Fulbright opportunities, education abroad fairs, and the annual international food bazaar. UNL provides many opportunities for students, staff, and faculty to engage the world.
The 2014-2015 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program core competition is now open.
The Fulbright Scholar Program offers teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries for the 2014-2015 academic year. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others.
In order to meet the changing needs of academia and develop new options to better accommodate the interests and commitments of today’s scholars, the program has introduced several innovations to the 2014-2015 program, including: Fulbright Flex Awards, Fulbright Postdoctoral/Early Career Awards, Salary Stipend Supplements, and Teaching English as a Foreign Language Awards.
Interested faculty and professionals are encouraged to learn more about these opportunities, and hundreds of others, by visiting the Catalog of Awards.
The application deadline for most awards is August 1, 2013. U.S. citizenship is required. For other eligibility requirements and detailed award descriptions visit our website athttp://www.cies.org/us_scholars/us_awards/ or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Peace Corps has thousands of volunteer opportunities for Americans aged 18 or over who are interested in public service abroad. And if you're a return volunteer, learn about short-term opportunities to re-engage—either in the US or abroad. Learn more on the Peace Corps website.
2014 Australia Endeavour Awards
Endeavour Research Fellowships provide up to AUS$23,500 for postgraduate research students and postdoctoral researchers to undertake 4-6 months of research in Australia. The Award enables researchers to undertake comparative or collaborative research in Australia as part of their current postgraduate or postdoctoral research program. It also assists recipients build international professional links and institutional collaborations.
Endeavour Executive Fellowships provide up to AUD$18,500 for mid-career faculty and administrators to undertake 1-4 months of professional development in Australia. The Award enables recipients to build skills and knowledge in a host work environment through activities such as: management training, peer-to-peer learning, mentoring, and short courses. Applicants must be nominated by a host organisation and the professional development activity must be vocationally useful and not geared toward completion of a degree, or an immediate commercial outcome.
Funded by the Australian government, the awards also support Australian staff and students to research and study at your university. Applications for the 2014 Awards close 30 June 2013. For further information visit their website.
Opportunities in China
Chinese government to support international students
The Chinese government will support about 50,000 international students in China in 2015, and the country will become the largest Asian destination for such students in 2020, high-level Chinese officials said on April 25. Get more information on the Chinese Government website.
100k Strong promotes study abroad in China
The 100,000 Strong Foundation encourages students of diverse backgrounds from across the US to learn Mandarin and study in China. Learn more at http://100kstrong.org/.
With a $300 million commitment, Schwarzman Scholars is the most significant program of its kind since the Rhodes Trust and will be the largest philanthropic effort undertaken in China by largely foreign donors. Learn more at Schwarzman Scholars website.