Magazine article Phi Kappa Phi Forum

2014 Study Abroad Grants

Magazine article Phi Kappa Phi Forum

2014 Study Abroad Grants

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Study Abroad Grants help undergraduates, whether members or nonmembers, who seek knowledge and experience by venturing afield. Fifty $1,000 grants (two named) are distributed. This year, 512 applicants competed for them; about 10 percent of entrants were selected. Including 2014, 604 students have earned Study Abroad Grants totaling $604,000 since the program began in 2001.

It takes $2O,OOO to endow a Study Abroad Grant School attended also indicates Phi Kappa Phi chapter membership.

Paulina Almada

University of Texas at El Paso*

Senior, mechanical engineering major

Study abroad: Fall term at University West, Trollhattan, Sweden

Catherine R. Antosh

James Madison University

Junior, international affairs major

Study abroad: JMU's four-week intensive Arabic language and cultural immersion program in Amman, Jordan

Alex Belisle (2)

Boise State University

Junior, international relations major

Study abroad: Summer classes in Portuguese at Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianapolis, Brazil

Amanda Josephine Braun

Kansas State University

Junior, secondary education and biology major

Study abroad: Two weeks in Bahia, Brazil, taking courses and traveling

Autumn Misha Brown

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Junior, Spanish and biology major

Study abroad: Month of Spanish language at National Autonomous University of Nicaragua in Managua

Calla Buttke

University of Wisconsin-Madison*

Junior, German, Chinese, and East Asian studies major

Study abroad: Academic year at University of Bonn, Germany

Catherine Mahala Callaway

University of Georgia

Sophomore, cognitive science, Latin/ world language education, and pre-medicine major

Study abroad: Six-week internship in Zurich, Switzerland, at Hocoma, a neuro-rehabilitation robotics company

Marisa Campain

University of Texas at Dallas

Freshman, biology major

Study abroad: Four-week program of taking Spanish culture and history classes in Granada, Nicaragua, and volunteering at a public health clinic in Diriomo, through Viva Nicaragua! Center for social justice and cultural understanding

Jennifer Case

University of Georgia Sophomore, Arabic major

Study abroad: Two months at University of Jordan in Amman

Vanessa Colchado

University of Florida

Junior, accounting major

Study abroad: Four weeks at the Accent Francais school in Montpellier, France

Christopher Brittain Cooper

North Carolina State University

Sophomore, chemical engineering and economics major

Study abroad: Three weeks across New Zealand taking sustainability courses

Erin Craft-Otterbacher

Grand Valley State University*

Senior, nursing major

Study abroad: Six weeks in Winneba, Ghana, volunteering with the Ghana Health Service and taking a class on nongovernmental organizations

Kadeeja Fredankey

State University of New York at Cortland

Junior, biomedical science major

Study abroad: Month of courses in Fulda, Germany

Rabia Hameed

Elmhurst College*

Senior, biology major

Study abroad: Fall term taking classes in Barcelona, Spain, through IES Abroad

Michelle E. Hart

The Pennsylvania State University*

Junior, childhood and early adolescent education major

Study abroad: Summer courses at Universidad de Otavalo, Ecuador

Brittini Arlene Hill

Wright State University*

Senior, biology major

Study abroad: Two weeks of fieldwork in the Amazon rainforest in Manu, Peru

Ashley Hogan

Texas Tech University Senior, international economics major

Study abroad: Month-long course in agriculture and economics in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Emily Crystal Hokett

Winthrop University*

Junior, Spanish and psychology major

Study abroad: Six months at Universidad Veritas, San Jose, Costa Rica

Samuel Kane Hulsey

Middle Tennessee State University*

Junior, Spanish and global studies major

Study abroad: Month course in conservation biology and ecology through the Instituto de Pesquisas Ecologicas, Nazare Paulista, Sae, Paulo, Brazil

Caitlin R. …

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