What a great opportunity for some young college student! I am passing this along because often times there are few people competing for things like this because few people learn about them. Please pass this on if you know of a college student who might be interested. Rod
The Tennessee World Affairs Council in association with the World Affairs Councils of America
is pleased to announce the 2014 National Conference College Student Scholarship Program in Washington, DC Wednesday, November 5 - Friday, November 7, 2014 at The Fairfax at Embassy Row (http://tnwac.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=320286ea4fbe8f353dd05f9a8&id=19caa5dcfe&e=6469ce1df5)
ABOUT THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE:
Held annually for over two decades, the National Conference engages our leading policy-makers and leaders in a discussion of the critical issues facing the nation. The conference will be held November 5-7, 2014 in Washington, DC at the Fairfax at Embassy Row Hotel. To see a list of confirmed speakers so far, please visit www.worldaffairscouncils.org
The 2014 National Conference Agenda will examine: China, the U.S., and Asia; Russia/Eurasia; Cybersecurity; Future of Education; Youth, Jobs, and Social Unrest; Food and Water; Global Economic Realignment; Future of Energy; Africa; and Climate Change.
In addition to the daily keynotes and panels the conference attendees will be invited to a foreign embassy reception from among: the Embassy of Mexico, the Norwegian Embassy and the Embassy of the Republic of Singapore.
COLLEGE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: The scholarship, offered by the National Board of the World Affairs Councils of America, includes the registration fee (worth about $500) and $1000 per student to be used towards travel, lodging and/or incidentals. To apply, applicants must be at least 18 years old and currently enrolled in a college in Tennessee.
THE TENNESSEE WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL CAN NOMINATE ONE STUDENT FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP. THE WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCILS OF AMERICA WILL CHOSE THE WINNERS AND MAKE NOTIFICATIONS IN LATE SEPTEMBER. For application information, follow this link.