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BIG Lonely Planet/ scholarship

Wanting to study abroad in 2019? We have the perfect opportunity for you! Make your #StudyAbroadGoals come true and enter to win a study abroad experience in 2019!

Lonely Planet, STA Travel, and have come together to break down barriers to studying abroad and help you achieve your goals. With the Guide to Studying Abroad, you’ll learn how you can make studying abroad a reality—plus every entrant gets a copy for free.

Grand prize winner gets a scholarship, flights, and lots of travel goodies valued at well over $5000, plus there are weekly giveaways that you won’t want to miss!

Don’t wait! Enter the #StudyAbroadGoals contest now; the deadline is September 25th. If you have questions, contact for more information!
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Gilman Scholarships for study abroad & internships
Eligible students going abroad in spring or summer of 2019 are encouraged to apply for a Gilman Scholarship! This national program provides generous support for students with considerable financial need to have international experiences - study abroad or internships, summer or semester. R-MC students have won significant awards (up to $4,500) - this is worth your time!

Spring/Summer 2019 applications are due October 2, 2018, but DO NOT WAIT until the last minute! Contact for more information or to discuss your application. The OIE will be happy to help you submit the strongest application possible!
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Study Abroad Fair October 4th
Come to the Fall Study Abroad Fair to find out about all your opportunities to go abroad in J-term, for a semester, or in summer. Talk with students who have been abroad, OIE & Financial Aid staff, and program representatives - we will all be on hand to answer your questions. Don't miss it! Thursday, October 4, 11:30-1 in the library
Welcome new RMC students - now consider going away!
Students transferring to R-MC are welcome to participate in J-term study/travel courses and semester abroad. If you think you might want to spend a semester abroad, get in touch right away, even if deadlines have passed. We will be as flexible as we possibly can!
Scholarships for study abroad!
Money is out there, but you do have to apply for it. Do some research, tell your story in a compelling way, and pay attention to deadlines! Check the OIE website and other sources for scholarships you are eligible for, including Gilman Scholarships, Freeman-Asia scholarships for Japan, VA Int'l Business Council, and many more.
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