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Global Alliance PR and Communications MSc Scholarship for International Students 2018 – Switzerland

 The Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management is offering scholarships to the EMScom Executive Master of Science in Communications Management’s  for candidates living and working outside of Switzerland.

Application Deadline: 31st December, 2017

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at (country): Switzerland

Eligible Fields of Study: Communications and other related fields

About the Award: The scholarships are part of the Global Alliance’s search for joint global standards while celebrating differences between markets and cultures.  “The members of the Global Alliance will benefit from promising communicators who seek both international education and a diverse network” said Gregor Halff, Chair of the Global Alliance. “Serving the strategic goals of the Global Alliance, the scholarship enables a limited number of participants to benefit from USI Università della Svizzera italiana’s renowned Executive Master of Science in Communications Management and its multinational faculty. We are confident these scholars will help us raise the standards of the communication profession in many parts of the world.”

Type: Masters

Eligibility: The Global Alliance scholarships, based on financial need, are available to applicants who do not receive employer assistance in funding their executive education. Candidates have to:

  • Have a minimum of 5 years of work experience
  • Work in a communication-related department
  • Live and work outside of Switzerland
  • Be fully self- funding their EMScom education

Number of Awardees: Limited

Value of Scholarship: Each scholarship totals CHF 24,500, half of the EMScom tuition fees, and will be deducted from the total fee for the program.

Duration of Scholarship: Duration of Programme

How to Apply: 

  1. In-person or Skype interview with the EMScom Academic Director. During the interview, the candidate’s educational and professional background, path, as well as motivations and expectations on the program will be discussed. Required documents, to be sent to [email protected] are:
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Copy of diplomas and transcripts of records
  • Organizational charts of participant’s organization (if available)
  • Essay of motivation

The essay of motivation should be around 1000 words and should contain the following topics:

  • Your motivation for applying to the EMScom
  • How will the EMScom contribute to your professional development
  • Why do you feel you are a strong candidate for the program
  • How you would contribute to enhance the experience of the EMScom class
  • What you would do to enhance the EMScom alumni network

2. Fill in the GA scholarship application form(check website) and send it electronically and in hard copy to the Global Alliance by December 31 of each year at the latest. The candidate might be called for an interview by one of the Global Alliance Board members.

Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management
c/o USI Università della Svizzera italiana
Via Giuseppe Buffi 13
CH-6900, Lugano
Switzerland
[email protected]
www.globalalliancepr.org

3. The final decision concerning the GA scholarship will be communicated to the candidate within 5 working days. The candidate has five working days to decide whether he/she accepts the scholarship

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: Global Alliance

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