Issue 11/16/2015
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UGA Ranked #11 for number of students studying abroad nationwide! The Institute of International Education will release their Open Doors rankings today. Congratulations to the University of Georgia on moving up from #17 last year!
It's International Education Week! Click HERE for a full calendar of events 
Find a Program
Explore Financial Aid
Attend an Info Session
Meet with an Advisor
Work or Volunteer Abroad
Student Forms and Docs
Request a Speaker
Join us on Friday, November 20th from 11:30am-1pm in the Memorial Hall Ballroom to celebrate the winners of the Photo and Video contest, vote for the People's Choice Award, indulge in delicious coffee and food, and explore the fantastic photos taken on our study abroad programs! Click the image below to RSVP!
Help narrow down the amazing 2015 International Photo entries to the top 12 to be voted on for the People's Choice Award at the 2015 UGA International Photo & Video Contest Celebration on Friday, November 20th from 11:30-1:00PM. Click the image below to start liking your favorite photos! And don't forget to RSVP to the event!
Click Here to Complete the UGA Campus Climate Survey!
Fall 2016 UGA Exchange Program Application Deadline - February 1st. Visit our website for more information.
Learn more about Education Abroad!
Please note that students are required to attend an Education Abroad 101 Session prior to meeting with an Education Abroad Advisor!

Education Abroad 101 
Mondays: October 5th-November 30th 12:30-1:30pm in MLC 348
Tuesdays: October 6th - December 1st 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
International Safety
November 18 @ 5:30, MLC 251
November 19 @ 12:30, Tate 137

Join us for a workshop with a representative from the Office of Emergency Preparedness to learn more about how you can stay safe while traveling abroad. Returned study abroad students will also be there to share their experiences while traveling and answer questions you may have about health and safety abroad.

Service Learning
December 3 @ 12:30, Tate 137

Interested in doing a service-learning program? Join us for an information session to learn how to go and what your options are!

Education Abroad Workshops 
Thursdays: 5:30-7pm in MLC 214
Nov. 19 - Budgeting, Packing, and Social Media (Final Workshop for the Semester!)
How should I budget for studying abroad? What should I pack? Are there useful apps I should know? Let the Education Abroad Ambassadors teach you all the tips and tricks they picked up while they studied abroad to help you plan for your own experience!
Research Programs
  • EuroScholars is an undergraduate research program, which connects high achieving undergraduate students with existing research projects in Europe. 
  • Nine prestigious research universities to choose from
  • All research and deliverables are conducted in English
  • Projects are available in all disciplines
  • 3.4 GPA or higher required
  • DEADLINES: April 1 for fall semester or academic year, October 1 for spring semester
  • Visit the EuroScholars website for more information
Internships and Volunteer Opportunities
The Atlantis Project's 2016 internship applications are now open! US Pre-Med and Pre-Health students can choose dates during winter break (Dec.-Jan.), spring break (March), or summer (May-Sept.) Visit Atlantis Project's New Website for more information and to apply.
Elebaires Spanish in Argentina is an intensive Spanish-language learning program in beautiful downtown Buenos Aires. Elebaires' staff of Spanish teachers are extremely personable and will bend over backwards to make sure that your time in Buenos Aires is unforgettable and constantly rewarding.

Several Programs are available:
  • Spanish & Business Internship (4 week course + 4 week internship)
  • Spanish & Medicine (3 week Jan. term, 5 week June term)
  • Teach English + Internship (4 weeks teaching + 4 week internship
  • Spanish & Volunteer (4 week course + 4 weeks volunteering)
  • Study Abroad: Summer/Winter Courses (January or June, 4 weeks total)
  • Spanish + Sports (4 weeks)
Visit the Elebaires website for more information.
Internships in China
Open to a wide variety of majors, CRCC Asia offers internships in China plus business and Chinese language courses. One to three months, or semester-long opportunities are available. Gain professional development in a global economy.
Learn more
Watch a short informational video here
The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program for Young Professionals (CBYX), a fully-funded scholarship opportunity, is currently accepting applications.
CBYX is a year-long fellowship that gives students and recent graduates the opportunity to study and work in Germany. CBYX is open to students in all fields of study and at all levels of study, including graduating students who can participate after receiving their degrees. Students in the fields of agriculture, business, STEM, and vocational fields are especially encouraged to apply!
Prior German language knowledge is not required, though it is preferred. Learn more at
The Critical Language Scholarship is a Program of the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The program consists of an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students. For eight to ten weeks each summer, students from across the U.S. live and study at over twenty sites abroad, covering the equivalent of a full year of college-level study in fourteen critical languages. Learn more here.
2016 InterCambio Cultural Scholarships
Priority Given to applications submitted by January 1st, 2016

These are available for students wishing to study:
  • Argentine Culture (The scholarship covers 100% of tuition fees and accommodation)
  • Spanish Language & Culture (The scholarship is a 30% reduction in tuition and 100% of accommodation and board
  • Internships or volunteering experience (The scholarship is a 50% reduction in fees for both tuition and accommodation)
Click here for Spanish Language and Culture Program information
Applications can be submitted here
Email for more information

Foundation for Global Scholars
Deadline: November 20, 2015
Multiple scholarships awarded for students with financial need. Tri-Annual Awarding Periods: Programs that begin Jan 1 to June 30, 2016 are associated with the November deadline. Read more.

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.


For information on the Boren Awards African Languages Initiative, click here:  


The Boren Scholarship application campus deadline is January 5, 2016. For more information, contact Elizabeth Hughes Sears, Boren Awards Campus Representative,

Upcoming Events
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 here

-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.

Questions? Contact
Additionally, please visit our website for a list of Non-UGA Programs provided by outside organizations.

1324 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602
Phone 001-706-542-2900
Fax 001-706-583-0106

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