Becas del Programa de Liderazgo y Competitividad Global de la Universidad Georgetown
Emitido por: Oficina de Relaciones Interinstitucionales
Dirigido a: Graduados
Fecha de cierre de la convocatoria: 20 de septiembre de 2012.
La organización Ardila Lülle abrió la convocatoria para otorgar becas del Programa de Liderazgo y Competitividad Global de la Universidad Georgetown, en Estados Unidos. Hasta el 20 de septiembre, los interesados podrán aplicar para acceder a este beneficio. El curso iniciará en 2013.
The Latin American Board's main activities center on its flagship project, the Global Competitiveness Leadership Program, in which young leaders from the Ibero-American Region are given a full scholarship to participate in a 12-week program at Georgetown University. The program draws on interdisciplinary faculty from across departments at Georgetown, including professors from the McDonough School of Business, the Walsh School of Foreign Service and the Georgetown College. The academic program also includes expert leaders from the Region focused on public, private and non-profit leadership.
Taking into consideration that Georgetown seeks to promote leaders who will make a disproportionate difference in the world, the Latin American Board has sought to align itself with this mission. As the University develops its identity as a "Global" University, the Global Competitiveness Leadership Program is a crucial component to achieve this goal.
In particular, the program hopes to prepare participants to understand barriers that impede development in their countries and to generate and support reform initiatives substantiated in new visions of integral development, carried out through applicable projects in the respective countries of participants.
The differentiating component of the GCL Program is a focus on action. Each leader is to develop a social project to be applied upon their return to their country. The GCL Program seeks to multiply its impact through its network of leaders in the Latin American region based on a social entrepreneurship model.
• Selection Process and Eligibility
The application form consists of personal and academic information which must be given by the candidates, along with extracurricular activities and languages. Applicants must explain the reason for wanting to participate in the GCL Program and answer a series of additional questions. The Application Form also consists of an agreement to return to the candidate's country of origin upon completion of the program for at least two years in order to apply lessons learned.
All candidates must comply with the following criteria:
- Ibero-American country of origin
- Ages 24 – 34
- College degree from a national or foreign university
- Proven English language skills, reading, writing and oral
- Excellent academic record
- Commitment to return to country of origin to apply knowledge obtained
- At least one year of work experience
Organización Ardila Lülle and/or Georgetown University will name a Selection Committee to determine the finalists, taking into consideration the following additional criteria:
- Leadership potential
- Candidate's ability to build networks, share knowledge and become catalyst for change and innovation.
- Academic record
- Reasons for participation in the GCL Program expressed in the application form
- Evaluation of answers to questions in the application form
- Other merits
The Application form must be sent to Organización Ardila Lülle: Calle 52 No 47-42 piso 32 Edificio Coltejer, Medellín, along with the following supporting documents:
- Current Resume (Curriculum Vitae)
- Two letters of recommendation
- Copy of Identification document
- Copy of University diploma
- Copy of any post graduate studies diploma
- Copy of University transcripts
- Proof of English competency for those whose native tongue is not English
- Candidates must send the above-mentioned documents to be considered for acceptance.
The application process and selection in the country of origin of a candidate does not guarantee acceptance to Georgetown University. An Admissions Committee made up of professors and other administrators from the University will review the application forms and supporting documents of finalists and send an official acceptance letter to those candidates selected. This will end the selection process.