November 2017 APSIA Newsletter                                                                View this email in your browser

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Our final events of the year are almost here!

Opportunity Alert:    Student Essay Contest

Foreign Affairs and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy want to give tomorrow's leaders the opportunity to demonstrate innovative thinking on the issues that shape their world. 

In the 2017 Student Essay Competition, a panel from the Foreign Affairs editorial staff and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy will select one undergraduate's essay to be published on the Foreign Affairs Web site. Submit your essay here.

Does populism pose a threat to the international order? Why or why not, and what can be done about it?

Friday, November 17, 2017, 11:59 PM EST.

Join us for our upcoming events!

Best Practices in Applying to Grad School Webinar: 
November 14, 2017
Register here.

Best Practices in Applying to Grad School Webinar:
December 6, 2017
Register here. 
Fellowship Spotlight
The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program
     The Pickering Fellowship includes up to $37,500 annually for a two-year master’s degree in fields related to the Foreign Service such as business administration, economics, public policy, international affairs, and other relevant fields.
      The program also includes two summer internships, one at a domestic office of the Department of State in Washington, D.C. and one overseas at a U.S. embassy or consulate. The program provides stipends, transportation and housing for these internships. Other benefits, such as mentoring from a Foreign Service Officer and employment at the completion of the program, are also included. 

                Learn more about the program and the application process here!
Student Experience Spotlight
Elvina Ganbarova is a second year graduate student, pursuing a master’s degree at the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Born and raised in Kazakhstan, and Azeri by ethnicity, she is the president of the International Affairs Graduate Organization. She recently held an internship with the southeast regional office of UNICEF that allowed her to put her academic focus into practical experience.
How did her time at Georgia Tech help her succeed at her UNICEF internship? Find out more about her story here!
Member School Highlight

The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs draws on its unique setting at one of the world’s leading technological universities and on the unparalleled integrity and insight of the distinguished senator for which it is named to deliver innovative programs and cutting-edge research that integrate technology and the study of international affairs.

At a time of rapid change, the School is dedicated to delivering programs in education, research, and public outreach that provide a greater understanding of factors that shape the world in which we live and work. The School strives to connect learning and experience through its interdisciplinary degree programs, policy-relevant research with a strong theoretical foundation, and regular interaction with practitioners.

Find out more here!
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