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Global purple: Students take studies overseas with study abroad scholarships

Monday, Dec. 9, 2013

       

 

MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University students are packing their bags for classrooms around the globe with the help of scholarships especially for study abroad.

The university's international programs office has selected more than 80 students to receive scholarships for international study this winter, spring break and spring semester. The awards include the office's Global Education Initiative scholarships, made possible by the Kansas State University Student Governing Association, as well as scholarships sponsored by private donors through the Kansas State University Foundation.

The study abroad experiences vary in length, from short-term faculty-led trips to programs lasting up to a year.

Recipients of a study abroad scholarship include:

Leah Baus, senior in mass communications, Alexander, $750 Global Education Initiative Scholarship and $750 Rodolfo J. Montes de Oca/Costa Rica Small Town International Scholarship for Costa Rica.

From Andale: Haley Hermes, junior in family studies and human services, $750 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for the United Kingdom; and Jake Sankey, junior in finance, $750 Global Education Initiative Scholarship, $2,000 Megan E. Taylor Czech Republic Student Award and $166 Joseph and Elizabeth Barton-Dobenin International Exchange Scholarship for the Czech Republic.

Sarah Lewis, sophomore in marketing, Andover, $750 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Europe; Melinda Nickles, junior in political science, Auburn, $1,000 Global Education Initiative Scholarship and $500 Noble-McCants Study Abroad Award for Northern Ireland and the United Kingdom; Sarah Hemmen, senior in early childhood education, Colwich, $1,000 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for the United Kingdom; Thomas Wellemeyer, senior in civil engineering, Derby, $750 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Argentina; Arissa Moyer, sophomore in agricultural economics, Emporia, $2,000 Faculty-Led Scholarship for China; Arden Bliss, sophomore in business administration, Halstead, $400 USAC Program Provider Scholarship for Brazil; Hayley Taylor, junior in kinesiology, Hays, $750 Global Education Initiative Scholarship and $500 API Program Provider Scholarship for Italy; Savannah Dwyre, senior in mathematics, Ingalls, $166 Joseph and Elizabeth Barton-Dobenin International Exchange Scholarship for the Czech Republic; Holli Kroeker, senior in management, Inman, $2,000 Faculty-Led Scholarship for Europe; Dylan Works, senior in economics, Iola, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for New Zealand; Javier Quinonez, junior in marketing, Kansas City, Kan., $500 API Program Provider Scholarship for Spain.

From Leawood: Laurel Thomas, junior in biology, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for the United Kingdom; and Juliana Malone, senior in elementary education, $250 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for the United Kingdom.

From Lenexa: Baylee Birkmeyer, sophomore in fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Australia; Mary Kate Doyle, sophomore in psychology, $500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for the United Kingdom; Scott Holm, junior in marketing, $2,000 Megan E. Taylor Czech Republic Student Award and $166 Joseph and Elizabeth Barton-Dobenin International Exchange Scholarship for the Czech Republic; Rachel James, master's student in political science, $750 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for the United Kingdom; Patricia Reid, junior in arts and sciences-open option, $750 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Spain; and Taylor Ricketts, senior in regional and community planning, $250 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Australia.

Cristin Sanders, junior in marketing, Louisburg, $2,000 Megan E. Taylor Czech Republic Student Award and $166 Joseph and Elizabeth Barton-Dobenin International Exchange Scholarship for the Czech Republic.

From Manhattan: Raychel Gadson, junior in pre-journalism and mass communications, $750 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Costa Rica; Kate Haddock, junior in English, $1,000 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Australia; Allison Hein, senior in family studies and human services, $2,000 Faculty-Led Scholarship and $175 Heather Stewart Memorial Scholarship for the United Kingdom; Kelsie Hoss, junior in animal sciences and industry, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship and $166 Joseph and Elizabeth Barton-Dobenin International Exchange Scholarship for the Czech Republic; Katherine Knox, sophomore in business administration, $750 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Italy; Mercedes Santiago, junior in biology, $1,000 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for the United Kingdom; Joanna Seley, master's student in counseling and student development, $1,000 Global Education Initiative Scholarship and $750 Noble-McCants Study Abroad Award for Northern Ireland and the United Kingdom; and Stephen Stelting, sophomore in business administration, $750 Global Education Initiative Scholarship and $166 Joseph and Elizabeth Barton-Dobenin International Exchange Scholarship for the Czech Republic.

Kirstin Howell, senior in family studies and human services, Minneapolis, $2,000 Faculty-Led Scholarship for Malaysia; Hollie Sparks, senior in food science and industry, Moran, $750 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Italy; Levi Hefner, sophomore in mechanical engineering, Oakley, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Australia.

From Olathe: Kathy Barron, freshman in American ethnic studies, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship and $600 USAC Program Provider Scholarship for Brazil; Rebecca Roberts, senior in architecture, $166 Joseph and Elizabeth Barton-Dobenin International Exchange Scholarship for the Czech Republic; Alexandra Samazin, junior in family studies and human services, $166 Joseph and Elizabeth Barton-Dobenin International Exchange Scholarship for the Czech Republic; and Stephanie Skinner, senior in animal sciences and industry, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Australia.

Jamie Cockerham, sophomore in business administration, Osborne, $1,000 Global Education Initiative Scholarship and $250 API Program Provider Scholarship for Italy.

From Overland Park: Dustin Abnos, junior in mechanical engineering, $1,000 Global Education Initiative Scholarship, $600 ISA Program Provider Scholarship and $500 Catherine Joyce Memorial Scholarship for Spain; Rutvik Date, senior in interior architecture and product design, $750 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Denmark; Jacob Ilten, junior in finance, $500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship and $250 API Program Provider Scholarship for Spain; John Nail, junior in biochemistry, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for China; Luke Reynolds, senior in industrial engineering, $750 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for the Czech Republic; Ross Riley, junior in family studies and human services, $166 Joseph and Elizabeth Barton-Dobenin International Exchange Scholarship for the Czech Republic; Stacey Riley, sophomore in mass communications, $166 Joseph and Elizabeth Barton-Dobenin International Exchange Scholarship for the Czech Republic; Reghan Tank, junior in mass communications, $500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Costa Rica; Laura Walker, senior in family studies and human services, $750 Global Education Initiative Scholarship and $500 Noble-McCants Study Abroad Award for Northern Ireland and the United Kingdom; and Victoria Wrede, senior in social work, $500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for the United Kingdom.

From Prairie Village: Kevin Kleine, junior in computer engineering, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship and $166 Joseph and Elizabeth Barton-Dobenin International Exchange Scholarship for the Czech Republic; and Graham Redelsheimer, junior in electrical engineering, $750 Global Education Initiative Scholarship and $166 Joseph and Elizabeth Barton-Dobenin International Exchange Scholarship for the Czech Republic.

From Shawnee: Elizabeth Bures, sophomore in biology, $166 Joseph and Elizabeth Barton-Dobenin International Exchange Scholarship for the Czech Republic; Blake Evans, sophomore in microbiology, $500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Australia; Amy Hein, freshman in arts and sciences-open option, $2,000 Faculty-Led Scholarship for Costa Rica; and Dylan Veatch, junior in finance, $125 Vernon Larson Scholarship for Europe.

Amanda Mellenbruch, junior in family studies and human services, Soldier, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for the United Kingdom; Angela Carpenter, senior in accounting, Stilwell, $1,000 Global Education Initiative Scholarship and $300 Veronica Bonebrake International Scholarship for Europe; Alexis Faherty, junior in hotel and restaurant management, Tonganoxie, $750 Global Education Initiative Scholarship and $600 ISA Program Provider Scholarship for the Dominican Republic.

From Topeka: Andrew Grollmes, senior in marketing, $2,500 Mary Lynn Manning Study Abroad Scholarship for Spain; Teague Peak, senior in interior architecture and product design, $166 Joseph and Elizabeth Barton-Dobenin International Exchange Scholarship for the Czech Republic; and Kaitlin West, senior in mass communications, $750 Rodolfo J. Montes de Oca/Costa Rica Small Town International Scholarship for Costa Rica.

Kristen Everett, junior in marketing, Wamego, $2,000 Megan E. Taylor Czech Republic Student Award and $166 Joseph and Elizabeth Barton-Dobenin International Exchange Scholarship for the Czech Republic; Caleb Wilson, senior in geography, Washington, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Australia; and Danielle DeOrsey, senior in landscape architecture, Wichita, $250 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Denmark.

From out of state:

From California: Nicolas Baran, senior in architecture, Brea, $166 Joseph and Elizabeth Barton-Dobenin International Exchange Scholarship for the Czech Republic; and Wendy Lai, senior in architecture, Fountain Valley, $500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship and $166 Joseph and Elizabeth Barton-Dobenin International Exchange Scholarship for the Czech Republic.

From Colorado: Brianna Stevens, senior in interior architecture and product design, Littleton, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Germany; and Eric Dernbach, senior in architecture, Woodland Park, $500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship and $166 Joseph and Elizabeth Barton-Dobenin International Exchange Scholarship for the Czech Republic.

Alexander Ackley, sophomore in mechanical engineering, Wilmington, Del., $166 Joseph and Elizabeth Barton-Dobenin International Exchange Scholarship for the Czech Republic; William Schneider, freshman in business administration, Hinsdale, Ill., $2,000 Megan E. Taylor Czech Republic Student Award and $166 Joseph and Elizabeth Barton-Dobenin International Exchange Scholarship for the Czech Republic; Miranda Roseland, senior in hotel and restaurant management, Laurel, Md., $500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Costa Rica.

From Missouri: Suzanne Replogle, junior in fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology, Belton, $166 Joseph and Elizabeth Barton-Dobenin International Exchange Scholarship for the Czech Republic; Adam Wilkerson, senior in civil engineering, Columbia, $750 Global Education Initiative Scholarship and $166 Joseph and Elizabeth Barton-Dobenin International Exchange Scholarship for the Czech Republic; Meghan Moloney, sophomore in pre-professional elementary education, Ellisville,$1,000 Global Education Initiative Scholarship and $750 Friends of International Programs Scholarship for Australia; Andrew Mohler, junior in business administration, Kansas City, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship, $2,000 Megan E. Taylor Czech Republic Student Award and $166 Joseph and Elizabeth Barton-Dobenin International Exchange Scholarship for the Czech Republic; Austin Curnutt, junior in architectural engineering, Raymore, $500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship and $166 Joseph and Elizabeth Barton-Dobenin International Exchange Scholarship for the Czech Republic; Nichole Finke, senior in interior architecture and production design, St. Charles, $750 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Denmark; Johnathan Bachman, senior in marketing, $500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Europe, and Emily Stolfus, junior in pre-professional elementary education, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship and $750 ISA Program Provider Scholarship for Chile, both from St. Joseph; and Rachel Fox, senior in landscape architecture, St. Louis, $250 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Denmark.

Glen Jarrett, senior in landscape architecture, Papillion, Neb., $750 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Denmark; Michael Fox, freshman in business administration, Cary, N.C., $1,000 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Europe; Elizabeth Stadterman, senior in interior architecture and product design, Pittsburgh, Pa., $166 Joseph and Elizabeth Barton-Dobenin International Exchange Scholarship for the Czech Republic; Ambrosia Franklin, master's student in mass communications, Cordova, Tenn., $2,000 Faculty-Led Scholarship for Costa Rica; and Samantha Wai, senior in architecture, Everett, Wash., $166 Joseph and Elizabeth Barton-Dobenin International Exchange Scholarship for the Czech Republic.

From out of country: Yuda Ou, senior in food science and industry, China, $2,000 Faculty-Led Scholarship for Italy.

Source

Sarah Beebe
785-532-5990
sbeebe@k-state.edu


Website

Study abroad at K-State

News tip

Alexander, Andale, Andover, Auburn, Colwich, Derby, Emporia, Halstead, Hays, Ingalls, Inman, Iola, Kansas City, Leawood, Lenexa, Louisburg, Manhattan, Minneapolis, Moran, Oakley, Olathe, Osborne, Overland Park, Prairie Village, Shawnee, Soldier, Stilwell, Tonganoxie, Topeka, Wamego, Washington and Wichita, Kan.; Brea and Fountain Valley, Calif.; Littleton and Woodland Park, Colo.; Wilmington, Del.; Hinsdale, Ill.; Laurel, Md.; Belton, Columbia, Ellisville, Kansas City, Raymore, St. Charles, St. Joseph and St. Louis, Mo.; Papillion, Neb.; Cary, N.C.; Pittsburgh, Pa.; Cordova, Tenn.; and Everett, Wash.

Written by

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


At a glance

Kansas State University students will be studying around the globe this winter, spring semester and spring break as recipients of study abroad scholarships, awarded through the international programs office.