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Canada: Sauvé Scholars scholarship at McGill

Sauvé Scholars is an opportunity for highly-motivated people who have demonstrated leadership potential to come to McGill University in Montreal for eight months to research, reflect, question and enlarge upon their understanding of the state of the world and their roles in effecting positive change. The programme provides intimate weekly seminars with eminent journalists, political figures and innovators in business, academia and the arts. Scholars will be awarded a stipend valued at $30,000 Canadian (Sk680,000) for travel, tuition, housing, meals and supplies.

Sauvé Scholars is an opportunity for highly-motivated people who have demonstrated leadership potential to come to McGill University in Montreal for eight months to research, reflect, question and enlarge upon their understanding of the state of the world and their roles in effecting positive change. The programme provides intimate weekly seminars with eminent journalists, political figures and innovators in business, academia and the arts. Scholars will be awarded a stipend valued at $30,000 Canadian (Sk680,000) for travel, tuition, housing, meals and supplies.

Candidates must have completed their undergraduate education, or the equivalent, but have not necessarily attained an advanced degree. Candidates should be under 30 and have a solid academic record. Successful candidates are committed leaders in their professions and in their communities. They demonstrate a track record of success, a skill for communication and an eagerness to engage with the complex issues of the day.

Past scholars have come from a wide range of disciplines such as journalism, communications, the arts, economics, and social and community development. Candidates are encouraged to provide the foundation with proof of their leadership initiatives to date through media reports or third-party commentaries.

Deadline for applications: December 31, 2007

For more information see www.sauvescholars.org

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