Workshops and Information Sessions

Throughout the year, the College Center for Scholarly Advancement offers information sessions and workshops as a resource to students who are considering applying for or who are in the process of applying for scholarships and fellowships.

Upcoming Information Sessions and Workshops


Monday, October 16, 2017, 4:30 - 5:30 pm, Social Sciences Building Room 122 -- Boren Scholarship Information Session featuring Program Representative

Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The information session will go into detail about the benefits, application timeline, and process. We are excited to welcome Boren Scholarship Representative Michael Saffle to discuss the process with us.

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 8:30 - 9:30 am, Social Sciences Building Room 122 -- Critical Language Scholarship Information Session

With fourteen critical languages to choose from, CLS offers the opportunity for intensive language and cultural immersion in a structured, international learning environment. Taking place for 8-10 weeks over the summer, CLS is open to first through fourth years.

CLS Languages:

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Thursday, October 19, 2017, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, Harper Memorial Library Room 284 -- Yenching Academy Scholars Program - Special Guest presentation by Miranda Zuo, Senior Manager of Admissions

The Yenching Academy Scholars Program offers a one-year master’s degree (in English) at China's premier Peking University designed to prepare an elite class of future leaders to meet the challenges of the 21st century global landscape. Yenching Scholars receive a full tuition scholarship, accommodation in the residential college, and a stipend to cover living expenses. Yenching Scholars are also deeply immersed into Chinese culture through cultural excursions throughout various parts of China and an intensive Chinese language program taken along within their degree studies. Scholars also have opportunities for internships and intensive field studies.

Application information available here: https://ccsa.uchicago.edu/opportunity/yenching-academy-scholars-program

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Thursday, October 19, 2017, 4:30 - 5:30 pm, Harper Memorial Library Room 284 -- Princeton in Asia Information Session with special alumni guest, Daniel Healy

Princeton in Asia has long been driven by a mission to foster mutual appreciation and cultural understanding by connecting service-minded graduates and partner organizations in Asia through immersive work experiences that transform perspectives, cultivate long-lasting friendships and benefit local and global communities. It is PiA’s vision that through extended exposure to Asian workplaces and cultures, Fellows will develop a life-long appreciation for and engagement in this part of the world, as well as a commitment to contributing to the communities of which they find themselves a part after PiA. For the 2018-2019 academic year, PiA expects to offer approximately 135 full-year fellowships in the following locations: Cambodia, China, Hong Kong SAR, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Macau SAR, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, The Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam.

Application information available here: https://ccsa.uchicago.edu/opportunity/princeton-asia

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Monday, October 23, 2017, 5:00 - 6:00 pm, Harper Memorial Library Room 141 -- Goldwater Scholarship Information Session                               

Goldwater Scholarships support student engaged in undergraduate research and committed to careers in mathematics, engineering or the natural sciences. The scholarship can be used toward current education expenses up to $7,500 per year, for up to two years of undergraduate study. For information about the program, visit: https://goldwater.scholarsapply.org/. Students interested in the Goldwater are encouraged to attend an information session on October 23 at 5:00 pm in HM 141. Further questions can be directed to Nichole Fazio, nfazio@uchicago.edu.

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