September 17, 2020 Newsletter

All Majors

Addressing Illegal Drug Use
September 26, 2:30-4:00p.m., Nord 400 or Virtual
Interested in global health or international security? Attend this interactive workshop with CWRU Professor Lee Hoffer, Associate Professor of Anthropology and School of Medicine Professor of Psychiatry, in a discussion of illegal drug use. Register for his session here. See future workshop, too. Co-hosted by Sigma Iota Rho and the International Studies Program.

Critical Language Scholarship Program
Summer 2020 applications are now available. Application deadline is November 17, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. EST.

Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship Program
In-person and virtual programs are available and begin throughout the 2021 year. Applications are due October 1, 2020.

USAID Graduate Fellowship Program
Seniors interested in pursuing a career at the U.S. Agency for International Development are encouraged to apply for its Donald Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship. Applications are due November 1, 2020.

Harry S. Truman Scholarship
Juniors planning to attend graduate school for careers in public service are eligible to apply for this merit-based scholarship. The application deadline is November 15, 2020.

10 Things You Should Know About a Career in International Law
September 18,12:45-2:00p.m., Virtual
Listen to a presentation on international law by Dean Michael Scharf of the CWRU School of Law. Registration is now open.

Global Health Design Collaborative
GHDC is a CWRU student organization that works on design projects for sustainable solutions to health concerns in low-income countries. Fill out the interest form or visit the webpage to learn more.

Five Ways to Prepare for a Security Clearance
Explore recommendations for preparing for a security clearance.


Princeton in Africa
Princeton in Africa introduces fellows to the field of development in Africa. 2021-2022 applications are due October 28, 2020.


American-Scandinavian Exchanges
Seniors are eligible to apply for educational and cultural exchanges between the United States and Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Applications are due November 1, 2020.

Online screening begins September 18, Cinematheque
A man sells his soul to the Devil in this stop-motion animation film by famous Czech animator and surrealist Jan Švankmajer. Screening fees are $10.

Latin America

Princeton in Latin America
Princeton in Latin America is often the start of a career in development in Latin America. 2021-2022 applications are due November 12, 2020.

Latin American Cuisine
Fridays, Sept. 18 through Oct. 16, 12:00-1:00p.m., Virtual
Learn how to cook Latin American recipes from a professional Peruvian chef. Sponsored by the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers for Hispanic Heritage Month. Free but registration required.

The International Studies Program does not endorse or sponsor the fellowships, internships, jobs, and other opportunities listed in the newsletter. Students are encouraged to evaluate them. During the COVID-19 pandemic, follow all government and public health restrictions and advice when taking advantage of these opportunities. CDC information and resources appear here.