2017 Peter Drucker Essay Competition

The Drucker Challenge is an annual essay competition open to students (bachelor’s, master’s, MBA, and PhD) and young professionals (associates, managers, professionals, and community leaders) between the ages of 18-35 (inclusive). Winners and finalists in each category are able to attend the Global Peter Drucker Forum in November in Vienna, Austria, and become a part of the Challenge Community. 2017 Essay Theme: Human prosperity in a changing world Deadline for Submissions: July 15, 2017 More information can be found at https://www.druckerchallenge.org/2017/home/  and/or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnBIcoqzRKc&feature=youtu.be.

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Atlantic Expedition Fellowship on German-American Relations

Fellowship opportunity: Help modernize transatlantic relations while traveling to Chicago, Houston and Berlin! http://atlantic-expedition.org The Atlantische Initiative has launched the “Atlantic Expedition”, a fellowship designed to bring together the leaders of tomorrow and to revive interest in the transatlantic partnership, by better harnessing the diversity of backgrounds, and therefore perspectives, that exists across the Atlantic today. Participants in this program don’t have to be experts in German-American relations! We consider fresh perspectives and new ideas as crucial to reversing the trend of declining enthusiasm for the partnership. Transatlantic matters affect…

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Final Fulbright Info Session – June 6th

The Fulbright grant provides a FULLY FUNDED year abroad earning a master’s degree, doing research, or serving as an teaching assistant in an English language classroom.  Prestigious Fellowships Advising at GT is here to help you learn more about this opportunity and to help you prepare an application.  Join us this Tuesday, June 6th, from 5:00-6:00 pm in the Bill Moore Student Success Center’s Clary Theater to learn more! Questions?  Contact: Kathryn Meehan Quinto at kathryn.meehan.quinto@gatech.edu  

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2018 German Bundestag Internship Program

This Internship Program provides the opportunity for American graduates to learn first-hand about German politics by working in the office of a member of the German Parliament (Deutscher Bundestag). The program runs from March 1st to July 31st. During this time participants are enrolled as students at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. The application deadline is June 30, 2017. You can find more information about the program at www.bundestag.de/ips.

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IGNITE Fellowships – Apply by June 6 (Atlanta, various, US)

A  premier fellowship program for civically engaged young women who are on the path to become the next generation of political leaders. Every year IGNITE recruits a new cohort of diverse and passionate women in communities across the United States and provides them with resources, training and networks to launch political careers. These young women serve as ambassadors for IGNITE’s mission and vision and play a valuable role in our efforts to spread a national message that it is time for young women to step into political power. IGNITE Fellows…

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Fall 2017 PURA Applications Open

President’s Undergraduate Research Awards (PURA) fund student salaries to conduct undergraduate research with Georgia Tech faculty and offset travel expenses for undergraduates to present their research at professional conferences. Between two hundred and three hundred competitive awards are offered each year. Fall 2017 PURA Applications are now open.  The deadline to apply is Friday, May 12, 2017.  Salary Awards offer a $1,500 stipend to undergraduate students who are conducting research with a Georgia Tech faculty member or Georgia Tech Research Institute scientist. Both faculty members and students can initiate research…

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Young Policy Leaders Fellowships, European University Institute

The European University Institute, in the context of the programme leading to a School of Transnational Governance, offers 3 to 12 months fellowships for the academic year 2017-18 to policy makers, civic leaders, civil servants, journalists or young scholars with a key interest in policy issues. Candidates have to be potential leaders in their respective fields and be involved in policy issues, notably at the level of politics, civil service, media, academia or non-governmental organisations.  The Fellowships are open to candidates from all backgrounds and of any nationality. The programme…

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Call for Applications: Fulbright Canada Youth Institute on Canada in the World

Fulbright Canada fosters mutual understanding and progress by creating opportunities that bring people from diverse backgrounds together to collaborate on challenging policy issues of our day. From September 30 to October 8, 2017, Fulbright Canada will be hosting the Youth Institute on Canada in the World, a Canada 150 initiative supported by Global Affairs Canada and the Canadian Foreign Service Institute. The Institute will bring 20 Canadian and American undergraduate students to Ottawa and Quebec City for a week of debate, discussion, policy formulation, and cultural activities. Canadian diplomats, senior…

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International Parliamentary Scholarship of the German Parliament

The German Bundestag collaborates with the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin and Technische Universität Berlin to run its International Parliamentary Scholarships (IPS) scheme.  This gives well qualified young people with a strong interest in politics from the USA, France, Israel and Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe and Arab region the opportunity to gain first-hand experience of Germany’s system of parliamentary government. The scheme involves fifteen-week placements with Members of the German Bundestag. The participants are introduced to the wide variety of tasks carried out in a Member’s office. For example,…

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