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Students received study-abroad scholarships

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Nearly 50 Kansas State University students are receiving scholarships from the office of international programs to help with their study abroad experiences during the upcoming 2011 spring semester.

Students in the College of Human Ecology receiving study abroad scholarships  and their destinations include:

  • Juan Carlos Mendoza, senior in hotel and restaurant management, Office of International Programs Scholarship to the United Kingdom;
  • Ashley Knedlik, senior in family studies and human services, Office of International Programs Scholarship and Noble-McCants Study Abroad Award to Northern Ireland;
  • Antonia Jafferis, senior in family studies and human services, Office of International Programs Scholarship to Mexico;
  • Caitlin Conley, sophomore in family and consumer sciences education, Office of International Programs Scholarship to England;
  • Mary Bell, graduate student in human ecology, Noble-McCants Study Abroad Award for Northern Ireland;
  • Theresia McCollum, senior in nutrition and kinesiology, Office of International Programs Scholarship and Heather Stewart Memorial Scholarship for Italy;
  • Megan Greening, senior in family studies and human services, Noble-McCants Study Abroad Award for Northern Ireland;
  • Monica Ebert, sophomore in apparel and textiles, Office of International Programs Scholarship and Vernon Larson Scholarship to England;
  • Bethany Jacques, sophomore in hotel and restaurant management, Office of International Programs Scholarship to Turkey.

Funding for the Office of International Programs Student Abroad Scholarships comes from the K-State Student Governing Association, while other study abroad scholarships are supported by private donors through the Kansas State University Foundation.

The study abroad experiences vary in length, from short-term, faculty-led trips, to stays of up to a year. More information about the K-State study abroad program and international study scholarships is available on the Study Abroad website.

Prepared by K-State communications and marketing and Human Ecology communications

This article was posted on Thursday, December 16, 2010, and is filed under Apparel, Textiles, & Interior Design, Family Studies & Human Services, Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, Hospitality Management.