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International Education Week with American Councils Moldova

November, 9 2012

American Councils Moldova has celebrated International Education Week with a seminar for Moldovan college students from major academic institutions, such as State University of Moldova, Academy of Economic Studies, Technical University of Moldova and Free International University. International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is a special occasion to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States.

 

Organised in collaboration with Students Alliance of Moldova, US Embassy and Moldova Advising Center the event offered Moldovan college students information regarding various scholarship opportunities offered by US Department of State, such as LFP, Open World, Carnegie, FLEX, Access Microscholarship.

 

Our guest speakers:

 

- David Jesse, American Councils Moldova Country Director

- Otilia Colac, Educational Adviser at the Educational Advising Center

- Brent Israelsen, Assistant  Public Affairs Officer, US Embassy

- Dorina Calinovschi, Director of Studies, American Language Center

- Dr Daniela Munca-Aftenev, American Councils Executive Director

 

Various scholarships can be found:

- on Educational Edvising Center webpage http://www.eac.md/

- on US Embassy's official webpage http://moldova.usembassy.gov/exchanges.html

- UGRAD scholarships for 1st and 2nd year students

- ERASMUS scholarships

- SOROS scholarships

 

 

Why study in the USA, by Brent Israelsen, US Embassy

Why Study in the USA.ppt


 

by Dr Daniela Munca-Aftenev, American Councils Moldova

 


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