News & Events

News & Events

You Can Afford To Study Abroad Info Session

Thursday September 13, 3–4 p.m.
140 Blegen Hall

At this popular info session, you'll get an overview and tools that will help you choose an affordable program and apply for scholarships & financial aid - all important parts of making your dream of studying abroad a reality. Contact Thuy Doan with questions.

Learning Abroad Fair 2018

Wednesday September 19, 10–2:30 p.m.
West Bank Plaza

Explore international study, intern, and volunteer opportunities at the Learning Abroad Fair on Wednesday, September 19 from 10–2:30 outside at the West Bank Plaza. Learn about financing and career development options and check out the many ways to distinguish yourself with an international experience.

Gilman/Freeman-ASIA Scholarship Info Session

Thursday September 20, 2–3 p.m.
Heller Hall 214

This general info session covers eligibility requirements, the application process, tips for applying, and additional resources for both scholarships. Registration is not required. You are also welcome to stay for the workshop following the info session.

Gilman/Freeman-ASIA Scholarship Essay Writing Workshop

Thursday September 20, 3–4 p.m.
Heller Hall 214

This scholarship essay writing workshop will help you learn how to craft high-quality Gilman and Freeman-ASIA Scholarship essays. Learn strategies that you may use when applying for other competitive scholarships. Email a draft of your essay in advance by Sept 18 to thuydoan@umn.edu and bring a draft to the session for individual feedback. Arrive by 2:00 for the info session prior to the workshop that covers general essay writing tips and scholarship overview.

Global Seminar: Social Entrepreneurship & Diplomacy in Ghana

Thursday September 27, 3:30–4 p.m.
214 Heller Hall, West Bank

Examine the role of social entrepreneurship in Ghana and learn how diplomacy, public policy, and social enterprises are helping to shape Ghana into one of the most stable emerging countries in West Africa.

You Can Afford To Study Abroad Info Session

Friday September 28, 12–1 p.m.
250 Blegen Hall

At this popular info session, you'll get an overview and tools that will help you choose an affordable program and apply for scholarships & financial aid - all important parts of making your dream of studying abroad a reality. Contact Thuy Doan with questions.