USIA Edmund S. Muskie Fellowships

AGENCY: United States Information Agency

PROGRAM: The United States Information Agency announces opportunities in two categories for regionally and professionally accredited U.S. institutions offering degrees and executive education programs at the master's level in business administration, economics, law, public administration, pre-academic, or English as a Second Language (ESL) programs, to host graduate students from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, the Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, or Uzbekistan for degree, certificate, non-degree, or professional development programs under the auspices of the 1994 Edmund S. Muskie Fellowship Program.

QUALIFICATIONS: To be eligible for a Muskie Fellowship, applicants must be citizens of one of the fifteen countries targeted by the Program, have successfully completed an undergraduate program, be proficient in spoken and written English at the time of application, demonstrate professional aptitude and leadership potential in the field of specialization, and be under the age of 40. Applicants for professional development programs must have a minimum of three years relevant work experience in addition to an undergraduate degree.

DEADLINES: 01/28/94


          United States Information Agency
          Academic Exchanges Division
          European Branch, E/AEE
          301 Fourth Street, SW
          Room 208
          Washington, DC  20547
ATTN:     Ted Kniker