Wednesday, December 18, 2013

2/7/14: 2014-15 Flagship RAM Application Deadline

The URI Chinese Flagship Program seeks an upperclass Flagship student to serve as the Flagship RAM in the Chinese Living & Learning Community in Hillside Hall during the 2014-15 Academic Year.

Are you an academic leader in the Chinese Flagship Program?
Would you like to help first year students succeed?
Then apply to be Residential Academic Mentor (RAM)!

RAM Applications Due: February 7, 2014 by 12:00 noon.

Flagship RAM Interviews will be conducted on Monday, February 24.
RAM Offers will be made on Monday, March 11.
Flagship RAM Compensation will be equivalent to the cost of academic year housing.

Friday, December 13, 2013

Foundation for Global Scholars ($1K - $2.5K Scholarships)

Foundation for Global Scholars ($1K - $2.5K)
  • Deadlines: April 11, 2014 (for summer-start programs); June 27, 2014 (for fall-start); mid-November (for spring-start)
  • Website
  • FGS invites applications from any level of student with a 2.5+ GPA who is planning to participate in a program abroad, including for a short-term/summer, semester, or year abroad, or a service-learning, internship, or research experience. In addition to the general Foundation for Global Scholars Scholarship, the Foundation awards Financial Need Scholarships (for Pell Grant recipients), STEM Scholarships (for students majoring in the sciences, technology, engineering, or math), and Ethnically Diverse Student Scholarships.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Federal Internship Opportunities Resource

Are you interested in a career with the U.S. federal government?

Check out the "Internships, Fellowships, and Other Work Experience Opportunities in the Federal Government" publication, which provides a wealth of great information on finding federal internships:*2%3C4Q%2CO%3F%0A

Monday, December 9, 2013

12/14: A Floating Population in New York Chinatown

Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) Scholarship Opportunities - Apply by Jan. 17!

Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) Scholarship Opportunities - Deadline January 17

Up to $10,000 is available for academic year study. U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents are eligible for funding.

A great fit for many Flagship students for the following reasons:

Scholarship goals include:
  • Assisting committed students in the acquisition of critical foreign language skills
  • Cultivating American students' world awareness and appreciation of cultural differences through academic and experiential opportunities

Preferences for:

  • Study abroad programs known for academic rigor and immersion elements
  • Language study
  • Non-traditional study abroad destinations
  • Underrepresented populations (broadly defined)
  • Financial need
There are also dedicated Scholarships for several populations:
  • GLBT students
  • University of Rhode Island students (BASAA Scholarship)

Please see for more information.

Best of luck to any Flagship students who apply!