Global Opportunities is offering an information session on the Gilman Scholarship on Thursday, February 20 from 2:30 – 3:20pm in MGH171 – The Center for Experiential Learning & Diversity.
The Gilman Scholarship provides study abroad scholarships for US citizen, Pell Grant-eligible undergraduates. The deadline for students studying abroad this summer or fall is Tuesday, March 4. Students studying abroad next winter or spring will apply in early October.
Happy Friday Everyone!
I hope you all are having a wonderful day and looking forward to a great weekend.
I wanted to remind you that the PoE is hosting an Environmental Study Abroad Fair on Feb. 5, here in the PoE Commons. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
Below is a brief amount of text for the event.
What: Environmental Study Abroad Fair
Registration is now open to the Oceanography summer study abroad program in Micronesia!Apply online at:
This program will take place in Kosrae, Micronesia, from August 16-September 8, 2014. The class is focused on coastal ecosystems in a changing climate, and will provide students with first hand field experience studying coral reefs, mangrove forests, estuaries, sea grass and the ways that human activities are affecting those ecosystems.
The Bonderman Travel Fellowship application is now available for the 2014 cycle. This extraordinary opportunity for travel, discovery, and challenge is made possible by the generous donation of Mr. David Bonderman. The criteria for application eligibility is outlined below.
Please note that the eligibility requirements for undergraduate students have been revised for 2014. We are instituting these changes on a trial basis and will review and make changes as needed annually in response to the donor’s recommendations.
Please share the information below with freshmen and sophomore students in all fields who may be interested in a fully-funded opportunity to study in the UK next summer. Attached are a general information flyer and a reference sheet for advisors.
Minimum eligibility requirements:
· be a US citizen (resident anywhere except the UK) and possess a US passport;
· be at least 18 years old;
· have a high level of academic achievement with a minimum GPA of 3.5 (confirmed by academic marks, awards and references);
· have completed no more than two years of university study; i.e.
Greetings from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) Overseas Student Program in Israel!
This is a reminder that our special webinar with leading Israeli environmentalist Alon Tal, will be taking place next Monday, November 11, 4-5pm EST (1-2pm PST). To register, please visit: http://ow.ly/pR2fE.
If you are not able to attend the live event, you may still register and watch the on-demand version of the webinar at your leisure.
ATTENTION STUDENTS: LAUNCH YOUR INTERNATIONAL CAREER WITH PEACE CORPS!
Info Session this Thursday, October 24, from 6-7pm in Thomson 125
Serving in the Peace Corps is a great way to immerse yourself in a new culture, learn a new language, and have the experience of a lifetime. Join us at the info session on Thursday, October 24 from 6-7pm in Thomson 125 to hear about real Volunteer experiences, get your questions answered, and gain tips to guide you through the application process.
The National Science Foundation International Science & Engineering section would like to make you aware of an opportunity for U.S. graduate students to participate in research experiences in summer 2014 through the East Asia & Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) program. EAPSI supports 200-205 graduate students each year to do research in the lab of their choice in any of seven locations: Australia, China, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore or Taiwan.
I am pleased to announce that the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX), a fully-funded scholarship opportunity, is currently accepting applications from your students. Please make this information available to your students, and encourage them to apply in advance of the December 1 deadline:
UW Study Abroad Fair
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Mary Gates Hall Commons
Thinking about studying abroad but don’t know how to get started or what is available? Need help identifying a program that is right for you? Go to the UW Study Abroad Fair on Wednesday, October 23rd, from 10am -2pm in Mary Gates Hall Commons. Over 500 study and internship programs will be represented providing an ideal venue to gather program information, compare options, ask questions and receive answers about the wide range of foreign study opportunities available to UW students.