Razor’s Edge Global Scholars Video
Watch a video of our Razor’s Edge Global Scholars!
Razor’s Edge Global Scholars attending seminar with Israeli Ambassador Daniel Ayalon.
"I am grateful for the opportunities Razors Edge Global has provided for me, especially the Florida International Leadership Conference. I was able to create amazing relationships with both international and American students from other universities in Florida."
Kapiolani Wisler, Razor’s Edge Global 2020
"Razors Edge Global has positively impacted my college experience thus far because I have a great group of friends and have made amazing connections. Our community projects have also challenged us to take on leadership roles that have encouraged us to start working toward our goals. Thanks to razors edge, I am a more globally aware citizen and am anxious to see what the next 3 years in the program will bring!"
Karlee Kaltz, Razor’s Edge Global 2020
The Razor’s Edge Global Program scholarship is designed for domestic and international students entering college as first time freshmen who have a strong interest in global issues, international relations, global leadership, and cross-cultural understanding. Participants in this innovative scholarship program must have a deep desire to continuously improve their global awareness and leadership skills by sharing their experiences with the NSU community; and demonstrating an understanding of what it is to be part of an ever evolving global society in turn. Upon completion of this 4-year program, Razor’s Edge-Global participants receive a Minor in Global Engagement.
The Razor’s Edge Global Engagement Minor is a curricular and co-curricular minor that is designed to provide learning experiences inside and outside the classroom through involvement in global leadership and engagement activities on campus and at a local, state, national, and international levels. The requirements for the minor in Global Engagement are only available to students admitted to the Razor’s Edge Global Scholars program offered by the Office of International Affairs. To complete the requirements for this minor, students must complete 10 credits from the required course core and 6 credits from the elective courses.
Mandatory Core Courses (10 credits)
Elective Courses (6 credits from the following courses)
Semester 1: RAZG 1500—Global Leadership (1 credit)
Semester 2: INST 1500—Global Issues (3 Credits)
Semester 1: RAZG 1501—Global Engagement (1 credit)
Semester 2: COMM 2300—Intercultural Communication (3 credits)
Semester 1: RAZG 1502—Multicultural and Diversity Issues (1 credit)
Semester 2: HIST 3400—U.S. Foreign Relations (3 credits) or pre-approved elective (see listing above)
Semester 1: RAZG 1503—Final Global Engagement Portfolio (1 credit)
Semester 2: POLS 2300—International Relations (3 credits) or Pre-approved elective (see listing above)
For more information, contact
Katie Goodroad, Razor’s Edge Global Program