Kansas State University student from Benton receives prestigious grant to study abroad
Thursday, April 21, 2016
MANHATTAN — A Kansas State University student from Benton will use a $1,000 grant from a national honor society to study abroad.
Alyssa Greenwood, sophomore in public relations and international and area studies in the College of Arts & Sciences, is one of only 25 recipients of a Study Abroad Grant from Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.
Greenwood plans to study at Lumière University Lyon 2 in Lyon, France. She is a 2014 graduate of Circle High School.
Study Abroad Grants from Phi Kappa Phi are created to encourage and support undergraduates who seek further knowledge and experience in their fields of study. More than $750,000 in Study Abroad Grants has been awarded since the program's commencement in 2001.
Phi Kappa Phi inducts about 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff, and alumni, and has chapters at more than 300 colleges in North America and the Philippines. More information on Kansas State University's chapter is available at k-state.edu/phikappaphi/.