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Study Abroad Certificate Program: Study Abroad Essentials Before You Leave– Tues., Dec. 2nd, 5:30 PM, MLC #214 (top)
By attending a certain number of these workshops, students will receive a study abroad certificate. This certificate program is designed to provide students with a complete study abroad experience.
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Study Abroad Essentials Before You Leave        Tues., Dec. 2nd
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM      MLC #214

2014 Fall Advising: Walk-in Hours and Weekly Options Abroad Sessions (top)
We offer walk-in advising and “Options Abroad” sessions. For individual attention, we recommend visiting a peer advisor during walk-in hours for quick questions. For a general overview, we recommend attending the weekly Options Abroad sessions.
Step 1: Attend a weekly Options Abroad Session for general information.
Step 2: If you have questions or need to consult an advisor

  *   walk-in hours: for quick questions with a peer advisor
  *   individual appointment with an education abroad advisor: please contact [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]> to make an appointment (available daily based on advisors’ schedules)

Monday  10:00-10:50 AM  OIE
Tuesday 10:00-10:50 AM  OIE
Wednesday       2:00-3:00 PM    Tate 472
Thursday        1:00-1:50 PM    OIE

Monday  1:30-3:00 PM    OIE
Tuesday 11:00-12:00 PM  OIE
Thursday        1:00-3:00 PM    MLC Jittery Joe’s


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  *   Certificate Program for Study Abroad
  *   Walk-in Hours and Weekly Options Abroad Sessions


  *   Scholarship Due in November
  *   Franklin College Summer Program 2015
  *   NanoJapan Program Application
  *   Study Abroad in South Africa
  *   Join the Language Partner Program


  *   Register Online with the U.S. Embassy
  *   Send Final Transcript to Education Abroad


  *   Study Abroad Program Evaluations


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Scholarships Due in November (top)
Scholarship     Due Date        Application Information
Foundation for Global Scholars  November 30th, 2014     Apply Now<>

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Franklin College Study Abroad Scholarships for the Summer, 2015 (top)
Multiple scholarships are now open for application. The deadline is January 9, 2015. Please view website<> for detail information.

NanoJapan: International Research Experience for Undergraduates Program (top)
Rice University is now accepting applications for the 2015 NanoJapan: International Research Experience for Undergraduates program. Generously supported by an NSF Partnerships for International Research & Education (NSF-PIRE) grant, this summer program seeks to cultivate interest in nanoscience among young U.S. undergraduate students, especially those from underrepresented groups, and encourages such students to pursue graduate study and academic research in related fields. The program has been nationally recognized by the National Academy of Engineering and the Institute of International Education's Heiskell Award as a model for the expansion of international opportunities for STEM students.

For more information on the NanoJapan program and to access the online application please see<>. For questions please email [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> or call (832) 420-2751.

Study Abroad in Stellenbosch, South Africa (top)
The UGA Center for the Study of Global Issues (Globis) is accepting applications for the 2015 study-abroad program in Stellenbosch, South Africa.  This Maymester program, which is run by faculty in the International Affairs and Sociology departments, provides a unique opportunity to combine classroom and service learning in Stellenbosch (a college town just outside Cape Town) with a wide range of extracurricular activities, including a five-day safari trip to Zimbabwe and Botswana.  Students will receive six hours of International Affairs or Sociology credit.  The early application deadline is December 1, 2014, although applications will be accepted until February 1, 2015.  For more information, visit the website<>  or contact either of the program's co-directors, Dr. Markus Crepaz ([log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>) or Dr. William Finlay ([log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>).

Join the Language Partner Program (top)
What? : A volunteer program designed to build cross cultural relationships and support international students who wish to improve their confidence and fluency in spoken English. The Language Partner Program pairs international students with a partner student from the United States to meet 2-3 hrs. per month and converse in English.

Who? : All are welcome! International students will improve their English, and U.S. students will learn about a new culture and form a new friendship.

When? : You will be matched with a Language Partner in January and expected to meet for the duration for Spring 2015. Apply today using the links on our website<>

**Note: There are separate applications for international and domestic students!

Why? : The Language Partner Program promotes intercultural communication and understanding between international students and U.S. students through the sharing of language and culture. Join the
fun and connect with a colleague from a different part of the world!

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Register Online with a U.S. Embassy – Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (top)
The Office of International Education strongly recommends that all current study abroad students register with the local U.S. Embassy in their host country. Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service provided by the U.S. Government to U.S. citizens who are traveling to, or living in, a foreign country. STEP allows you to enter information about your upcoming trip abroad so the U.S. Department of State can better assist you in an emergency. STEP also allows Americans residing abroad to get routine information from the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate. Please do take the responsibility to register your stay abroad with the U.S. State Department while on your study abroad program.

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Please Send Final Transcript to Education Abroad (top)
If you are on a Fall 2014 non-UGA/external Education abroad program, please check-in with your program sponsor and make a request for your final transcript.
Your program transcript should be mailed to University of Georgia C/O Education Abroad, 1324 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30602.

Study Abroad Program Evaluations (top)
Did you attend a non-UGA study abroad program? We’d like to hear about your experience! Please take our online survey<>.

1324 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602
Phone 001-706-542-2900
Fax 001-706-583-0106

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