Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Global Alliance Scholarships for International Students in Switzerland

Applications are invited for Global Alliance Scholarships available to students living and working outside of Switzerland. Scholarships are awarded for Executive Master of Science in Communications Management program (EMScom). Each scholarship totals CHF 24,500, half of the EMScom tuition fees, and will be deducted from the total fee of the program.
These scholarships are part of the Global Alliance’s commitment to educational programs which support its institutional goals.
The Global Alliance’s mission is to unify the public rela
tions profession, raise professional standards all over the world, share knowledge for the benefit of its members and be the global voice for public relations in the public interest.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing an executive master degree program.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded for Executive Master of Science in Communication Management program (EMScom).
Scholarship Award: Each scholarship totals CHF 24,500, half of the EMScom tuition fees, and will be deducted from the total fee for the program.
Scholarship can be taken in the Switzerland
Eligibility: The Global Alliance scholarships, based on financial need, are available to applicants who do not receive employer assistance in funding their executive education. Candidates have to:
  • Have a minimum of 5 years of work experience
  • Work in a communication-related department
  • Live and work outside of Switzerland
  • Be fully self- funding their EMScom education.
Nationality: International students (living and working outside of Switzerland) can apply for these Global Alliance scholarships.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have their previous degree.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
How to Apply: To proceed with the GA Scholarship application, please follow these easy steps
1 – In-person or Skype interview with the EMScom Academic Director. During the interview, the candidate’s educational and professional background, path, as well as motivations and expectations on the program will be discussed. Required documents, to be sent to emscom-at-usi.ch are:
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Copy of diplomas and transcripts of records
  • Organizational charts of participant’s organization (if available)
  • Essay of motivation
The essay of motivation should be around 1000 words and should contain the following topics:
  • Applicants motivation for applying to the EMScom
  • How will the EMScom contribute to their professional development
  • Why do applicants feel they are a strong candidate for the program
  • How they would contribute to enhancing the experience of the EMScom class
  • What they would do to enhance the EMScom alumni network
The EMScom program works on a rolling admission policy, so please make sure that you are admitted to the EMScom (non-binding) before December 31.
2 – Fill in the GA scholarship application form and send it electronically and in hard copy to the Global Alliance by December 31 of each year at the latest. The candidate might be called for an interview by one of the Global Alliance Board members.
GAscholarship application form
Application Deadline: The application deadline is December 31 of each year.
Scholarship Link

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