The Ford Motor Company Global Scholars Program
A Global Academic Internship Program
Future leaders from around the world are preparing for their careers through The Washington Center. Ford Motor Company Global Scholars gain professional skills through an internship, take an evening course, and participate in programming that helps them build international awareness. Throughout the fall semester, they explore ways in which they can contribute to the welfare of their communities and gain tools they will need to help advance social issues in a global environment.
Created in Partnership with the Ford Motor CompanyIn 2008, The Washington Center received major funding from Ford Motor Company to create this unique program. Since its inception the Ford Global Scholars Program has hosted over 100 students in Washington, D.C. Students have come from Sao Paulo and Salvador, Brazil; Chennai, India; Saint Petersburg, Russia; Johannesburg, South Africa; Hanoi, Vietnam and the United States.