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UK Woman's Club Sponsors Education Abroad Scholarship

The UK Woman’s Club (UKWC) collaborated with University of Kentucky Education Abroad to create an education abroad scholarship for full-time undergraduate and graduate students at UK.
 
Students must be Kentucky residents with a minimum GPA of 3.2 and demonstrate financial need in order to qualify for the scholarship. Preference is given to nontraditional or underrepresented minority students.
 

Spanish immersion prepares UK student for career in Journalism

Ashtin Morgan, a Junior at UK, has just returned to the U.S. after a fall semester spent in Spain through the Carlos III University of Madrid program.
 
“When I found a program that had courses for both of my majors, there I was,” said Morgan.
 
She is double majoring in Broadcast Journalism and Spanish.
 
“I took two English and two Spanish courses,” said Morgan.
 

KIIS Study Abroad Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary

The Kentucky Institute for International Studies (KIIS) will mark its 40th anniversary by awarding one student a KIIS program scholarship at the KIIS student orientation on April 11, 2015 in Bowling Green, KY. In addition, KIIS will host an appreciation reception on the evening of April 10th for faculty and professional staff who have been involved with KIIS over the past 40 years.
 

Office Hours with Peter Berres and Stan Brunn


The College of Arts and Sciences latest Office Hours episode brings you a new host along with a hot topic -- Cuba! Listen here.

UK Education Abroad Announces Winners of Spring 2015 Diversity Scholarship

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 17, 2014) — Two University of Kentucky students are the first to have been awarded the UK International Studies Abroad Diversity Scholarship for Spring 2015 to help each of them pursue their education abroad endeavors.
 
Johnson Lam, an accounting junior, and Isabella Sanchez, a pre-civil engineering junior, have each been awarded a $5,000 voucher to apply toward an ISA education abroad program within two years.
 

UK connection with Fund for Education Abroad provides scholarships for students

University of Kentucky undergraduates may find financial assistance with Fund for Education Abroad, a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing scholarships to students in education abroad programs.
 
Anthony Ogden, executive director of Education Abroad and Exchanges at UK, was a founding board member for FEA and recently stepped down from his position. JJ Jackson, the vice president of the Office for Institutional Diversity at UK, recently took over this position.

A&S Faculty-Directed Programs - Summer 2015

From Cuba to China, more than a dozen faculty from the UK College of Arts & Sciences will lead education abroad programs this upcoming summer.  Many of these programs are open to students from all disciplines.

Bradley Hall Flags Show Breadth of UK Community

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 17, 2014) — The flags displayed on Bradley Hall serve as much more than a decoration identifying the UK International Center (UKIC). The flags also represent the home countries of UK's international students, who hail from more than 120 countries.
 

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