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Study Abroad Scholarship Deadlines

MARCH 15, Friday--Ambassador Scholarships for the University of New Orleans
International Summer School in Innsbruck are due on March 15.
Applications, which are available in the Study Abroad Library, will be
accepted in 209 Barrow Hall until 5 p.m.

MARCH 15, Friday--Gilman Awards--Check out their website at
<http://www.iie.org/gilman>.  These are for Fall 2002 and Academic Year
2002-03.  Students must be receiving the Pell Grant.

MARCH 16, Saturday--IIE Grants for Study Abroad.  These are for Summer
2002, Fall 2002 and Academic Year 2002-03 programs.  Web site:
http://www.iie.org/southern/sagrant.htm

MARCH 20, Wednesday--DAAD Scholarships for study in Germany!  Go to
http://www.daad.org/frg_all.htm

APRIL 1, Monday--Freeman-ASIA Scholarships are due for Fall 2002 and the
Academic Year 2002-03.  If you are studying in an Asian country, you could
be eligible for this scholarship.  This is an electronic application that
needs the electronic approval of a study abroad advisor. Make sure you meet
with Julie Avila in the OIE and provide her with your program and financial
aid information before you submit the application.  Check out the web site
for Freeman-ASIA to check your eligibility:
http://www.iie.org/pgms/Freeman-ASIA

APRIL 30, Tuesday--Academic Programs International Scholarship applications
are due for Fall 2002 and Academic Year 2002-03 programs.  See Julie Avila
in the OIE for details and an application.

APRIL 30, Tuesday--AustraLearn Scholarships for fall 2002 and academic year
2002-2003. Scholarships range from $300 to $5000 and are awarded based on
academic achievement, financial need, leadership and personal motivation.
See:
http://www.australearn.org

Contact Julie Avila in the OIE (542-7903, [log in to unmask]) if you have
questions about these scholarships!

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Program Information Sessions

Interested in Studying in France?

The UGA Avignon Study Abroad Program will be holding a Q & A session about
their fall 2002 program in Avignon, France on Monday, March 11 from 3-5:00
p.m. in 326 Baldwin Hall. For more information about the program, please
see: <http://www.uga.edu/avignon/>.

Interested in Studying in Australia or New Zealand?

Ms. Kristi Hanratty from AustraLearn will be available on Monday, March 11
in room 144 Tate Student Center to meet with students considering study
abroad in Australia or New Zealand. Drop in at anytime between 3:30-5 p.m.
and talk with her about your interests and study abroad plans. AustraLearn
may be just what you are looking for in a study abroad program down under.

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Web Site for International Jobs and Internships

Looking for a job or internship? Check out
<http://www.campuscareercenter.com> to search jobs, internships, co-ops and
jobs in other countries, etc.  It also has tips on resume writing, how to
act in an interview and a resume posting service.

Many other web sites for international jobs can be found in the links from
the OIE's web site under "Work, Intern or Volunteer Abroad":
<http://www.uga.edu/oie/>.

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Announcements from International Student Life

This week the Brazilian Student Association proudly presents Bossa Nova by
Director Bruno Baretto and Marta Almeida.   Friday, March 8, South
Psychology/Journalism South Auditorium, 7:00 p.m.  All movies are subtitled
and after the movie there will be a 15 min. discussion conducted by
Portuguese instructors from UGA.  Admission is free.

Put a little spice in your life!  Join the Caribbean Student Association as
they present a patty sale, Wednesday, March 13, 2002, Tate Plaza from 11:00
a.m. - 3:00 p.m. For your pleasure choose from chicken, beef or veggie!

Join the celebration as Africa comes to UGA presented by the African
Student Association, Friday, March 29, 2002 at 6:00 p.m., Georgia Hall.
Tickets on sale at the Tate Student Center, $5.00 students, $7 non-students.

Mark your calendars,  ISL presents our 4th Annual Street Festival.
Saturday, April 6, 2002, 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., College Avenue, downtown
Athens.  You want it -- we got it!  Performances, handicrafts, displays and
music from around the world will all be present at the Street Fest!
Contact ISL at 542-5867 for more information.

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Student Quotes

-From a student studying in San Jose, Costa Rica:
"Immersing myself in the culture has so far proved very interesting and I
think I made a good decision by living with a host family. The weekend
excursions have also proved to be very exciting. . . I did not ever imagine
learning Spanish at such a rapid and intense rate."


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Office of International Education
University of Georgia
209 Barrow Hall
Athens, GA  30602-2407
Phone: (706) 542-7903
Fax: (706) 542-6622
http://www.uga.edu/oie
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