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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!





1. IEW CELEBRATION SPONSORS

2. PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS

3. STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

     a. NSEP - NATIONAL SECURITY EDUCATION PROGRAM/DAVID BOREN

               SCHOLARSHIPS

4.  UGA AT OXFORD EXTENSION

5. STUDY IN GERMANY NEXT SEMESTER

6. CREDIT APPROVAL FORM REMINDER

7. UGA GEOLOGY STUDY ABROAD: ARGENTINA: FROM THE PAMPAS TO THE ANDES



If you need to un-subscribe from SISA-L, please visit the Listserv at the
University of Georgia website and select the "leave the list" option.
<http://www.listserv.uga.edu/archives/sisa-l.html>
http://www.listserv.uga.edu/archives/sisa-l.html



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INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK CELEBRATION



A special thank you to these sponsors of International Education! These
restaurants all donated food dishes to the International Education Week
Celebration.



Le Maison Bleu (Watkinsville), Last Resort, Chick Fil A Beechwood, Subway
(Prince Ave), and Doc Chey's



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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR IEW PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS!!!

All winners are displayed at the entrance to the Study Abroad Office and
should be posted on our website soon!!!



People's Choice Winner



Fenced Freedom (Nicaragua) Lauren Lee



Artistic Merit



First Place: Anno 1834 (Croatia) Kate Divjak

Second Place: Compagnie du Soleil (France) Caroline Enos

Third Place: Glow of a Sanctuary (France) Asheley Faris



People and Culture



First Place: Perfect Harmony (Italy) Breckyn Westbrook

Second Place: Gypsy Musicians (Romania) Emily Anne Crawford

Third Place: Dip in the Ganges (India) Eric Berg



Thank you to all Photo Contest participants. All of your photographs are
available for pick up at the Study Abroad Office, on the second floor of
Barrow Hall.

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STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIPS



Information regarding study abroad scholarships is also available on-line at
<http://www.uga.edu/oie/safinaid.htm> http://www.uga.edu/oie/safinaid.htm



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NSEP - NATIONAL SECURITY EDUCATION PROGRAM/DAVID BOREN SCHOLARSHIPS



NSEP provides opportunities for Americans to study in regions critical to US
national interests including, Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe,
Eurasia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East.



--Award:  Scholarships are available for Summer 2006, Fall 2006 and/or
Spring 2007.

NSEP Boren scholarships are merit based. Award amounts are based on the
study abroad costs and financial aid information provided by the applicant.
The maximum award is $8,000 for a summer, $10,000 for a semester, or $20,000
for a full academic year. Students must inform NSEP of any additional
outside funding they receive for their study abroad program.  The NSEP
service requirement stipulates all award recipients work in the Department
of Defense, Homeland Security, State or the Intelligence Community for one
year, within 3 years of graduation.  Contact Campus Representative for
details.



NSEP David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholars represent a vital pool of highly
motivated individuals who wish to work in the federal national security
arena. NSEP strongly emphasizes the importance of award recipients seeking
and gaining employment in federal government organizations whose missions
and functions are most directly related to national security.



--Application Deadline:  January 20, 2006



--For More Information Contact:  Steven Elliott-Gower, UGA NSEP Campus
Coordinator, E-mail:   <mailto:[log in to unmask]> [log in to unmask]



--Website:   <http://www.iie.org/nsep> http://www.iie.org/nsep



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Study in Rostock Germany next semester! (Spring 2006)



An opportunity has suddenly come about for 1 UGA student (graduate or
undergraduate) to study in Rostock Germany next semester. There is a stipend
for support.



The student must possess sufficient German language skills to take courses
taught in German. The next semester begins in March-April. The Student will
not take classes at UGA beginning in January.



Applications and accompanying documentation  must be received by Dec. 12,
2005. Notification will be made by the end of that week. The application
form can be found here:

http://www.uga.edu/~gslangs/abroad/ExchangeApp.pdf



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UGA AT OXFORD APPLICATION EXTENSION



UGA at Oxford would like to announce an extension to the application
deadline to 22 November for the Spring '06 Franklin program.



This program is open to students from all majors (and any college) and
offers an individualized curriculum from over 70 classes taught mainly by
Oxford faculty.



Information can be found on our website:

www.uga.edu/oxford.



Applications will now be accepted on a rolling basis until the few remaining
spaces are filled.  All interested students are asked to contact the Program
Director, Dr Kalpen Trivedi ([log in to unmask]) ASAP to signify their interest
and begin the application process.



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DEPARTING SOON FOR YOUR STUDY ABROAD ADVENTURE???



Just a reminder to those departing on a Spring 2006 study abroad trip.



CREDIT APPROVAL FORMS MUST BE COMPLETED AND TURNED IN AT LEAST THREE WEEKS
PRIOR TO DEPARTURE!!!



CAFs are available on-line at: http://www.uga.edu/oie/forms.htm



CAFs are also available from the OIE Reception Desk or the Study Abroad
Library.  If you have any questions about how to complete a Credit Approval
Form, call 542-7903 to speak to or make an appointment with a Study Abroad
Advisor.



--Transcripts:  Your Study Abroad Program Transcript should be sent to UGA
in care of:

Office of Undergraduate Admissions, 212 Terrell Hall, University of Georgia,
Athens, GA  30602-0023



--Travel & Health/Safety Tips:  Important information and web links
regarding health, safety, study abroad insurance and visas/passports is
available on-line at http://www.uga.edu/oie/satravel.htm



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UGA GEOLOGY STUDY ABROAD FOR GEOLOGY AND NON GEOLOGY MAJORS

Field Experience in Argentina - 2006



Interested in fulfilling a core science requirement abroad, in beautiful
Argentina?



Come meet Dr. Marta Patino to learn about "From the Pampas to the Andes," a
four week excursion across 4,000 miles of Argentina



Find out more at:



www.arches.uga.edu/~mapatino/arghome.html



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Have a safe and happy break,



John D. Pine





John D. Pine

Graduate Assistant

Office of International Education

Study Abroad Office

706-542-7903 (Main Office)