GT Work Abroad Program Award Provided by Georgia Tech Center for International Business and
Educational Research (GT CIBER)
Georgia Tech Work Abroad Program is pleased to introduce the $500 Georgia Tech Center for International Business and Educational Research (GT CIBER) Work Abroad Program Award given to individuals who will be working abroad in fall 2010, spring 2011 or summer 2011.
Be a full-time, undergraduate GT student
Be in good academic standing with a minimum 2.7 GPA
Work Term: Student must be participating in a fall 2010, spring 2011 and/or a summer 2011 term. (You cannot delay the award; it must be used for work abroad experience listed on your application)
Pre-Approval: Student must have the internship pre-approved by the Work Abroad Program and follow all guidelines and requirements of the Work Abroad Program
Academic Level: Undergraduate
Academic Majors: Management; Economics; Economics and International Affairs; Global Economics and Modern Languages; History, Technology and Society; International Affairs; Public Policy; Science, Technology and Culture; International Affairs and Modern Languages
Application Materials & Deadlines: Please submit the following documents to firstname.lastname@example.org by November 15, 2010 (fall 2010 work abroad positions); March 15, 2011 (spring 2011 work abroad positions) or July 15, 2011 (for summer 2011 work abroad positions) to apply for the Georgia Tech Center for International Business and Educational Research (GT CIBER) Work Abroad Program Scholarships:
2. Reference letter from one instructor or professional contact
3. Responses to the following questions:
I. Description of Program: Please explain your expected work abroad experience and how you hope the experience will directly relate to your future career plans. Also, please provide a brief overview of your understanding of the company as well as the host country. (250 word maximum requirement).
II. Statement of Need: Why is a scholarship necessary in order for you to participate in this program? (250 word maximum requirement)
III. Other: Please feel free to provide any additional information that you would like to share with the readers regarding your objectives for working abroad. (250 word maximum requirement)
Awardee Information: A selected group of applicants will be interviewed for final determination of scholarship awards. Students will be notified of funding no later than: December 15, 2010 (for fall 2010 work abroad students); April 15, 2011 (for spring 2011 work abroad students) and August 15, 2011 (for summer 2011 work abroad students).
Upon completion of the work abroad experience, the awardee will be required to also create a document on “What an Intern should know before they work in XXXX country.” The document should be approximately 500-750 words in length.