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Nine UI students awarded Dr. Ken Magid Scholarship to complete internships abroad

Monday, June 17, 2024
Nine University of Iowa undergraduates are pursuing internships abroad with support from the Dr. Ken Magid Scholarship, established in 2022 by alumna Linda Baker. Recipients share their gratitude, detailing how their internships in countries like Chile, Ireland, and Australia are shaping their future careers and personal growth.
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Fulbright recipient Dawn Thomas reflects on her impactful work teaching English and art in Spain

Thursday, June 13, 2024
Dawn Thomas (MAT secondary English education ‘23) was awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship for 2023-24. Originally set to embark on her teaching journey in Israel, unforeseen circumstances led to the cancellation of her assignment. She is now serving as an English language assistant and English art assistant for students ranging from 3 years old through those in sixth grade, who speak Spanish and Gallego, in Galicia, Spain.
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Ten UI students, all Iowa natives, awarded Gilman Scholarships to study abroad

Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Out of thousands of applicants nationwide, 10 students from the University of Iowa (UI), all hailing from hometowns in Iowa, have been granted a prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, which awards the recipient up to $5,000 to study abroad. 
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Five UI students awarded Leona Zaharis Scholarship to study abroad

Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Five University of Iowa undergraduate students are able to study abroad thanks to support from the Leona Zaharis Scholarship, a fund that was established in 2022 by Cathy Zaharis (BBA finance ’82) in memory of her mother.
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Meet Study Abroad's fall 2024 Global Access Ambassador Scholarship awardees

Monday, June 10, 2024
With support from the Stanley-UI Foundation Support Organization, the Global Access Ambassador Scholarship program provides up to 10 $1,000 scholarships for the spring and fall semesters or academic year, and up to 10 scholarships for the summer and winter sessions.
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UI grad Spencer Cooper-Ohm awarded Fulbright to Kosovo

Thursday, May 30, 2024
Spencer Cooper-Ohm, who received a BA in economics and English & creative writing from the University of Iowa in May 2024, is the winner of a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award to Kosovo for 2024-25.
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7 reasons college students choose to study abroad, and why you should too

Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Here are just seven of the many reasons why Iowa students choose to study abroad, and why you should consider taking advantage of this transformative opportunity too.
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Ola Khallafallah awarded 2024 Peace, Charlie One World Scholarship

Monday, May 13, 2024
"As an international student, I've received incredible support and resources from the university. From language assistance to cultural adaptation programs, the university has gone above and beyond to ensure my success."
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Meet Study Abroad's summer 2024 Global Access Ambassador Scholarship awardees 

Friday, May 10, 2024
With support from the Stanley-UI Foundation Support Organization, the Global Access Ambassador Scholarship program provides up to 10 $1,000 scholarships for the spring and fall semesters or academic year, and up to 10 scholarships for the summer and winter sessions. 
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UI alum Claire Breger-Belsky awarded Fulbright to Argentina

Thursday, May 9, 2024
Claire Breger-Belsky, who received an MFA in literary translation from the University of Iowa in May 2023, is the winner of a Fulbright Study/Research Grant in translation to Argentina for 2024-25.
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A first-generation business student’s reflection on studying abroad in Australia

Tuesday, May 7, 2024
"In Australia, I learned that when chasing after your goals, whether they’re professional or personal, it’s equally as important to take time for yourself and practice self-compassion. I gained a new perspective on life and priorities through experiencing life in a new country."