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Below you will find the most recent posting to the SISA-L Listserv
(Students Interested in Study Abroad) for the 2006-2007 academic year.

 In each listserv message there is information for students who are
planning to go abroad, those who are currently abroad, as well as
those who have returned!

In this week's issue:

1.  STUDY, WORK AND TRAVEL ABROAD FAIR
2.  GILMAN SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE EXTENDED
3.  STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIPS
     --FREEMAN-ASIA
     --ATJ BRIDGING
     --ALUMNI FELLOWSHIP
     --SCHAEFER
4.  AIESEC INFO SESSION
5.  INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK (IEW) PHOTO CONTEST
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*STUDY, WORK AND TRAVEL ABROAD FAIR*

Oct. 9th & 10th in Georgia Hall of the Tate Student Center from 10 a.m. to 3
p.m..  Get information about all the upcoming opportunities to work and
study abroad! Vendors from around the country will be there to answer
questions and help you find the program that is right for you.  You don't
want to miss out!  This is a "drop-in" event so feel free to stop by both
days.

For more information contact Betsy Arrington-Tsao at [log in to unmask] or
visit our website at www.uga.edu/oie.



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*GILMAN SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE EXTENDED*

Due to increased interest in the Gilman Scholarship, the student deadline to
submit an application has been *extended until** Monday, October 2nd at
11:59 CST**.* The advisor deadline to certify applications has been extended
until *Thursday, October 5th*. As always if you have any questions about the
application process, please feel free to contact our office.

We are currently upgrading the application server to handle the increased
traffic. During this time if you experience any problems with the Gilman
Application or need your password reset, please contact our office at
[log in to unmask] or 713-621-6300 ext 16.

We thank you for your continued support of the Gilman Scholarship Program
and for encouraging your students to apply.

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*THE FREEMAN-ASIA AWARD SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: *

This scholarship is designed to support American undergraduates with
demonstrated financial need who are planning on studying overseas in East or
Southeast Asia. Freeman-ASIA Award Program grantees are expected to share
their experiences with their home campuses to encourage study abroad in Asia
by others, and to spread greater understanding of Asian peoples and cultures
within their home communities. Since the launch of the program in 2000, the
Freeman-ASIA Award Program has supported over 2,000 U.S. undergraduates with
their study abroad plans in East and Southeast Asia.

--*Eligibility*: Spring Scholarships available for students who will study
abroad for 10 weeks or more in Asia with a start date next December - April.


--*Application Deadline*: Application cycle opens September 6, 2006 for
Spring Programs. Endorsed application and signed Financial Need Validation
Form must be received by Institute of International Education by *5:00 PM
EST October 18, 2006*.

--TO APPLY: Visit the Freeman-ASIA website at
http://www.iie.org/programs/freeman-asia/

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*ATJ BRIDGING SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDY ABROAD IN JAPAN*

--Description:   Recipients of Bridging Scholarships will receive a stipend
of $2,500 - $4000 (depending on semester/year programs).

The Bridging Scholarship program will award 30 scholarships to American
students participating in study abroad programs in Japan that begin in
Spring 2007. Undergraduate students majoring in any field of study and
attending any recognized exchange or independent program in Japan are
eligible to apply for these scholarships.

--Eligibility:  US citizen or permanent resident enrolled as undergraduate
student in any field at a US college or university, who will study abroad in
Japan.

--Application:  Available on-line at : http://www.colorado.edu/ealld/

--*Deadline*:  *October 5, 2006*  (This is NOT a postmark deadline - All
materials must be received by end of business day Thursday, October 5).

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*STUDY ABROAD ALUMNI FELLOWSHIP*

A $3000 study abroad fellowship for UGA undergraduates attending a
UGA-sponsored study abroad or exchange program for one semester (Fall or
Spring) or full academic year.

-- 3.0 minimum GPA required.
-- Must not have previously studied abroad for academic credit at the
university level.
-- Award based on academic merit, demonstrated financial need, strong
faculty recommendation, essay, and overall application.
-- Fellowship recipient must be willing to meet with the Alumni Board *(at a
mutually convenient regularly scheduled meeting either before departure or
within six months of completing study abroad program)* and to correspond
with designated Alumni Board staff and volunteers.
-- Students must have completed at least one full semester at UGA prior to
application and have at least one semester to complete at UGA upon return.
(i.e. fellowship cannot be used for the last semester of your degree program
in order to participate in post-study abroad campus activities proposed in
application essay).

*Deadline:  October 3, 2006*

*For application and more information visit:
http://www.uga.edu/oie/sagensch.htm*

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*ELIZABETH SUZANNE SCHAEFER SCHOLARSHIP*

A $500 scholarship for UGA undergraduates attending UGA or external study
abroad or exchange programs.

--3.0 minimum GPA required.

*Deadline:  October 13, 2006*

*For application and more information visit:
http://www.uga.edu/oie/sagensch.htm*

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*AIESEC INFO SESSION—INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STUDENTS IN ECONOMICS AND
BUSINESS MANAGEMENT*

Gain global experience with AIESEC!!

Do you want international experience?

Do you want to gain professional and leadership skills?

Would you like to build a global network?

Are you interested in changing the world?

Join AIESEC!

Located in over 90 countries, AIESEC is the world's largest student-based
organization. We promote international cooperation and cultural
understanding through our global network, traineeship exchange program and
diverse leadership opportunities…

Find out more at our info session:

Wednesday October 4th
7:30 PM
Caldwell 302

If you have any questions please email us at [log in to unmask] or
visit www.aiesecus.org

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*INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK (IEW) PHOTO CONTEST*

As part of the International Education Week Celebration, the Office of
International Education proudly presents "International Photo Contest: The
World in Pictures."  This contest is open to all UGA students who have
studied or traveled outside the United States and all international students
who are 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.
* Photos may be between the sizes of 3 X 5 and 5 X 7.

-- DEADLINE:  5:00 PM on October 31st

-- TO ENTER:  Use the Photo Entry Form available on the OIE website at
http://www.uga.edu/oie/iew under Photo Contest OR collect a form from the
Office of International Education, 203 Barrow Hall.

Students should submit photos in an envelope addressed to Monica Catalano,
Photo Contest, Office of International Education, 203 Barrow Hall along with
your completed entry form.

--JUDGING: * Photos will be judged in two categories: "People & Culture" and
"Artistic Merit " Judges will look for photos that communicate a
cross-cultural experience in the People & Culture category and will look for
artistic quality in the Artistic Merit category.

--AWARDS: 1st place prize winners: $75
                    2nd place prize winners: $50
                    3rd place prize winners: $25

***PHOTO CONTEST AWARDS NIGHT & IEW CELEBRATION:*  Photos will be displayed
at the International Education Week Celebration on November 16, 2006.  Winners
will be announced and prizes will be awarded at the IEW Celebration.    A
People's Choice Award will be also be voted on during the IEW evening event.

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

--WHERE:  Georgia Hall, Tate Student Center

--IEW EVENT TICKETS:  Plan to attend the International Education Week
Celebration featuring the Photo Contest, international cuisine, silent
auction and entertainment! 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!  Tickets should be available for purchase by late October at the
Tate Center Box Office.

* For more information about the IEW Photo Contest contact Monica Catalano,
Graduate Assistant, Office of International Education, E-mail:
[log in to unmask]

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Cherio,




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Monica Catalano
Graduate Assistant
University of Georgia
Office of International Education
Study Abroad Office
Direct:  706-542-6605
Main:  706-542-7903