Impact and Access

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Access

THE JAMES L. PEACOCK SCHOLARSHIP

World View is committed to ensuring accessibility to our programs for all North Carolina K-12 and community college educators. We are pleased to provide an annual scholarship for a select educator to attend a World View March seminar of their choice in honor of former World View Advisory Board Chair, Dr. James L. Peacock.  In 2017, the following spring seminars will be offered:

March 28-29: Latin America and North Carolina
March 29-30: Stories of Africa: Connected Over time and Across the Globe

Dr. James PeacockJames L. Peacock is a Kenan Distinguished Professor of Anthropology Emeritus at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He received a B.A. from Duke University and a Ph.D. from Harvard University. He has served as chair of the UNC faculty, chair of the Department of Anthropology and director of the UNC Center for International Studies.  Dr. Peacock was instrumental in the founding of World View and helped World View fulfill our mission for over 15 years. The scholarship is offered in appreciation for his commitment to global education. Read more about Dr. James L. Peacock here.

Criteria:
The 2017 James L. Peacock Scholarship will be presented to one (1) K-12 or community college educator who as attended a World View professional development program during the 2015-16 or 2016-17 academic years and has demonstrated a commitment to bringing the world to North Carolina students. Past program participation can include attendance at a symposium, seminar, workshop, online course, leadership program or study visit abroad.

Application Process:
We want to hear about your global education successes and commitment to global education! Please share your story and submit a short essay (no more than 500 words) describing how your participation in a World View program has impacted your instruction or classroom, including a short description of an activity you implemented with your students after attending a World View program.

Please submit your final essay and no more than three photographs and/or a two minute or less video to Julie Kinnaird, Associate Director of K12 at kinnaird@unc.edu.

Scholarship is valued at $175 and does not include funding for travel to/from Chapel Hill to attend the seminar. Please note that all images, video and text submitted will become the property of World View and must have the necessary permissions, particularly if images of minors are included, to be posted to the World View website.

Deadline for submission is February 1, 2017. Recipient will be notified by February 15, 2017.

jarrell2Winner of the 2016 James L. Peacock Scholarship
Stacy Jarrell won the James L. Peacock Scholarship in 2016. After participating in a World View Study Visit, Ms. Jarrell developed a project for her students to research and design coffee bags from Costa Rica.

Read more about her project here.


SPRING SEMINAR 2017 SCHOLARSHIPS

In Spring 2017 World View will offer three (3) additional scholarships to North Carolina K-12 or community college educators to attend a World View March 2017 seminar of their choice.  In 2017, the following spring seminars will be offered:
March 28-29: Latin America and North Carolina
March 29-30: Stories of Africa: Connected Over time and Across the Globe

Criteria:
All current North Carolina K-12 and community college educators are invited to apply.

Application Process:
Please submit a short essay (no more than 500 words) answering the following:

How will your participation in a World View 2017 spring seminar help you advance global learning in your classroom, school or college? 

Please submit your final essay to Julie Kinnaird, Associate Director of K12 at kinnaird@unc.edu. All text submitted will become the property of World View and may be posted to the World View website. Each scholarship is valued at $175 and does not include funding for travel to/from Chapel Hill to attend the seminar.

Deadline for submission is February 1, 2017. Recipients will be notified by February 15, 2017.