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Scholarships and Awards 9/23/11

September 23, 2011

- Learn more about CCRC Asia scholarships!
- Share your big idea and win up to $300,000 in prizes!
- Apply for the Humane Studies Fellowship or a journalism and public policy internship!

Learn more about CCRC Asia scholarships!
CRCC Asia, the leading provider of professional internships in China for international students and graduates. They will
be on campus this Friday, September 23, at the Berkeley Study Abroad Fair.

If you are looking to boost your resume and stand out in the crowd, CRCC Asia offers Internship Programs and Language Programs to allow you to both invest in your future and experience China. China's economy has grown at a meteoric rate and its business community is part of the most exciting and promising markets in the world. Now, companies and individuals across the globe are lining up to do business in China: it is without question the most exhilarating, challenging and fast-growing nation in which to work. As the leading provider of internships in China, we offer students and graduates the opportunity to further their personal and professional
development in a dynamic international setting.

CRCC Asia is proud to be providing ten need-based scholarships this fall. Visit - applications will be accepted from September 15 to October 31, 2011.

Internships are also available. Visit for more information.

Share your big idea and win up to $300,000 in prizes!
Big Ideas @ Berkeley: Inspiring Student Innovation - Up to $300,000 in
prizes available for 2012!

Since its founding in 2006, UC Berkeley's annual Big Ideas Contest has inspired innovative and high-impact student projects aimed at solving the world's most pressing problem. By seeking out and supporting smart and promising new ideas, Big Ideas has produced remarkable results. This year's competition promises up to $300,000 in awards.
Contest categories include:
Global Poverty Alleviation
Improving Student Life
Information Technology for Society
Energy Efficiency
Creative Expression for Social Justice
Scaling Up Big Ideas (for previous Big Ideas & Bears Breaking Boundaries
contest winners)
Pre-Proposal Submissions are due by November 21, 2011. Interested students are encouraged to learn more about building effective interdisciplinary student teams and writing proposals at the following sessions:
Big Ideas Info Panel & Mixer
5-6:30 pm
Thursday, September 29, B100 Blum Hall or
Wednesday, October 12, B100 Blum Hall
Big Ideas Pre-Proposal Workshop
Noon - 1 pm
Monday, October 3, 250 Sutardja Dai Hall
Thursday, October 20, 254 Sutardja Dai Hall
To learn more about the contest and content of the workshops please visit the Big Ideas website:
For real-time news updates and further information regarding upcoming deadlines and events, please follow us on our Big Ideas@Berkeley Facebook page:

Apply for the Humane Studies Fellowship or a journalism and public policy internship!The following programs are offered by the Institute for Humane Studies, an organization founded in 1961 that supports students who value individual liberty.

IHS Journalism Internship Program:Paid journalism internships for talented writers who support free markets, individual rights, and peace. Opportunities at nonprofit newsrooms, major media networks, newspapers, and new media sites.
Applicants may also apply for funding for internships secured on their own. Program includes a stipend plus housing and travel assistance, and a seminar on freedom of the press. Apply by November 15 for spring and by January 31 for summer. Visit for more information.

Public Policy Internships: Paid summer internships at more than 100 think tanks and policy organizations across the US. A comprehensive program that includes two career workshops in Washington, DC, and weekly lectures by academics and policy professionals. Professional guidance on writing policy pieces and interviewing. Stipend plus housing and travel assistance. Apply by January 31. Visit for more information.

Humane Studies Fellowships: Awards of up to $15,000 for graduate students and outstanding undergraduates pursuing academic careers whose work advances a free society. Recent award winners are studying topics such as the relationship between utopianism and liberalism and the concept of civility in 17th Century Anglo-American political thought. Apply by December 31. Visit for more information.