division of Students Affairs NB: There are limited spaces – first come, first served

Call for Submissions: Story Entries for Medical Students Anthology

 

ATTENTION MEDICAL STUDENTS: Share your insights and experiences you have gained as a medical student by submitting an essay, poem or reflection. These will be published in a Medical Anthology Book, so grab this chance now.>>http://opportunitydesk.org/2016/09/18/submit-story-entries-for-medical-student-anthology/ 

AUDITIONS @ NUST

NOTICE: TO NUST STUDENTS -Auditions for New Choir Members and Registration for Old Choir Members. Please visit University Chaplain office in the Student Affairs Division WG22 or see the Dean’s Secretary (Chief Secretary, Mrs K Ncube) and register your name so that you can be enlisted for auditioning on Friday at 1530hours. Auditions for both NEW and OLD members is at 1530hrs on Friday, 16 September 2016. Please come to the Dean’s Board Room www.nust.ac.zw

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The African Network Information Center

Apply to the AFRINIC-25 Fellowship 2016 (Funded), reserved for individuals representing small organisations, universities, and media who are actively involved in Internet operations and development or ICT policies in their countries.-@opportunitydesk

Deadline 28 August 2016

http://opportunitydesk.org/2016/08/08/afrinic-25-fellowship-2016/

 

 

Study at the University of Cape Town on FULL scholarship!

Apply now for the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program. Scholars will receive scholarships, academic and transition-to-work support, mentorship, career guidance, internship, and access to a global alumni network.-@opportunitydesk

Deadline: 30 September 2016

http://opportunitydesk.org/2016/08/22/mastercard-foundation-scholarship-at-university-of-cape-town-2017/