George Washington University Global Leaders Fellowship 2018 in USA

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The Global Leaders Fellowship is for incoming graduate students (master’s and doctoral) at the George Washington University who will return to their countries of origin to apply skills learned through their formal education at the GW. The fellowship is intended for GW graduate students who will be future leaders in their fields in their home countries.

Application Deadline:
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5 February 2018 (annual)
Study in: USA
Course starts September 2018

University Name:
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George Washington University, Washington DC, USA

Field/Level of Study:
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Masters/PhD Degree

Masters and Doctoral programs under the following schools offered at Foggy Bottom campus :

• College of Professional Studies
• Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
• Elliott School of International Affairs
• Graduate School of Education and Human Development
• School of Business (Executive Education program is not eligible)
• School of Engineering and Applied Science

Number of Scholarships Available: 3

Scholarship Benefits/Duration:
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The award will cover up to 18 credit hours. The grantee is to provide funds from other sources for books, living, and other expenses, and must provide certification of this support.

A Fellowship is renewable each year for a cumulative maximum of three years for Master’s candidates and up to five years for doctoral candidate.

Who is Eligible? :
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Students holding or intending to apply for an F-1 visa and who are from the following countries or regions: China (PRC), Cambodia, Eastern Europe, Laos, Latin America, The Caribbean, Mongolia, Sub-Saharan Africa, U.S.S.R. Successor States, Vietnam, are eligible to apply.

This fellowship is for students who have not studied or worked in the U.S. or other countries aside from their home country. Please note that permanent residents, resident aliens and U.S. Citizens are not eligible for this fellowship. Applicants must have an F-1 (J-1 visa for Fulbright applicants only), no exceptions.

Eligible Regions/Countries:
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Students from the following countries or regions:

• China (PRC)
• Cambodia
• Eastern Europe
• Laos
• Latin America
• The Caribbean
• Mongolia
• Sub-Saharan Africa
• U.S.S.R. Successor States
• Vietnam

How to Apply:
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Students need to apply for admission separately through the online process. No Fellowship applicants will be considered who have not completed the admissions application, including payment of their application fee.

Official Website Link: https://www.gwu.edu/~fellows/fellowships/global_leaders.html