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Five UK Students Awarded Education Abroad’s Diversity Scholarship

Five students were selected to receive the Education Abroad Diversity Scholarship for the 2015-2016 year. The scholarship is awarded to students who contribute to UK’s diverse community.

Diversity can manifest itself in a variety of ways. Scholarship recipient, Rodney Furman, said, “This world is unbelievably big, and the amount of languages spoken, the customs and beliefs practiced, the beautiful sights to see, illustrate how endless our opportunities are.”

Over $450,000 in Education Abroad Scholarships Are Available to UK Students

LEXINGTON, KY. (Feb. 12, 2016) — University of Kentucky Education Abroad (UK EA) invites all internationally interested students to attend the Scholarship Workshop from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, in the Hub of the William T. Young Library. During this workshop, students will be able to discover how they can earn their share of the $450,000 available in scholarships for education abroad programs with UK EA.

GO Study aBROad

University of Kentucky Education Abroad (UK EA) and International Studies Abroad (ISA) are launching the “GO study aBROad,” or GO BRO, campaign this fall.

Winter Intersession 2016-17

The winter intersession is a great time to study abroad! UK Education Abroad is pleased to offer a variety of winter programs that run over winter break that have a wide range of topics.

Education Abroad Scholarship Workshop

The Education Abroad Office will host the Scholarship Workshop on Tuesday, September 13th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm in The 90.

This workshop features four different rotating sessions:

  • General info session led by Education Abroad Peer Ambassadors (EAPAs)
  • How to search for scholarships
  • What not to write in an essay
  • Review your essay with staff from the Writing Center

There will be free food!

Fall Fair Sept. 8 brings education abroad opportunities to students

Education Abroad (EA) will hold its annual Fall Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8 in the Buell Armory.

Re-Entry Sessions

UK Education Abroad will hold six Re-Entry (Welcome Back) sessions on campus. All students enrolled in ISP/EAP 599 are required ONE of the following sessions, all of which will take place in Whitehall Classroom Building at the below specified times.

Fall 2016 Photo Contest

Submission have opened for the Fall 2016 #seeblueabroad Photo Contest. Submissions can be sent to starting August 29th, 2016. More information and how to enter the contest see below.

Students Share Experiences Abroad Live on UK Education Abroad’s Snapchat

University of Kentucky Education Abroad (UK EA) is collaborating with UK students to share firsthand experiences abroad via Snapchat in a #TakeoverTuesday campaign this summer. Beginning May 10, a student will takeover the UK EA Snapchat account each Tuesday to share videos and pictures from their program. The takeovers will feature education abroad programs from Peru to Singapore.


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