Humanity in Action Info Sessions

Humanity In Action Information Sessions

    Tuesday, December 8th, 2:00-3:00 PM, MGH 224 (Dean’s Conference Room)

    Wednesday, December 9th, 4:00-5:00 PM, MGH 224 (Dean’s Conference Room)

The 2010 Programs will be in Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, and the United States.

Humanity in Action (HIA) is an international fellowship that aims to instill the values of human dignity and moral responsibility for the protection of the rights of minorities in a new generation of social, cultural, and political leaders.  This is a wonderful opportunity for students to develop this understanding with an international network in countries where they will have the opportunity to build  multi-national, intergenerational network of present and emerging leaders in diverse professional fields who share these commitments.

In 2009, two UW students were selected for the summer program — Mina Barahimi, a Law Societies & Justice major and Sarah Howard, a CHID and Latin American Studies major.  Barahimi studied in Amsterdam and Howard studied in New York City. 

Program eligibility:

All majors and academic disciplines are encouraged to apply.    

    *  Applicants to the HIA Core Programs must be matriculated sophomores, juniors, seniors, or recent graduates (Classes of 2008 and 2009) at accredited, four-year colleges or universities in the United States.

    *  Fellows will be selected on the basis of their demonstrated commitment to minority rights, evidence of leadership potential, and outstanding academic achievement.

    *  Fellows will be responsible for financing the cost of airfare to participate in the program. HIA will cover this cost for Fellows with documented need.

Application Deadline: Saturday, January 23, 2010. 

Please visit:  http://humanityinaction.org/apply  for complete details.

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