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Study Abroad Spring Fair
Wednesday, January 14th,  12-5 PM
@ Tate Center, Ground Floor
Study Abroad One-Day Fair (top)
The Office of International Education will be hosting a one-day study abroad fair next week. Come to get some great ideas for summer or semester programs!
Date: Wednesday, January 14th 
Time: 12 PM to 5 PM
Location: Tate Center, Ground floor hallway between New and Old Tate
Contact for more information

Peer Advisor Interest Meeting – January 8th
This is a great event for all returning education abroad students to get involved.
Time: 5:30-6:30 pm
Location: OIE Main Conference Room

Click here learn more about UGA’s Peer Advisors

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 to make an appointment (available daily based on advisors’ schedules)
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

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

Find a Program
Explore Financial Aid
Attend an Info Session
Meet with an Advisor
Work or Volunteer Abroad
  • Study Abroad One-Day Fair
  • Peer Advisor Interest Meeting
  • Walk-in Hours and Weekly Options Abroad Sessions
  • Study Abroad 101 Workshops in Spring 2015
  • Scholarships Due in January and February 
  • Kaleidoscope International Journal
  • FEA Scholarship Application
  • Maymester China Program Application
  • UGA at Oxford Program Application
  • 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
  • Bus2alps Makes Your Study Abroad Easier
  • Register Online with the U.S. Embassy
  • Send Final Transcript to Education Abroad
  • Study Abroad Program Evaluations
  • Student Forms and Docs
    Arrange a Speaker for Your Group
    Study Abroad 101 Workshops in Spring 2015 (top)
    Topic Time Location
    Study Abroad 101: Summer Study Abroad Options Thu.  Jan. 15th  
    5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
    MLC #213
    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

    Scholarships Due in January and February (top)
    Scholarship Due Date Application Information
    Due in January
    Fund for Education Abroad January 16th, 2015
    by 11:59 PM EST
    Apply Now
    Sara’s Wish Foundation January 31st, 2015 Apply Now
    DAAD German Education Exchange January 31st, 2015 Apply Now
    Due in February
    Zeta Phi Beta National Education Foundation February 1st, 2015 Apply Now
    Family and Consumer Sciences (Academic Year 2015-2016 Scholarships) February 13th, 2015 Apply Now
    UNO-Innsbruck Ambassadors February 13th, 2015 Apply Now
    More scholarship information
    Submit an Article to Kaleidoscope International Journal (top)
    Kaleidoscope is a student-run international journal published at Boston College, which is currently seeking submissions. The journal provides an excellent opportunity for both undergraduate and graduate students to publish articles, from research conducted abroad or at home. The journal is managed entirely by BC students. If your students have questions, please encourage them to contact the journal editors directly through the *Kaleidoscope* website.

    The deadline for the Spring 2015 issue is January 12th. Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis.

    FEA Scholarship Due on January 16  (top)
    The Fund for Education Abroad 2015-2016 scholarship deadline is Friday, January 16th at 11:59 PM EST. The game-changing scholarships offer up to $10,000 for the 2015-2016 academic year, $5,000 for the Fall 2015 or Spring 2016 semester, or no less than $1,250 for Summer 2015 (prorated to length of stay).
    Applicants may select any university or provider program, while meeting the following requirements:
    - U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
    - currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a college or university in the U.S.
    - applying for a study abroad program eligible for credit at the student's educational institution
    - studying abroad for a minimum of 4 weeks (minimum of 30 days) in country
    In addition, preference is given to applicants:
     - traditionally underrepresented in education abroad, including first-generation, minority, STEM-major, and community college students
    - demonstrating financial need
    - participating on a study abroad program known for its academic rigor and immersion elements
    - studying in a non-traditional destination, and/or language of the host country (if not English)
    Feel free to contact Jennifer J. Calvert at 
    with questions or call (202) 349-7340. Download the 2015-2016 scholarship flyer.

    Maymester China Application Due on January 16 (top)
    This program will provide an opportunity for students to learn first-hand about a society very different from the States, but in many ways very familiar. If you’re interested in an internship connected with SPIA's China program, you might want to take advantage of the special internship stipends available for Maymester in China students through the Asia-Georgia Internship Connection: AGIC’s goal is to expand and transform existing student internship opportunities in East and Southeast Asia. As part of AGIC’s campus-wide initiative a limited number of $2,500 stipends are available to Maymester in China participants who complete internships in China. The application form and information about the program can be found in the website.

    Also check out the videos made by previous going students: 
    Video one
    Video two
    Video three

    UGA at Oxford Programs Due on January 23 (top)
    Please notice 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

    Please see the website for more information.

    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.  
    • Click to search for programs
    • 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.
    • To Apply: Please schedule an exchange advising meeting prior to submitting an application.
    For More Info:  Please call Education Abroad to schedule an exchange advising appointment at (706) 542-2900 or email 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 For questions please email or call (832) 420-2751.

    DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship for Study Abroad in Germany
    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

    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  or contact either of the program's co-directors, Dr. Markus Crepaz ( or Dr. William Finlay (

    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.

    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, 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.

    Please view the website for more information.

    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 or contact either of the program’s co-directors, Dr. Glenn Ames ( or Dr. Yao-wen Huang ( 

    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 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 in Puerto Rico! From June 15, 2015-July 20, 2015 the volunteers will have hours of service in the areas of education, environmentalism, and animal rescue, among other projects.

    For more information, please see the website.

    Bus2alps Makes Your Study Abroad Easier (top)
    Meet Julia Treible for any questions about traveling or study abroad at or visit the website
    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.
    Study Abroad Program Evaluations (top)
    Did you attend a non-UGA study abroad program? We’d like to hear about your experience! Please take our online survey.

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