Please pass on to anyone who might be eligible for and interested in
applying for a scholarship to attend Schumacher College...
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ECOLOGICAL STUDIES
Schumacher College is an international centre for ecological studies based
in England, which welcomes course participants from all over the world. The
College has recently secured funding to offer scholarships for people to
attend its short residential courses on ecological themes.
The scholarships are for people who can best use the knowledge they gain at
the College to contribute towards a sustainable future. Schumacher College
aims to explore the foundations of a more ecologically sustainable, balanced
and harmonious world view.
Courses at Schumacher College are between one and five weeks in length, and
are led by world-renowned writers and thinkers, including: Fritjof Capra,
Joanna Macy, David Orr, Fran Macy, David Ehrenfeld, Stephan Harding, Ed
Grumbine, James Lovelock, Arne Naess, Stephanie Mills, Wes Jackson,
Christine von Weizsaecker, Tewolde Egziabher, Andrew Kimbrell, Wangari
Maathai, Sunderlal Bahuguna, Brian Goodwin and Humberto Maturana. A full
programme of courses is available on request. Subject areas of courses
centre around one of the following themes: ecological economics and
development issues; the links between philosophy, psychology and ecology;
the new understandings emerging from recent scientific discoveries.
Nationalities currently eligible to apply for financial assistance under the
new scholarship schemes: US (America); UK; countries of the European Union;
Norway; Switzerland; Cyprus; Iceland.
Bursaries are also available for people from CEE countries and the Third World.
Apologies to anyone not covered by these schemes! We are currently
researching other foundations to support our work - if you know of any that
support environmental education, or other ecological projects, please let us
Schumacher College wishes to award the scholarships to individuals who are
now or are likely to become influential in their communities. They may be
working or studying in the fields of education, environmentalism, public
administration, journalism/media, community work, or green business. More
information on eligibility and application procedures is given at the end of
this message. We would be grateful if you could pass these details on to
any potential applicants you know.
The application procedure and course listing is included below.
Schumacher College strives to achieve diverse student groups on all courses.
The fund will be used to support this policy, and applications are welcomed
from a wide range of social, ethnic and age groups.
SCHOLARSHIPS - ELIGIBILITY AND APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Who may apply?
Under our various scholarship and bursary schemes, funded by foundations
from different countries, there are slightly varying criteria for
eligibility and application procedures. Please write to
<email@example.com> asking for specific details of assistance available
to people from your region.
In general, funding will be awarded to people who:
* are now, or are likely to become, influential in their communities.
* are working or studying in the fields of:
How to apply:
* Ensure you have read the College prospectus and current programme
(available on request, contact details at the end of this message. Or send
your postal address to this e-mail address, and we will forward details.)
* Select the course you wish to attend from the list included below.
* Submit a completed application form (available on request, or via the
Schumacher College website:
* Submit a letter explaining why you are unable to pay the full course fee.
For applicants from Western Europe or America:
* Submit two supporting letters from employers, colleagues, professors or
others familiar with your work
* Submit a completed checklist (available on request, or via the Schumacher
College website: http://www.gn.apc.org/schumachercollege/appproc.htm )
* Proof of nationality (such as photocopy of passport, etc.)
* The scholarship includes the cost of tuition, accommodation, food and
outings but excludes travel expenses.
* Those who can afford it, or can raise some funding, are asked to make a
financial contribution to the scholarship fund. Those unable to make such a
contribution to the course fee should include a letter with their initial
application asking for a waiver of this condition.
SCHUMACHER COLLEGE COURSES IN 1998/9
SOUL, EROS AND NATURE, June 28 - July 10, 1998
taught by Robert Sardello and Thomas Moore
RECLAIMING OUR CULTURE: Redesigning the University
July 13-24, 1998
taught by David Orr and David Ehrenfeld
6-18 September 1998
INSIDE/OUTSIDE: Practice in Psychology, Ecology & Painting
taught by James Hillman and Margot McLean
20-25 September 1998
THE ZEN OF COOKING
taught by Edward Brown
4-16 October 1998
THE HEALTH OF GAIA
taught by Stephan Harding, Ed Grumbine & James Lovelock
29 October - 6 November 1998
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF AWAKENING: Buddhism in Contemporary Life
taught by Maura Sills and Stephen Batchelor
8-27 November 1998
DEEP ECOLOGY: Ecological Wisdom for the Modern Age
taught by Arne Naess, Stephanie Mills and Stephan Harding
10-29 January 1999
IN SEARCH OF TECHNOLOGICAL RESPONSIBILITY: Agriculture, Biosafety, and Democracy
taught by Christine von Weizsaecker, Tewolde Berhan G Egziabher and Wes Jackson
7-26 February 1999
ACTING FOR THE EARTH
Sunderlal Bahuguna, Wangari Maathai and Andrew Kimbrell
March 7 - 26, 1999
THE TREE OF KNOWLEDGE: Life, Knowledge, and Creativity
taught by Humberto Maturana and Brian Goodwin
Further details of all courses are available on request. Please send your
email and postal addresses to: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
-- Schumacher College is an international centre for ecological studies which welcomes course participants from all over the world, from a wide range of ages and backgrounds.
For further details of Schumacher College and its courses, please contact: The Administrator Schumacher College The Old Postern Dartington Totnes Devon TQ9 6EA UK Tel: +44 (0)1803 865934 Fax: +44 (0)1803 866899 Email: <email@example.com> Web: http://www.gn.apc.org/schumachercollege/
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