IWP and its China/Asia Program are pleased to announce a new partnership with Loyola University Maryland, Inc., a private Jesuit university in Baltimore, Maryland. This partnership marks the China/Asia Program’s first-ever collaboration with another academic institution. This venture signifies a commitment to enhance education in international affairs, national security, and intelligence.
Dr. Amanda Won, Director of IWP’s China/Asia Program, commented: “This is the IWP China/Asia Program’s very first partnership with another academic institution, and I look forward to the exciting opportunities that we can build with them.”
This transformative alliance introduces an array of opportunities for students and graduates of Loyola University Maryland:
Admission with Early Assurance Program
Loyola University Maryland students gain an exclusive pathway into IWP’s Master of Arts programs through the streamlined Admission with Early Assurance program. This initiative simplifies the application process, offering pre-approved admission upon successful completion of the Loyola University Maryland undergraduate program.
Internship Opportunities and Immersive Learning
Loyola University Maryland undergraduates receive priority consideration for IWP’s internship program, providing invaluable hands-on experience in the dynamic realms of national security and intelligence.
Financial Support and Scholarships
A cornerstone of this collaboration is the introduction of “partnership scholarships” of $2,200 per semester for Loyola University Maryland students and graduates enrolling in IWP’s onsite MA programs, ensuring financial support throughout their academic journey.
Reduced Tuition for Online Programs
Loyola University Maryland students enrolling in IWP’s online M.A. programs benefit from a reduced tuition of $500 per credit hour, enhancing accessibility.
Annual Student Group Visit
The partnership includes the possibility of an annual student group visit to IWP, offering Loyola University Maryland students a firsthand experience of the vibrant academic environment of IWP.
Dr. Amanda Won (IWP) and Dr. Hung-bin Ding (Loyola University Maryland) serve as relationship managers for this partnership.
As these two institutions join hands, the partnership stands as a testament to their shared vision of nurturing well-rounded individuals prepared to make a positive impact in the world.