The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) brings future leaders to the U.S. to experience the U.S. educational system, share their culture, and explore U.S. culture and values. The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government and administered by World Learning. The deadline to apply is 31 December 2018.

The Robertson Scholars Leadership Program provides eight semesters of full tuition, room and board, and most mandatory fees for Scholars at Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill. Scholars also have access to generous funding for up to three summer experiences. The deadline is on 15th of November.

Our next Austrian university town is a beautiful small city with a population of 150 000, near the German border. Listed in UNESCO, and situated close by the Alps, it is the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart... and these are only few interesting facts about it. Here is all that is worth seeing while studying at one of Salzburg‘s three universities.

Named one of the UNESCO world heritage sites only in 1996, the city of Salzburg was made famous long before then with the film The Sound of Music in 1965 which was inspired by the true story of the von Trapp family. This fabulous city was relatively less known before then.

Palaces, culture, museums, music, art, history, architecture, the Danube river, the capital of Austria has it all. Additional to this is the cosmopolitan environment with a milieu of students from many parts of the world.

The Generation Google Scholarship was established to help aspiring computer scientists excel in technology and become leaders in the field. A group of undergraduate and graduate students will be chosen from the applicant pool, and scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate's impact on diversity, demonstrated leadership and academic background. The deadline is on December 6th.

Since 1977, annual 3-month Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP) offers research opportunities to talented young researchers whose interests correspond with the institute’s ongoing research on issues of global environmental, economic, and social change. Funding is provided through IIASA National Member Organizations. The deadline is on 11 January 2019.

The Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) Program is a United States Department of State-sponsored program for secondary school students from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Ukraine. The program provides merit-based scholarships for students to travel to the United States, live with a host family, and attend a U.S. high school for a full academic year. The deadline to apply is on 31st of October.

Yale Young Global Scholars is an unparalleled academic and leadership summer program at Yale founded on the tenets of liberal arts, renowned for its diverse and inclusive community, and committed to increasing education access. The program is designed to allow students to experience learning in a variety of different university contexts, from large lectures to small seminars, and even the spontaneous learning that happens in dining halls and around campus. The deadline to apply in ongoing.

Three hundred years of shoemaking as a tiny family trade and then came Tomas Baťa who established Baťa, a brand that became synonymous with shoes. Continuing with our series on university towns, this week we talk about Zlin. However, it is unthinkable to talk about Zlin without Baťa.

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