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Global Cats: Scholarships help send Wildcats around the world

Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016

 

MANHATTAN — Kansas State University students will be exploring the world during the spring semester with the assistance of scholarships awarded by the university's Office of International Programs.

Students are encouraged to study abroad as part of Kansas State University's plan to be a Top 50 public research university by 2025. Study abroad destinations include Thailand, Brazil, China, Ireland, France, Australia, Croatia and more. Lengths of each study abroad experience vary.

The following Kansas State University students have received a scholarship to study abroad; included is the scholarship amount and study destination, if available:

Milea Anderson, sophomore in animal sciences and industry, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Spain, and Kyle Anderson, senior in feed science and management, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Brazil, both from Abilene; Efren Frayre, senior in management, Garden City, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for England and Germany.

From Greater Kansas City: Alexandria Bangert, junior in accounting, Gardner, $1,200 Megan E. Taylor Czech Republic Student Award for the Czech Republic; Leah Knobel, junior in mass communications, Lenexa, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Ireland; Anna Milby, senior in family studies and human services, Lenexa, $1,000 Duane and Shirley Acker International Scholar Award for England; Elaine Williams, junior in communication sciences and disorders, Lenexa, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Italy; Vanessa Peterson, sophomore in mass communications, Olathe, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Thailand; Thomas Anjard, junior in industrial engineering, Overland Park, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for the Czech Republic; Gabrielle Lintner, junior in marketing, Overland Park, $2,500 Mary Lynn Manning Study Abroad Scholarship for Spain; Corrine Moffett, junior in history, Overland Park, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Croatia; Carlos Oliva, junior in finance, Overland Park, $1,200 Megan E. Taylor Czech Republic Student Award for the Czech Republic; Kelsi Parmenter, junior in management, Overland Park, $1,200 Megan E. Taylor Czech Republic Student Award for the Czech Republic; Corinne Stratton, junior in political science, Overland Park, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Chile; Kathryn Brown, junior in computer science, Prairie Village, $700 International Studies Abroad K-State Scholarship for Spain; and Katelyn Gloe, junior in management, Shawnee, $750 Academic Programs International K-State Scholarship for Ireland.

From Lawrence: Aubrey Griffin, senior in dietetics, $250 Heather Stewart Memorial Scholarship for Brazil; and Adriana Jadlow, freshman in apparel and textiles, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Australia.

From Manhattan: Allison Copple, junior in modern languages, $500 International Studies Abroad K-State Scholarship for Spain; Jacklyn Dawson, freshman in business administration, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Costa Rica; Kristen Jones, freshman in open option, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for France; Tran Bao Le, freshman in biology, $750 Freshman Education Abroad Scholarship for destination to be determined; Taryn Oborny, junior in English, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Japan; and John Riforgiate, sophomore in computer science, $250 Catherine Joyce Memorial Scholarship for Japan.

Christina Chappell, freshman in English, Milford, $750 Freshman Education Abroad Scholarship for destination to be determined; Brooke Boyington, senior in family studies and human services, Phillipsburg, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for the Czech Republic; Amarrah Campbell, junior in family studies and human services, Salina, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Australia; Ross Nicklos, senior in history, St. Francis, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Japan.

From Topeka: Michael Brown, freshman in civil engineering, $750 Freshman Education Abroad Scholarship for destination to be determined; Michael Duncan, freshman in theatre, $750 Freshman Education Abroad Scholarship for destination to be determined; and Jodie Ladner, freshman in biological systems engineering, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for the Czech Republic.

From Wichita: Christian Berger, master's student in architecture, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for the Czech Republic; Kaelin Hoch, junior in family studies and human services, $500 University Study Abroad Consortium K-State Scholarship for Chile; Andrew Hurtig, senior in accounting, $250 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for England and Germany; and Shea Roy, junior in kinesiology, $250, Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Costa Rica.

Cassandra Homan, senior in horticulture, Winfield, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Italy.

From out of state:

From Colorado: Hannah Disberger, freshman in secondary education, Arvada, $2,750 Freshman Education Abroad Scholarship for the Czech Republic; Lydia Supe, freshman in hospitality management, Fort Collins, $2,750 Freshman Education Abroad Scholarship for France; and Ellery Sedlacek, freshman in pre-journalism and mass communications, Greeley, $750 Freshman Education Abroad Scholarship for destination to be determined.

Dennis Witherspoon, doctoral student in personal financial planning, Midland, Michigan, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for China.

From Missouri: Abby Kerber, freshman in mechanical engineering, Blue Springs, $750 Freshman Education Abroad Scholarship for destination to be determined; Hayley Holt, senior in biology, Country Club, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for England; Tania Chavez, freshman in environmental design, Harrisonville, $750 Freshman Education Abroad Scholarship for destination to be determined; Zachary Pfannenstiel, junior in finance, Kansas City, $1,200 Megan E. Taylor Czech Republic Student Award for Czech Republic; Amanda Steele, second-year veterinary medicine student, Lee's Summit, $250, Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Scotland; and Abby Hershenow, junior in secondary education-mathematics, St. Louis, $500 International Studies Abroad K-State Scholarship for Peru.

From Nebraska: Sydney Peterson, senior in finance, Bennington, $1,200 Megan E. Taylor Czech Republic Student Award for the Czech Republic; and Vi Nguyen, sophomore in animal sciences and industry, Lincoln, $5,000, Goss Discovery Scholarship for Japan.

Angela Brown, master's student in food science, McMinnville, Oregon, $250 Elfrieda Nafziger Scholarship for Brazil.

From Texas: Joseph Prudhomme, senior in wildlife and outdoor enterprise management, Kennedale, $250 Vernon Larson Scholarship for New Zealand; and Mayra Perez-Fajardo, master's student in grain science, Laredo, $500 Doris Hays Fenton Memorial Scholarship for Brazil.

Margaret Jones, sophomore in mechanical engineering, Delafield, Wisconsin, $2,000 Freshman Education Abroad Scholarship for France.

From out of country: Karolina Sanchez Alan, doctoral student in food science, Costa Rica, $250 Veronica Bonebrake International Scholarship for Brazil; and Thao Tran, master's student in food science, Vietnam, $250 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Brazil.

Source

Katie Christianer
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katelinc@k-state.edu

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Abilene, Garden City, Gardner, Lawrence, Lenexa, Manhattan, Milford, Olathe, Overland Park, Phillipsburg, Prairie Village, Salina, Shawnee, St. Francis, Topeka, Wichita and Winfield, Kansas; Arvada, Fort Collins and Greeley, Colorado; Midland, Michigan; Blue Springs, Country Club, Harrisonville, Kansas City, Lee's Summit and St. Louis, Missouri; Bennington and Lincoln, Nebraska; McMinnville, Oregon; Kennedale and Laredo, Texas; and Delafield, Wisconsin.

Written by

Beth Bohn
785-532-1544
bbohn@k-state.edu