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Boren Undergraduate Scholarship for study abroad – UW info sessions & deadline

Thanks so much for sharing widely the Critical Language Scholarship information I shared last week. Another similar and yet completely different program is also available for students planning to study critical languages abroad during 2014-15. Again, please share widely with students in all fields.
Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. 

GO! and Fritz Scholarships information

I’m writing with updates about the GO! and Fritz study abroad scholarships for UW undergraduates. You can find more information at our website, goglobal.uw.edu and at facebook.com/UWGlobalOpportunities. Please share these updates with students and colleagues, and feel free to contact me with questions. I have also attached flyers to this message.
Application & deadlines
The fall deadline for GO! and Fritz Scholarship applications is Thursday, November 7 at 5pm. 

Gilman Scholarship information session, Sept. 4, 3:30pm, Paccar 391

Interested in study abroad? Please join a Gilman International Scholarship Alumna for a presentation with information about this scholarship for study and internships abroad. The presentation will take place in the Paccar Hall, room 391 from 3:30-4:30 on September 4 and will cover information on the Gilman Scholarship and how to create a competitive application. The Gilman Scholarship program offers grants for U.S. 

Fulbright U.S. Student Program – two more UW information sessions upcoming

Are you currently a junior, senior, graduate or professional student or a recent bachelor’s, master’s or JD graduate looking for a fully-funded abroad experience during the 2014-15 academic year? Consider the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. This program is designed to give students, artists, and other professionals opportunities to pursue research, graduate study or English teaching experience in over 155 nations worldwide. 

Fully funded fall internships in Bermuda – NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates – APPLICATION DEADLINE MAY 30TH!

This email serves to announce that the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) has received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program to support eight internships for undergraduate student research at BIOS during fall 2013.
This program provides recipients with the opportunity to conduct intensive, hands-on research projects in several active and ongoing research areas, including:

Biology, chemistry, and physics of the open ocean
Biology, physiology, and biochemistry of coral reef ecosystems
Molecular biology of marine organisms
Environmental chemistry of Bermuda’s atmosphere and inshore waters
Effects and consequences of global environmental change

Further information on the REU program at BIOS can be found here: www.bios.edu/education/reu/ This includes a list of past projects and student testimonials and links to the application form, an overview of the REU Program at BIOS, student publications and potential BIOS mentors. 

Study in Iceland

Deadline: May 10th!!
Dear UW students,Canadian Studies wishes to draw your attention to the following study-in-Iceland course being offered this Fall Quarter.
FALL 2013 OMAD Iceland Study Abroad Program
Resilience, Natural Resources, and Narratives of Power

Location: Akureyri and Reykjavik, Iceland
Estimated Program Fee: $5700
Credits: 15
Program Director: Margaret Willson
Application Deadline: Extended to May 10, 2013
http://studyabroad.washington.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=11144&Type=O&sType=O
Program Description:
This course will use the geophysically and economically volatile country of Iceland as the platform to explore how a small modern society copes in this environment of the Polar North. 

Global Opportunities – study abroad scholarships

I’m writing to provide information about the GO! and Fritz Scholarships for study abroad. Please share this information with students and colleagues! If your program has a Facebook page, please also like us at http://www.facebook.com/UWGlobalOpportunities.
The GO! and Fritz Scholarships are open to UW undergraduates from all three campuses and offer awards of $2000 – $5000 to support study abroad.
· The applications are online at goglobal.uw.edu. 

Marine Science Summer Courses in Bermuda

Good day,
I am contacting you as Education Coordinator at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS), I hope this email finds you well.
I believe the summer courses we offer may be of interest to students of the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences at the University of Washington, I wonder if you might be so kind as to forward details of these opportunities to suitable University of Washington students? 

ESRM 489 (5 credits): Costa Rica Exploration Seminar/ Info Session Feb. 14th 9am and 4pm

Environmental & Forest Sciences Costa Rica: Natural History of Costa Rica
Location: Various Locales (cities, mountains & beaches of Costa Rica’s Pacific slope)
Department: School of Environmental & Forest Sciences
Course Listing: ESRM 489 (5 credits)
Dates: August 30 – September 22, 2013
Program Fee: $3,900 (Financial aid often applicable)
Program Director: John Marzluff (Environmental & Forest Sciences), Marc Miller (Marine Affairs), Jack Delap (Environmental & Forest Sciences)
UPCOMING INFORMATION SESSION: February 14th, 9am & 4pm; Anderson Hall, Room 30
Are you interested in natural science and human culture? 

Disability in Limited Resource Environments: Study Abroad in Brazil, Summer 2013

Just a reminder about this great study abroad opportunity in Brazil in A term in Summer 2013. The deadline to apply is about one week from now. The program would be of interest to people studying topics like: global health, human rights, social justice, pre-health, social welfare, disability, politics, diversity, and sociology. See below and also the attached flyer for more information. 

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