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Study Abroad 101 Workshop
Intern in Asia - Freeman Asia Grant
Thu., Jan 22, 6 PM to 7 PM, MLC #268




Events

2015 Spring Advising: Walk-in Hours and Weekly Options Abroad Sessions (top)
We offer walk-in advising and “Options Abroad” sessions for students interested in study abroad. For individual attention, we recommend visiting a peer advisor during walk-in hours for quick questions. For a general overview of study abroad, we recommend attending one of our weekly Options Abroad sessions.
Step 1: Attend a weekly Options Abroad Session for general information on study abroad.
Step 2: If you have questions or need to consult an advisor

  *   walk-in hours: for quick questions answered by 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)

WEEKLY OPTIONS ABROAD SESSIONS
Monday  11:10-12:10 AM  OIE
Tuesday 3:30-4:30 PM    OIE
Wednesday       2:00-3:00 PM    Tate 472
Friday  10:00-11:00 PM  OIE

WEEKLY WALK IN ADVISING HOURS
Monday  12:00-2:10 PM   OIE
Wednesday       1:00-3:00 PM    OIE
Thursday        1:00-3:00 PM    Tate 472
Friday  11:00-1:30 PM   OIE

Study Abroad 101 Workshops in Spring 2015 (top)
Topic   Time    Location
Intern in Asia: Freeman Asia Grant      Thu.  Jan. 22nd
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM      MLC #268
Study Abroad 101: Gilman Scholarship Workshop   Thu., Feb. 5th
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM      MLC #268
Study Abroad 101: Writing for Study Abroad Scholarships Thu., Feb. 12th
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM      MLC #214
Study Abroad 201: Careers in Working Abroad     Wed., Feb, 18th
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM      MLC #248
Study Abroad 101: Packing, Apps, and Budgeting  Thu., Mar. 19th
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM      MLC #214
Study Abroad 101: Getting Immersed Into Your Surroundings       Thu., Mar. 26th
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM      MLC #350
Study Abroad 101: Pre-Departure Orientation     Thu., Apr. 9th
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM      MLC #214





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  *   Walk-in Hours and Weekly Options Abroad Sessions
  *   Study Abroad 101 Workshops in Spring 2015
  *   Middle East Student Symposium Call for Papers


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  *   Scholarships Due in January and February
  *   UGA at Oxford Program Application
  *   Webinar about School for Field Studies
  *   Fall 2015 UGA Exchange Program
  *   NanoJapan Program Application
  *   DAAD Scholarship for Study Abroad in Germany
  *   Study Abroad in South Africa
  *   US-UK Fulbright Internship om London
  *   UK Summer Institute Application
  *   Food and Trade Study Program in China
  *   Volunteer in Dominican Republic
  *   Volunteer in Puerto Rico


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  *   Send Final Transcript to Education Abroad


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Middle East Student Symposium Call for Papers
The Middle East Council announces a Call for Papers for the Seventh Annual Middle East Student Symposium.  This symposium aims to bring together young scholars from across the University System of Georgia and from other states and institutions for a day of intellectual and creative exchange centered around issues pertaining to the Middle East, including North Africa and Central Asia.

Research papers and creative projects such as posters and artwork relating to the Middle East, North Africa or Central Asia from a historical or contemporary perspective, are welcome. Interested participants should submit a proposal as an MS Word attachment electronically to Dr. Jason Tatlock at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>  with the following subject line: Student Symposium <Your Name>.   Deadline for submissions is March 2, 2015.

All submissions should also include the following:
1.         Name of presenter and faculty sponsor/supervisor
2.         E-mail address of faculty sponsor/supervisor
3.         College/University affiliation of the presenter
4.         Title of the presentation and a 200 word abstract of the research paper or creative project.

The Registration fee for students is $15 and $20 for faculty and other non-students.  Please send checks in advance and written out to Armstrong State University.  You may mail the checks to Jason Tatlock, Associate Professor of History, Department of History, Armstrong State University, 11935 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA 31419.

***In the event that students and faculty must cancel registration, please be advised that a refund will be issued if the notification of cancellation is received prior to March 2, 2015.




Programs

Scholarships Due in January and February (top)
Scholarship     Due Date        Application Information
Due in January
Sara’s Wish Foundation  January 31st, 2015      Apply Now<http://uga.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=1b44ff8bc552614cf7d6d7b2f&id=a63ad16fc6&e=d9405fa761>
DAAD German Education Exchange  January 31st, 2015      Apply Now<http://uga.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=1b44ff8bc552614cf7d6d7b2f&id=7570488b13&e=d9405fa761>
Due in February
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Family and Consumer Sciences (Academic Year 2015-2016 Scholarships)     February 13th, 2015     Apply Now<http://uga.us8.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=1b44ff8bc552614cf7d6d7b2f&id=435c7f2320&e=d9405fa761>
UNO-Innsbruck Ambassadors       February 13th, 2015     Apply Now<http://uga.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=1b44ff8bc552614cf7d6d7b2f&id=b5713003f7&e=d9405fa761>
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UGA at Oxford Programs Application Due on January 23 (top)
Please note that the deadline for the following UGA at Oxford Programs is coming:
Franklin at Oxford Summer: July 5 - August 14, 2015
Terry at Oxford : July 5 – August 14, 2015
Grady at Oxford: July 5 – August 14, 2015
UGA at Oxford Junemester Program: June 9 - June 26, 2015

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Webinar about Admission to the School for Field Studies Admission
On Thursday, January 29,  The School for Field Studies (SFS) will host a free, interactive webinar about SFS admissions. The webinar, led by SFS’s admissions team, will cover each step of the SFS process -- from application to students arriving in the field. The goal for this webinar is to provide you with an in-depth look at the application, admissions, and program preparation processes for SFS students.

The webinar will cover the following topics:
* What we look for when evaluating students for SFS programs
* A step-by-step explanation of the application process
* Logistics of student travel and visas
* SFS financial aid and scholarships
* Resources available to students as they prepare for their program

SFS Admissions, Pre-Departure, and Financial Aid
Thursday, January 29
2:00 – 3:00 PM (EST)
with Amy Sullivan, Admissions Counselor
and Ellen Reid, Admissions Manager

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If you have any questions or if you experience difficulty registering, please email [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.

Fall 2015 UGA Exchange Program Application Due on February 3 (top)
For those of you considering a UGA Exchange Program for Fall 2015 or during the next academic year, now is the perfect time to learn about and plan for an upcoming exchange! Fall 2015 placements may be available for UGA partner institutions in Australia, Austria, Brazil, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, France, Ghana, Germany, Japan, Korea, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Taiwan, the United Kingdom & Uruguay - several are new partner universities.

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  *   Academic Areas: While on exchange, students take regular university courses offered by the host institution; Programs offer a variety of subjects suitable for a wide range of majors, minors, elective and core areas of study.  In addition, many programs will offer language and culture study as part of the curriculum.
  *   Costs & Financial Aid: Exchange Program Fee: $5,418 *Spring 2015, which is equivalent to UGA in-state tuition/fees (payable to UGA); Additional expenses include airfare, meals & accommodation expenses at host university, international travelers insurance and other personal expenses.  HOPE, Zell Miller and other UGA Financial Aid may be used on all UGA exchange programs.  Additional scholarships available here<http://uga.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=1b44ff8bc552614cf7d6d7b2f&id=eb0356ef8b&e=d9405fa761>.
  *   To Apply: Please schedule an exchange advising meeting prior to submitting an application. UGA Exchange Application (outbound) is available to download<http://uga.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=1b44ff8bc552614cf7d6d7b2f&id=e301fb5b50&e=d9405fa761>.

For More Info:  Please call Education Abroad to schedule an exchange advising appointment at (706) 542-2900 or email [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>. Advising appointments prior to submitting an application are requested.

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.

Application Deadline: January 23rd, 2015
For more information on the NanoJapan program and to access the online application please see http://nanojapan.rice.edu<http://uga.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=1b44ff8bc552614cf7d6d7b2f&id=ebb3bdd463&e=d9405fa761>. For questions please email [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> or call (832) 420-2751.

DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship for Study Abroad in Germany (top)
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) invites highly qualified undergraduate students to apply for scholarships funding study, senior thesis research and/or internships in Germany. The goal of this program is to support study abroad in Germany and at German universities. Preference will be given to students whose projects or programs are based at and organized by a German university. Scholarships are available either as part of an organized study abroad program or as part of an individual, student-designed study abroad semester or year.

The deadline for applications is January 31, 2015 (postmark date).
For additional information on this grant and how to apply, please visit the website<http://uga.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=1b44ff8bc552614cf7d6d7b2f&id=6998a2d9ba&e=d9405fa761>.

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.  Application will be accepted until February 1, 2015.  For more information, visit the website<http://uga.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=1b44ff8bc552614cf7d6d7b2f&id=862710aeac&e=d9405fa761>  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]>).

US-UK Fulbright Internship in London - Summer 2015 (top)
The US-UK Fulbright Commission in London is seeking applicants for the internship programme for summer 2015. Internships are a great fit for UK students who have had study experience in the US, American study abroad students seeking to maximize their time in London, or for recent graduates able to come to the UK on BUNAC's Intern in Britain programme. Please note applicants must demonstrate the legal right to work in the UK, most commonly via a Tier 4 Student Visa or Tier 5 for BUNAC.  For more information, see the website<http://uga.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=1b44ff8bc552614cf7d6d7b2f&id=275477ad3c&e=d9405fa761>.

In previous years, interns have come from international relations, marketing, communications, political science, international/higher education, student affairs, education or non-profit backgrounds.  However, applicants from all fields are welcome.

Internships are unpaid and may be offered full-time or on a part-time basis around students’ class schedules. Internships may vary from one to six months in length.

To apply, students may email a CV and covering letter to [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>, with the subject line “Awards Internship”, “Alumni Internship” or ”Advising Internship”. The applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting from 13th February.

UK Summer Institute Applications Are Now Open (top)
The US-UK Fulbright Commission applications are open for the UK Summer Institute Award Programmes for US Undergraduates.  Each Programme varies in duration, from three to six weeks, and offers students a fantastic opportunity to be immersed in the study of British academics and culture. Students will take part in cultural events, research, collaboration, and presentation at an esteemed British University.

Deadlines for 2015 are:  February 26th or March 5th, 2015 – depending on the Institute.
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2015 Global Food and Trade Study Abroad Program in China (top)
The Global Food and Trade study abroad program is now accepting applications for Maymester 2015. On this 30 day adventure, students explore China’s rich history, culture and modern developments while gaining a new perspective on international food and trade. Students will study at Shanghai Ocean University and the Tianjin University of Science and Technology while exploring a variety of topics, including trade between China and the U.S., environmental issues in China, cultural differences, food safety systems and and product trends. Students will take field trips to the Great Wall of China, farmers’ cooperatives, and more. 6 hours of credit are available. For more information, visit the website<http://uga.us8.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=1b44ff8bc552614cf7d6d7b2f&id=4afe0ebe66&e=d9405fa761> or contact either of the program’s co-directors, Dr. Glenn Ames ([log in to unmask]) or Dr. Yao-wen Huang ([log in to unmask]).

Application Deadline: February 27, 2015

Volunteer in the Dominican Republic this Summer (top)
Four weeks of volunteering and adventure in the Dominican Republic. Please contact Liz Guniessey at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> for more information.

Volunteer in Rincón, Puerto Rico (top)
Casa de Amistad has partnered with charity organizations and local schools in Puerto Rico to provide volunteer opportunities from June 15, 2015-July 20, 2015. Volunteer activities include: beach clean-ups, water testing, beach-side recycling, tree planting, animal rescue, support for the homeless and HIV positive community, youth mentoring and much more.

The volunteer house is only a block away from the beach, with a private pool, wireless internet, washer and dryer, and other amenities. No passport is necessary to travel to Puerto Rico.

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Abroad Now

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.




Returnees
Study Abroad Program Evaluations (top)
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