2020 Hansen Leadership Institute in the USA

2020 Hansen Leadership Institute in the USA
2020 Hansen Leadership Institute in the USA

DEADLINE: January 15, 2020

#HANSAN INSTITUTE LEADERSHIP IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FOR US STUDENTS AND NON-US STUDENTS IS NOW IN PROGRESS TILL JANUARY 15, 2020.

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This Summer Fellowship gives foreign and U.S. students the opportunity to develop leadership skills to help create a more peaceful future. Bursaries receive practical training in team building, public discussion, negotiation, mediation, and cooperation to resolve international problems. Leadership training includes meeting politicians and business leaders in order to learn real skills and how these skills can be implemented at home after the program. A splendid International program funded by a generous grant from the Fred J. Hansen Foundation, the Summer Institute for Leadership and International Cooperation of Hansen. In July between 2007 and 2019 ten three-week Institutes were held in San Diego, California. This program has provided a unique experience and program in international cooperation based on university leadership.

American men and women will once more participate in July 2020 to learn from experts about conflict resolution and social entrepreneurship from students from different developed nations and regions of society. To date 194 Hansen Alumni from 61 countries have stayed in contact, established a support network and cooperated with several Hansen Foundation-funded social enterprises. We are glad to announce that, in July 2020 at the San Diego School of Leadership and Education (SOLES), the Hansen Summer Institute will host its 10th group of young leaders.

BENEFITS

All successful participants will be received round trip plane fare from their home country to the USA, accommodations, feeding, program cost, etc.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

ALL APPLICANTS: Successful applicants must demonstrate leadership potential by having worked outside of class in community service, another public service, or in a non-governmental organization. A letter of reference from such a group or organization is required.

NON – US STUDENTS

  • Upper-division undergraduate with 2 years of college/university or graduate student with a professional interest in international relations, diplomacy, international economic development or related fields.
  • Students must be between the ages of 20-25 on July 1, 2020.
  • Must have demonstrated leadership potential outside of the classroom in the community, nation or region.
  • Have an academic adviser verify in writing the candidate’s English proficiency. (A verification request is automatically sent to your referee with the recommendation request.)
  • Have a valid international passport with a US visa if necessary by the time the program begins.

Preference may be given to students who have never been to the United States before but all qualified students are encouraged to apply.

HOW TO APPLY?

Applications are accepted online from now till the 15 of January 2020.

APPLICATIONS LINK HERE

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