Friday, April 30, 2010

Full scholarships available for IDEA Advocacy Institute in China

For two weeks this summer, you can study debate and persuasion with award winning US professors and experienced local trainers...for free! IDEA is offering full scholarships to applicants from East Asia and developing countries, for the first-annual Advocacy Institute in China.

Hosted by IDEA, Willamette University, and Xiamen University the Advocacy Institute is a two and a half-week program for university students and will be held June 7-23, 2010 in Xiamen, Fujian, China. The Advocacy Institute will focus on teaching participants the necessary tools to advocate for cultural and environmental sustainability. Courses at the institute will focus on sustainability, tangible and intangible cultural heritage, argumentation and debate, and new media.

To ensure your spot at the first Advocacy Institute in China, send in your application as soon as possible! The deadline for applicants outside China is May 7th. Download the application here, and for more information, click here.

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