Kearny Alliance

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Application deadline: 10 February 2013

Description:

The Kearny Alliance focuses on four interlinked programmatic areas, namely: livelihood development and job creation through exports; trade-related education and skills training; and trade policy research.

Bright, motivated individuals who have a keen interest in international trade, commerce, and communication are encouraged to apply for this comprehensive scholarship, skills training, and career development program.

Purpose
To provide bright motivated individuals a quality international education and comprehensive career development opportunities for graduate and undergraduate study in trade-related fields in communication, business and international commerce.

Stipend support
Kearny Alliance offers full stipend support. The following costs will be covered at a basic level:

  • Academic tuition and mandatory fees for the duration of the course, including examination costs.
  • A monthly stipend for room and board, and living expenses sufficient for a single student.
  • Basic medical insurance for the duration of study.
  • Support for educational supplies and materials.
  • Transport for the student to travel one time from their home to the campus and to return at the end of the program.
  • All costs related to securing and maintaining a student visa for the duration of study.

Eligibility and Restrictions:

Awards for Graduate and Undergraduate study are available for qualified, selected applicants from Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, and Myanmar:

  • MA Journalism at Hong Kong Baptist University
  • MBA at De La Salle University in Manila, Philippines
  • MS Development Communication at University of the Philippines in Los Banos
  • MS Development Economics at University of the Philippines in Diliman

IMPORTANT NOTE: Scholar undertaking requirement
One of our goals is to give Scholars a solid career foundation in a trade-related field to help Scholars develop marketable skills and contribute to our mission. To that end, each Scholar is required to sign a binding Memorandum of Understanding that requires the Scholar to undertake – if a posting is offered – a summer internship and / or work for a period of two years upon graduation with Global Sources or the Kearny Alliance in a role and geographic location paid at local market rates.

Application Procedure:

Application materials required:

  1. Cover letter stating program and school applied for, and objective
  2. Resume stating work experience and education achievement
  3. One academic and one professional letter of reference
  4. Copies of transcripts, and any official English language exams results (eg., TOEFL or IELTS)
  5. Scanned copy of your passport photo page, if available; Do not include visa pages

For Philippine programs, email: aboome@kearnyalliance.org
For Hong Kong programs, email: elaineru@hkbu.edu.hk

Important note for APSC applicants:
If you have already applied for a scholarship through APSC, please do not reapply. The APSC team will advise us in confidence of suitable candidates for Kearny Alliance scholarships.

All applications must be received by 10 February 2013.