Inclusive Education Scholarship Program at Syracuse University School of Education, USA 2017

Inclusive Education Scholarship Program at Syracuse University School of Education, USA 2017

Applications are invited for Inclusive Education Scholarship Program to study at Syracuse University School of Education in the USA. Citizen and a legal resident of China, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe; Argentina, or Peru are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

The program’s objective is to provide education advocates and professionals with a foundation in the principles, values, and practices of inclusive education so that they will be equipped to lead a reform of education policy and practice in their home countries.

Competition is merit based, and selection is made on the basis of academic excellence, professional aptitude, leadership potential, and proven commitment to work to advance inclusive education in the home country.

The Open Society Fellowship was founded in 2008 to support individuals pursuing innovative and unconventional approaches to fundamental open society challenges. The fellowship funds work that will enrich public understanding of those challenges and stimulate far-reaching and probing conversations within the Open Society Foundations and in the world.

Course Level: Fellowship is available for pursuing Master degree programme.

Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded in the field of Education.

Scholarship Award: The fellowship provides:

  • Tuition and mandatory university fees;
  • Monthly stipend for room, board, and other living expenses;
  • Program-related travel;
  • Accident and health insurance during the program;
  • Funds for educational materials and professional development;
  • All costs associated with the pre-academic summer program and annual conference;
  • Support for students with disabilities to obtain reasonable accommodations necessary for participating in the program of study.

The fellowship does not provide funding for dependent family members.

Scholarship can be taken in the USA

Eligibility: The Program does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, colour, sex, religion, sexual orientation, or disability.  Candidates with disabilities and those from marginalized communities are particularly encouraged to apply.  The competition is merit-based and open* to those meeting the following criteria:

  • Be  a citizen and legal resident of China;  Czech Republic; Ukraine; Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe; Argentina, or Peru at the time of application;
  • Have work experience in education with a demonstrated interest in advancing inclusive education;
  • Have an excellent academic record with a bachelor’s degree in teaching, public administration/policy, anthropology, social work, psychology, or related field—degree must be awarded by the application deadline;
  • Have demonstrated leadership in the  field of education;
  • Be proficient in spoken and written English and able to meet university-designated minimum scores on standardized language tests;
  • Be able to participate in an intensive academic writing program in Summer 2017;
  • Be able to begin the graduate program in August 2017;
  • Be able to receive and maintain visa or study permit to the United States;
  • Demonstrate a clear commitment to return to home country to contribute to advancing inclusive education in their national contexts.

Nationality: Citizen and a legal resident of China; Czech Republic; Ukraine; Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe; Argentina, or Peru are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have an excellent academic record with a bachelor’s degree in teaching, public administration/policy, anthropology, social work; psychology, or related field—degree must be awarded by the application deadline.

English language Requirements: Applicants must be proficient in spoken and written English and able to meet university-designated minimum scores on standardized language tests.

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is 2nd December 2016.

Scholarship Link

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