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International scholars: Kansas State University students take studies across the globe

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016 


MANHATTAN — Wildcats are studying across the world with the help of scholarships awarded by Kansas State University's Office of International Programs for the winter break and the spring and summer semesters.

The university encourages students to study abroad as part of its plan to be a Top 50 public research university by 2025. The university also is part of the Institute of International Education's Generation Study Abroad commitment to double the number of U.S. students studying abroad by the end of the decade.

Scholarship amounts and length of study abroad experiences vary. Scholarships are made possible through the support of the university and by private donors through the Kansas State University Foundation.

Recipients include 10 students who have earned the $2,750 Freshman Education Abroad Scholarship, which can be used in a future semester of their choice.

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

Catherine Campbell, sophomore in open option, Atchison, $2,750 Freshman Education Abroad Scholarship.

From Bel Aire: Laura Farkas, senior in family studies and human services, $500 Noble-McCants Study Abroad Scholarship for Northern Ireland; Leslie Geist, senior in accounting, $2,500 Mary Lynn Manning Study Abroad Scholarship for Spain; and Megan Meadows, junior in management, $450 International Studies Abroad K-State Scholarship for Costa Rica.

Victoria Umscheid, senior in apparel and textiles, Belvue, $750 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Guatemala; Kathryn Schieferecke, freshman in social work, Bennington, $2,750 Freshman Education Abroad Scholarship; Adrian Fink, junior in chemical engineering, Chapman, $2,000 Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Scholarship for Spain; Ruth Bartel, senior in agronomy, Cimarron, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Costa Rica; Joshua Mitchell, senior in agronomy, Coffeyville, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Costa Rica; Abigail Friesen, sophomore in agricultural economics, Colby, $750 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Costa Rica; Morgan Berk, senior in agronomy, Concordia, $500 International Studies Abroad K-State Scholarship for New Zealand; Andrea Burghardt, senior in accounting, Derby, $1,000 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for England and Germany; Efren Frayre, senior in management, Garden City, $1,000 Rodolfo J. Montes de Oca/Costa Rica Small Town International Scholarship for Costa Rica; Melissa Asper, senior in finance, Geuda Springs, $1,000 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Costa Rica; Rachael Gros, senior in music education, Great Bend, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Germany.

From Greater Kansas City: Jacob Morris, senior in microbiology, Kansas City, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Japan; Haley Barrett, junior in marketing, Lake Quivira, $500 Academic Programs International K-State Scholarship for Italy; Margaret Bourk, junior in apparel and textiles, $1,000 Academic Programs International K-State Scholarship for England, and Josh Stukel, junior in accounting, $700 Megan E. Taylor Czech Republic Student Award for the Czech Republic, both from Leawood; Haley Bumgarner, sophomore in history, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Costa Rica, and Argel Moncayo, junior in feed science and management, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for South Korea, both from Lenexa; Ryen Hill, senior in marketing, $700 Megan E. Taylor Czech Republic Student Award for the Czech Republic, and Kathryn Zoschke, senior in apparel and textiles, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Guatemala, both from Merriam; Andrea Johnson, senior in horticulture, $750 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Costa Rica and Panama, Alexis Manes, junior in secondary education-art, $250 Veronica Bonebrake International Scholarship for Italy, Kristin Nycklemoe, senior in apparel and textiles, $500 Academic Programs International K-State Scholarship for England, and Audrey Oswald, senior in management, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Costa Rica, all from Olathe; Julia Chestnut, junior in anthropology, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Australia, Brooke Crites, senior in sociology, $500 International Studies Abroad K-State Scholarship for Spain, Chase Currier, senior in management, $2,000 Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Scholarship for Spain; Chloe Davis, sophomore in nutritional sciences, $2,750 Freshman Education Abroad Scholarship; Natalie Heslop, senior in entrepreneurship, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Costa Rica, Kristen Jones, junior in civil engineering, $2,000 Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Scholarship for Spain, Sarah Knowles, junior in mass communications, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Spain, Kaitlin Stanley, senior in political science, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Italy, Benjamin Tenbrink, freshman in business administration, $2,750 Freshman Education Abroad Scholarship, and Jael Whitney, sophomore in business administration, $750 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Germany and England, all from Overland Park; Scott Slapper, junior in entrepreneurship, Prairie Village, $700 Megan E. Taylor Czech Republic Student Award for the Czech Republic; and Sabrina Gragg, sophomore in fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for South Africa, and Grace Gregory, sophomore in communication studies, $5,000 K-State Presidential Scholarship for Australia, both from Shawnee.

Heidee Prosser, junior in political science, Greensburg, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Costa Rica; Mary Fishburn, sophomore in communication sciences and disorders, Haven, $750 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Germany; Ryan Haefke, junior in finance, Holton, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Belgium; Kelly Kell, senior in apparel and textiles, Junction City, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Guatemala; Lindsay Kelly, sophomore in apparel and textiles, Lawrence, $500 International Studies Abroad K-State Scholarship for Spain; Megan Haresnape, freshman in horticulture, Lebanon, $2,750 Freshman Education Abroad Scholarship; Brandi Feehan, junior in animal sciences and industry, Louisburg, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for England; Kaitlin Gehring, freshman in family studies and human services, Madison, $2,750 Freshman Education Abroad Scholarship.

From Manhattan: Natasha Freeman, senior in family studies and human services, $1,000 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Malaysia; Amanda Krieg, senior in applied music, $1,000 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Germany and Poland; Laura Nelson, second-year veterinary medicine student, Manhattan, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Tanzania; Melinda Pickering, master's student in music, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Germany; and Richard Prudenti, master's student in landscape architecture, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Italy.

Kristan Crawford, freshman in theatre, McPherson, $2,750, Freshman Education Abroad Scholarship; Brooke Wallace, junior in apparel and textiles, New Cambria, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Guatemala.

From Salina: Addison Justus, sophomore in business administration, $250 Veronica Bonebrake International Scholarship for France; Bradley Komarek, senior in engineering technology, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Japan; and Jason Nowak, junior in engineering technology, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Japan.

McKenzy Umscheid, sophomore in interior design, St. George, $1,000 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Hong Kong; Allison Aubert, senior in agronomy, St. Marys, $1,000 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Costa Rica; Tori Burkhart, freshman in pre-journalism and mass communications, Strong City, $2,750 Freshman Education Abroad Scholarship; Amanda Henke, senior in management, Tipton, $1,000 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for England and Germany; Kylie Hardman, senior in management, $500 Noble-McCants Study Abroad Scholarship for Northern Ireland, and Kelly King, sophomore in family studies and human services, $5,000 K-State Presidential Scholarship for Australia, both from Topeka; Amanda Sales, junior in agricultural communications and journalism, Valley Falls, $750 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Costa Rica; Tiffany Hattesohl, sophomore in anthropology, Washington, $2,750 Freshman Education Abroad Scholarship; Renee Dick, junior in accounting, $700 Megan E. Taylor Czech Republic Student Award for the Czech Republic, and Meredith Short, senior in social work, $500 International Studies Abroad K-State Scholarship for Spain, both from Wichita.

Tessa Podschun, sophomore in elementary education, Winfield, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Spain.

From out of state:

Victoria DiCiccio, second-year veterinary medicine student, Fresno, California, $1,000 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Tanzania; Samantha Alexander, junior in nutrition and kinesiology, Highlands Ranch, Colorado, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Costa Rica; Nicole Reisert, junior in accounting, Danbury, Connecticut, $2,000 Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Scholarship for Spain; Melanie Riordan, junior in apparel and textiles, Norwalk, Iowa, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Italy; Marie Feldpausch, senior in bakery science and management, Hastings, Minnesota, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Costa Rica; Kelsie Shy, master's student in landscape architecture, Camdenton, Missouri, $250 Vernon Larson Scholarship for Italy; Amber Craig, sophomore in psychology, Bellevue, Nebraska, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Colombia; Trevyn Sell, senior in architectural engineering, Carrollton, Texas, $250 Catherine Joyce Memorial Scholarship for Scotland; Ashley Williams, sophomore in business administration, Frisco, Texas, $2,000 Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Scholarship for Spain for Spain; Sydney Patterson, junior in marketing, McKinney, Texas, $700 Megan E. Taylor Czech Republic Student Award for the Czech Republic; and Margaret Jones, freshman in mechanical engineering, Delafield, Wisconsin, $2,750 Freshman Education Abroad Scholarship.

From out of country: Ye Hua, master's student in music, China, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Germany and Poland; and Marta Miletic, doctoral student in civil engineering, Croatia, $5,000 K-State Presidential Scholarship for Australia.

Source

Katie Christianer
785-532-5990
katelinc@k-state.edu

Website

K-State Study Abroad

News tip

Atchison, Bel Aire, Belvue,Bennington, Chapman, Cimarron, Coffeyville, Colby, Concordia, Derby, Garden City, Geuda Springs, Great Bend, Greensburg, Haven, Holton, Junction City, Kansas City, Lake Quivira, Lawrence, Leawood, Lebanon, Lenexa, Louisburg, Madison, Manhattan, McPherson, Merriam, New Cambria, Olathe, Overland Park, Prairie Village, Salina, Shawnee, St. George, St. Marys, Strong City, Tipton, Topeka, Valley Falls, Washington, Wichita and Winfield, Kansas; Fresno, California; Highlands Ranch, Colorado; Danbury, Connecticut; Norwalk, Iowa; Hastings, Minnesota; Camdenton, Missouri; Bellevue, Nebraska; Carrollton, Frisco and McKinney, Texas; and Delafield, Wisconsin.

Written by

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

At a glance

Kansas State University's Office of International Programs awards scholarships for study abroad over winter break and in the spring and summer 2016 semesters.