Center for Global Education
The Center for Global Education is offering a new and exciting scholarship opportunity for CSB students wishing to study, intern, or teach abroad!
The CSB Global Scholarship will be awarded each academic year to CSB students who participate in a CSB/SJU-sponsored global experience. This scholarship is intended to make global experiences more accesible for CSB students who demonstrate financial need. To receive this scholarship, applicants must be accepted as a participant in a CSB/SJU credit bearing global experience (including, but not limited to CSB/SJU semester long or short term study abroad and CSB/SJU sponsored global internships).
Recipients of this scholarship will receive awards form $500 to $2000, depending on the type of program and relative need of the student. Approximately 20-30 students will receive scholarships each academic year.
Applications may be submitted between February 16 and March 10 for programs operating during the summer of 2014, fall of 2014 and spring of 2015.
This summer, you could be traveling the globe and earning valuable professional experience too. Take a look at one of our Summer Global Internship Programs. CGE currently offers business, non-profit, and research opportunities in China, Vietnam, and Bosnia/Herzegovina, and the Dominican Republic.
Application deadline for most summer 2014 programs has passed, with the exception of the Dominican Republic program (March 9 deadline). Check out the program descriptions to learn more.
Looking for a post-graduate adventure? Consider teaching in China or Japan through Teaching in Asia (& Beyond) with the Center for Global Education. Interested in learning more? Research the programs on our website, or contact us at CGE@csbsju.edu.
First International Student to Win 2013 Mark Welter World Citizen Award
2013 SJU graduate Kunihiro Shimoji, who hails from Okinawa, Japan, is the first international student to receive the Mark Welter World Citizen Award. This award is given to one graduating Johnny each year, the award recognizes great achievements while studying at SJU.
A top student academically, Kuni's Honors Thesis on the politics of U.S. military basis in Japan has been nominated for the Outstanding Thesis Award. During his junior year, he studied abroad in London and undertook an internship with an organization called Thames Reach.
Kuni was a participant in the Harvard Model United Nations and the Harvard Liberal Arts Beyond Borders programs, and an intern for the National Association of Japan American Societies (NAJAS) in Washington D.C. Following the massive earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Kuni organized a campus-wide relief effor to raise funds for those impacted by the disaster. We are very proud of Kuni and all he has contributed to our campus community.