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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 RAFFLE

2. INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK CELEBRATION 2005 - NOV 14-18

3. STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

     a. SIT SCHOOL FOR INTERNATIONAL TRAINING SCHOLARSHIPS

     b. NSEP - NATIONAL SECURITY EDUCATION PROGRAM/DAVID BOREN

               SCHOLARSHIPS

4. JAPANESE & TAIWAN EXCHANGE PROGRAM INFO SESSION

5.  STUDY ABROAD PEER ADVISORS AT TATE

6.  STUDY ABROAD DESTINATION: CHINA INFO SESSION

7. INTERNATIONAL CAREER FORUM

8. CREDIT APPROVAL FORM REMINDER

9. UK INFO SESSION

10. 2ND ANNUAL BRITISH-IRISH STUDIES LECTURE



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INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK CELEBRATION TICKET RAFFLE

Thinking about attending the IEW Celebration on Monday, November 14?



The Office of International Education is raffling off several free tickets
next week!


To enter the raffle, just visit the OIE front desk in Barrow Hall 209 before
Thursday 11/10 at 12:00 noon and submit a quick entry form.  Tickets will be
raffled off Thursday afternoon!

--Raffle Deadline:  Thursday, November 10, 12:00 Noon.



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INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK CELEBRATION 2005



--WHEN:  November 14, 2005, 6:00 - 9:00 PM

--WHERE:  Georgia Hall, Tate Student Center



--FEATURING:

     PHOTO CONTEST

     INTERNATIONAL CUISINE

     ENTERTAINMENT

     INTERNATIONAL SILENT AUCTION+

     10,000 VILLAGES FAIR TRADE SALE



--IEW EVENT TICKETS:  Plan to attend the International Education Week
Celebration featuring the Photo Contest, international cuisine, silent
auction and entertainment!



$5 UGA STUDENTS WITH ID

$8 UGA STAFF/COMMUNITY MEMBERS



TICKETS GO ON SALE AT THE TATE CENTER BOX OFFICE IN LATE OCTOBER AND WILL BE
AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR ON NOV 14

This is a fundraising event and all ticket sales, silent auction
donations/sales fully contribute to the IEW Scholarships for Study Abroad
and International Students!



Last year funds provided scholarships for 7 study abroad and international
students!



--DONATIONS:  Students, staff and community members are also welcome to
contribute to the IEW event by donating an international item to the
International Silent Auction from your travels - AND/OR - to contribute a
dish for the international cuisine buffet.  Those who contribute a dish
serving 8 or more will receive a coupon for $2 off your Admission Ticket.
Please contact Colleen Larson to donate any items.  Email:
<mailto:[log in to unmask]> [log in to unmask]



* For more information about the general IEW Event, contact Colleen Larson,
Study Abroad Advisor, Office of International Education, E-mail:
<mailto:[log in to unmask]> [log in to unmask]



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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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SIT (School for International Training) - STARR INITIATIVE SCHOLARSHIP



Description:  Scholarships available for UGA students participating in a
study abroad program through the School for International Training (SIT).
SIT study abroad program information available at  <http://www.sit.edu>
http://www.sit.edu



Application:  Students must complete a UGA Affiliate Scholarship Application
Form (green scholarship form) AND an SIT Financial Aid/Scholarship
application and financial assessment form at
<http://www.sit.edu/studyabroad/docs/scholarship_finaid.pdf>
http://www.sit.edu/studyabroad/docs/scholarship_finaid.pdf



Deadline:  Monday, November 14, 2005



For further information, please contact Colleen Larson, Office of
International Education, 706-542-7903,  <mailto:[log in to unmask]>
[log in to unmask]



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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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JAPANESE & TAIWAN EXCHANGE PROGRAM INFO SESSION

Are you planning to participate in the UGA Exchange Programs in Japan or
Taiwan next year or want to learn more about the programs?

If so, please attend the upcoming Information Session.
Students will learn about program options at the session, as well as the
application process, plus meet the faculty coordinators for the Japan and
Taiwan Exchange Programs!

--Date:          Tuesday, November 8
--Time:          6:00 PM
--Location:    Joe Brown Hall Lobby near Comparative Literature Department

For more information contact:  Dr. Deszo Benedek ([log in to unmask])



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INTERESTED IN SPEAKING WITH A STUDENT THAT HAS PARTICIPATED IN A STUDY
ABROAD PROGRAM???



Visit the Study Abroad Peers Advisors at Tate!!!



November 8th and 10th from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm



Come speak with a student veteran that has studied abroad and can help
answer many of the questions you may have.



 Also, have the opportunity to pick up more information on study abroad
opportunities, as well as speak with a representative from the UGA Study
Abroad Office!



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Study Abroad Destination:  China



Come and learn all about the study abroad process at UGA!!!



Are you interested in going to China? Did you know there are scholarships
that could help you???



When:  Thursday, November 10, 5:30 pm

Where:  SLC 205 (near Jittery Joe's)



Hosted by Michael Barnhard, Freeman Scholar UGA student, study abroad
returnee.



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INTERNATIONAL CAREER FORUM

When: Wednesday, November 16, 2005 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm



Where: SLC 102



This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in an international
career!



Come hear from several alumni and local folks who are currently working in
an international setting.



If you are thinking of any type of international career, this is a great
opportunity for you!



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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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Interested in traveling to the United Kingdom???



Come learn about the British and Irish Certificate program and all the study
abroad options in the UK.



Free food!!!  Tons of information!!! Giveaways!!!  A Movie afterward!!!



Everyone is welcome! There will be students who have studied in the UK, as
well as a representative from the study abroad office!



Monday, November 7 at 4:00 p.m.



SLC room 267.



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2nd Annual British-Irish Studies Lecture



Dr. Ian W. Archer, Fellow and Tutor in Modern History at Keble College,
Oxford, will present the 2nd annual British- Irish Studies lecture, "London
and Westminster, c. 1600" on November 10th.



When: 4:00 in 265 Park Hall on 11/10/05

This will be followed by an outdoor reception (rain location - 261 Park
Hall).



Dr. Archer is an energetic and engaging speaker and the author of many books
and articles on early modern England.



This event is jointly sponsored by the British-Irish Studies Program and UGA
at Oxford.



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Cheers,



John D. Pine