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Subject:

Students Interested in Study Abroad-Weekly Announcement

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"Lila R. Grisar" <[log in to unmask]>

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Tue, 28 Oct 2008 23:21:25 -0400

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Hello All!

Below you will find this week’s posting to the SISA-L Listserv (Students Interested in Study Abroad) for the week of October 28-Nov. 4, 2008. This message is prepared by staff in the Office of Study Abroad.

Our website, http://www.uga.edu/oie/studyabroad.htm is a great place to find even more information!

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FEATURED ANNOUNCEMENT:

1.      INTERNATIONAL PHOTO CONTEST…FUN PRIZES! DEADLINE: THIS THURS OCT. 30, 2008, 5:00 PM. AWARDS CEREMONY: FRI, NOV. 14, 2008.


GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

2.      CAMPUS COFFEE HOUR: FRI, OCT. 24, 11:30-1:30.
3.      STUDENT EXHIBITION: GHANA WEST AFRICA STUDY ABROAD. THROUGH THURS, OCT 30.
4.      EXHIBITION: FROM THE COLLECTION - THE AUTHORITY OF THE MEXICAN MURALISTS.
(THROUGH NOV. 2)
5.      CLASSICAL DANCE OF INDIA-WORKSHOP & PERFORMANCE **WITH PRATIBHA JENA SINGH
OF NEW DELHI, INDIA* SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2ND.
6.      FACEBOOK GROUP FOR STUDENTS WHO NEED TO MAKE ATHENS HOUSING ARRANGEMENTS
THAT WILL FIT WITH THEIR STUDY ABROAD PLANS.
7.       SURVEY: FOR THOSE WHO HAVE RECENTLY VISITED THE OFFICE OF STUDY ABROAD


FOR STUDENTS INTERESTED IN STUDYING, WORKING, OR INTERNING ABROAD:

8.      OPTIONS ABROAD SESSIONS
9.      DEADLINES FOR UGA COSTA RICA SPRING PROGRAM APPLICATIONS: OCT 29, 2008.
10.     Deadline for Artist-in-Residence in Costa Rica Applications, Nov. 13.
11.     UPCOMING DEADLINES FOR SELECT STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIPS:
-- DAAD: ASSORTED FELLOWSHIPS & SCHOLARSHIPS WITH DUE DATES BEGINNING NOV. 1.
-- GRADUATE STUDENTS 2009 INTERNATIONAL DISSERTATION RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP COMPETITION (DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 5, 2008)
-- NAFSA: Association of International Educators & Abroad View, Essay Contest (Deadline November 14)
-- Graduate Students: SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDY IN **GERMANY* *2009-2010*
-- ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT: http://www.uga.edu/oie/sa_scholarship.htm
-- UGA SPONSORED AND UGA PROGRAM SPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIPS CAN BE EXPLORED AT: http://www.uga.edu/oie/sa_scholarship_specific.htm
12.     TEACH ENGLISH FOR DISNEY: WORK WITH BENEFITS BEGINNING FEB 2009
13.     INSTRUCTIONS FOR REMOVING YOUR NAME FROM THIS LIST



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FEATURED ANNOUNCEMENT:

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1. INTERNATIONAL PHOTO CONTEST…FUN PRIZES! DEADLINE: THIS THURS OCT. 30, 2008, 5:00 PM. AWARDS CEREMONY: FRI, NOV. 14, 2008.

The deadline for submissions is rapidly approaching! The photo contest is open to all UGA students who have lived, studied, worked, or traveled outside the United States and international students currently studying at UGA.

-- RULES:  U.S. student must submit photos from an experience outside the U.S.; international students may submit photos from their home country or an international travel destination.   * Each student may enter up to 3 photos.
-- TO ENTER:  Use the Photo Entry Form available on the OIE website at http://www.uga.edu/oie/pc_contest.htm  Please follow directions carefully!

--JUDGING: * Photos will be judged in three categories:
*Landscape: a photograph that exhibits artistic quality in a natural setting (may also include people or animals)
*People & Culture: a photograph that communicates a cross-cultural experience
*New Perspective: a photograph that demonstrates a new way of thinking or seeing the world.

Fabulous prizes awarded at Campus Coffee Hour on Friday, November 14th in Memorial Hall Ballroom from 11:30 - 1:30 (You do not need to be present to win).  All photos entered in the contest will be displayed and coffee hour guests can vote for their favorite photo for the People’s Choice Award.

Coffee Hour will be co-sponsored by ASHA for Education in celebration of children’s day in India.

This year we are accepting only digital submissions. IT IS VERY IMPORTANT THAT YOUR PHOTO FOLLOW FILE SIZE REQUIREMENTS IN ORDER TO QUALIFY. For complete contest rules, an entry form, and pictures from previous year’s contests, visit: http://www.uga.edu/oie/pc_contest.htm

Questions? Contact Lila Grisar at [log in to unmask]


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GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:
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2. ISL CAMPUS COFFEE HOUR: FRI, OCT. 17, 11:30-1:30.

An opportunity to experience new cultures and meet new people while sampling food from around the world. 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Memorial Hall Ballroom. Contact: 706-542-5867

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3. STUDENT EXHIBITION: GHANA WEST AFRICA STUDY ABROAD. THROUGH THURS, OCT 30

Sponsored by the Lamar Dodd School of Art and the School of Social Work. The opening reception is October 17th. 7:00 p.m. Through Thursday, October 30, 2008. Suite Gallery, Lamar Dodd School

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4. EXHIBITION: FROM THE COLLECTION - THE AUTHORITY OF THE MEXICAN MURALISTS.

THROUGH SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2008.

Sponsored by Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art. Works inspired by the aesthetics and philosophies of Diego Rivera and other Mexican muralists. Lamar Dodd Gallery, Georgia Museum of Art. Contact: http://www.uga.edu/gamuseum/exhibitions/index.html

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5. *CLASSICAL DANCE OF INDIA WORKSHOP AND PERFORMANCE **WITH PRATIBHA JENA SINGH OF NEW DELHI, INDIA*

   Sunday, November 2nd at the Healing Arts Centre 834 Prince Ave./Athens (706)613.1142
   www.healingartscentre.net

   3-5pm Workshop: Open to all levels of dance experience (including none!), this workshop will introduce the magic of Odissi Dance;  the hand gestures, rhythmic steps and facial expressions used in this Classical Indian Dance from Orissa, India, known as Odissi Dance. We will see stories enacted from Hindu Mythology and ancient temple sculptures brought to life! $35 before Nov. 1st/ $40 day of workshop.  Attendance at Workshop includes entry to Performance.

   8pm Performance: The performance will illustrate the highest level of development of Odissi Classical Indian Dance as performed by Pratibha Jena Singh, daughter of the late Guru Surendra Nath Jena.
   $15 before Nov.1st/ $18 at door

   This is Pratibha Jena Singh's debut in America...don't miss what they are raving about in India!

   *Contact:*
   *Melissa Sproul-Singh*
   Ganesh Academy of Indian Arts, (478)457-5482
   www.GaneshAcademy.com

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6. FACEBOOK GROUP FOR STUDENTS WHO NEED TO MAKE ATHENS HOUSING ARRANGEMENTS THAT WILL FIT WITH THEIR STUDY ABROAD PLANS.

Are you studying abroad next Fall or Spring and need someone to rent your apartment? Are you returning from a study abroad program and need a new place to live?

Join the "Housing Pre and Post Study Abroad" Facebook Group at
http://uga.facebook.com/group.php?gid=10170600903&ref=share

   If you are planning to study abroad or returning soon, the group is designed to help you work with other students to solve off-campus housing issues. Find roommates, lease your apartment, and post your want-ads on the discussion board.

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7.  SURVEY: FOR THOSE WHO HAVE RECENTLY VISITED THE OFFICE OF STUDY ABROAD

Have you recently visited the Offices of Study Abroad? Met with a Study Abroad Advisor or participated in an Options Abroad Session? If so, please follow this link to complete a survey about your experience in our office.
http://www.uga.edu/oie/sa_eva.html


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FOR STUDENTS INTERESTED IN STUDYING & WORKING ABROAD…

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8. OPTIONS ABROAD SESSIONS

If you are interested in studying, working, volunteering or interning abroad, we encourage you to attend an Options Abroad Session in the Office of Study Abroad.

In these 50-minute information sessions, we explain the basics of finding a study abroad program, using the resources in our study abroad library, the process of transferring credit from an external study abroad program, financial aid and scholarships for study abroad, health and insurance, basic travel information, information on working, volunteering, or interning abroad, and SISA, the study abroad listserv.

The sessions are held three times a week in 303 Bank of America Building, 110 E. Clayton St., during the fall and spring semesters at the following times:
Monday 3:35-4:25 p.m.
Tuesday 3:30-4:20 p.m.
Thursday 2:00-2:50 p.m.

Please call our office at (706)425-3274 to sign up for a session as there is limited space available.

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9. DEADLINES FOR UGA COSTA RICA PROGRAM APPLICATIONS ON OCT 29, 2008.


Attention- students interested in studying abroad in Costa Rica! Download an application at www.uga.edu/costarica. For more information email [log in to unmask]


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10. DEADLINE FOR ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE IN COSTA RICA APPLICATIONS, NOVEMBER 13.

Sponsored by the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts. Submissions must be received by 5:00 p.m. Through Thursday, November 13, 2008. Contact: 706-542-3966, [log in to unmask]

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11. UPCOMING DEADLINES FOR SELECT STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIPS: Specific information for scholarships that have upcoming deadlines is listed below. You can also visit our website at http://www.uga.edu/oie/sa_scholarship.htm for a more complete listing of additional scholarships that are available (including HOPE, departmental awards, country-specific awards, etc.)

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-- DAAD Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst…German Academic Exchange Service) (assorted fellowships and scholarships with upcoming due dates beginning Nov. 1, 2008).

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is the German national agency for the support of international academic cooperation. We offer programs and funding for students, faculty, researchers and others in higher education, providing financial support to over 55,000 individuals per year. We also represent the German higher education system abroad, promote Germany as an academic and research destination, and help build ties between institutions around the world.

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-- GRADUATE STUDENTS 2009 INTERNATIONAL DISSERTATION RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP COMPETITION (DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 5, 2008)

Announcing the 2009 IDRF Competition
Deadline: November 5, 2008 (9:00 p.m. EST)
Apply Online

The International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) Program supports
distinguished graduate students in the humanities and social sciences
conducting dissertation research outside the United States. The IDRF Program is administered by the Social Science Research Council in consultation with the American Council of Learned Societies and funding provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

The IDRF is committed to empirical and site-specific research that advances knowledge about non-U.S. cultures and societies (involving fieldwork, research in archival or manuscript collections, or quantitative data collection). The
program promotes research that is situated in a specific discipline and geographical region and is engaged with interdisciplinary and cross-regional perspectives.

Eligibility
The program is open to full-time graduate students in the humanities and social sciences—regardless of citizenship—enrolled in doctoral programs in the United States. Applicants must have completed all Ph.D. requirements except
on-site dissertation research by the time the fellowship begins or by December 2009, whichever comes first.

Terms of Support
Fellowships will provide support for nine to twelve months of dissertation research. Seventy-five fellowships of approximately $20,000 will be awarded in 2009. The fellowship must be held for a single continuous period within the
eighteen months between July 2009 and December 2010.

Apply Online
For more detailed information and to apply, visit the IDRF website:
http://programs.ssrc.org/idrf/

The IDRF Program is administered by the Social Science Research Council in consultation with the American Council of Learned Societies and funding provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Read more about it here.

The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) brings necessary knowledge to critical social issues. To learn more about us and to support our work, please visit our website.

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--NAFSA: Association of International Educators and Abroad View, the global education magazine for students, are hosting an essay contest for your chance to become the next Student Diplomat.  Your students are invited to submit a compelling story that articulates how their undergraduate international experience(s) has helped meet the United States' need to understand global situations and compete in the global arena.

The deadline for entries is November 14, 2008 and the winner will be awarded a cash prize of $150 and an STA Travel voucher worth $300.

To learn more, visit http://www.nafsa.org/studentdiplomat

***

Graduate Students: SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDY IN **GERMANY* *2009-2010*

Applications due January 21, 2009.

UGA Graduate Students have the opportunity to study at several German universities. At Erlangen, Bamberg and Rostock, the scholarships (some are work-study) cover most living expenses. German universities charge no tuition. The academic year runs from October to late July.

Students should be in good standing in their departments and possess sufficient German language skills to undertake course work in German.

For further information, go to
http://www.gsstudies.uga.edu/programs/academic-year-exchange.html#year

Please contact Dr. DiBella if you have further questions. She will also send you an application upon request. The application is due *January 21, 2009*.

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12. TEACH ENGLISH FOR DISNEY: WORK WITH BENEFITS BEGINNING FEB 2009

Footprints Recruiting is proud to be the exclusive recruiter for Disney English.

The magic, the fun, the colors and the success of Walt Disney has come alive in the ESL world at Disney English - Shanghai! If you are looking for a position with top-notch resources and curriculum, and of course a little magic, then working for Disney English is the job for you. Not only will you have the chance to work in the booming metropolis of Shanghai, but you’ll also have the chance to work for a company that knows children like no other.

Disney English offers a curriculum that is engaging and meaningful for children of all ages. Using Disney’s beloved characters you will have access to a curriculum and resources one could only dream about! If this sounds like the job for you, then apply today!

Disney English is looking for energetic, motivated individuals to bring to life English curriculum at the Disney English Language Learning Center in Shanghai, China!

LOCATION: Shanghai, China

CONTRACT DURATION: *2 Years*

START DATE: Feb 15th, 2009

SALARY: $1,500 to $1,714 USD/Month

(10,500 to 12,000 RMB per month)

TYPE OF SCHOOL: Private

AGE OF STUDENTS: 4-12 years old

REQUIREMENTS:

* Native English Speaker

* Bachelor’s Degree or higher (any Degree)

* No Criminal Background

*EFL certification is required unless you have two years professional experience working in some type of teaching capacity. Candidates with 2 or more years experience teaching English to children are preferred*.

BENEFITS:

* Disney provides EFL training & certification

* Free Mandarin classes

* One-month salary at contract completion

* Health Benefits - 100% of the premium and 50% provided for a legal spouse

HOUSING: Upon arrival accommodation is provided for thirty days after which time you are assisted to find your own apartment and given to $621 US/month to go towards housing as a stipend.

AIRFARE: Round-Trip Airfare each year provided.

VACATION: Total 16 Days (5 paid vacation days, plus 11 days off for national holidays)

TEACHING HOURS: 24 hours/week max. 5 teaching days/week

*Apply to teach abroad now online @** *www.footprintsrecruiting.com
<http://www.footprintsrecruiting.com/>

Questions? Call 1-888-677-3166 ext 2001 or 604-677-6556 ext. 2001

Email – [log in to unmask]
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13. YOU CAN REMOVE YOURSELF FROM THIS LISTSERV AT ANY TIME. TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM SISA-L:
- Visit the Listserv at UGA website at http://listserv.uga.edu/
- Then select: ‘Browse, Subscribe, Post, Search ’
- Type ‘SISA-L’ in the text box and hit ‘go’
- Select ‘Join or Leave the List’
- Type your e-mail in the box and select ‘leave the list’
- You will receive a confirmation automatically.

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Thanks for reading!


Lila R. Grisar
Graduate Assistant, Study Abroad

Office of International Education
University of Georgia
Bank of America Building, 3rd Floor
110 East Clayton Street
Athens, GA  30602

http://www.uga.edu/oie

Study Abroad/Exchange Telephone:  706-425-3274

Study Abroad/Exchange Fax: 706-425-3315

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