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Scotland Programs Information Sessions

We have representatives from our three locations in Scotland (Aberdeen, Glasgow, and Stirling) coming to campus the week of October 6th!

Come meet our partners and learn more about what each program offers at an information session:

Monday, October 6th- 12:00pm-1:00pm  (Office of International Education– CL 207)

-Glasgow (Dumfries campus)

Friday, October 10th- 11:00am-12:00pm   (Office of International Education– CL 207)

-Aberdeen & Stirling

 

Scotland info

Hope to see you there!

 

 

Scholarships and Grants Available for Study Abroad

There are a lot of opportunities to help fund your study abroad experience and there are TWO new opportunities!

Please visit the website: http://www.uwgb.edu/international/studyabroad/financialaid.asp  to learn more about the options offered by both the OIE and other campus departments.  Some scholarships or grants include:

Travel Grant

Wochinske Scholarship

OIE Foundation Scholarship

Global Citizen Scholarship

Anne C. Kok Scholarship

Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant

Look to see which ones you are eligible for and apply now!  Deadlines are coming up quickly!

 

 

 

First Steps to Study Abroad

Interested in Study Abroad?  Not sure where to start or have specific questions?  Stop by a First Steps to Study Abroad Information Session!

They are held:

Every Tuesday  @ 2:00

Every Wednesday @ 12:00

In the Office of International Education (CL 207) during the semester.  Stop by!

Deadline Approaching!

APPLICATION DEADLINE!

The deadline for winter travel courses, student teaching,  and spring 2015 semester programs is THIS WEDNESDAY -October 1st!  Finish your application today at:

http://uwgb.studioabroad.com/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ListAll

Fall Study Abroad Fair!

The Fall Study Abroad Fair will be held Tuesday, September 17th from 10:00 – 2:00, in Phoenix Ball Room C

Students will have the opportunity to attend the Fall Study Abroad Fair and learn about the 200+ domestic and international study programs available.  Study abroad advisors and program representatives will be on site to answer questions and assist students in learning about these amazing opportunities!  Whether you wish to study abroad for a few weeks, a semester, or a full year we have a program that will fit your needs – come check it out!

Winter Travel Courses (Over Winter Break):

  • Costa Rica
  • Cuernavaca, Mexico
  • Argentina
  • Ecuador
  • Kassel, Germany – International Winter University

Semester/Year-long

  • Denmark
  • France
  • Germany
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Mexico
  • Scotland
  • National Student Exchange (locations in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands)

Study Abroad Info Sessions

Want to learn more about certain programs?  Not sure if there is a program right for you?  Come find out more at one of our fall information sessions:

Communication:  Tues. Sept. 10th @ 2:00 in  the Office of International Education (CL 207)

Business: Tues. Sept. 10th @ 3:30pm in UU 103

Winter Travel Courses: Wed. Sept. 11th @ 2:00 in  the Office of International Education (CL 207)

German Language: Thurs. Sept. 12th @ 3:30pm in UU 103

Spanish Language: Tues. Sept. 17th @ 3:30pm in UU 103

Political Science & Global Studies: Thurs. Sept. 19th @ 3:30pm in UU 103

Get the Scoop on Study Abroad!

Get the Scoop:

FREE Ice Cream!  Who doesn’t want it?!?  Come to GET THE SCOOP on Study Abroad learn about Study Abroad Programs on campus AND get a free sundae.  When?  TOMORROW (Sept. 4th) from 10:30-1:30 (or until supplies last) in the University Union by the Bookstore.  See you there!

It’s not too early to think about Winter Travel Courses!

Check out our website (Destinations, then search for Winter courses) to see what is being offered this coming winter!  More information regarding costs, dates, and specific itineraries will come over the summer.  The courses offered (with focus) are:

Argentina (Spanish)
Costa Rica (Env. Sci./Biology)
Cuernavaca, Mexico (Education, Business, Nursing & Social Work)
Ecuador (First Nations Studies)
St. Kitts & Nevis, Caribbean Islands (Nursing)

All deadlines for applications are October 1st

The Office of International Education is open ALL summer, so call, email, or stop in with questions!

Alicante Deadline Extended!

For those of you kicking yourselves that you missed the application deadline, the study abroad gods are smiling down on you today!  The application deadline for our summer travel course to beautiful Alicante, Spain has been extended to NEXT Friday, March 15th!!  This 6 credit program is the perfect venue to improve your Spanish language skills while experiencing Spain for 5 weeks!

See the full program brochure here: UWGB in Alicante

Spring Scholarship for Short-Term Study Abroad trips!

For those students applying for short-term study abroad trips this summer, we encourage you to check out the Global Studies scholarship!  This is a great way to fund your study abroad venture!

The recipient shall be chosen by the Global Studies Scholarship Selection Committee using the following selection criteria (based on the time of application):

  • Student must be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at UW-Green Bay;
  • Student must be participating in a short-term study abroad trip (2-3 weeks in duration) outside of the United States that is led by a UW-Green Bay faculty member (preference given to those participating in a trip led by a Global Studies faculty member);
  • Student must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of a 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale);
  • Student must complete a two-page essay detailing financial need, describing the short-term study abroad opportunity, and highlighting the benefits of the proposed trip to the student. A resume (or CV) must also be submitted to the selection committee.
  • The scholarship shall be given semi-annually as funding permits, with $300 available during the Winterim and $300 in the Summer session.

Please submit all required materials electronically to Katia Levintova, Global Studies Chair (levintoe@uwgb.edu).

The application deadline for this scholarship is April 1st, 2013.

Good Luck!!