Oslo Scholarship

GEORGIA ROTARY STUDENT PROGRAM         

 Districts 6900, 6910 and 6920 R.I.

 

September 2012

 

TO:                       Presidents of Rotary Clubs of

                             District #6900, #6910, #6920

 

FROM:                 Georgia Rotary Student Program

 

SUBJECT:           Oslo Scholarships

 

The Norwegian Rotary Advisory Board is once again inviting three (3) young Georgia students to study in Norway next summer. We ask that your club select a candidate(s) for this award. The final selection will be made by a committee of Trustees in each District.

 

Scholarship information: Visit the Oslo Summer School Website, www.uio.no/iss, for details. DO NOT SUBMIT APPLICATION THROUGH THAT WEBSITE. APPLY THROUGH GRSP AND IF YOU ARE SELECTED YOU WILL THEN APPLY TO THE SUMMER SCHOOL.

 

          (a)     Dates:         June 22 – August 2, 2013 at the University of Oslo.

                  

(b)             English is the language of the Summer School.

 

(c)      REQUIREMENTS:

1.                 Ages 20-24 – Singles only

2.                 Must have completed college sophomore year

3.                 Three color photographs passport size – taken within last

          six months

4.                 Seriousness of purpose

5.                 Personal qualities likely to make a good representative of our
         Country abroad

6.                 Excellent health

 

The program includes air fares Atlanta-Oslo and return to Atlanta, a field tour to Bergen (administered by the University of Oslo), room, board and tuition at the International Summer School at the University of Oslo and visiting for one week with Norwegian Rotary host families. The recipients of the scholarships must pay their travel expense to and from Atlanta, plus provide their own personal spending money.

 

           

 

          GENERAL COURSES: Norwegian Art, Norwegian Language, History,

          Folklore and Literature of Norway and Scandinavia, Economics, Politics,

          Culture and Society, International Relations and Development Studies

 

          GRADUATE COURSES: Educational System of Norway, Physical           

          Education in Norway, Medical Care and Health Services in Norway, Peace

          Research, Energy Planning and the Environment, Special Education,

Kulturlivet i samtidesn Norge, Norwegian Petroleum Law and Transboundary Pollution.

 

          The University of Oslo will issue a Certificate of Achievement to all who

          satisfactorily complete the Summer School courses. Credits may also be

          certified.

 

          PURPOSE: While the immediate goal of this International School is to

          impart knowledge about some aspects of Norway, it also seeks to increase

          understanding and good will among nations through daily living together.

 

          HOUSING: Lecture and Seminar activities and housing will be at the

          University located at Blindern, ten minutes by electric car from the center of

          Oslo. Men and women students will be housed at the Blindern Dormitories.

          Meals will be provided at the University Center Cafeteria.

 

          Application form is attached. (See below)

 

We appreciate your cooperation in this international project by submitting a candidate from your community.

 

MAIL THE COMPLETED APPLICATION FORM ON OR BEFORE

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2012 TO:

 

The Georgia Rotary Student Program

PO Box 61327

Savannah, Georgia 31420

 

 

 

Note:   The Sponsors noticed that we have been sending more females than males.  It was a suggestion that we try to identify some male recipients but it is not a requirement.

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Paul Harris,
Sep 20, 2012, 9:14 AM
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