September 16, 2021 Newsletter

All Majors

Congratulations to International Studies major Shanice Gitau on winning a Benjamin A. Gilman scholarship!

National Archives Volunteering
Volunteer to tag, transcribe, and add comments to National Archives records to make them more accessible. Students may apply to volunteer on a rolling basis.

The Rangel Graduate Fellowship
This fellowship leads to a career in the U.S. Foreign Service. Deadline to apply is September 29, 2021.

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program
This fellowship leads to a career in the U.S. Department of State upon completion of the program. Deadline to apply is September 22, 2021.

Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship Program
In-person and virtual programs are available and begin throughout the 2021 year. Applications are due on October 5, 2021.

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.

2021 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour
September 17 9:20 p.m., September 18 7:20 p.m., Cinematheque
View seven short films showcasing cinematic masterpieces from various countries. Tickets are $9 for those under 25 years old.

Navigating USAJOBS Workshop
September 20, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Virtual
Learn how to search for federal jobs and managing your profile on, the federal government jobs web site. Register in advance.

Inamori Ethics Prize Symposium
September 23 6:00-7:00 p.m., September 24 12:45-2:00 p.m.
Judge Silvia Alejandra Fernandez de Gurmendi, the first woman to serve as president of the International Criminal Court, will deliver a speech. Register in advance.

Community Service Fair
September 24, 12:30-2:00 p.m., Thwing Ballroom
Explore volunteer opportunities with twenty Cleveland-area non-profit organizations, some of which do foreign-related work.

Princeton in Africa
This fellowship enables college graduates to work in public service in Africa. Applications for 2022-2023 are due October 27, 2021. International Studies majors have won this prestigious award in the past.

Asian Mid-Autumn Festival
September 21, 3:00-5:00 p.m., KSL Oval
Join the Center for International Affairs for a celebration of various Mid-Autumn Festival traditions and free desserts.

Princeton in Asia
This fellowship enables college graduates to work with in public service in Asia. Applications for 2022-2023 are due November 1, 2021.

September 16 6:45 p.m., September 18 9:15 p.m., Cinematheque
This comedy by French director Quentin Dupieux centers on two friends trying to train a giant fly. Tickets are $7 for those under 25 years old.

Nights of Cabiria
September 19 7:00 p.m., September 18 5:00 p.m., Cinematheque
This Oscar-winning masterpiece by Federico Fellini depicts a woman living in Rome. Tickets are $8 for those under 25 years old.

Latin America
Horchata con Hermanas
September 19, 7:00-8:30 p.m., Wade Commons Red Cat Room
Join the Latina sorority for a casual student social during Hispanic Heritage Month.

Middle East
Afghanistan’s Future
September 21, 5:30-7:30 p.m., The Union Club
Join Quincy Institute Fellow Adam Weinstein for a discussion of Afghanistan’s prospects. Admission is $5 for students, and advanced registration is 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