EducationUSA Alumni Fair

Discover US Universities through the EducationUSA Alumni Fair on April 30th at American Center! Come and learn about the application process to more than 25 American Colleges and Universities from Azerbaijani and American alumni. Entrance is free. Confirm your participation online: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/K78QWP2

 

CARNEGIE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

 

Research Opportunities in the United States

For Scholars in the Humanities and Social Sciences

 

The National Council for Eurasian and East European Research (NCEEER) in collaboration with American Councils is pleased to announce the competition for the Carnegie Research Fellowship Program in the United States for the 2016-2017 academic year. Scholars of the humanities and social sciences may apply for individual, non-degree research opportunities at the universities and institutes in the United States. Participants will conduct research in the United States for 4 months.

 

American Councils is pleased to invite you to participate  in the session that will be held at  US- Azerbaijan Education Center on

March 14, 2016 at 18:30.

 

CARNEGIE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

 

Research Opportunities in the United States

For Scholars in the Humanities and Social Sciences

 

The  National Council for Eurasian and East European Research (NCEEER) in collaboration with American Councils is pleased to announce the competition for the Carnegie Research Fellowship Program in the United States for the 2016-2017 academic year. Scholars of the humanities and social sciences may apply for individual, non-degree research opportunities at the universities and institutes in the United States. Participants will conduct research in the United States for 4 months.

 

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION APPLICATION FORMS IS April 30, 2016, 5 p.m.

 

Application forms available on http://www.nceeer.org (Carnegie Program) and http://www.americancouncils.az.

 

For additional information please contact:

 

American Councils Baku Office

​Caspian Business Center

40 J. Jabbarli Street, 2nd Floor

info@americancouncils.az

T: +99412 436 75 29/30

PROFESSIONAL FELLOWS PROGRAM IN AZERBAIJAN

The Professional Fellows Program (PFP) is sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the US Department of State. In Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Turkey, and Ukraine it is administered by American Councils for International Education.

PFP Program Goals are: to strengthen understanding of U.S. legislative process; to create partnerships between U.S. and foreign institutions; to establish a common language for developing practical solutions for shared problems and concerns.

Important Facts: The Azeri fellows of the 2016 program year, fall  season will be selected through a competitive application process. All interested candidates should apply online at:  https://ais.americancouncils.org/cgi-bin/WebObjects/AIR.woa/wa/login?brand=pfp Semifinalists will be selected based on their applications and then interviews will be conducted at the American Councils office in Baku. Final decision upon finalists will be made by the independent committee members at AmericanCouncilsDCoffice.
Upon arrival in the United States fellows will participate in  a three-day intensive introduction to the U.S. political process. Fellows will then begin their 5-6 week long fellowships across the United States  in federal and state legislative and executive offices, city halls, and NGOs immersing themselves in the daily operations of state governance, government oversight, and citizen participation.  At the end of the program, Fellows will be given a unique opportunity to meet Professional Fellows from around the world at a wrap-up conference organized by the State Department in Washington, DC.   For more information view http://professionalfellows.americancouncils.org

Anyone who meets below listed eligibility requirements can participate in the program:

  • Be 25 to 35 years of age Azerbaijan citizen at the time of application;
  • Be a college graduate (equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree or higher);
  • Be proficient in English, as demonstrated by paper based TOEFL scores over 500, IBT scores over 61 or its equivalent (for example, university-level study in an English-speaking program or IELTS band 6 or higher). If you have none of these and are selected as a semi-finalist, we will give you an institutional TOEFL exam;
  • Have relevant experience in and commitment to a career in the public sector;
  • Have demonstrated leadership and collaborative skills.

Important Date:

Deadline for Professional Fellows Program spring season: April 15, 2016

 

For more information please contact us:

 

American Councils for International Education

40 J. Jabbarli Street, Caspian Business Center, 2nd Floor, Baku, Azerbaijan   AZ1065 Tel./Fax: +994124367529/30/31;  Cell phone: +994519963460
Email: LFP@americancouncils.az;

 

Lala Huseynova

PFP Program Coordinator


 


Alumni Fair registration for volunteers

Dear alumni,

EducationUSA is pleased to invite you to represent your US alma-mater during the EducationUSA Alumni Fair. The fair will take place on April 30th, 2016 at the American Center with support of US Embassy in Baku and American Councils. You will be informed about the details of venue, date and time of the fair after you have registered.

Interested alumni volunteers are kindly asked to sign up via the online registration survey found at :

 

We really appreciate your effort!

 

The Career Academy closing ceremony


The Career Academy closing ceremony was held on Wednesday, December 16th.Career Academy is a program to provide career development trainings to recent alumni of the Future Leaders Exchange program (FLEX) and the Youth Leadership Program (YLP). These trainings are designed to give alumni skills to better market themselves and to encourage alumni to consider available career paths in the public and private sector. Sessions covered topic such as CV Writing, Interviewing Skills and How to Build Your Personal Brand. In additional there were field trips to different companies such as Ernst and Young, Nar Mobile and the Civil Service Commission. The purpose of these field trips was to help students obtain knowledge of office culture and industry specifics.

On the last day of this exciting journey, the participants shared their experience and what they have learned during the four month workshop. Representative of the U.S. Embassy, American Councils, Trainers and Field Trip Representatives spoke to the group to congratulated them. Additionally each participant was awarded a certificate of completion.

What a successful conclusion of an exciting four month long journey!

 

FLEX Azerbaijan 2016-2017

The FLEX program’s online application is now available. You may find more information by following this link.

If you have further questions, please email the program at programflex@gmail.com or call +99451.660.00.48.

International Education Week in Azerbaijan

On November 16th, 17th and 18th, 2015, EducationUSA Azerbaijan joined over 100 countries around the world in celebration of International Education Week (IEW).

 

On November 16th, EducationUSA Azerbaijan hosted two presentations,  “Education System and Admissions Process for US universities” by Adeola Adegabi, Fulbright ETA exchange program participant and “Application Documents” by Ramila Verdiyeva, EducationUSA adviser.

 

Two more presentations were held on November 17th, “University Admission and Financial Aid Opportunities at Colorado State University” by Assistant Director, International Admissions Stene Verhulst, and “Liberal Art Colleges in the United States”, by Christopher Mendoza, Eurasian Regional Language exchange program participant.

On November 18th, EducationUSA Azerbaijan presented “Towson University” by Larisa Brener, Director of International Recruitment and “Pittsburgh State University” by Dr. Cathy Lee Arcuino, Director of International Programs and Services.

 

EducationUSA Fair, November 4th, 2015

 

If you are interested in U.S. scholarship opportunities and free advising by U.S. university representatives, you are welcome to attend the EducationUSA Fair at Park Inn Hotel on November 4th from 3 p.m. till 7 p.m.

Online registration link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Baku2015

 

 

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Complimentary tickets are available at our office. Please stop by to get yours today!

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