The U.S. Department
of State along with the Global
SchoolNet Foundation is pleased to announce the 2006
"Doors to Diplomacy" award competition, open to
middle school and high school students around the world.
This educational award will recognize the student-created
Global SchoolNet website that best teaches others about
the importance of international affairs and diplomacy.
Global SchoolNet is a not-for-profit, Internet-based
education foundation. The Doors to Diplomacy Award will
be presented to a team entered in the Cyber Fair contest,
which encourages students and educators to join together
to build high-quality, educational websites on a variety
of topics. The website entries will be available on the
web as learning tools to millions of people around the globe.
The winning team will be announced in spring
2006, and the winning website will be able to be viewed
Each student member of the team that wins the Doors to Diplomacy
Award will receive a $2,000 scholarship, and the winning
coaches’ schools will each receive a $500 cash award.
For a complete description and information about eligibility
and judging criteria, visit the Doors
to Diplomacy website.
For more information, contact:
Dr. Yvonne Marie Andres
U.S. Department of State