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The Tennessee World Affairs Council

in association with

World Affairs Councils of America

is pleased to announce the

2014 National Conference College

Student Scholarship Program

 

Washington, DC

 

Wednesday, November 5 - Friday, November 7, 2014

 

The Fairfax at Embassy Row

ABOUT THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Held annually for over two decades, the National Conference engages our leading policy-makers and leaders in a discussion of the critical issues facing the nation. The conference will be held November 5-7, 2014 in Washington, DC at the Fairfax at Embassy Row Hotel. To see a list of confirmed speakers so far, please visit www.worldaffairscouncils.org

 

The 2014 National Conference Agenda will examine: China, the U.S., and Asia; Russia/Eurasia; Cybersecurity; Future of Education; Youth, Jobs, and Social Unrest; Food and Water; Global Economic Realignment; Future of Energy; Africa; and Climate Change.

In addition to the daily keynotes and panels the conference attendees will be invited to a foreign embassy reception from among: the Embassy of Mexico, the Norwegian Embassy and the Embassy of the Republic of Singapore.

COLLEGE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The scholarship, offered by the National Board of the World Affairs Councils of America, includes the registration fee (worth about $500) and $1000 per student to be used towards travel, lodging and/or incidentals.

To apply, applicants must be at least 18 years old and currently enrolled in a college in Tennessee.

THE TENNESSEE WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL CAN NOMINATE ONE STUDENT FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP. THE WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCILS OF AMERICA WILL CHOSE THE WINNERS AND MAKE NOTIFICATIONS IN LATE SEPTEMBER.

APPLICATION INFO:

In a separate Word document, please submit answers to the questions below by September 5, 2014 to PatRyan@TNWAC.org . Submissions should be no longer than 5 pages.

1. Name and Date of Birth:
University/College:
Major/Course of Study:
Anticipated Graduation:

2. Why should you be selected as a scholarship recipient? Please include examples of each of the following:

A. Academic Interest in International Affairs:
B. Extracurricular Activities in International Affairs:
C. Leadership Qualities and Potential:
D. Travel Experience:
E. Career Aspirations:
F. Involvement with the Tennessee World Affairs Council:
G. How will you be involved with the Tennessee World Affairs Council after the National Conference:
H. Other qualities that demonstrate that you are an exceptional candidate and would make a great addition to the National Conference:

IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS contact PatRyan@TNWAC.org

 

SUBMIT SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS BY EMAIL TO PATRYAN@TNWAC.ORG

NOT LATER THAN 4pm CDT, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2014

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The World Affairs Councils of America is the largest non-profit grassroots organization in the United States dedicated to educating and engaging Americans on global issues with nearly 100 councils across 40 states reaching more than half a million people a year. (More Info)

The mission of the Tennessee World Affairs Council is: To promote, on a non-partisan basis, understanding of important international issues, throughout the community and with a special focus on the region’s schools.

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