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July 02, 2008

UNESCO Laura Bush Traveling Fellowship

This fellowship will help fund a proposal designed by a U.S. undergraduate or graduate student (18-25 yrs. of age)--to conduct brief work in a foreign country related to the mandate of UNESCO – using education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture, and/or communication and information to build strong ties among nations.

Deadlines: Application by Aug. 5 & Proposals by week of Aug. 19
Start Date: Sept. 2008 - Dec. 2008
Status: Open

Dear Commissioners & Friends of the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO,

http://www.state.gov/p/io/unesco/103476.htm

We are pleased to announce the call for applications for the Fall/Winter 2008 cycle of the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship.

As you may recall, this fellowship will help fund a proposal designed by the applicant--a U.S. undergraduate or graduate student between the ages of 18-25--to conduct brief work in a foreign country related to the mandate of UNESCO – using education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture, and/or communication and information to build strong ties among nations.

Please forward this link and its announcement to anyone or to any institution you think would be appropriate for encouraging applicants.

For applicants who will conduct their work from the period between September 2008 and December 2008, the application schedule is as follows:

June 26 -- U.S. National Commission for UNESCO opens call for applications August 5, 5 p.m. EST --

Deadline for proposals to be received by U.S. National Commission for UNESCO Week of August 19 --

Subcommittee meeting to produce initial top candidates and conduct phone interviews, as needed Week of August 25 -- Closed Federal Advisory Committee Act call to determine recommendations of final top candidate and alternates.

By August 31 -- Announcement of recipient(s) by Executive Director of U.S. National Commission for UNESCO Early 2009 – Recipient(s) provides summary report of experiences

Susanna B. Connaughton
Executive Director
U.S. Commission for UNESCO
202.663.0544


Karla Ver Bryck Block
karla.verbryckblock@ed.gov

Posted by moyera at July 2, 2008 10:45 AM