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Get a Global Ties Arizona Scholarship!

Global Ties Arizona’s generous donors have funded our scholarships for 2019!

Criteria and application link follow.

ELIGIBILITY(1):

(1) Note: Applications from relatives of the directors and officers of Global Ties Arizona, and members of the Board of Directors are not eligible for consideration.

• Be currently enrolled at an accredited 2 or 4 year undergraduate university or college, either full-time or part-time, in the Phoenix-Metro area (proof of enrollment required)

• Demonstrate an interest in any of the following areas: international development, international relations, international trade, international economics, or international business

• Completed at least 12 credit hours of college work

• Maintained a 3.0 or better GPA (Transcripts must be submitted)

• Priority will be given to youth representing a minority or disadvantaged group in the community that meet all the qualifications as indicated below

• Letters of recommendation (2 professors)

REQUIRED TASK for the Global Ties National Conference and Study Abroad Scholarships:

• Provide a brief introduction of yourself and your interest in international relations, diplomacy, international trade or any area of international business, and explain how this scholarship will assist you in furthering your career goals. Statement should be specific to scholarship type selected and demonstrate economic need (1-2 paragraphs or 150 to 200 words)

• Submit a 1,500 – 2,000 word research essay on the following subject: How can citizen diplomacy lessen conflict among nations?

MLA Format

Data driven and documented (Use 3-4 reliable sources. I.e.: government sites, peer reviewed journals, etc)

Electronically submitted in MS Word, no pdf forms accepted (all submissions must be via email by time and date indicated)

SELECTION CRITERIA:

Awards will be based on:

• Timely submission of all required documents:

College Transcripts

Enrollment verification

Application

Essay

Letters of Recommendation

• Quality of the assigned essay and without regard to race, creed, color, or religion. Priority will be given to youth representing a minority or disadvantaged group in the community that meet all the qualifications as indicated

• Essays may be published in the Global Ties Arizona’s website if they are of publishable quality

REQUIRED ELIGIBILITY AND TASK FOR THE MEET AMERICA SCHOLARSHIP:

ELIGIBILITY(2):

(2) Note: Applications from relatives of the directors and officers of Global Ties Arizona, and members of the Board of Directors are not eligible for consideration.

• Be currently enrolled at an accredited 2 or 4 year undergraduate university or college, either full-time or part-time, in the Phoenix-Metro area (proof of enrollment required)

• Demonstrate an interest in any of the following areas: international development, international relations, international trade, international economics, or international business

• Completed at least 50 credit hours of college work

• Maintained a 3.0 or better GPA (Transcripts must be submitted)

• F-1 Visa Student

• Letters of recommendation (2 professors)

TASK:

• Provide a brief introduction of yourself and your interest in international relations, diplomacy, international trade or any area of international business (1-2 paragraphs or 100-150 words)

• Submit a 500 word essay on: My Perceived Value Added of the Meet America Program and My Future Career Goals

• MLA Format

• Electronically submitted in MS Word, no pdf forms accepted (all submissions must be via email by time and date indicated)

ENTRY PERIOD:

Application, essay, transcripts, current enrollment verification, and letters of recommendation must be received no later than 1 October 2019 5:00 pm

NOTIFICATION:

Winner(s) will be notified by 15 October 2019 and scholarship (s) will be awarded at the Global Ties Arizona annual Diplomacy Begins Here Summit on October 24, 2019.

1. Global Ties Arizona is not responsible for late, lost, spam-filtered, stolen, delayed, damaged, misdirected or incomplete entries. Incomplete entries will be disqualified.

2. Global Ties Arizona takes a strong position against plagiarism (the unauthorized use or close imitation of the language and thoughts of another author and the representation of them as one’s own original work). Global Ties Arizona reserves the right to immediately disqualify any entry suspected of containing plagiarized material.

3. All essays submitted to Global Ties Arizona shall become the sole and exclusive property of Global Ties Arizona and Global Ties Arizona shall have no obligation to preserve, return, or otherwise make these materials available to the applicant or any other. Submission of an essay will be construed as the applicant granting Global Ties Arizona permission to use, reproduce, edit, prepare derivative works of, modify, publish or otherwise make use of essays submitted in any and all media for any purpose.

4. Global Ties Arizona reserves the right to reject any essay without assigning any reason thereof. Any decision taken to this effect shall be final and binding and not subject to any dispute or challenge.

5. Global Ties Arizona shall be entitled to use, in any manner, the name, photographs and other personal details (exclusive of street address, email address and phone number) for publicity purposes. By submitting an essay all applicants are deemed to have consented to the use of this information by Global Ties Arizona in all media and agree to cooperate with Global Ties Arizona in developing publicity and promotional materials.

6. Submission of an essay shall be construed as an acceptance of the Terms and Conditions stipulated herein. Any breach or default by applicant of any of the Terms and Conditions herein shall result in immediate disqualification without notice.

Meet America

(1 awarded – $1500 scholarship towards the program fees)

Meet America prepares international students for the global job market by building their professional profile and making connections within the community in their host city. Students learn how to set themselves apart from the almost 900,000 international students that graduate annually in the U.S. It is a one week program designed to engage the student in targeted career development activities, tailored to their interests.

Participation in Meet America is competitive. Each program has a maximum of 16 participants.

on  on October ELIGIBILITY(1):

(1) Note: Applications from relatives of the directors and officers of Global Ties Arizona, and members of the Board of Directors are not eligible for consideration.

• Be currently enrolled at an accredited 2 or 4 year undergraduate university or college, either full-time or part-time, in the Phoenix-Metro area (proof of enrollment required)

• Demonstrate an interest in any of the following areas: international development, international relations, international trade, international economics, or international business

• Completed at least 12 credit hours of college work

• Maintained a 3.0 or better GPA (Transcripts must be submitted)

• Priority will be given to youth representing a minority or disadvantaged group in the community that meet all the qualifications as indicated below

• Letters of recommendation (2 professors)

REQUIRED TASK for the Global Ties National Conference and Study Abroad Scholarships:

• Provide a brief introduction of yourself and your interest in international relations, diplomacy, international trade or any area of international business, and explain how this scholarship will assist you in furthering your career goals. Statement should be specific to scholarship type selected and demonstrate economic need (1-2 paragraphs or 150 to 200 words)

• Submit a 1,500 – 2,000 word research essay on the following subject: How can citizen diplomacy lessen conflict among nations?

MLA Format

Data driven and documented (Use 3-4 reliable sources. I.e.: government sites, peer reviewed journals, etc)

Electronically submitted in MS Word, no pdf forms accepted (all submissions must be via email by time and date indicated)

Email to: director@globaltiesarizona.org

SELECTION CRITERIA:

Awards will be based on:

• Timely submission of all required documents:

College Transcripts

Enrollment verification

Application

Essay

Letters of Recommendation

• Quality of the assigned essay and without regard to race, creed, color, or religion. Priority will be given to youth representing a minority or disadvantaged group in the community that meet all the qualifications as indicated

• Essays may be published in the Global Ties Arizona’s website if they are of publishable quality

REQUIRED ELIGIBILITY AND TASK FOR THE MEET AMERICA SCHOLARSHIP:

ELIGIBILITY(2):

(2) Note: Applications from relatives of the directors and officers of Global Ties Arizona, and members of the Board of Directors are not eligible for consideration.

• Be currently enrolled at an accredited 2 or 4 year undergraduate university or college, either full-time or part-time, in the Phoenix-Metro area (proof of enrollment required)

• Demonstrate an interest in any of the following areas: international development, international relations, international trade, international economics, or international business

• Completed at least 50 credit hours of college work

• Maintained a 3.0 or better GPA (Transcripts must be submitted)

• F-1 Visa Student

• Letters of recommendation (2 professors)

TASK:

• Provide a brief introduction of yourself and your interest in international relations, diplomacy, international trade or any area of international business (1-2 paragraphs or 100-150 words)

• Submit a 500 word essay on: My Perceived Value Added of the Meet America Program and My Future Career Goals

• MLA Format

• Electronically submitted in MS Word, no pdf forms accepted (all submissions must be via email by time and date indicated)

• Email to: director@globaltiesarizona.org

ENTRY PERIOD:

Application, essay, transcripts, current enrollment verification, and letters of recommendation must be received no later than 1 October 2019 5:00 pm

NOTIFICATION:

Winner(s) will be notified by 15 October 2019 and scholarship (s) will be awarded at the Global Ties Arizona annual Diplomacy Begins Here Summit.

1. Global Ties Arizona is not responsible for late, lost, spam-filtered, stolen, delayed, damaged, misdirected or incomplete entries. Incomplete entries will be disqualified.

2. Global Ties Arizona takes a strong position against plagiarism (the unauthorized use or close imitation of the language and thoughts of another author and the representation of them as one’s own original work). Global Ties Arizona reserves the right to immediately disqualify any entry suspected of containing plagiarized material.

3. All essays submitted to Global Ties Arizona shall become the sole and exclusive property of Global Ties Arizona and Global Ties Arizona shall have no obligation to preserve, return, or otherwise make these materials available to the applicant or any other. Submission of an essay will be construed as the applicant granting Global Ties Arizona permission to use, reproduce, edit, prepare derivative works of, modify, publish or otherwise make use of essays submitted in any and all media for any purpose.

4. Global Ties Arizona reserves the right to reject any essay without assigning any reason thereof. Any decision taken to this effect shall be final and binding and not subject to any dispute or challenge.

5. Global Ties Arizona shall be entitled to use, in any manner, the name, photographs and other personal details (exclusive of street address, email address and phone number) for publicity purposes. By submitting an essay all applicants are deemed to have consented to the use of this information by Global Ties Arizona in all media and agree to cooperate with Global Ties Arizona in developing publicity and promotional materials.

6. Submission of an essay shall be construed as an acceptance of the Terms and Conditions stipulated herein. Any breach or default by applicant of any of the Terms and Conditions herein shall result in immediate disqualification without notice.

Meet America

(1 awarded – $1500 scholarship towards the program fees)

Meet America prepares international students for the global job market by building their professional profile and making connections within the community in their host city. Students learn how to set themselves apart from the almost 900,000 international students that graduate annually in the U.S. It is a one week program designed to engage the student in targeted career development activities, tailored to their interests.

Participation in Meet America is competitive. Each program has a maximum of 16 participants.

Global Ties US – National Conference

(1 awarded – $1500 scholarship to go toward registration fees, transportation and lodging)

The Global Ties U.S. National Meeting is the premier gathering of organizations, U.S. government agencies, and leaders in the international exchange field. Held each year in Washington, DC, the National Meeting brings together nearly 1,000 participants over four dynamic days to gain high-level insights on trends affecting our field, engage in in-depth professional development opportunities, and build networks to strengthen international exchange with 45+ organizations exhibiting in our meeting hub.

Study Abroad

(1 – $2000 scholarship to study abroad program offered by a local community college or university)

Research indicates that Students who Study Abroad are more globally minded, communicate better across cultures, are more open to diversity, and exhibit greater intercultural proficiency. Following is a list of research based data:

• More competitive in the job hunting process (Peacock 2005)*

• Better prepared for a global or multicultural work environment (Mor Barak 2005)*

• Enhance their resumes (Toncar and Cudmore 2000)*

• Personally transformed (Dolby 2007)*

• Qualify for higher salaries and better jobs (IES 2013)*

*Newell Wright and colleagues, “Student Intercultural Proficiency from Study Abroad Programs,” Journal of Marketing Education, August 2009, pp. 173-181.

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