The IMSE Fellowship and Scholarship Guide 2011 2012 Student Handbook

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The IMSE Fellowship and Scholarship Guide 2011 2012 Student Handbook

  1. 1. THE INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL MULTICULTURAL STUDIES AND ETHICS FELLOWSHIP AND SCHOLARSHIP GUIDE 2011-2012 ACADEMIC YEAR1|Page last updated: April 18, 2011 www.imseonline.org
  2. 2. THE INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL MULTICULTURAL STUDIES AND ETHICS FELLOWSHIP AND SCHOLARSHIP GUIDE FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AT IMSE IMSE WRITERS FELLOWSHIPIMSE has 3 fellowship opportunities available, which includes full tuition for the identified IMSE’sexecutive certificate programs. Selected fellows will work and manage the JFHR- Journalism forHuman Rights online publication. All fellows will be assigned to editor or writer positions for aperiod of 2 months of service.Fellows will have opportunity to take one of the following executive track offerings:  Human Rights and Communications Executive Track 4000  Effective Writing and Media Development Executive Track 20000Interested candidates should have the following:  Strong writing and editing skill-set,  Desire to write and edit for both an academic journal or e-magazine,  Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially MS Word,  And, the ability to contribute a minimum of 10 hours a week for 2 months.  Requirements Interested candidates should submit a resume or CV with a cover letter in Microsoft Word, describing why they would like to be a candidate for the IMSE’s Writers Fellow. Three Letters of reference in support of their candidacy with full contact details of submitter. In addition, candidates should submit a 500 word original (not submitted before) article, which they have written, of a topic of their choice that relates to public or non-profit service. Article submission should be well cited in APA or Chicago format. Make final submission by:E-mail at: enrollment@imseonline.orgInclude a subject line of: IMSE’s Writers FellowshipTime frame for submission:Fall Candidates: July 30, 2011- September 15, 2011Winter Candidates: November 10, 2011- December 29, 2011Spring Candidates: January 15, 2012- February 28, 2012Summer Candidates: April 15, 2012- May 20, 20122|Page last updated: April 18, 2011 www.imseonline.org
  3. 3. THE INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL MULTICULTURAL STUDIES AND ETHICS FELLOWSHIP AND SCHOLARSHIP GUIDE IMSE NON-PROFIT CLINIC FELLOWSHIPThe IMSE NON-PROFIT CLINIC Sponsored by The Global Protection Network is geared towardproviding training at no costs for selected fellowship candidates at IMSE in the NGO and Non-Profit Development Executive Track. The goal of this fellowship opportunity is to help non-profitprofessionals create and implement strong project ideas for humanitarian service.This fellowship is awarded to 4 candidates twice a year. Fellows will attend online courses in non-profit development, as well as work towards their own submitted project idea in the final phase ofthe program. Total time invested in this fellowship will be 3 months. Sessions  April 12, 2012- July 12, 2012: Submissions accepted from December 14, 2011- March 7, 2012.  November 10, 2012- February 10, 2013: Submissions accepted from August 1, 2012 through October 7, 2012 Requirements for participation in this pilot projectInterested candidates should submit:  The IMSE online application;  Resume, CV, or biographical resume;  Three letters of reference with full contact information,  And, a one page letter of interest stating project idea they would like to work on during the fellowship. The letter of interest should describe the candidate’s background in writing, and their proposedproject idea. Selected candidates will have a background in non-profit volunteer service, and ademonstrated ability to start and complete their project.How to make submission:E-mail: enrollment@imseonline.orgInclude a subject line of: IMSE Non-Profit Clinic Fellowship3|Page last updated: April 18, 2011 www.imseonline.org
  4. 4. THE INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL MULTICULTURAL STUDIES AND ETHICS FELLOWSHIP AND SCHOLARSHIP GUIDE GPN HUMANITARIAN EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP AT IMSEFall 2011 Scholarships are now available for application beginning July 1, 2011. Scholarship winnerswill have proceeds applied toward their fall 2011 semester. Scholarship candidates are required to beenrolled in either an executive certificate program or degree program at IMSE. The Global Protection Network is offering the following scholarship awards:  Two scholarship offering 25% tuition assistance in the area of: Human Rights and Communications Executive Track 4000.  Two scholarship offering 25% tuition assistance in the area of: United Nations History Executive Track 6000.  Two scholarship offering 25% tuition assistance in the area of: Human Rights Independent Studies Executive Track 7000.  Two scholarship offering 25% tuition assistance in the area of: Advanced Child Trafficking Executive Track 9000.  Two scholarship offering 25% tuition assistance in the area of: Christianity and Human Rights Executive Track 10000.  Two scholarship offering 25% tuition assistance in the area of: International Business Leadership Executive Track 18000.  Two scholarship offering 25% tuition assistance in the area of: Indigenous Peoples Studies Executive Track 21000.Requirements for application:Interested candidates should submit their resume with, a 500 word essay or 10 PowerPoint slidesstating the purpose of their studies, and goals on how they will apply their studies to the non-profitor humanitarian arena.E-mail submissions to: enrollment@imseonline.orgInclude a subject line of: GPN Humanitarian Education Scholarship SubmissionTime frame for submission: July 1, 2011- August 14, 20114|Page last updated: April 18, 2011 www.imseonline.org
  5. 5. THE INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL MULTICULTURAL STUDIES AND ETHICS FELLOWSHIP AND SCHOLARSHIP GUIDE IMSE ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES 2011-2012The Institute for International Multicultural Studies and Ethics offers the following scholarshipopportunities for candidates, desiring to serve in the field of humanitarian service as a professionalor volunteer in order to make viable contributions to local and international communities The IMSE Humanitarian Service ScholarshipThis scholarship provides for 20% of tuition costs of any registered executive track or degreeprogram at IMSE, and is available for 2 candidates presently serving, or who desire to serve inhuman rights. This scholarship is offered once a year, and is made available until candidates areselected. IMSEs Women in Service ScholarshipThis scholarship provides for 20% of tuition costs of any registered executive track or degreeprogram at IMSE, and is available for women who are employed or volunteer at a humanitarianorganization that is geared toward the plight of women in non-profit service. There are 2 availableawards for the Women in Service Scholarship. Victims of Domestic Violence ScholarshipThis scholarship provides for 50% of tuition costs of any registered executive track or degreeprogram at IMSE, and is available for men or women who have been victims of domestic violence.There are 4 available awards for this Scholarship. IMSEs Homeland Security ScholarshipThis scholarship is available for 2 candidates who seek to serve, or presently serve in HomelandSecurity. IMSE provides 20% tuition assistance for a candidate enrolled in the Homeland Securityexecutive track or degree program. IMSEs International Student ScholarshipThis scholarship is available for 4 IMSE students who are non U.S. citizens, and reside outside ofthe U.S. Selected candidates for this scholarship will be awarded 25% toward tuition costs of anenrolled executive certificate or degree program at IMSE. IMSEs Sustainable Project ScholarshipThis scholarship is available for 4 candidates, who wish to create a sustainable project, which willimprove their local or international community. Selected candidate will receive 40% tuitionassistance towards any IMSE executive track or degree program, which is relative to their proposedproject. Candidates are required to identify their project, and time frame for implementation in theirletter of interest.5|Page last updated: April 18, 2011 www.imseonline.org
  6. 6. THE INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL MULTICULTURAL STUDIES AND ETHICS FELLOWSHIP AND SCHOLARSHIP GUIDE IMSEs SWM (Sports and Wellness Management) ScholarshipThis scholarship provides for 25% of tuition costs for any athletic coach or sports professional whonot only seek to learn about Sports and Wellness Management, but become a vehicle for change onthe local, national, or international scale. There are 4 available awards for this Scholarship. IMSE Against Human Trafficking ScholarshipThis scholarship is available for 4 candidates who desire to do research, or special projects thatfights against human trafficking. Candidates will receive 50% tuition assistance toward any one ofthe following programs: International Law, Advanced Child Trafficking, and Advanced Studies:International Human Rights Law. The GPN and IMSE Indigenous Peoples ScholarshipFor students who wish to learn about indigenous cultures in order to serve in their respectedcommunities, and make tangible contributions 4 scholarships are available, which will provide for50% tuition assistance. Students are required to be enrolled in the IMSE Indigenous Peoples’ Studiesand Human Rights Executive Track program or pursuing related studies through the IMSE Master’sor doctoral program. Research projects and volunteer service on a reservation or with a specificidentified indigenous group is an accepted area of contribution. IMSEs Advocates against Animal Abuse ScholarshipThis scholarship is available for 4 candidates, who have an interest in learning and serving in the areaof animal rights protection. Recipients of this scholarship will receive 50% tuition assistance towardsthe IMSE Animals Rights Protection and Human Rights Executive Track or NGO and Non-ProfitDevelopment Executive Track. Accepted service includes: volunteering at local shelters, communityprojects, and projects which advance policies of animal rights protection. IMSEs Writers ScholarshipThis scholarship is available for professionals who seek to either improve their writing, or learnmore about writing for non-profit, public, or private sector audience. A 20% scholarship is availablefor 2 students, who enroll in either the Human Rights and Communications or Effective Writingand Media Development Executive Track. IMSEs Veterans ScholarshipThis scholarship is made available for 4 Members of the United States Armed Forces ( past orpresent), who desire to serve in human rights as a volunteer, professional, or work with specialhuman rights related projects. IMSE provides 50% tuition assistance for selected candidates of thisscholarship opportunity. For veterans that miss this opportunity, IMSE offers discounted tuition formembers (past or present) of the armed forces. Please see the student handbook for moreinformation.6|Page last updated: April 18, 2011 www.imseonline.org
  7. 7. THE INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL MULTICULTURAL STUDIES AND ETHICS FELLOWSHIP AND SCHOLARSHIP GUIDE IMSEs Single Parent ScholarshipSelected candidates will be a single parent with children under 18 years of age. IMSE offers a 50%tuition assistance scholarship, available for 4 candidates (father or mother) who enroll in any of theIMSE executive certificate or degree programs. IMSEs Advantage ScholarshipThis scholarship is available for 4 candidates, and is based only on economic need. IMSE providesselected candidates with a 50% scholarship toward the cost of tuition. Interested candidates shouldsubmit a statement of need with their letter of interest.REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION FOR ALL IMSE’S ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIESInterested candidates should complete the IMSE admissions application, and submit a resume, CV,or biographical resume with a letter of interest, which demonstrates why they would like to be acandidate for their selected scholarship, and how they will accomplish their professional or personalgoals through their prospective program. Students who are required to create a project or plan fromscholarship, should also provide an outline in MS Word or PowerPoint for review. Scholarshipapplicants are required to submit all information as a package. Procedures for Scholarship SubmissionE-mail submissions to: enrollment@imseonline.org.Include a subject line of: IMSE Scholarship Submission, and title of scholarship for submission.Time frame for submission: Interested candidates can submit as early as July 1, 2011, andscholarships are available until awarded on a rolling basis.Special note: Scholarships cannot be applied with other tuition promotions or discounts offered byIMSE, unless otherwise stated. Students must stay enrolled and complete their programrequirements in order to stay eligible for all IMSE fellowship or scholarship opportunities. Studentswho fail to stay enrolled, or meet the program requirements can forfeit their awarded scholarship.Scholarship recipients will have their award applied directly to their tuition, and cannot beconsidered a substitute for any additional monies owed in tuition costs to IMSE.In addition, each IMSE student can receive a maximum award of 2 scholarships a year. Students canalso check the IMSE News and Events section listed on the IMSE homepage to find out ifadditional fellowship or scholarship opportunities are posted after the publication of this guide.7|Page last updated: April 18, 2011 www.imseonline.org

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