Daytime appointments M-Th are available in the Pirate Tutoring Center, 2300 Old Cafeteria Building.
Delta Phi Alpha, the National German Honor Society, has implemented a new Spring / Summer Study Abroad Scholarship to the German Speaking World! This one-time award is intended for Sophomore & Junior Delta Phi Alpha Members who are planning to study abroad on an accredited program in a German speaking country during the spring / summer semester of the coming year. The recipient must provide evidence that they will be participating in a study abroad program that will begin either in the spring or summer semester. Preference will be given to support students who are attending programs that promote advanced use of the German language.
*Deadline November 15th* Full details regarding application for this scholarship are available online.
Please note that there are two additional student scholarships for Delta Phi Alpha members. The deadline for those scholarships is in March.
Want more info?: Please contact Prof. Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DAAD Summer Grant (deadline looks to be 15 Dec)
Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) -- database is usually open about 6 Dec and applications are due in January.
RISE has established itself as an outstanding opportunity to combine serious research with a rewarding study-abroad experience. Programs are targeted to students from the fields of engineering, physics, chemistry, biology, earth sciences (geology) and related disciplines. RISE undergrads have the opportunity to work on cutting edge research projects at top research institutions (e.g., Max-Planck-Institutes) and universities in Germany. Students are paired with German PhD students in a unique mentoring partnership to ensure immediate integration into hands-on lab work and a built-in social network with an excellent opportunity to develop new technical skills. RISE participants receive a scholarship to cover living expenses." Students with questions about this program may contact Prof. Smith.
DAAD Undergrad Scholarship (deadline 31 Jan) -- interested students must confer with a member of the German faculty before beginning the application. Please contact Prof. Smith.
U.S. Teaching Assistantship Program in Austria for recent undergraduates:
The AAEC has managed U.S. Teaching Assistantship Program on behalf of the Austrian Ministry of Education since 1962. It will be accepting applications for English language teaching assistantships at Austrian secondary schools in 2014-15 from November 15, 2013 through January 15, 2014. This program is an excellent opportunity for graduating seniors and recent undergraduates to spend a year living and teaching in Austria. An anticipated 70-80 positions will be available in 2014-15.
The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX), a yearlong fellowship to study and intern in Germany, is open to applicants in all career fields, though preference is given to students in vocational, technical, engineering, business, agricultural, and scientific fields. Students traditionally underrepresented in study abroad opportunities are especially encouraged to apply.
The fellowship is funded by the US and German governments through a grant provided by the US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, under the authority of the Fulbright-Hays Act of 1961, as amended.
The CBYX program annually provides 75 participants with two months of intensive German language training, a semester of study at German University or University of Applied Sciences, a five-month internship with a German company in the participant’s career field, housing, transatlantic airfare, health insurance, and a monthly stipend for living expenses.
Prior German language knowledge is not required, though it is preferred. Applicants should have clear career goals and some relevant work experience in their career field, which may include summer, part-time, or internship work. Participants must be between the ages of 18-24, possess a high school diploma or equivalent, and be US citizens or permanent residents.
Interested applicants can apply online at www.CBYX.info. The application deadline is usually December 1.