Changes to Regents Scholarship Eligibility Criteria
The Board of Regents has changed the criteria for eligibility to apply for
the Regents Study Abroad Scholarship. For the coming deadline date of Feb.
28, which covers programs for summer 2003, fall 2003 and AY 2002-2003, only
undergraduates are now eligible to apply. In addition, students may not
have any more than 48 hours prior travel experience outside the U.S.
Applications are available from: <http://www.uga.edu/oie/sagensch.htm>.
New UGA Study Abroad Program in Ukraine
Maymester Study Abroad in Ukraine: Experience a Society in Transition
through Service Learning and Active Engagement. Come find out more about
the program at an informational meeting on February 17 at 4:00 p.m. at the
International Center for Democratic Governance, 1242 S. Lumpkin St. (behind
the new Fanning building). For more information, please contact Rusty
Brooks, 542-7502, [log in to unmask] or see:
Study Abroad Program Representative Visit
Ms. Marlo Goldstein of AmeriSpan Unlimited will be on campus on Wednesday,
February 26th from 4:00-5:00 pm in Tate 143. AmeriSpan offers academic
summer and semester programs and volunteer/internships programs in Latin
America and Europe. There are also special programs for business, health
care, and education students. Come to the information session and learn more!
Seeking OIE Peer Advisors
Interested in helping to spread the word about study abroad to other UGA
students? Have you wondered about how to get involved with study abroad now
that you've returned from abroad? If you are interested in making a serious
commitment to study abroad at UGA and willing to volunteer some of your
time, please call 542-7903 to schedule a "peer advising training"
appointment with Deborah Faucher.
Scholarships for Study Abroad
Applications for the SCOG scholarship for study abroad in Summer 2003, Fall
2003, AY 2003-2004 or Spring 2004 are now available. To be eligible, you
must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who has never studied before
for academic credit. You also must have a 3.6 or above cumulative GPA and a
strong record of extra-curricular or service activities. The scholarship
deadline is March 3, 2003. More information and applications are available
from: <http://www.uga.edu/oie/scog>. Applications are also available in the
Study Abroad Library in 203F Barrow Hall.
The Association of Teachers of Japanese (ATJ) Bridging Scholarship program
offers scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $4,000 to undergraduate American
students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan that begin in fall
2003. The deadline for applications is April 3, 2003. Selection will be
based on academic potential and financial need. In addition, Morgan Stanley
will award two $7,500 scholarships to undergraduate students who will be
studying abroad in Japan during the 2003-2004 academic year and who have an
interest in economics and international finance. Information on the
Bridging and Morgan Stanley scholarships is available at ATJ's web site:
The Institute for Shipboard Education's Semester at Sea program offers
scholarships for students attending their program. Scholarship application
deadline dates are as follows: for Summer 2003: March 7, 2003; for Fall
2003: April 15, 2003; for Spring 2004: August 1, 2003. See
http://www.semesteratsea.com for program and scholarship details.
SIT Study Abroad is offering a competitive, merit award to undergraduate
students with a background and demonstrated interest in Asian Studies
attending one of the following SIT programs:
· China, Yunnan Province: Languages and Cultures
· Viet Nam: Culture and Development
· Mongolia: Culture and Development
The SIT Asia Fund will cover a portion of the semester program cost, based
on student need. Awards generally average half the program fee. Awards are
based on academic performance, curricular interest and the ability to carry
out independent field study. More information is available at
Summer Volunteering Opportunity
'LINKING THE PLANET' International Summer Language School, a not-for-profit
multi-cultural program run in a picturesque wooded area outside of the city
of Novosibirsk, Siberia, Russia, is looking for volunteer teachers and
international students from around the globe for their four 2-week summer
sessions. For the complete announcement, please reply to this e-mail.
Job Announcements in International Education
Office of Entry Services for International Students
Georgia Perimeter College
Interim Degree Program Specialist
For the complete announcement, please reply to this e-mail.
Announcements from International Student Life
ISL is still accepting applications for Tax Volunteers for international
tax advising for the 2002 tax season. Become a Certified Volunteer Tax
Assistant for the tax year 2002. Contact the International Student Life
Office at 542-5867 or email us at [log in to unmask] if you are interested.
This week's Campus Coffee Hour is sponsored by AIESEC and Prince Avenue
Baptist Church.. Friday, Friday, February 7, 2003 from 11:30 a.m. to
1:30 p.m. enjoy free food, coffee, lemonade, and experience a wonderful
social and cultural experience!
Want to be part of something cultural, exciting, educational and fun?
Consider the International Street Festival. The purpose of the
International Street Festival is to promote cultural diversity, awareness
and tolerance among international and university students, and the Athens
community in a fun, festive, educational environment. If you are interested
in volunteering for the Street Festival planning committee, please contact
the ISL Office at 542-5867 or e-mail us at [log in to unmask]
CARIBSA Tea Talk, an intimate discussion of Bahamas and Trinidad will be
held on Thursday, February 20, 2003 at 5:30 p.m. in the ISL Lounge located
at 210 Memorial Hall.
There will be an African Village Market sponsored by the African American
Cultural Center on February 7, 2003, 10:00AM - 5:00 PM. Reception Hall,
Tate Student Center. Contact 542-8468 or [log in to unmask] for more
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Senior Study Abroad Advisor
Office of International Education
University of Georgia
209 Barrow Hall
Athens, GA 30602-2407
Phone: (706) 542-7903
Fax: (706) 542-6622
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