FELLOWSHIPS- Graduate Fellowship Program, Harvard Club of Central Asia
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Graduate Fellowship Program Announcement
The Harvard Club of Central Asia (HCCA) is pleased to announce a
Graduate Fellowship Program for 2008-2010. The Program provides an
opportunity for Master's level study at Harvard University, USA to
citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Participants are selected
through an open, merit-based competition.
Fields of study:
The Program fellows are expected to study at one of the following
graduate schools of Harvard University: Graduate School of Arts and
Sciences (Regional Studies Degree Program), John F. Kennedy School of
Government, Harvard Business School, Harvard Law School or the
Graduate School of Education).
The Program fellowships will be awarded to citizens and residents of
the Republic of Kazakhstan with outstanding academic ability and
The Program fellowships are fully-funded and provide the following:
- J-1 visa support
- One round-trip airfare from home city in Kazakhstan to Boston,
- Monthly stipend
- Medical insurance
- Tuition and mandatory university fees
- Limited allowance for books
- Pre-academic English language training (if necessary)
Under the terms of the Program and the laws governing the J-1 visa,
the Program fellows must return to Kazakhstan immediately upon
completion of the Master's program at the Graduate Schools and work in
Kazakhstan at any governmental agency, non-governmental or
international organization, or private company for two years. The
Program fellows are not eligible for visa extensions or transfers
under any circumstances.
Stage 1: Application to Harvard. Prospective students apply to one of
the Graduate Schools. The application instructions are available at
http://www.harvard.edu/admissions/#grad. Each Graduate School has its
own application deadlines. The applicants are encouraged to submit
their applications well before the deadlines.
Stage 2: Preliminary selection. Those admitted to the Graduate Schools
and looking for funding should submit a statement of interest (500
words maximum) and à resume to the HCCA Program Committee by e-mail at
firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax at +7 (727) 2619009. The deadline
for submission is May 23, 2008. The HCCA Program Committee pre-selects
the candidates and informs the semi-finalists by May 30, 2008.
Stage 3: Final selection. The HCCA Program Committee interviews the
semi-finalists, selects three to five finalists and informs them by
June 15, 2008.
For more information, please visit www.harvardclub.kz. For questions,
please contact the HCCA at email@example.com or +7 (727)
2619090 (ext. 5231).
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