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4 STUDY AIDS FOR STUDYING IN EE.UU. IN SUMMER

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: MARCH 22nd, 2018

The Instituto Universitario de Investigación en Estudios Norteamericanos “Benjamin Franklin” de la Universidad de Alcalá, on basis of the agreement with North American universities, offers the following positions for undergraduate students in the field of arts, economics and business for the Summer Program in SUNY  (Global Summer Institute). Studies with practices in a lab such us Medicine or Pharmacy are excluded.

Students may select from three programs designed to advance their academic and professional goals

  • Global Certificate Program July 9 – July 27, 2018  This program is designed for all international students to experience American culture and become familiar with the American education system. The 3-week program includes lectures in three distinct areas as well as a class focusing on English language skills.
  • Global Academic Program July 9 – August 17, 2018 This program is designed for both newly admitted international students and visiting international students to provide acculturation and academic preparation by taking two 3-credit academic courses. Choose from a diverse selection of courses across multiple academic disciplines. Students are welcome to register for any two 3-credit courses as long as they meet the required prerequisites.
  • Intensive English Program July 9 – August 17, 2018 This program is designed to help international students with their academic English skills, communicative strategies, and intercultural competence. You may enroll full-time in the Intensive English Center to improve your academic English. There is no language proficiency requirement.

Please visit the Global Summer Institute webpage to explore the programs, course descriptions, admission procedures. For further information please contact Antonio Fernández.

Requirements:

  • Registration sheet of the current academic year.
  • Having studies in the field of Arts, Law, Economics or Business is mandatory for this lectureship.
  • Students must demonstrate language proficiency. An iBT TOEFL score of 80.
  • Students will be required to apply for a visa. Once the students have been accepted the Visa and Immigration Services office at SUNY will issue their I-20 form, and students will be responsible for obtaining an F-1 visa at the American Embassy prior to arrival.
  • Three recommendation letters in Spanish or English from three professors. Two of them must be written by professors at UAH.
  • Photocopy of DNI and passport (both are mandatory).
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Statement of purpose.

Costs:

Students will not have to pay for tuition. However, students will be responsible for paying mandatory undergraduate fees. The costs of these will be approximately $240.

The approximate cost of campus housing is $2340. That does not include meals. Students have the option to purchase and cook their own food or utilize a meal plan. Meal plan costs are currently priced between $265-$750, (subject to change) depending on the plan. Additional dining options are available, and can be discussed on a case by case basis.

Health Insurance is required for GSI. The cost of health insurance will be around $217.

Flight tickets are not included

Procedure:

Applications must be submitted at Registro del Colegio de San Ildefonso, Plaza de San Diego s/n.

For further information contact Antonio Fernández at Instituto Franklin-UAH Colegio de Trinitarios, C/ Trinidad 1, from 4:00 to 5:00pm, phone: 91 885 52 52.

NOTE:

The Instituto Franklin-UAH is not responsible for the transfer of credits. Students will be responsible for this process with the chair of their school.

Applications will be evaluated by a commission who will select finalists with final approval by the host University. The final admission corresponds to the host university.

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6 POSITIONS FOR STUDYING AT SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: APRIL 1st, 2018

The Instituto Universitario de Investigación en Estudios Norteamericano “Benjamin Franklin” de la Universidad de Alcalá, on basis of the agreement with North American universities, offers through Southern Illinois University the following positions in the field of arts for the academic year 2018/2019 – 2019/2020.

6 positions to study a Master of Arts as Graduate Teaching Assistant at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois. The master lasts 4 semesters (based on the student’s progress) and includes the tuition waiver and a remuneration of approximately $12,000 gross distributed throughout the nine months of the academic year. Students will have to pay approximately $1,700 per semester for their health insurance and administrative costs. Students, on their part, will be required to teach two basic Spanish courses a semester.

Students must have studies in the field of Arts and Humanities.

For further information visit the university web page at http://cola.siu.edu/languages/graduate/ or contact Lourdes Albuixech: albuixel@siu.edu.

 

 

Ayudas de estudio 2018

STUDY AIDS FOR STUDYING IN EE.UU. – CALL FOR APPLICATIONS CLOSED  

The Instituto Universitario de Investigación en Estudios Norteamericano “Benjamin Franklin” de la Universidad de Alcalá, on basis of the agreement with Northamerican universities, offers the following positions in the field of arts, economics and business for the academic year 2018/2019.

UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA (State of Oklahoma)

4 positions. For further information regarding the courses, check the university website: http://www.ou.edu/

RIDER UNIVERSITY (Estado de New Jersey)

2 positions. For further information regarding the courses, check the university website:  http://www.rider.edu

SUNY: STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY in Long Island (Estado de New York)

4 positions. For further information regarding the subjects, check the university web page:. http://www.stonybrook.edu

BALDWIN WALLACE UNIVERSITY (Estado de Ohio)

4 positions. For further information regarding the subjects, check the university web page:  http://www.bw.edu

 

Requirements:

  • Registration sheet of current academic year.
  • Student’s transcript with the grade point average (GPA).
  • Currently studying in the field of Arts, Law, Economics and Business is mandatory for this lectureship.
  • TOEFL Ibt exam with a minimum score of 80%. Exams with a lower score than 16% in each of the sections will not be admitted. (Students may have their grade around 20 days after the exam).
  • Name of the host universities in order of preference and field of studies at each university.
  • A bank statement or other financial document, in English, verifying that the student has access to €10,000 at least. Students applying to study at SUNY, Stony Brook University must prove access to €18,000.
  • Three recommendation letters in Spanish or English from three professors. Two of them by professors at UAH.
  • Photocopy of DNI and passport (both are mandatory).
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Statement of purpose, in English, expressing the student’s reasons and interests for applying for the scholarship.

 

Submission of applications: All applications must be directed to the Director of Instituto Franklin, Mr. Julio Cañero Serrano, clearly indicating the aid applied for and attaching the documentation indicated in the call for applications. The documentation must be submitted to the registry of Colegio de San Ildefonso; Plaza de San Diego, s/n.

Application period: until February 8th, 2018.

Procedure: A shortlist of all applications submitted will be made and a personal interview will be conducted if deemed necessary. Applications will be evaluated by a Commission who shall forward its proposals for scholarship to the corresponding host Universities who shall in any event give their final approval.

Contact: Antonio Fernández.

Instituto Universitario de Investigación en Estudios Norteamericanos “Benjamín Franklin” Colegio de Trinitarios, C/ Trinidad 1. Tel.: 91 885 52 48.

 

The Instituto Franklin-UAH is not responsible for the transfer of credits. Students will be responsible for this process with the chair of their school.

Students that receive a position in the program are allowed to apply for the scholarship of Movilidad Global at the International Relations Office.

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LECTURESHIP AT AUBURN UNIVERSITY – CALL FOR APPLICATIONS CLOSED 

The Instituto Universitario de Investigación en Estudios Norteamericano “Benjamin Franklin” de la Universidad de Alcalá, on basis of its agreement with American universities, offers the following positions in the field of arts for the academic year 2018/2019 – 2019/2020.

7 positions to study a Master in Hispanic Studies as Graduate Teaching Assistant at Auburn University, Alabama.  The master lasts two years (based on the student’s progress) and includes the tuition waiver and a remuneration of approximately $14.400 gross distributed throughout the nine months of the academic year. Students, on their part, will perform tasks such as teaching assistant and shall be responsible for a course in the Department of Spanish.Students will have to pay approximately $1000 per semester for their health insurance and administrative costs.

Requirements:

  • Registration sheet of the current academic year. Non-graduate students will have to turn in a certificate saying that they have completed their Bachelor Degree by June 2017.
  • Student’s transcript with the average score.
  • Having studies in the field of arts.
  • TOEFL exam with the score of 80%. Exams with a lower score than 16% in each of the sections will not be admitted. (Students may have their grade around 20 days after the exam).
  • Financial form documenting that the student has access to approximately €3000.
  • Three recommendation letters in Spanish or English from three professors. Two of them must be written by professors at UAH.
  • Photocopy of DNI and passport (both are mandatory).
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Statement of purpose.

Submission of applications: All applications must be directed to the Director of Instituto Franklin, Mr. Julio Cañero Serrano, clearly indicating the aid applied for and attaching the documentation indicated in the call for applications. The documentation must be submitted to the registry of Colegio de San Ildefonso; Plaza de San Diego, s/n.

Procedure: A shortlist of all applications submitted will be made and a personal interview will be conducted if deemed necessary. Applications will be evaluated by a Commission who shall forward its proposals for scholarship to the corresponding host Universities who shall in any event give their final approval.

Contact: Antonio Fernández.

Instituto Universitario de Investigación en Estudios Norteamericanos “Benjamín Franklin” Colegio de Trinitarios, C/ Trinidad 1. Tel.: 91 885 52 48.

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