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Funding Your Study Abroad Experience

Funding Your Study Abroad Experience (and free PIZZA!)

Are you interested in studying abroad and want to find out more about sources for funding your experience? Would you like to learn a language critical to US interests? Do you want to learn about this while eating some free pizza? If so, please attend this event! This will be the only info-session this semester!

When: Wednesday August 31, 5:30-6:30

Where: Colson Hall, Room 130

Who:    -Dr. Ryan Claycomb, Fulbright Faculty Advisor and Gilman Scholarship Faculty Advisor
             -Dr. David Hauser, Boren Scholarship Faculty Advisor and Critical Language Scholarship              Faculty Advisor
             -Amy Cyphert and Cate Johnson, ASPIRE Office 
Please RSVP to aspire@mail.wvu.edu so we can get a count for pizza (but if you forget to RSVP, come anyway!)

This information session will include short presentations on four scholarship opportunities:  

Boren Scholarships provide funding for undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad.  Boren Fellowships provide funding for graduate students to add an important international and language component to their graduate education. Boren Awards support study and research in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

For more info on the Boren Scholarship or Boren Fellowship visit http://www.borenawards.org

Critical Language Scholarship is a program of the U.S. Department of State that offers intensive summer language institutes in thirteen critical foreign languages for both undergraduate and graduate students. For more information on the CLS, visit http://www.clscholarship.org/

Gilman International Scholarship Program offers awards for study abroad or international internships for undergraduate students who are receiving a Federal Pell Grant. For more information on the Gilman, visit http://www.iie.org/en/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program

Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for English Teaching Assistant Programs around the world.  For more information on the Fulbright, visit http://us.fulbrightonline.org/about/fulbright-us-student-program

Free pizza will be provided for students!

For more info on the ASPIRE Office, visit http://aspire.wvu.edu/

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