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2018 Global Alliance PR & Communications Scholarships – Switzerland

Note: To successfully apply for this scholarship, ensure you read all instructions on this page.

The Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management invites applications from applicants living and working outside Switzerland.

The scholarships are part of the Global Alliance’s search for joint global standards while celebrating differences between markets and cultures.  “The members of the Global Alliance will benefit from promising communicators who seek both international education and a diverse network” said Gregor Halff, Chair of the Global Alliance.

Application Deadline: 31st December, 2017

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at (country): Switzerland

Eligible Fields of Study: Communications and other related fields

Type: Masters

Number of Awardees: Limited

Value of Scholarship: Each scholarship totals CHF 24,500, half of the EMScom tuition fees, and will be deducted from the total fee for the program.

Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship program, applicants must:

  • have a minimum of 5 years of work experience
  • Work in a communication-related department
  • Live and work outside of Switzerland
  • Be fully self- funding their EMScom education
  • have completed their bachelors degree program

How To Apply: 

  1. In-person or Skype interview with the EMScom Academic Director. During the interview, the candidate’s educational and professional background, path, as well as motivations and expectations on the program will be discussed. Required documents, to be sent to [email protected] are:
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Copy of diplomas and transcripts of records
  • Organizational charts of participant’s organization (if available)
  • Essay of motivation

The essay of motivation should be around 1000 words and should contain the following topics:

  • Your motivation for applying to the EMScom
  • How will the EMScom contribute to your professional development
  • Why do you feel you are a strong candidate for the program
  • How you would contribute to enhance the experience of the EMScom class
  • What you would do to enhance the EMScom alumni network

2. Fill in the GA scholarship application form(check website) and send it electronically and in hard copy to the Global Alliance by December 31 of each year at the latest. The candidate might be called for an interview by one of the Global Alliance Board members.

Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management
c/o USI Università della Svizzera italiana
Via Giuseppe Buffi 13
CH-6900, Lugano
[email protected]

3. The final decision concerning the GA scholarship will be communicated to the candidate within 5 working days. The candidate has five working days to decide whether he/she accepts the scholarship

Visit The Scholarship Website For More Information

Award Provider: Global Alliance

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