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In this week's issue:

1.       OIE OPEN HOUSE

2.       STUDY ABROAD VIRGIN ISLANDS

3.       STUDY ABROAD ARMENIA DEADLINE EXTENDED

4.       A GORP ADVENTURE IN COSTA RICA

5.       UGA COSTA RICA DEADLINES EXTENDED

6.       INTERNATIONAL COFFEE HOUR

7.       INTERNATIONAL COFFEE HOUR

   1. SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

--KATHERINE MURPHEY
--IEW
--FREEMAN-ASIA

--UNO INNSBRUCK
--ISA


*OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION OPEN HOUSE*

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We have officially moved!  Come join us as we celebrate our new home.



When:  Wednesday, March, 7th, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

Where:  3rd Floor of the Bank of America Building (corner of Lumpkin and
Clayton)



Light fare and drinks will be served.  Hope to see you there!

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*STUDY ABROAD VIRGIN ISLANDS*

An interdisciplinary course,* *anth, crss, ecol, fors 4760* *(3hrs)*
*Agroforestry
in the Caribbean, Maymester term 16 through 30 May 2007.  Students must
complete an application by 1 March.  See www.uga.edu/ecocarib for more
information and application details.  It's a great course at a great price!
Come participate, have fun and learn.

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*STUDY ABROAD ARMENIA DEADLINE EXTENDED*

UGA Study Abroad in Armenia has extended the application deadline till March
8, 2007 to allow for out-of-state applications to arrive.

You can still apply for the program by this date. Please let Dr. Ames know
if you are interested ([log in to unmask], 706.542.0856).

Learn about the program at: http://www.uga.edu/internationalpso/armenia

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*Coral Reefs to Cloud forests:  A GORP Adventure in Costa Rica*



White water raft down the Pacuare River, hike and snorkel at Cahuita
National Park, and ride the zip lines through the lush cloud forests of
Costa Rica on this NEW Maymester program!



Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime!  This 14 day trip is perfect for
the outdoor enthusiast looking for an unforgettable international
experience.



Visit www.uga.edu/costarica/program_maymester_gorp.htm for more information
and application forms or visit the UGA Costa Rica office on the third floor
of the Bank of America Building (corner of Lumpkin and Clayton)



Enrollment is open to UGA and non-UGA students.  No Spanish is required.



Questions?  Contact Page McCorkle at [log in to unmask] OR Donna Waters at
[log in to unmask] , (706)-542-5060





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*UGA Costa Rica Programs - Application DEADLINES EXTENDED!!!
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Do you want to travel and study in Costa Rica?  If so, then come to the
EXTENDED DEADLINE Information Session on Wed., March 7th at 4:45 PM in Room
251 in the Student Learning Center and learn how you could study language,
science, writing and/or culture on one of our exciting Study Abroad
Programs!  Free food!

UGA Costa Rica is an office within the Office of International Education on
campus offering a wide variety of programs and opportunities for students.
 The University owns approximately 153 acres of property in the tropical,
cloud forest in the central, mountainous region of Costa Rica (Monteverde).
 On this land, the UGA Costa Rica campus, a satellite campus, has been
developed.  Visit www.uga.edu/costarica to see and learn more.

2007-2008 Study Abroad Programs:
 MAYMESTER- Art & Culture (Joe Norman), Ecology (Milton & Diana Lieberman),
Environmental Writing (Deb Miller); GORP (Donna Waters)
 SUMMER - Agro-ecology (Wayne Parrott), Entomology (Marianne Robinette,
Darold Batzer), TESOL (Rachel Norwood), Spanish Language, Culture & History
(Lesley Feracho & Ian Lekus), Landscape Architecture (Brian Lahaie & Alfie
Vick);
 FALL - Ecology Fall Semester (Milton & Diana Lieberman), Land, Language &
CultureFall Semester (Multiple-David Porter, Carl Jordan, Dean Rojek)
 SPRING Semester 2008 - Franklin Spring Semester (Multiple professors);
Visit www.uga.edu/costarica for more information!

For more information please visit www.uga.edu/costarica or call Page
McCorkle at 706-254-6060 (temporary phone number) to schedule an
appointment.

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*INTERNATIONAL COFFEE HOUR*

Join us on Friday, March 2 from 11:30  1:30 in Memorial Hall Ballroom for
coffee, food, and conversation.  Hosted by the Hispanic Student Association.


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*SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION*

*KATHERINE MURPHY SCHOLARSHIP*

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

Eligibility: A 3.3 minimum GPA is required, and student must not have
previously studied abroad for academic credit at the university level.

Application deadline:  March 9, 2007

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

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*IEW (International Education Week) SCHOLARSHIP*

$500 scholarship for UGA undergraduates attending a UGA sponsored study
abroad or exchange program.

Eligibility: 3.3 minimum GPA required and must not have previously studied
abroad for academic credit at the university level.

Application deadline:  March 9, 2007

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

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*FREEMAN-ASIA SCHOLARSHIP*

The primary goal of Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA) is to
increase the number of U.S. undergraduates who study in East and Southeast
Asia, by providing them with the information and financial assistance they
will need.

Eligibility: Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents at time
of application.  Must currently receive Need-Based Financial Aid or
demonstrate through FAFSA a verifiable need for financial assistance to
study abroad in Asia. Applicants must have little or no previous experience
in the country in which they plan to study. (must not have spent more than 4
weeks in proposed country of study within last 5 years)  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.

Application Deadline for study in Summer 2007:  March 7, 2007

Application Deadline for study in Fall 2007-Spring 2008:  April 4, 2007

For more information visit:  http://www.iie.org/programs/freeman-asia/

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*UNO INNSBRUCK AMBASSADOR SCHOLARSHIP*

Description:  The University of Georgia, The University of New Orleans and
it's International Summer School believe strongly that the European
educational experiences should be made available to as many qualified
students as possible.

To this end, a limited number of Ambassador Awards will be made to available
UGA undergraduate students who exhibit high academic achievement, can
clearly demonstrate financial need and whose academic plans would benefit
from program participation.

Eligibility:  Applicants must be a continuing undergraduate, full or
part-time, currently enrolled at UGA and have completed at least 1 year of
college.  Minimum GPA 3.0. Students must include an official transcript, 2
letters of recommendation, essay/statement of purpose, and demonstrate
financial need.

Application: Available on-line at http://www.uga.edu/oie/saschuno.htm

Deadline:  March 2, 2007

For further information, please contact Colleen Larson,Office of
International Education, [log in to unmask]

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*ISA (INTERNATIONAL STUDIES ABROAD) SCHOLARSHIP*

Unsure of how to finance your study abroad program? ISA awards $45,000 in
scholarships each year to summer, semester and academic year program
participants as follows:

       10 x $1,000 for Summer Study

       4 x $2,500 for Academic Year Study

       10 x $1,000 for Fall Study

       10 x $1,000 for Winter/Spring Study



In order to apply for these awards, students must meet the following
criteria:

   - Have at least a 3.25 cumulative GPA
   - Be currently enrolled in second or third year at a U.S.
   university/college that is an ISA affiliate. (View list of ISA
   affiliated universities/colleges<http://www.studiesabroad.com/admissions/document/affiliatedUniversities>)

   - Have completed at least one year of appropriate college-level
   Spanish/French or the equivalent (courses must appear on official
   transcript)
   - Be accepted to an ISA program in a Spanish- or French-speaking
   country
   - Be on financial aid

Application Deadline:  February 28, 2007

For more information visit:
http://www.studiesabroad.com/admissions/document/scholarships






-- 
Monica Catalano
Study Abroad Graduate Assistant
University of Georgia