This is a wonderful opportunity to familiarize yourself with all the education abroad opportunities available to UGA students. Over 100 vendors attend ready to provide you with information about their programs. Even if you are already in the process
of narrowing your search, be sure to stop by the Study Abroad Fair!
Please note that students are required to attend an Education Abroad 101 Session prior to meeting with an Education Abroad Advisor!
Education Abroad 101 Tuesdays: September 22nd and 29th 12:30-1:30pm in Tate 137 Wednesdays: September 23rd and 30th 10-11am in the OIE Resource Room
September 23rd and 30th 5:30-6:30pm in MLC 251 Thursdays: September 24th 12:30-1:30pm in Tate 137
Drop-In Advising Table Thursdays: 1-3pm at the MLC Jittery Joe's
Peace Corps Table Thursdays: 1-3pm at the MLC Jittery Joe's
Options Abroad Mondays and Tuesdays: 5:30-6:30pm in MLC 251
Drop in anytime with your current essay draft or outline to have an Education Abroad Advisor or a past Gilman scholarship recipient review and edit your application essay. If you would like help with an essay for another study
abroad scholarship, or want more tips on writing, feel free to stop by as well!
September 28th & 29th: UGA @ Oxford
Education Abroad Workshops Thursdays: 5:30-7pm in MLC 214
September 24th: Tales From Abroad
Not sure if studying abroad is for you? Are you interested, but overwhelmed with all of the possibilities and want more information about different experiences? Join us for this week's workshop hosted by the Education Abroad Ambassadors that features
a panel of returned study abroad students. Learn more about their experiences involving various housing, duration, location, and more! Feel free to ask questions to help you in your process to go abroad!
Funding and Scholarships
10th Annual Travel Video Contest
InternationalStudent.com is excited to announce
the 10th Annual Travel Video Contest. Both study abroad and international students can enter to win the $4,000 grand prize by submitting a 5 minute video telling us about a trip or study abroad program they want to take.
You can view more information including rules, how to enter, the judging panel and the official flyer
Students have until 11:59pm EDT on October 22, 2015 to enter to win. The winners will be announced during International Education Week on November 20, 2015.
OIE General Scholarships Deadline: Friday, October 23rd
Spring and Summer 2016 study abroad participants are eligible!
Please visit the Scholarship section of the GoAbroad website
here for more information on these incredible opportunities!
Boren Awards Deadline: January 5, 2016
Boren Awards are funded by the National Security
Education Program and provide U.S. undergraduate and graduate students with the resources to pursue study abroad experiences focused on languages, fields of study, and geographic areas deemed critical to U.S. interests. The countries of Western Europe, Canada,
Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.
Boren Scholarships offer undergraduates up to
$20,000 for 6-12 months of language study abroad. Boren Fellowships offer graduate students up to $30,000 for up to two years of language study in the U.S. and abroad. In exchange for funding, Boren award recipients agree to work in the federal government
for a period of at least one year. This award is an excellent “in” for careers in the federal government that require skills in critical languages.
Information on the BOREN AWARDS AFRICAN LANGUAGES
INITIATIVE also will be presented in the session. The African Flagship Languages Initiative (AFLI) offers Boren Scholarship and Boren Fellowship applicants the opportunity to study African languages and cultures by participating in domestic and overseas language
programs in one of the following languages: Swahili, Yoruba, Zulu, Akan/Twi, Hausa, Wolof, French, and Portuguese. More information can be found
The Boren Scholarship application campus deadline
is January 5, 2016. For more information, contact Elizabeth Hughes Sears, Boren Awards Campus Representative, [log in to unmask]
The Gilman Scholarship Program aims to diversify the kinds of students who study and intern abroad and the countries
and regions where they go by offering awards to U.S. undergraduates who might otherwise not participate due to financial constraints.
Asian Bilingual Career Forum
Disco International, organizer of the largest job fair for Japanese-English bilinguals, will be holding the Asian Bilingual Career Forum 2015 this fall.
*Invitation Only Event*
Nov. 20-22 (Fri.-Sun.)
Submit invitation request form
-Bilingual in English and one Asian language, excluding Japanese (e.g. Chinese, Korean, Indonesian, Thai, Vietnamese, Malay, etc.)
-Graduating with a bachelor's degree or higher from a U.S. university
-Available to work in Asia
-recipients of an invitation from DISCO
**If selected, you will receive an invitation via email. The last day to request an invitation will be November 5.
The University of Georgia and the Athens community invite you to participate in a variety of Hispanic
Heritage Month Celebrations from September 15th-October 15th. Click
here for a full schedule of events.
Week's Program Spotlight: UGA Franklin Spring Semester at Oxford (top)
Spring Semester 2016 - 3/24/16 through 6/18/16
October 16, 2015
Out-of-state students pay in-state tuition. Additionally, the HOPE and Zell Miller scholarships apply
to those who are eligible.
All budget amounts are estimates only. Prices are subject to change.
Estimated Cost of Attendance based on 2015-2016
estimates, as determined by the UGA Office of Financial Aid.
The UGA at Oxford Study Abroad Program has been in existence for over twenty-five years. One of the most successful programs on campus, the program is a big reason that the University of Georgia has risen to rank in the top twenty in the nation for University
student participation in study abroad programs. If you've considered spending part of your college career abroad, think of Oxford as your first stop. We offer over 100 courses in a wide variety of majors and subjects, so we are certain to have something for
The September 28th and 29th Options Abroad workshops will focus on UGA @ Oxford Programs!
Additionally, please visit our website for a list of Non-UGA Programs provided by outside organizations.
1324 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602
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