AMA Expands Scholarship for International Students

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<p><strong>New York &mdash; April 26</strong><br />International students and scholars studying in the United States are invited to participate in management education and professional development programs offered by American Management Association (AMA) as a result of a joint program between AMA and the Institute of International Education (IIE). </p><p>AMA will provide up to 300 full scholarships to qualified students in IIE-sponsored programs to attend AMA seminars in 2007.<br /><br />Fulbright students and scholars, as well as Humphrey Program Fellows, are eligible to apply for the AMA scholarships.<br /><br />AMA&rsquo;s world-class programs, ranging from general management to project management and executive leadership, complement the rigorous academic courses in which these grantees are enrolled. </p><p>Seminars generally span two to four days and cost, on average, $1,800. </p><p>Most scholarship participants will attend seminars at AMA&rsquo;s Executive Conference Centers in Atlanta, Chicago, New York, San Francisco or Washington, D.C.<br /><br />&ldquo;This is a wonderful opportunity for us to help future leaders from all over the world acquire the essential management skills they need to leverage their potential and make a significant impact when they return to their home countries and organizations,&rdquo; said AMA President and CEO Edward T. Reilly. &ldquo;Working with IIE ensures that our programs reach the most outstanding future leaders from around the world.&rdquo;<br /><br />This joint program with IIE is one component of AMA&rsquo;s global outreach initiative designed to bring the advantages of proven management development training to new populations.<br /><br />&ldquo;We&rsquo;re delighted to be expanding this program with AMA,&rdquo; IIE President Alan Goodman said. &ldquo;AMA&rsquo;s training programs supplement the rigorous academic courses our international grantees are taking and expose them to American business people and practices in a collaborative team setting. The AMA Nonprofit Scholarship Program adds a rich dimension to their learning experience in the U.S.&rdquo;&nbsp;</p>

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