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Oh, the places they'll go: Scholarships send Wildcats across the world

Wednesday, May 4, 2016  

 

MANHATTAN — China, Australia, Spain, the Galapagos and more are just some of the places where Kansas State University students will be studying in summer and fall 2016 through 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. 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.

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

Alyssa Greenwood, sophomore in journalism and mass communications, Benton, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Lyon, France; Thomas Sheik, master's student in business administration, Bern, $750 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Beijing, China; Melissa Davidson, junior in animal sciences and industry, Berryton, $1,000 Duane and Shirley Acker International Scholar Award for Toulouse, France; Kemberly Sanchez, junior in accounting, Bonner Springs, $250 Doris Hays Fenton Memorial Scholarship and $500 Rodolfo J. Montes de Oca/Costa Rica Small Town International Scholarship for Puntarenas, Costa Rica; Courtney Hoffman, senior in personal financial planning, Chapman, $1,000 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Italy; Cameron McLaughlin, junior in mass communications, Colby, $750 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for the United Kingdom; Molly Bassette, junior in biology, Cummings, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Dublin, Ireland; Erin Kaul, junior in communication sciences and disorders, De Soto, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for France and Spain; Trevor Swim, master's student in accounting, Fort Scott, $1,000 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Beijing, China; Maria Calvillo, sophomore in psychology, $750 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for France and Spain, and Efren Frayre, senior in management, $1,000 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship Spain and Italy, both from Garden City.

From Greater Kansas City: Stephen Kucera, senior in applied music and accounting, Kansas City, $750 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Beijing, China; Haleigh Johnson, junior in personal financial planning, Leawood, $1,750 Office of International Programs Scholarship for Sydney, Australia; Olivia Haney, junior in chemistry, Lenexa, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Brisbane, Australia; Gabrielle Riggs, junior in marketing, Lenexa, $500 API Academic Programs International K-State Scholarship for Madrid, Spain; Victoria Thomas, sophomore in biological systems engineering, Lenexa, $500 Academic Programs International K-State Scholarship for Havana, Cuba; Anna Meyer, senior in English, Mission, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Giessen, Germany; Tyler Brennecke, junior in management, Olathe, $500 International Studies Abroad K-State Scholarship Barcelona, Spain; Rachel Kipper, junior in marketing, Olathe, $250 Veronica Bonebrake International Scholarship for Sydney, Australia; Margaret Lang, senior in physics, Olathe, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Caen, France; Matthew Sullivan, sophomore in business administration, Olathe, $1,000 Academic Programs International K-State Scholarship for Budapest, Hungary; Grant Topjon, sophomore in political science, Olathe, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Rome, Italy; Bridgette Beasley, junior in biology, Overland Park, $500 University Study Abroad Consortium K-State Scholarship for Pau, France; Tiffani Lawrence, junior in secondary education-English, Overland Park, $1,000 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for the Galapagos and Ecuador; Trevor Thomas, senior in history, Overland Park, $750 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Leipzig, Germany; Jael Whitney, sophomore in marketing, Overland Park, $700 Megan E. Taylor Czech Republic Student Award for Prague, Czech Republic; Madison May, senior in political science, Prairie Village, $250 Doris Hays Fenton Memorial Scholarship for Istanbul, Turkey; Samuel Broll, senior in biochemistry, Shawnee, $250 Doris Hays Fenton Memorial Scholarship and $500 International Studies Abroad K-State Scholarship for San Jose, Costa Rica; and Drew Bormann, sophomore in finance, Stilwell, $500 International Studies Abroad K-State Scholarship for Barcelona, Spain.

Laura Rook, junior in marketing, Junction City, $700 Megan E. Taylor Czech Republic Student Award for Prague, Czech Republic; Jacob Boyce, sophomore in computer science, Leavenworth, $750 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Canada.

From Manhattan: Daniel Cutter, master's student in communication studies, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Japan; Taylor Good, junior in family studies and human services, $500 International Studies Abroad K-State Scholarship for Canberra, Australia; Lindsey Hageman, sophomore in industrial engineering, $500 International Studies Abroad K-State Scholarship for Rome, Italy; Taylor Jennings, junior in kinesiology, $250 Doris Hays Fenton Memorial Scholarship and $250 Heather Stewart Memorial Scholarship for New Zealand and South Africa; Miranda Klugesherz, master's student in communication studies, $750 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for France and Spain; Sahyra Lujan, senior in elementary education, $1,000 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Cuenca, Ecuador; Caleb Moser, sophomore in business administration, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Sydney, Australia; Kowan Russell, master's student in communication studies, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for France and Spain; Sidney Schneider, junior in apparel and textiles, $500 Academic Programs International K-State Scholarship for Florence, Italy; and Kayla Shields, junior in family studies and human services, $500 International Studies Abroad K-State Scholarship for Canberra, Australia.

Coleman Forst, sophomore in agricultural economics, Marysville, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Ireland; Hana Robinson, master's student in interior architecture & product design, Newton, $500 Academic Programs International K-State Scholarship for Florence, Italy; Krista Wilgers, junior in English, Palmer, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Canterbury, England; Janelle Headrick, master's student in interior architecture & product design, Parkerfield, $500 Academic Programs International K-State Scholarship for London, England; Sydney Markley, junior in biology, Parsons, $500 Academic Programs International K-State Scholarship for Rome, Italy.

From Salina: Shaylee Arpin, sophomore in agricultural communications and journalism, $1,000 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Ireland; Mohri Exline, junior in political science, $500 International Studies Abroad K-State Scholarship for Lima, Peru; and Rhiana Martin, junior in interior design, $1,000 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for South Korea.

Cami Roth, senior in animal sciences and industry, Sterling, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Ireland; McKenzy Umscheid, sophomore in interior design, St. George, $1,000 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Canada; Taylar Morgan, junior in life sciences, Tonganoxie, $500 International Studies Abroad K-State Scholarship for Granada, Spain.

From Topeka: Julie Johnson, master's student in accounting, $750 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Beijing, China; Chelsea Moore, senior in microbiology, $500 International Studies Abroad K-State Scholarship Madrid, Spain; and Carly Rasmussen, sophomore in chemical engineering, $2,000 Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Scholarship for Madrid, Spain.

Jill Seiler, junior in agricultural communications and journalism, Valley Center, $750 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Ireland; Emily Zwick, sophomore in agricultural economics, Wichita, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Ireland; and Emily Beneda, senior in food science and industry, Wilson, $250 Elfreida Nafziger Scholarship for Vina del Mar, Chile.

From out of state:

From Colorado: Stuart Kern, junior in mechanical engineering, Arvada, $250 Catherine Joyce Memorial Scholarship for Prague, Czech Republic; Tara Cook, junior in food science and industry, Atwood, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Ireland; and Ronnie Wallden, sophomore in philosophy, Kiowa, $1,000 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Japan.

From Florida: Abena Taylor, freshman in modern languages, Naples, $1,000 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Leipzig, Germany.

From Illinois: Cecilia Pedroza, senior in interior design, Chicago Ridge, $250 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for South Korea; Aram Kokuzian, senior in history, Crest Hill, $750 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Leipzig, Germany; and Laura Mayer, sophomore in dietetics, Palatine, $5,000 University of Canberra Exchange Scholarship for Canberra, Australia.

From Indiana: Gloria Preece, doctoral student in personal financial planning, Peru, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for South Korea.

From Minnesota: Lauren Budenski, sophomore in agribusiness, Lakeville, $750 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Ireland; Mallory Diekmann, senior in agricultural communications and journalism, St. Paul, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Ireland.

From Missouri: Chloe Nelson, junior in communication studies, Kansas City, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Japan; Jeffrey Bachman, junior in marketing, $1,000 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Leipzig, Germany, and Emily Stolfus, senior in elementary education, $1,000 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Cuenca, Ecuador, both from St. Joseph.

From New Mexico: Alexander Hummer, sophomore in management, Las Cruces, $750 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Leipzig, Germany.

From Texas: Tia Gamble, senior in management, Desoto, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Vichy, France; Christopher Jans, junior in management, McKinney, $2,000 Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Scholarship for Madrid, Spain; and Blaine Alexander, junior in agribusiness, Trenton, $750 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Ireland.

From out of country: Manirethnam Ganesan, junior in animal sciences and industry, Malaysia, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Sydney, Australia; and Nneoma Asinugo, junior in architecture, Nigeria, $500 Faculty-Led Program Scholarship for Orvieto, Italy.

Source

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

Website

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