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Global Scholars Program in Graphic Communications, France

The many disciplines of Graphic Communications, including multimedia and game design, are global industries with both cultural and global markets to satisfy. This program will enhance the development and understanding of the animation/gaming process allowing students to experience first-hand the process professional animator’s use. Students will develop storyboards for animation and sequencing of activities, create traditional drawings to scan into computer programs and finish development of an interactive game or multimedia CD. Students will also take classes at Parsons Paris School of Art and Design and visit master works of art in a variety of museums.
Students will stay in an apartment like setting which will give them the opportunity to shop and eat from local markets and bistros. Students will participate in tours and cultural events in Paris and the surrounding area to gain knowledge of the people and culture of France.
Who is eligible to apply?
To be eligible to apply to this program you must:
• Be declared in the Graphic Communications or IT-Web Developer/Administrator program with all first semester program courses completed by May 10, 2011*
Be declared in Computer Animation, Digital Photography, Game Programming or Multimedia Advanced Technical Certificate with one of the following completed by May 10, 2011: Traditional Animation, and History (206-101), Digital Photography (204-107), Game Programming I (152-157) or Multimedia Graphics/Animation (204-147)*
• Have a program GPA of 3.0 or better
• Be in compliance with department and college policies

Scholarship Application Deadline:5 April 2011

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Jacobite Studies Trust Fellowship in University of London in History-2011, UK

The IHR administers two six-month Fellowships each year on behalf of the Jacobite Studies Trust. Their purpose is to enable the Fellows to undertake historical research into the Stuart dynasty in the British Isles and in exile, from the departure of James II in 1688 to the death of Henry Benedict Stuart in 1807. This may also include work on their friends and supporters, their activities, their influence, their views, ideologies, artefacts and works of art; and the political, diplomatic, military, religious, intellectual, and cultural context in which they lived.These Fellowships are open to:

  1. current doctoral students who have been registered on their programme for at least three years full-time or six years part-time at the beginning of the session in which the awards are to be held.
  2. holders of doctorates awarded within two years of the beginning of the session in which the awards are to be held, who are working in the research area of the Trust, as outlined above.

Applications are encouraged from all suitably qualified candidates without regard to nationality or academic affiliation. The value of the stipend for each six-month Fellowship will be £7,500. The Fellowships are non-residential, and will be tenable from 1 October 2011.At the discretion of the Director of the IHR, Fellows may engage in teaching or other paid work for up to six hours a week (note however that some categories of non-national may need to obtain a work permit in order to undertake this).  Fellows will also be required to submit a brief report to the Director on their achievements while holding the Fellowship and the subsequent progress of their career before the end of December 2012.Applications must be made on the prescribed form and accompanied by a summary of the doctoral thesis (up to 750 words), a 1-page CV, and a statement of intended research to be undertaken during the term as Fellow (up to 1,000 words).  Once the initial round of selection has been concluded, short-listed applicants will be invited to an interview at the IHR, which is likely to be held in April.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 11 February 2011

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