Portuguese American Journal

PAPS Excellence Award in Leadership – New York

In partnership with the Leadership Business Consulting, Inc. and the goal to promoting initiatives in Science, Entrepreneurship, Business and Economics amongst its membership, the Portuguese-American Post-graduate Society (PAPS) will honor the winner of its Excellence Award in Leadership, at the XII PAPS Forum Award-Winner, April 16, in New York.

A jury will pick a winner among five finalists. The winner will choose between receiving a US$3,500 cash award or accepting a grant for a two week internship at the Universidade Nova, based in Lisbon, Portugal. Members of the jury include António Damásio,  Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Southern California, where he heads USC’s Brain and Creativity Institute and is Adjunct Professor at the Salk Institute.

Nominations were accepted until March 25, 2011 . The jury’s decision will be announced on April 14, 2011.

PAPS is an independent, non-profit organization, with no political affiliations. Its main objective is to network the Portuguese postgraduate community in North America with the academic community in Portugal.


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