GE Global Overseas Ph.D. Scholarship Program

The GE Global Learning Center will provide a grant to one Ph.D. student to visit a foreign institution for collaboration and research.  Interested students should submit a one page statement of interest including the institution they would like to visit, the timing of the proposed trip, the type of research and/or collaboration proposed, and a detailed budget (up to $1500).  Any documentation showing contact with the proposed institution should also be included.   A statement of support from the applicant’s advisor is also required. Deadline to apply is Friday, November 10th, 2017. Please email proposals to Michele Metcalf, Director, Global Business Programs, at Michele.Metcalf@business.uconn.edu.

Past Recipients:

  • 2016 -2017: Jin Peng, Examination of the price difference in cross-listed stocks in China.
  • 2015 – 2016: Howard Jean-Denis, Impact of Strategic Entrepreneurship in Israel as a Comparable Baseline for Other Small “StartUp Nation” Economies
  • 2014 – 2015: Selcan Kara, How Consumers Process and Evaluate Products with Alpha-numeric Brand Names