A&S Winter Travel Grants for International Studies Students
In EES 230, students travel to Virginia and North Carolina to see igneous and metamorphic rocks "in the wild". Students get a chance to learn about over a billion years of Appalachian geology while establishing close bonds with their classmates. Photos by Summer Brown.
Are you an International Studies Major? Would you like to travel this winter break?
The College of Arts & Sciences offers awards for international travel. These awards are for independent travel abroad to specified cities and sites, not for formal programs through Education Abroad. The Winter Travel Break 2018 program offers International Studies Majors up to $1700 to travel to London, Paris and Berlin. Students must have earned 30+ credit hours in the major and have at least a 3.0 to apply. Applications are due September 28, 2018 by 4:00pm in room 251 Patterson Office Tower. Applications must include both a budget and an itinerary for their trip.
To help students apply for the program, the International Studies Major will be hosting a Budgeting and Application Workshop on Wednesday, September 12th, from 4:30-6:00pm in Patterson Office Tower, Room 1455. Enjoy some refreshments while getting to know the new Director of International Studies, Dr. Emily Beaulieu, and working on your application.
We look forward to meeting you all!
In this week’s episode of Office Hours, we spoke with Randall Roorda, a professor from the Department of English, and Susan Larson, a professor from the Department of Hispanic Studies, about their upcoming education abroad programs. Tune in to learn more about traveling to the Czech Republic and Madrid and to hear about Roorda and Larson’s own experiences in studying and traveling abroad.
For more information regarding this opportunity and more head to: as.uky.edu/education-abroad