U.S. Department of State is glad to offer Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship. The fellowship is available for U.S. Citizens who are interested in foreign traveling. The fellowship is intended for American college/university students who express an interest in international collaboration but as of yet had not been afforded many opportunities to travel abroad. Winner will receive $2,500 amount.
The United States Department of State (DOS) was created in 1789. The Department’s mission is to shape and sustain a peaceful, prosperous, just, and democratic world and foster conditions for stability and progress for the benefit of the American people.
In order to apply for the Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship, applicants:
- Must be a U.S. Citizen eligible for foreign travel.
- Must be at least 18 years old and not older than 25 at the time of application.
- Must be currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university in the United States.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates can download the application form by the given link. http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/144213.pdf
- Completed application coversheet.
- One page summary of project, including items that help provide a concise, clear understanding of the proposal, such as:
- Essay (up to 500 words, double spaced) explaining your interest in being considered for the award and how your proposed project reflects or is related to both UNESCO’s mandate and U.S. interests in promoting peace by sharing advances in education, science, culture, and communications.
- Current resume.
- One letter of recommendation.
Applicants can send their application from along with all the supporting material on the given e-mail addresses: DCUNESCO-at-state.gov.
The value of the fellowship may vary from year to year and applicant to applicant. The fellowship may not necessarily cover all the costs of the applicant’s proposal. The probable value of a fellowship is $2,500.
Students can apply for this fellowship till February 22, 2016 for summer travel.
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