LUGANO, Switzerland, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
December 1, 2014 is the final deadline to apply for the Global Alliance scholarships to the Executive Master of Science in Communications Management (EMScom)
Mid-career communication professionals have time until December 1, 2014to apply for the scholarships provided by the Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management to the Executive Master of Science in Communications Management (EMScom), an intensive part-time program basedat USI Università della Svizzera italiana in Lugano, Switzerland.
These scholarships are part of the Global Alliance's long-term strategic partnership with USI Università della Svizzera italiana, Switzerland's most international university which boasts a dynamic and fully-fledged Faculty of Communication Sciences offering degrees at all levels of higher education, and are provided in a limited number to applicants living and working outside Switzerland.
Based on financial needs, the scholarships are available to communication professionals who do not receive employer assistance in funding their executive education. Candidates also have to have a minimum of five years of work experience and work in a communication-related department. Each scholarship totals CHF 24,500, half of the tuition fee for EMScom, and will be deducted from the total tuition fee for the program.
The final deadline to submit the application is December 1, 2014.
For more information on how to apply for the Global Alliance scholarships, please visit the Global Alliance website.
About the Global Alliance
The Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management (http://www.globalalliancepr.org) is the confederation of the world's major public relations and communication management associations and institutions, representing 160,000 practitioners and academics around the globe. The Global Alliance's mission is to unify the public relations profession, raise professional standards all over the world, share knowledge for the benefit of its members and be the global voice for public relations in the public interest.
The Global Alliance is the convener of the World Public Relations Forum, to be held next in Toronto, Canada, in 2016.
About Executive MScom program
Based in Lugano, the EMScom is a part-time program for experienced communications professionals with nine residential sessions spread across twenty months. To reinforce participants' international perspective on management and communication, USI Università della Svizzera italiana cooperates with two renowned business schools: UCLA Anderson School of Management and Lee Kong Chian School of Business at the Singapore Management University. Participants have the unique opportunity to study side-by-side with their Asian peers during a one-week residential session in Singapore, which is run together with the partner program at Singapore Management University. A second two-week session at UCLA Anderson School of Management together with their Asian colleagues further complements and enhances the global perspective. http://www.emscom.usi.ch
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