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In this week's issue:



   1. INTERNATIONAL STREET FESTIVAL—THIS WEEKEND!
   2. APPLY FOR A $500 STARS STIPEND
   3. MAYMESTER/SUMMER PROGRAMS STILL ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
   4. WAIVE YOUR FEES WHILE ABROAD
   5. CAFÉ ABROAD TRAVEL JOURNALISTS WANTED
   6. SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

--ALUMNI FELLOWSHIP

--INTERNATIONAL STUDIES ABROAD

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*INTERNATIONAL STREET FESTIVAL—THIS WEEKEND!*

The International Street Festival is coming soon!  It will be held on
Saturday, April 14, 2007 in downtown Athens from 12-5 p.m.  This event brings
together a community of all nations and cultures to promote international
cultural awareness to the Athens community. For the past few years, there
have been more than 2,500 attendees at each Festival, which is held across
from the Arch on College Avenue in downtown Athens every year.

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*APPLY FOR A STARS $500 STIPEND TO USE ON STUDY ABROAD PROGAMS IN COSTA RICA
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*Programs include:*

*-Environmental Writing-Maymester (**SPACE STILL AVAILABLE- APPLY ASAP**)***

 *-Spanish Language, Culture and History- Summer*

*-Landscape Architecture-Summer***

*-TESOL- Summer***



*HOPE Scholarship will cover the Tuition portion of fees and you will
receive course credit.*



*STARS Application:
http://www.uga.edu/costarica/program_scholarships_stars.htm
<http://www.uga.edu/costarica/program_scholarships_stars.htm>*



*www.uga.edu/costarica*<http://www.uga.edu/costarica>


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*STILL LOOKING FOR A MAYMESTER OR SUMMER STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM?*



Visit  http://www.uga.edu/oie/saprograms_2007.htm to find out which programs
are still accepting applications!

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*WAIVE YOUR FEES WHILE ABROAD!!!*

If you are studying abroad during Maymester or Summer and will not be
registering for any other classes during these sessions, you can waive your
transportation, health, and Ramsey fees when you register for study abroad
classes.

Registering for a class coded REGT will NOT automatically waive these fees,
but will ALLOW the student to do so.  If you do not waive them, you will be
charged them.

The technology fee cannot be waived. If you have any questions about waiving
fees for study abroad, contact the study abroad office or the bursar.

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*CAFÉ ABROAD TRAVEL JOURNALISTS WANTED*

  Café Abroad is a print newsmagazine, interactive network and online city
guide written entirely by and for abroad students. We accept applications
from students traveling to every study abroad destination worldwide.  **

      Café Abroad is looking for college students who are talented writers
and have an eye for photography to join our team of travel journalists. As
such, your core responsibility is to document your study abroad semester by
conceiving, writing and editing pieces that embody your experience.

      We're looking for people who are outgoing, savvy, curious, and eager
to explore a new city. Your experiences will give a voice to – and inspire –
an online community of thousands of students in the region.

*Responsibilities:*

   - Posting at least two weekly articles with photos. The articles can
   focus on anything from an upcoming event or cultural phenomenon to a
   restaurant review. First person features and commentaries derived from
   unique abroad experiences are also encouraged.
   - Updating the cafeabroad.com calendar by adding at least five events
   every week. Postings may include – but are not limited to – concerts,
   festivals, markets, theater performances, sporting events and more. These
   events can be found in local newspapers, city guides and regional websites
   and other media outlets.
   - Leading a regional team of writers in weekly editorial meetings.



*To Apply:*

      Send cover letter, résumé, two writing samples and the general
information form (available at cafeabroad.com by clicking "employment") to
[log in to unmask] <jobs@[log in to unmask]>. Writing samples should
embody your character and can be a first-person narrative or third-person
journalism piece. Please mark the subject of your application email as
"Travel Journalist Job Application."

*Checklist for Application:*

Each submission should have 5 attachments.

   1. Cover Letter
   2. Résumé
   3. Writing sample # 1
   4. Writing sample # 2
   5. Job application general information form (under the employment
   section of website)

 Formatting:

      All submissions are preferred as Microsoft Word documents.

****Café Abroad is not affiliated with UGA or the Office of International
Education.



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SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION



*UGA ALUMNI ASSOCIATION FELLOWSHIP*

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UGA undergraduate students attending semester long UGA study abroad and
exchange programs. Minimum GPA: 3.0. Must not have studied abroad before and
have at least one semester remaining at UGA following study abroad/exchange
semester.



Deadline for Fall 2007:  Monday, April 23



Application available at http://www.uga.edu/oie/sagensch.htm



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*INTERNATIONAL STUDIES ABROAD*

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For use on ISA programs in French or Spanish speaking ISA program countries.



Visit http://www.studiesabroad.com/admissions/document/scholarships for more
information.



Deadline:  April 30, 2007



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-- 
Monica Catalano
Study Abroad Graduate Assistant
University of Georgia