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  1. 1. The Fund for American Studies<br /><ul><li>TFAS is a higher-education/non-profit organization founded in 1967
  2. 2. Founded on the Principles of Free Market-Economics, Liberty, Individual Freedom and Democracy
  3. 3. Five Summer Institutes in DC, One Semester Institute in DC
  4. 4. DC Institutes Attract US Undergraduates and International Undergraduate and Masters Students
  5. 5. Students Work at Internship During the Day and Attend Classes at Georgetown University in the Evenings
  6. 6. Georgetown University Awards 6-9 US Academic Credit Hours in 8 Weeks
  7. 7. Georgetown University Ranks 21st in the US and 155th in the QS World University Rankings</li></li></ul><li>Admissions Requirements-US Institutes<br /><ul><li>International Student Deadline is 15 January 2012 (2011 deadline passed)
  8. 8. Online Application Form Where All Materials Are Uploaded
  9. 9. Letter of Recommendation
  10. 10. Official Transcripts Translated into English
  11. 11. CV, Writing Sample, & Statement of Purpose
  12. 12. Econ Prerequisite- Micro/Macro
  13. 13. Application Fee of 45.00USD or 129.42PLN
  14. 14. TOEFL Exam (Or Similar)
  15. 15. Secure Visa After Admittance-TFAS/GU Will Assist Students Who Need Visas</li></li></ul><li>Student Life in DC<br /><ul><li>Site Briefings- Based on Institute: CIA, State Department, Embassies, World Bank Washington Post, Soup Kitchen
  16. 16. Professional Development Seminars-Small Group Format
  17. 17. Mentor Program
  18. 18. Social Activities: Trivia Night, Talent Show, BBQ, Baseball Games
  19. 19. Walter Judd Freedom Award Ceremony- Celebrate TFAS Founder Judd (1 of 5)- Honors People Promoting Human Rights, Freedom Worldwide</li></li></ul><li>The Ignacy Jan Paderewski Scholarship<br /><ul><li>This scholarship fund provides a unique educational opportunity to exceptional Polish students, and allow these young leaders to come to Washington, D.C., to attend The Fund’s summer programs.
  20. 20. Six outstanding Polish students have been awarded this scholarship to attend an eight week Institute in Washington, DC
  21. 21. Sponsored by General Ed Rowny-2007 Walter Judd Recipient</li></li></ul><li>TFAS International<br /><ul><li>Because of Demand in 1989-1991 To Study in DC by Eastern European Students- TFAS Went International
  22. 22. International Flagship- AIPES Founded in 1993 and Based in Prague- Polish Students-Mainly CEE, Central Asia, US and W. Europe
  23. 23. IIPES-Crete-Founded in 1996-Eastern Mediterranean/Balkans
  24. 24. AIPE-Hong Kong-Founded in 2002- Asia
  25. 25. EJI-Prague-Founded in 2004
  26. 26. ILA- Chile- Founded in 2009-Latin America</li></li></ul><li>American Institute on Political and Economic Systems(AIPES) Celebrating 19Years of Leadership- Prague, Czech Republic<br />5-27 July, 2011<br />The Fund for American Studies in partnership with <br />Charles University and<br /> Georgetown University<br />
  27. 27. Come to Prague!“AIPES presents a special opportunity for young future leaders to meet at a unique point in their lives. Students share their dreams and experiences while deepening their appreciation of democratic values and insights into the world economy today.” –Filip Galetic, Croatia<br /><ul><li>Foster new relationships through networking opportunities
  28. 28. Discover new leadership skills through cross cultural exchange
  29. 29. Experience Prague With 120 Students From</li></ul>30+ Different Countries and Put Your <br />Leadership Talents/Skills to the Ultimate<br />Challenge<br />
  30. 30. AcademicsThe Institute’s curriculum engages students in a thorough examination of fundamental political and economic concepts, using the American model as its focus.<br /><ul><li>Two Courses: Political Science/Government & Economics Taught by American Professors
  31. 31. The Economics component examines the structure and functions of market economics.
  32. 32. Government-Examines History of Democracy/US Constitutional Theory/Comparison to Life Today in US and Europe
  33. 33. US PhD Teaching Assistants- Discussion Groups
  34. 34. Parliamentary Simulation-Create New Nation of AIPES
  35. 35. Academic Credit is available through Georgetown University for both undergraduate and graduate students worth three credits.</li></li></ul><li>TFAS International Admissions<br /><ul><li>Online Application Form
  36. 36. Critical Essay
  37. 37. Statement of Purpose
  38. 38. Translated Transcripts into English
  39. 39. Letter of Recommendation
  40. 40. Phone Interview
  41. 41. Deadline- 15 March 2011-Mention This Presentation and Get an Extension!</li></li></ul><li>AIPES Scholarships & Costs<br /><ul><li>Total Cost is Approximately 600 Euros (Total Cost (3500)-Scholarship Award
  42. 42. Tuition Explanation: 75% GU Tuition
  43. 43. Room in Dormitory-Different Country
  44. 44. 2 Meals per Day (Sometimes More)
  45. 45. Academic Materials
  46. 46. Special Events</li></li></ul><li>AIPES Polish Scholarship<br /><ul><li>The Tadeusz Kosciuszko Scholarship
  47. 47. Instituted in November of 2010 by The Rosenstiel Foundation (headed by Lady Blanka Rosenstiel),His lifetime dedication to liberty and constitutional government will shine brightly through the Polish students who receive scholarships to attend our American Institute on Political and Economic Systems (AIPES) in Prague from this endowment.
  48. 48. One accepted Polish student will be awarded 500 Euros for the AIPES 2011 Institute.</li></li></ul><li>Notable Guest Lecturers and Commencement Speakers<br /><ul><li>Lech Walesa, former President of Poland
  49. 49. Donald Tusk, PM of Poland
  50. 50. Jose Aznar former Prime Minister of Spain
  51. 51. Zoran Djindjic, Prime Minister of Serbia
  52. 52. Vaclav Klaus, Prime Minister of the Czech Republic
  53. 53. Mart Laar, former Prime Minister of Estonia (pictured at left)
  54. 54. Valdas Adamkus, President of Lithuania
  55. 55. Boris Tadic, President of Serbia 2011 Invited**
  56. 56. Speakers titles listed at time of AIPES Address
  57. 57. **Awaiting Reply</li></li></ul><li>TFAS Alumni NetworkThe Fund for American studies has educated over 12,000 students from 110 different countries since its conception in 1967; Over 1700 Have Attended AIPES since 1993<br /><ul><li>Alumni form a significant network of young leaders and professionals in academia, law, business, and government.
  58. 58. Alumni communicate through e-groups, seminars, conferences, and country chapters.</li></ul>“AIPES 2005 proved to be an intensive, rigorous, and overwhelmingly valuable experience for me. The school, with its multifold perspectives – educational, communicational, intercultural – and being settled in a city of vast beauty and sheer historical significance, truly proved to be a life-changing experience."<br /> Marko Klasnja, Serbia<br />
  59. 59. Apply Online Today!www.tfasinternational.org<br />

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