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Exciting Summer Programs for 2013
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This summer JAINA is introducing a variety of summer programs for youth and young adults! Below you will find information on college scholarships, internship opportunities, and conferences.

Please share this these wonderful initiatives with members of your community.

Thank you.

In service,

JAINA Central


JAINA Academic Scholarship Program A

The JAINA Academic Scholarship Program (JASP) is designed to attract, identify, and provide meaningful and substantial financial aid to practicing Jain youths in North America who wish to embark on a college career path and have a demonstrated financial need. It is aimed for any bright, hard-working, goal-oriented, practicing Jain youth in North America to be able to afford to attend an institution of higher learning where s/he can develop her/his skills and talents, and eventually make the community, country and world a better place.

Individual scholarship awards shall be $1500 per student.

You can learn more about this opportunity by clicking here:


JAINA Summer Internship Program A
 

Introducing the First Annual JAINA Summer Internship!

The JAINA Summer Internship (JASI) is a full-time, intensive internship offering U.S. undergraduate and graduate students a chance to work with a service-based community organization in a start-up environment. JASI interns receive hands-on experience that provides professional and personal growth in the areas of non-profit project management, IT support, and social networking/community building, as well as rewarding opportunities to support the global Jain community.
 
This internship runs from June 1 until August 25. Selected interns will receive a $2,000 stipend for the duration of the program.




Jain Summer Camp for Youth A
CLAREMONT LINCOLN UNIVERSITY
JAIN SUMMER SCHOOL FOR YOUTH PROGRAM
CLAREMONT LINCOLN UNIVERSITY AND THE JAIN COMMUNITY INVITE YOU
TO STUDY THE RELIGIOUS AND CULTURAL DIMENSIONS OF JAINISM IN
CLAREMONT, CALIFORNIA THIS SUMMER.

Come study Jainism in Claremont this summer. The week-long program will include academic sessions featuring noted scholars in the field of Jainism speaking on the origins and culture of the faith tradition. It will also provide an opportunity for participants to socialize with their peers and become more deeply involved in the Jain community with visits to the Jain Center of Southern California and other fun activities planned for the week.

Tuition of $250 will cover room and board, which includes three meals per day that comply with Jain dietary teachings as well as transportation for field trips. This program is being highly subsidized through the extreme generosity of the Jain Center of Southern California. This Summer Camp is from July 21 - 28.

Click here to learn more about this Summer Camp.

Click here to hear from Camp Coordinator, Whitny Baum.


Summer Conference on:
"Women's Perspective in the Dharma Traditions"
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THE 2013 CLAREMONT INTERNATIONAL JAIN CONFERENCE
WOMEN’S PERSPECTIVES IN THE DHARMA TRADITIONS
AUGUST 23 - 24, 2013

Thanks to generous support from the Jain community, Claremont Lincoln’s Center for Jain Studies is able to host a major international conference every summer. This year, the August 23-24 conference will focus on women’s perspectives in the Dharma traditions.

Women’s voices are difficult to hear among traditional and contemporary Dharma texts. Yet, women are active and vibrant members of these communities. They are leaders, teachers, artists, philosophers, mothers, wives, professionals, politicians, monastics. This conference seeks to provide a forum to engage the evolving identity of all women through engagement with Dharmic texts, traditions, principles, roles, and communities.

CALL FOR PAPERS: Submissions are welcome from all traditions and gender identities. Abstracts are to be submitted by May 15th!

If you would like to present at this ground breaking conference, click here to learn more about the topics covered.


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