The Fund for American Studies<br /><ul><li>TFAS is a higher-education/non-profit organization founded in 1967
Founded on the Principles of Free Market-Economics, Liberty, Individual Freedom and Democracy
Five Summer Institutes in DC, One Semester Institute in DC
DC Institutes Attract US Undergraduates and International Undergraduate and Masters Students
Students Work at Internship During the Day and Attend Classes at Georgetown University in the Evenings
Georgetown University Awards 6-9 US Academic Credit Hours in 8 Weeks
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)
Online Application Form Where All Materials Are Uploaded
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
Professional Development Seminars-Small Group Format
Social Activities: Trivia Night, Talent Show, BBQ, Baseball Games
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.
Six outstanding Polish students have been awarded this scholarship to attend an eight week Institute in Washington, DC
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
International Flagship- AIPES Founded in 1993 and Based in Prague- Polish Students-Mainly CEE, Central Asia, US and W. Europe
IIPES-Crete-Founded in 1996-Eastern Mediterranean/Balkans
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 />
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
Discover new leadership skills through cross cultural exchange
Experience Prague With 120 Students From</li></ul>30+ Different Countries and Put Your <br />Leadership Talents/Skills to the Ultimate<br />Challenge<br />
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
The Economics component examines the structure and functions of market economics.
Government-Examines History of Democracy/US Constitutional Theory/Comparison to Life Today in US and Europe
Parliamentary Simulation-Create New Nation of AIPES
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
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
Special Events</li></li></ul><li>AIPES Polish Scholarship<br /><ul><li>The Tadeusz Kosciuszko Scholarship
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.
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
Boris Tadic, President of Serbia 2011 Invited**
Speakers titles listed at time of AIPES Address
**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.
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 />