Fully Funded Academic Exchange in Myanmar

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Deadline: 18 October 2017

Location: Myanmar

Duration: 9 to 14 December 2017

Type: Fully Funded

Description:

The main objective of this exchange is for NTU students and YSF students to meet each other and learn, share, and embrace each other’s culture, tradition, heritage, and values in a way that forges mutual understanding and fosters global citizenry. The University Scholars Program of Nanyang Technological University is a multi-disciplinary undergraduate program comprised of top students from Singapore that aims to provide not only a unique, liberal arts curriculum, but also with a large global focus, actively promoting international citizenship through experiences abroad. All of their first-year students (totaling about 55 – 60) enroll in a course, Fieldwork and Documentation, that brings them to different countries not only to conduct research projects from a social science perspective but also to fully immerse themselves in a new culture. Affectionately known as TOPS (Travel Overseas Programme for Scholars), the week-long trip for this upcoming academic year will take place in mid-December of 2017 and they plan to take students to Yangon and Inle Lake. In previous years, they have paired with youth organizations to give a unique and highly valuable experience of interacting with local youths. Their students have found the interaction with local students to be a wonderful and meaningful component of the trip.

Eligibility:

Disclaimer: YSF is an equal opportunity organization that does not discriminate based on membership in the organization, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, etc. This application is opened to all students from any region/state. Being a member or officer of YSF will not be considered during the decision processes. ALL applicants have SAME Chance.

  1. Must be an undergraduate student (No age limit and no specific university attendance)

  2. Must have knowledge and demonstrate interests to discuss Social Sciences & Humanities topics such as Gender, Eco-tourism, Youth Development & Mobilization, Globalization & Modernization, etc.

  3. Must able to communicate fluently in English

  4. Must have volunteering experience and community services

The Funding Covers:

The followings will be fully covered by NTU-USP and YSF-Foundation

– Round-trip airfare to and from Yangon-Heho

– All ground transportation costs (Coach) to and from student’s origin city to Yangon

– All meals during the program

– All accommodations costs in both Yangon & Inle Lake

– Stipends of ($15 & $20 USD) on 9th & 14th December, 2017

Application Process:Apply Here

For more information, please visit: Official Website

 

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