This week on the SISA (Students Interested in Study Abroad)
Listserv you will find some useful information for those who
are planning to go abroad, those who are currently abroad,
and those who have returned!
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FEBRUARY 1, 2005 APPLICATION DEADLINE - UGA EXCHANGE PROGRAMS
The Office of International Education will be accepting student applications on February 1 for Fall 2005 & 2005 to 2006 full academic year UGA Exchange Programs in Australia, Barbados, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Norway, Portugal, South Korea, Trinidad & Tobago, and the United Kingdom (England & Wales). 
Exchange Programs offer the unique opportunity to directly enroll in classes with students from the host university, plus several host universities may also offer language and culture programs.  Students abroad on UGA Exchange Programs pay in-state tuition and fees to UGA, housing fees to their host university, plus pay transportation costs to the exchange program destination.  Students are eligible to keep HOPE and other UGA financial aid benefits while studying abroad through an exchange program.
For Additional Information:  Consult the UGA Programs List on-line at http://www.uga.edu/oie/saprograms.htm or
Contact:  Colleen Larson, Study Abroad Advisor, Office of International Education, 209 Barrow Hall, [log in to unmask]
Call:  706-542-7903 to schedule an individual appointment

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SCHOLARSHIPS

IEW (International Education Week) SCHOLARSHIP

--Description: $500 scholarship for UGA undergraduates attending UGA sponsored study abroad or exchange program.  Study Abroad Scholarship funds are raised through the nationally celebrated International Education Week Event held each fall semester and matched by the UGA Foundation.

--Eligibility: 3.3 minimum GPA required and must not have previously studied abroad for academic credit at the university level.  Preference will be given for academic merit, demonstrated financial need, strong record of extra curricular and service activities, and strong faculty recommendation. 

--Application: The IEW Scholarship application can be downloaded from the following link -  http://www.uga.edu/oie/attachments/2004-2005%20Scholarship%20Application.pdf or can be picked up at the Study Abroad Library, 203F Barrow Hall.

--Deadline: March 10, 2005

For further questions concerning the IEW Scholarship, please contact Colleen Larson at [log in to unmask] or come by the Office of International Education, 209 Barrow Hall.

KATHERINE MURPHY SCHOLARSHIP

--Description: $500 scholarship for UGA undergraduates attending a UGA sponsored study abroad or exchange program.  Study Abroad Scholarships come through support of the Murphy family to the Katherine Murphy Fund and are matched by the UGA Foundation.

--Eligibility: 3.3 minimum GPA required and must not have previously studied abroad for academic credit at the university level.  Preference given for academic merit, demonstrated financial need, strong record of extra curricular and service activities, and strong faculty recommendation. 

--Application: The Katherine Murphy Scholarship application can be downloaded from the following link - http://www.uga.edu/oie/attachments/2004-2005%20Scholarship%20Application.pdf or can be picked up at the Study Abroad Library, 203F Barrow Hall.

--Deadline: March 10, 2005

For further questions concerning the Katherine Murphy Scholarship, please contact Colleen Larson at [log in to unmask] or come by the Office of International Education, 209 Barrow Hall.
 

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ATTENTION STUDENTS: STUDY ABROAD REPRESENTATIVES VISIT UGA CAMPUS

Here’s your chance to meet individually with study abroad program representatives and have your questions answered about programs offered by their organizations.  Please take note of the following dates, times, and locations to visit with these study abroad representatives:

Thursday, February 17

Christie Johnson, Academic Programs International (API)

Tate Center, room 145

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

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ATTENTION STUDY ABROAD STUDENTS: INFORMATION ON FOOTBALL TICKET LOTTERY

The University of Georgia Athletic Association has changed the procedures for obtaining tickets for the Fall 2005 Football season.  Students will now be able to register for the football ticket lottery online in early June at the following website: georgiadogs.com.  It is your responsibility to find out information about your appointed time to register for the lottery after March 1st at georgiadogs.com.  PLEASE NOTE: In order to register for the football ticket lottery, you MUST have paid fees for the 2005 Fall semester.  If you have any questions about the football ticket lottery please contact Ashley Goodrich at [log in to unmask]

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GLOBAL EVENTS ON CAMPUS

Friday, January 28

Friday Speaker Series. Sponsored by the Institute for Women's Studies. Speaker: Dr. Beauty Bragg, Assistant Professor, English, Georgia College and State University. Title: Narrative Innovations in Contemporary Caribbean Literature. 12:20 PM - 1:10 PM. 350 Student Learning Center. Contact: 542-2846, [log in to unmask] .

Sunday, February 6

Globally Aware and Active People (GAAP) Meeting

Come learn about how you can think globally and act locally, put your class work to use, work actively with professors, talk about issues that impact your life, and most of all…Have Fun! “In this world, there are thinkers and doers.  Globally Aware and Active People THINK and ACT!” Time: 4-5PM  Location: Student Learning Center room 153 Contact: [log in to unmask]

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Cheers,

Ashley

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Ashley Goodrich
Graduate Assistant
Office of International Education
209 Barrow Hall
University of Georgia
Athens, GA  30602
Phone: (706) 542-7903
Fax: (706) 542-6622