NDSU’s Master of Business Administration program will host a new international scholar on campus as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Edmund S. Muskie Graduate Fellowship Program. NDSU welcomes Kamoliddin Rustamov from Uzbekistan.
Established by Congress in 1992 to encourage economic and democratic growth in Eurasia, the Muskie fellowship is a program of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State administered by IREX, an international nonprofit organization that provides programs to promote global change.
By selecting emerging leaders from 12 countries of the former Soviet Union, the Muskie program aims to promote mutual understanding, build democracy and foster the transition to market economies in Eurasia and Central Asia through intensive academic study and professional training. Muskie fellows also are introduced to American values through a community service experience and develop professional skills through a full-time internship in their field of study. The Muskie program is highly competitive, with a 4 percent rate of acceptance.
For more information, visit www.irex.org/project/edmund-s-muskie-graduate-fellowship-program.
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