Hinrich Foundation Opens 12 Global Trade Leader Scholarships For Academic Year 2014-2015

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  • (1888PressRelease) October 16, 2013 - HONG KONG - The non-profit Hinrich Foundation (http://www.hinrichfoundation.com) opens applications for 12 Hinrich Global Trade Leader Scholarships for academic year 2014-2015 for people keen on export trade development.

    Citizens of India, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and China are invited to apply online at http://www.hinrichfoundation.com/hinrich-global-trade-leaders-scholarships/ for journalism, business or communication degrees. All scholarships include export trade-related career development opportunities.

    All scholarships cover tuition fees, living allowance, airfare, visa and educational materials. Application deadline is Feb. 1, 2014. Universities, degrees and eligible citizens are:
    * Hong Kong Baptist University
    Bachelor's of Business Administration for China citizens from Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, and Master of Arts in International Journalism Studies for India, Myanmar, Cambodia and Vietnam citizens;
    * Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Master of Arts in International Development Studies for Myanmar citizens;
    * Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Master in Business Administration for China citizens;
    * De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines
    Master in Business Administration for Cambodia citizens, and;
    * University of the Philippines at Los Baņos
    Master of Science in Development Communication for citizens of Lao PRD

    Career development
    In addition to academic degrees, the Foundation arranges internships and job placement for scholars. Alumni work in trade-related careers ranging from export marketing and trade show development with Global Sources (NASDAQ: GSOL http://www.globalsources.com) to export development and job creation in developing Asia with the Hinrich Foundation.

    "Our scholarship program is tailored to people with experience in, or a true passion for, international trade," said Alex Boome, Program Director of the Hinrich Foundation. "We complement the academic experience with practical skills development in export trade.

    "Each of our scholars is privileged in that they avoid one of the biggest challenges facing fresh grads: landing a job. Each has a job waiting for them when they graduate. We ensure that they have the foundation to develop their careers in trade, contribute to export development and - ultimately - create jobs for people in their home countries."

    Further information
    Interested parties may learn about eligibility requirements and participating universities, as well as read more about our current Hinrich Global Trade Leader Scholars at:
    * Trade related education & training
    * Majors & partner institutions
    * Internships & career development
    * Meet our scholars

    About the Hinrich Foundation
    The Hinrich Foundation (http://www.hinrichfoundation.com) believes sustainable global trade promotes economic prosperity and peace. It aims to encourage the private sector and governments to drive innovation and competitiveness in trade-related activities undertaken by individuals, companies, industries and countries by focusing on three programmatic areas:

     Trade related education & training: We sponsor educational opportunities for individuals who show a commitment to participating in or promoting innovative and competitive global trade. We offer Hinrich Global Trade Leaders Scholarships (http://hinrichfoundation.com/trade-related-education) to students from Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, India, China and the USA to study in Hong Kong, Thailand, the Philippines, Israel and the US. We give our scholars internships and career development opportunities in export related companies and organizations in ten countries.
     Export led job creation: The Foundation offers practical trade services to promote and coach producers on how to participate in global trade. Through the Developing Country Export Assistance Program (http://hinrichfoundation.com/job-creation), the Hinrich Foundation connects exporters in developing Asia with buyers worldwide.
     International trade policy research: the Hinrich Foundation believes that the health of the global economy and peace between nations depend on countries having productive trade relationships, which require open, fact-based dialogues. We initiate research, elicit opinions and disseminate information about global trade to encourage objective debate and balanced policy making in support of open, free, transparent and fair global trade.

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