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EARTH University Scholarships for Undergraduate Studies, Costa Rica

Undergraduate Scholarship in Natural resource management and social entrepreneurship for Applicants from Haitian, Liberia and Sierra Leone to study at EARTH University, Costa Rica 2012

Study Subject(s): Natural resource management and social entrepreneurship
Course Level:Undergraduate
Scholarship Provider: Open Society Foundations , EARTH University
Scholarship can be taken at: Costa Rica

Eligibility:
During the program, students apply their learning through collaborative group projects, local field work and a mandatory internship in their third year. The training helps equip individuals to return to their home countries to help alleviate poverty and encourage sustainable development

Scholarship Open for International Students:Yes  (Haitian, Liberia and Sierra Leone)

Scholarship Description: The Open Society Foundations, in collaboration with EARTH University, provide five four-year undergraduate scholarships for students from Haiti and five for students from Liberia and Sierra Leone to study at EARTH University, Costa Rica. EARTH University offers a bachelor of science degree with a focus on natural resource management and social entrepreneurship. EARTH University provides an innovative curriculum focused on leadership, agricultural study, and community development to emerging young leaders to enable them to confront the social and environmental challenges of their home countries in tangible and socially responsive ways. During the program, students apply their learning through collaborative group projects, local field work and a mandatory internship in their third year. The training helps equip individuals to return to their home countries to help alleviate poverty and encourage sustainable development.

How to Apply: Online

Scholarship Application Deadline:

Applicants from Haiti for the Class of 2013–2015 should submit their applications and recommendation letters by April 30, 2012.
Applicants from Sierra Leone and Liberia should submit their applications by March 15, 2012

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