USA: Harvard Academy Scholars Program

The Academy Scholars Program identifies and supports outstanding scholars at the start of their careers whose work combines disciplinary excellence in the social sciences (including history and law) with a command of the language, history, or culture of non-Western countries or regions. Their scholarship may elucidate domestic, comparative, or transnational issues, past or present. The Academy Scholars are [read more..]

USA: Yale World Fellows Program

The Yale World Fellows Program seeks applications from mid-career emerging leaders who have distinguished themselves within their own professions, regions, countries, or at an international level. Successful applicants uniformly possess the extraordinary qualities of mind and character that strong leadership requires. Candidates for the Fellowship must demonstrate themselves to be driving forces [read more..]

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John F. Kennedy Center Fellowship at the DeVos Institute of Arts Management | USA


An Immersive Program in Arts Management Strategy

As a key part of the DeVos Institute's mission, the Fellowship at the DeVos Institute for Arts Management is an immersive program in arts management strategy designed to prepare mid-career arts managers for executive positions in today’s complex arts environment. Hosted at one of the largest and most dynamic performing arts institutions, the Fellowship offers a structured blend of academic training, hands-on work experience, independent and collective learning opportunities, and personalized mentoring.
Fellows develop close working relationships with Kennedy Center leadership, complete significant projects within the context of the Kennedy Center, and are connected to a vast network of DeVos Institute alumni throughout the United States and in 39 countries worldwide.
2011-2012 Fellows

The Fellowship includes:

  • Weekly courses taught by Kennedy Center senior staff in strategic planning, development, marketing, and finance
  • Seminars in special topic areas including law, technology, programming, and education
  • Practical rotations in three Kennedy Center departments
  • The design and completion of independent projects in partnership with the DeVos Institute
  • Participation in capacity building activities led by the DeVos Institute
  • Participation in major Kennedy Center events
The nine-month,full time program begins September 2012. Participants will receive a $20,000 living allowance, program materials, and reimbursement for health insurance coverage. Fellows also have the opportunity to receive tickets to performances at the Kennedy Center and relocation assistance.

Applicant Criteria

  • A minimum of 5 years of professional arts management experience*
  • Bachelor's degree in the arts or a related discipline
  • Demonstrated knowledge of issues in arts management
*The curriculum of the nine-month Fellowship is designed for arts managers with a primary interest working in business environments with philanthropic models similar to those found in the United States. International arts managers are strongly encouraged to consider whether a program of this nature, or one designed specifically for international audiences, better suits their needs at this point in their career.

Program of Study

Early September through late May
The Fellowship offers a structured blend of academic training, practical work experience, independent and collective learning opportunities, and personalized mentoring by Kennedy Center senior staff.


Fellows attend weekly classes throughout the Fellowship taught by highly experienced performing arts professionals that include case study, independent research, and collaborative group work. Core courses and instructors include:
  • Strategic Planning: Michael Kaiser, Kennedy Center President
  • Marketing: David Kitto, Vice President for Marketing & Sales
  • Development: Marie Mattson, Vice President for Development
  • Finance: Richard P. Kamenitzer, Program Director - Arts Management, George Mason University

Practicum Assignments

During their course of study, Fellows gain hands-on experience in three different Kennedy Center departments working closely with senior Kennedy Center staff. These rotations extend and complement Fellows' experience in their courses and project work. Placements can include, but are not limited to:
  • Dance Programming
  • Development
  • Marketing
  • National Symphony Orchestra
  • Performing Arts for Everyone/Millennium Stage
  • Press
  • Theatre for Young Audiences
  • VSA


The Seminar Series provides participants with contemporary knowledge essential to leaders of performing arts organizations. Seminar topics include, but are not limited to:
  • Accessibility
  • Arts Education
  • Human Resource Management
  • Law and the Arts
  • Media Relations
  • Programming
  • Technology & Arts Management
  • Union Negotiations

How to Apply

  • Complete the online application
  • Mail official college/university transcripts to the following address:
    The Kennedy Center
    P.O. Box 101510
    Arlington, VA 22210
  • Submit two letters of recommendation that speak to your relevant background and skills. Letters can be submitted in three ways:
All application materials submitted become the confidential property of the Kennedy Center and are not returnable.
Applicants will be notified in early June of 2012.

Application Deadline

The application deadline is Sunday, April 1, 2012. The online application must be completed online by 11:59 PM on April 1, 2012. Mailed materials must be postmarked by April 1, 2012.
The Kennedy Center welcomes applicants with disabilities. cluster of disability icons


For questions about the DeVos Institute Fellowship, please email us or call Syrah Gunning at             202-416-8897 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting            202-416-8897      end_of_the_skype_highlighting      .



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Win a Trip to the NATO Chicago Summit 2012 | USA



20 winners from around the globe will win the chance to travel to Chicago, all expenses paid, and report live from the NATO Chicago Summit 2012.
As a winner, you will attend speeches by world leaders and meet face-to-face with top NATO officials to discuss your views on what peace and security means for you.
To participate, simply upload a video of 1 minute or less explaining what peace and security means for you.

General Rules
Participants must be at least eighteen (18) years of age on the date they enter the contest. There are no geographical restrictions. Wherever you come from, we want to know what security means for you.
If a video is made by several people, only the person associated with the email account provided for the competition will be eligible to win.
The competition will end on 31/03/2012 at 11:59 Brussels time. Entries submitted after this time or modified past the end of the contest will not be eligible. Winners will be announced on April 10th.
Winners will be notified by email to the address provided on their submission form.
NATO will fund a return-trip from country of origin to Chicago (USA), including 2 nights in a hotel of our choice. All other expenses such as meals outside of the NATO Summit site will be covered by participants.
NATO reserves the right to remove postings that:
1. are libellous profane, defamatory, disparaging, hateful, harassing, threatening, or obscene;
2. violate another’s copyright or intellectual property;
3. condone or promote illegal activity;
4. are fraudulent, deceptive or misleading;
5. are otherwise sexual or offensive graphically or in tone;
6. contain spam or are intended to cause technical disruptions to this page;
7. are off topic; or
8. violate any local, state, federal, and/or international laws or regulations.

Entries will be accepted in either one of NATO’s two official working languages: English and French. NATO reserves to right to remove any posts that are in any other language.

Video submissions must be original and unpublished work by the contestant and must not infringe on any copyright laws.
Judging Criteria

Entries will be judged based on the following criteria:
1. Message: What message does the video send to the viewers?
2. Creativity: Is the video a creative production offering unique content/message/visuals?
3. Popularity: do other users ‘like’ the video? TIP: if you want your video to be popular, share it with your friends and contacts.
Terms and Conditions
By submitting a video to the competition, the entrant accepts the full terms and conditions of the contest. The entrant grants NATO full permission to freely use said video as appropriate, including cross-promotion on other NATO channels and websites as well as use by NATOpartners, or any other use. NATO will have the right to freely use the video material. These terms and conditions are subject to change.
To apply, please click HERE

If you have any questions, please contact


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Australia: Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI)


The University of Adelaide offers a scholarships scheme for international students undertaking postgraduate research study. Its purpose is to attract high quality overseas postgraduate students to areas of research strength in the University of Adelaide to support its research effort. The selection for scholarships is extremely competitive.

A number of ASI scholarships may be available in the mid year round of scholarships for semester 2, 2012 to outstanding international students from any country undertaking postgraduate research in any academic discipline.

The ASI provides:

  1. Course tuition fees for two years for a Masters degree by Research and three years for a Doctoral research degree (an extension is possible for doctoral programs only);
  2. An annual living allowance of approximately $23,728 (2012 value) for the normal duration of the program; and
  3. If the award holder holds a subclass 574 visa the award covers the cost of compulsory standard Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) Worldcare policy for the student and their spouse and dependents (if any) for the period of the scholarship. If the award holder does not hold a subclass 574 visa then he/she is responsible for the cost of health insurance.
The scholarship does NOT cover visa application fees.
Applicants should hold at least the equivalent of an Australian First Class Honours degree. This is a four year degree with a major research project in the final year. Other criteria that will be taken into consideration is undergraduate performance, bachelor and honours awards and scholarships, other postgraduate degrees, publications in internationally refereed journals, the presentation of conference papers and relevant industry experience.
Applications for these scholarships are always highly competitive.  Generally ASI recipients have completed a Masters degree including a significant research component and have several publications and relevant work and research experience.


  • ASI Scholarship will be awarded strictly on academic merit. Extra-curricular achievements will not be considered.
  • Citizens and Permanent Residents of Australia, and citizens of New Zealand are ineligible.
  • Those undertaking research via remote candidature are ineligible.
  • International applicants are not eligible for an ASI if they have already commenced the degree for which they are seeking an award, unless they can establish that they were unable to apply for an ASI in the last round of the previous calendar year.
  • International applicants who have not provided evidence of their meeting English language proficiency requirements by the closing date are not eligible for an ASI.
  • International applicants must not hold a research qualification regarded by the University of Adelaide to be equivalent to an Australian Research Doctorate degree or, if undertaking a Research Masters degree, not hold a research qualification regarded by the University of Adelaide to be equivalent to or higher than an Australian Research Masters degree.
  • Candidates are required to enrol in the University of Adelaide as 'international students' and must maintain 'international student' status for the duration of their enrolment in the University.
  • Scholarships holders must commence study at The University of Adelaide in semester 2, 2012. No ASI may be commenced after 30 November 2012.
  • Scholarship winners will not be permitted to defer commencement until 2013.
  • Applicants who applied in previous international major scholarship rounds are not eligible to apply again.
  • The offer of an ASI scholarship is contingent upon a student not being offered another award by the Commonwealth of Australia, The University of Adelaide, or an overseas sponsor. The University reserves the right to withdraw an offer of a scholarship at any time prior to enrolment if it is advised that a awardee has been offered a scholarship equal to or in excess of the financial value of the award offered by the University
Closing Date: 1 May 2012. We strongly recommend that all applicants submit their application and all required documents well before the closing date. Incomplete applications at the scholarship application deadline will not be considered for a scholarship.
Applicants will be notified by the end of June 2012 regarding the outcome of their scholarship application.

Adelaide Graduate Centre
Level 6
115 Grenfell Street
SA 5005
Telephone:            +61 8 8313 5882 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting            +61 8 8313 5882      end_of_the_skype_highlighting      
Facsimile: +61 8 8313 5725

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UK: Scotch College Scholarship | University of Aberdeen


The University of Aberdeen wishes to commemorate the historic links between the northeast of Scotland, the University of Aberdeen and the Scotch College and Melbourne in October 2012 by awarding a PhD scholarship for research on any topic associated with Australia, Scottish-Australian relations and/or Scots in Australia.


This scholarship is specifically designed to ensure the recipient is at the University of Aberdeen and graduates in the years where a number of key anniversaries relating to these historic links will be commemorated:
* 4 April 2013 - the 200th of Forbes’ birth.
* 31 May 2013 - the 110th of Morrison’s death.
* 3 February 2013 - the 175th of Forbes holding the first Presbyterian service in Melbourne.
* 3 February 2014 - the 185th of Morrison’s birth.
* June 2016 - the 140th of Morrison receiving a Dr of Law from the University of Aberdeen and the 160th of
Morrison’s appointment as Headmaster (Scotch College).
* 12 August 2016 - the 165th of Forbes’ death.
* 2016 - the 165th of the founding of the Scotch College.

The scholarship will cover full tuition fees for the duration of the degree plus a contribution towards living expenses of £6000 per year (c. AUS$9,000).

 Subject: Anthropology
Politics & International Relations
Religious Studies
Film Studies
International Relations

Applicants must be citizens of Australia liable to overseas tuition rates. Preference will be given, in thefirst instance, to alumni of the Scotch College and their children or grandchildren, then to residents of

To be considered for the award you must have:

* applied for admission to the University of Aberdeen
* submitted the relevant application form for the scholarship
* been offered admission to the University by the closing date (below).
Decisions will be made on the basis of academic merit.
Application Procedure
Applicants must complete the relevant application form and provide all supporting documentation requested therein. Once completed, a hard copy of the application form and supporting documents should be sent to:

Ms Ann Marie Davidson
College of Arts & Social Sciences
University of Aberdeen
Powis Gate
College Bounds
Aberdeen, AB24 3UG
Deadline: 6th of April 2012
Application Docs

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