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International Peace Studies
Graduate Work at the University of Notre Dame

The John B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies of the University of Notre Dame (Indiana, USA) offers a rigorous multidisciplinary program of graduate study leading to the Master of Arts in Peace Studies.

Coursework covers: causes of war and intergroup violence, building blocks of a peaceful and just world order, dynamics of conflict and techniques of conflict resolution, international protection of the global ecosystem, the promotion of economic well-being for all, protection of internationally recognized human right.

The Master of Arts Degree in Peace Studies.
An average of 20 students are selected for the Master of Arts Program each year; at least two thirds come from outside the United States. The Kroc Institute now has over 300 alumni from more than 70 countries. The intensive eleven-month program is designed to allow completion of the Master of Arts degree within one year. The Master's program is carefully designed to provide serious intellectual challenge to students preparing for careers in scholary research, teaching, public service, religious leadership, political organizing and social action. The Kroc Institute's educational and research programs are organized around four themes:
• The role of international norms and institutions in peacemaking,
• The impact of religious, philosophical, and cultural influences on peace,
• The dynamics of inter-group conflict and conflict transformation,
• The promotion of social, economic, and environmental justice.

Application and Admission.
Required: a record of academic excellence, an equivalent of a four-year B.A. or B.S. degree, fluency in English (both speaking and writing): TOEFL Score, Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
Recommended: a demonstrated practical commitment to working for peace and justice, past community or political involvement, a background in international studies.
Financial Support: Scholarships which cover tuition and living expenses are available.

Application may be requested from:

Office of graduate Admissions
University of Notre Dame
502 Main Building
Notre Dame IN 46556-5602
Phone: (219) 631-6970
Fax: (219) 631-6973
E-mail: kroc-admissios.1@nd.edu
URL: http://www.nd.edu/~krocinst/

APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 5

The Heidelberg Ambassador Scholarship Program
Scholarships For International Students.

Founded in 1850, Heidelberg is a selective, private institution of higher education. As a fully accredited university, Heidelberg is dedicated to a student centered liberal arts education that will prepare graduates for an exciting life of challenge and change. Heidelberg offers a comprehensive selection of courses leading to both Bachelors and Masters degrees. Heidelberg has an excellent English Language Iinstitute, a Center for Global Education, an Honors Program and extensive opportunities for international students to become fully integrated into the Heidelberg community. Students come to Heidelberg for the quality of education, the personal and friendly attention they receive, the safe environment, and proximity to some of the most dynamic cities in the United States.

Heidelberg is one of the oldest and most respected private liberal arts universities in the United States with a global focus. Since its founding in 1850, Heidelberg has been dedicated to providing a rich and challenging curriculum to students from around the world. As part of Heidelberg's commitment to global education, a new Ambassador Scholarship program for International Students has been created. The Ambassador Scholarship program is designed to reward academically talented and motivated students from every continent in the world who would like to pursue their university studies at Heidelberg.

Ambassador Scholarship Eligibility and Rewards.

The criteria for selection include:
• Advanced English language skills
• Graduation from a recognized international or American high school
• Record of academic achievement
• Other activities and experiences which demonstrate personal initiative and leadership
• Recommendations from school administrators and teachers
• Desire to participate in global education activities and programming at Heidelberg.

A total of twenty Ambassador Scholarships will be awarded with the above considerations in mind.

Scholarships are competitive and will guarantee $4,000 to $12,000 per year in grant and scholarship compensation to the recipients. All scholarship recipients must maintain a 3.0. grade point average at Heidelberg and demonstrate standard four year academic progress to renew their awards annually.

Heidelberg College
310 E. Market St.
Tiffin, OH 44883-2462
Tel.: (419) 448-23-30
Fax: (419) 448-23-34
E-mail: adminfo@mail.heidelberg.edu
http://www.heidelberg.edu/

Carleton College
Scholarships For International Students.

Carleton College is a small, national, fully residential liberal arts college located 40 miles south of the major metropolitan area of Minneapolis and St. Paul in Minnesota.

Carleton is consistently ranked among the top ten national liberal arts colleges in the United States. (U.S. New & World Report magazine)

KELLOGG SCHOLARSHIPS: Financial aid for highly qualified non-U.S. citizens to attend Carleton.

GEORGE INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIPS: Aid to students from developing nations who demonstrate economic need and exceptional academic promise.

TO APPLY: Submit Carleton application for regular decision by January 15. Application fee waived if application is sent through Carleton's website: http://www.carletton.edu/.

E-mail: admissions@acs.carleton.edu
Phone: 507-646-41-90
Write: Admission Office
Carleton College
100 South College Street
Northfield, MN 55057 USA

Mount Union College

A private liberal arts college located on a beautiful, friendly historic campus. Total enrollment is approximately 2,300, with 42 undergraduate majors. Semi-Intensive English language programs available. 24-hour personal assistance from international student and faculty advisors.

SCHOLARSHIPS/FINANCIAL AID.

Need-Based Aid (to qualify, complete the Foreign Student Financial Aid Application)
• Mount Union International Grant - students who qualify may obtain a maximum amount of $6,520 per year
• Campus Employment - students who qualify may earn the maximum amount of $1,200 per year by working on campus

Merit-Based Aid
• Academic Awards are scholarships that range from $4,000 to a limited number of Presidential full tuition scholarships. An official SAT I or ACT score, a Grade Point Average (GPA), and a class rank is needed in order to determine eligibility for these awards.
• Proficiency Awards ranging from $600 - $5,000 are available to students who demonstrate exceptional talent in music, communications, theatre arts, or art

Mount Union's yearly cost for 2001 - 2002 before scholarships/financial aid: Tuition and Fees $16,310; Room and Board (Meals) $4,810.

For more information, please contact us:

International Admissions
Mount Union College
1972 Clark Avenue
Alliance, OH 44601 USA
E-mail: intladms@muc.edu
Homepage: http://www.muc.edu/
Tel.: 330-823-25-90
Fax: 330-823-50-97

Geogia College & State University

You will be interested in Georgia College & State University - Georgia's Public Liberal Arts University. Their numerous undergraduate programs, as well as their many extra-curricular programs, will provide you an exciting and diverse learning environment.

You will find GC&SU attractive for many reasons:
• For undergraduates they award a number of International Student Scholarships, which can pay up to the total of the out-of-state tuition, in an effort to increase cultural and geographic diversity at the University. Scholarship decisions will be made April 1 and May 1 for Fall Semester (August) admission and September 1 and October 1 for Spring Semester (January) admission;
• They require no application fee of international applicants;
• Their application materials and catalogs can be downloaded from the web site, where you can also explore the University and read the International Student Handbook;
• They do not require SAT scores, and not taking the SAT's does not penalize students;
• Students whose documents indicate that all secondary school study was in English and who have good English grades may be exempted from taking the TOEFL;
• They do their own credentials evaluation and request outside evaluation only for the most complicated transfers of credit;
• The small-town environment and university staff and faculty go out their way to assist new international students, and they have very active and helpful International Center staff;
• They have a supportive and very diverse international student community in a university that values international diversity;
• They have many majors in the Arts & Sciences, as well as in Business, Education and Health Sciences.

The application package provides all the forms and information needed in order for you to complete the application process. The international admissions office uses a rolling admission policy, which means that as soon as all documents have been submitted, they can make a decision on whether to admit you. To ensure a timely response to an application, you should carefully follow the directions as listed on each form and submit to the office by the recommended submission dates, May 1 for Fall Semester (August) and October 1 for Spring Semester (January).

As you seek in information that is more extensive on GC&SU, please explore the University website at http://www.gcsu.edu/. The international admissions personnel look forward to working with you in pursuing your educational goals at Georgia College & State University. When you have questions, please feel free to contact the University staff at intladm@gcsu.edu. Whenever you telephone or write, please address your questions to International Admissions.

Georgia College & State University
Georgia's Public Liberal Arts University
International Services and Programs Office
Campus Box 49
Milledgeville, Georgia 31061 - 0490
Phone: (478) 445-47-89
Fax: (478) 445-26-23

Yale World Fellows Program - Overview

MISSION: The Yale World Fellows Program aims to build a global network of merging leaders from around the world and broaden the international dialogue at Yale. Each year the Program will identify and bring to New Haven 12-18 early mid-career professionals (generally five to fifteen years into their careers) from a range of fields and disciplines, including government, business, non-governmental organizations, religion, academia, the media, and arts. The Fellows will spend an intensive semester at Yale (13 weeks beginning in early September), potentially extendable to a full academic year, engaged in the exploration of pressing global issues, leadership training, and the refinement of critical skills. The Program seeks to expand the personal and professional horizons of the participating Fellows and the Yale community more generally.

SELECTION CRITERIA:
• an established record of extraordinary achievement and integrity;
• commitment to engagement in public issues and to making a difference in the world at the local, national, or global levels;
• promise of a future career of leadership and notable impact;
• special capacity for critical, creative, entrepreneurial, and strategic thinking;
• likelihood to benefit from participation in the Program and to contribute to global understanding at Yale.

ELECTION PROCESS: Nominations for Yale World Fellows will be sought from around the world. Fellowship candidates will be asked to fill out an application form (available at ). With the advice of regional review panels, a short list of semi-finalists will be identified and interviewed. Final selections will be made by a Yale faculty committee, which will aim to generate a Fellowship cohort that is diverse, geographically broad-based, and reflective of a wide range of perspectives and views.

THE PROGRAM: ll of the Fellows will participate in a specially designed World Fellows Seminar taught by leading members of the Yale faculty. Each Fellow will also have a faculty mentor who will help shape an academic program tailored to the Fellow's individual interests and background. Fellows will be encouraged to develop independent study projects and will be free to take courses offered throughout Yale. In addition, the Fellows will be offered an extensive set of stimulating extracurricular programs, both on and campus, involving Yale faculty, students, and distinguished alumni. Fellows will receive a Certificate of Participation. Former Fellows will be invited to regular alumni gatherings for ongoing exploration, discussion, and reflection.

FUNDING AND SUPPORT: Fellows will be provided with housing and a travel allowance, as well as a stipend to cover living expenses of $35,000 for one semester or $60,000 for a full academic year.

DEADLINES: All nominations must be postmarked or electronically submitted by 31 DECEMBER 2001. All applications must be postmarked or electronically submitted by 15 January 2002. The first group of Yale World Fellows will be selected in April 2002 and will begin their program in September 2002.

http://www.yale.edu/worldfellows/ywfp.pdf

International Schoralships English Language Program
Kansas State University

The English Language Program is in the process of setting up scholarships for international students. The scholarship application process will be in place by mid-spring 2002, and scholarships will be offered for the fall 2002 semester. Check the webpage for updated information. For more information contact the university:

Kansas State University
English Language Program
205 Fairchild Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
E-mail: elp@ksu.edu
http://www.ksu.edu/elp/
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