Thursday, September 28, is LAW DAY at IUB!

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Thursday, September 28, is LAW DAY at IUB.  It will be the largest Law School Fair in the country, with over 120 law schools coming to talk to IU students!

The events listed below are great for ALL IU students, including freshmen and sophomores.  But if you are a current applicant or a junior, you should consider attendance at both events mandatory.  Most other college students do not have this opportunity—take advantage!

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Learn Critical Foreign Languages Next Summer on a Fully-Funded Study Abroad Program

CLS

We are pleased to welcome American students to apply for the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program to learn critical foreign languages next summer on a fully-funded study abroad program.

The CLS Program is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities. Students spend eight to ten weeks abroad studying one of 14 critical languages. The program includes intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences designed to promote rapid language gains.

CLS, a program of the U.S. Department of State, is part of a wider government initiative to expand the number of Americans studying and mastering foreign languages that are critical to national security and economic prosperity. CLS plays an important role in preparing students for the 21st century’s globalized workforce and increasing national competitiveness.

The application is now live and available online at:  http://www.clscholarship.org

Applications are due November 15, 2017 by 7:59pm EST.

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Scholarships for Study in Israel in Spring 2018

The Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Jewish Studies Program at Indiana University

Study in Israel–Overseas Study Presidential Match Scholarships for Spring 2018

Application Deadline: Friday, November 10, 2017

The Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Jewish Studies Program at Indiana University is pleased to announce Overseas Study Presidential Match Scholarships for Studies in Israel for Spring 2018. These scholarships may be used to support IU Bloomington undergraduate students who study through IU Overseas Study at the Rothberg International School at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem or at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Tel Aviv University, or the University of Haifa.

Scholarship Amounts:

Scholarships will range from $500 to $10,000. Students will automatically be considered for all scholarships.

Eligibility:

  • Any full-time Indiana University Bloomington undergraduate
  • 3.2 cumulative GPA or higher
  • Studying during Spring 2018 at the Rothberg International School at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem through IU Overseas Study, at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, at Tel Aviv University, or at the University of Haifa.
  • Students applying to external programs (i.e., Nachshon) are eligible to apply.

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Themester 2018 is looking to identify two student representatives

Themester 2018 is looking to identify two student representatives to serve on its advisory committee with faculty members. Themester is a College of Arts and Sciences program that encourages the exploration of an important topic each fall semester. Themester 2018’s theme is Animal/Human.

The advisory committee will have two to three meetings this coming fall semester and four to five meetings during the spring semester. We spend the 2017-18 academic year shaping Themester 2018 by choosing courses and events that focus on the theme. The student members provide an important perspective in this endeavor.  If interested, please provide the following to themes@indiana.edu by September 15 at noon:

  • A résumé, including current major and intended degree completion date
  • A statement of interest/cover letter
    • Why would serving on the committee interest you?
    • What could you bring to the committee? Why would you be a good student representative?
  • One to two academic references  (i.e. past instructors who might speak to your qualities)
    • Letters of reference are not We seek names and contact information.

See https://themester.indiana.edu/policies-and-planning/themester-2018/index.html for more information about the theme.  Let me know if you have any questions about Themester or the materials requested.

 

 

Tracy Bee

Director of Academic Initiatives

College of Arts and Sciences

http://themester.indiana.edu/

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