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Scholarships help Kansas State University students study around the globe

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015

       

 

MANHATTAN — Kansas State University students are studying around the world with help from scholarships awarded by the university's Office of International Programs for the 2014-2015 school year. The study abroad experiences vary in length, from short-term faculty-led trips to programs lasting up to a year.

The scholarships include the $5,000 Presidential Scholarship for Australia and the $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarships. Also awarded are Global Education Initiative scholarships, Faculty-Led Study Abroad scholarships, and several other scholarships sponsored by private donors through the Kansas State University Foundation.

Kansas State University 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 students have received scholarships to study abroad through the Office of International Programs; included is the amount of the scholarship and the study abroad destination:

Jordan Becker, senior in accounting, Andale, $500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for the United Kingdom and Germany.

From Atchison: Korby Anderson, junior in mechanical engineering, $750 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Czech Republic; and Kenneth Tharman, senior in agricultural technology management, $1,000 Faculty-Led Study Abroad Scholarship for Brazil and Ireland.

Victoria Gilmore, sophomore in marketing, Augusta, $500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Australia.

From Baldwin City: Eleanor Parr, senior in finance, $750 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Italy; and Catherine Gwin, junior in arts and sciences-open option, $500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Mexico.

Leslie Geist, junior in accounting, Bel Aire, $1,000 Faculty-Led Study Abroad Scholarship for China; Elizabeth Reichert, senior in mass communications, Cheney, $500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for the United Kingdom and Germany; Patrick Bergkamp, senior in agronomy, Colwich, $1,000 Faculty-Led Study Abroad Scholarship for Brazil; Emily Betthauser, junior in family studies and human services, Gardner, $1,200 Global Education Initiative Scholarship, $500 ISA K-State Scholarship and $200 Heather Stewart Memorial Scholarship for Greece; Brandon Meier, junior in biology, Goddard, $1,000 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for England.

From Halstead: Garrison Gundy, senior in agronomy, $1,000 Faculty-Led Study Abroad Scholarship for Brazil; and Nathan Nordstedt, senior in horticulture, $1,200 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Czech Republic. 

Caleb Burton, master's student in business administration, Hill City, $1,000 Faculty-Led Study Abroad Scholarship for China; Leah Hill, senior in mass communications, Holton, $1,000 Global Education Initiative Scholarship, $750 Faculty-Led Study Abroad Scholarship and $250 Montes de Oca Costa Rica Small Town Scholarship for Costa Rica; Meghan McCoy, senior in apparel and textiles, Hutchinson, $500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for France; Maya Tilmon, junior in mass communications, Kansas City, $1,000 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Costa Rica; Jared Mayberry, senior in marketing, Leawood, $500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for China; Grace Rehorn, junior in psychology, Louisburg, $500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for England.

From Manhattan: Le'andre Carthen, junior in mass communications, $1,000 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Costa Rica; Andrea Fournier, senior in elementary education, $1,200 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Italy; Jonah Markovetz, junior in hospitality management, $500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for the Czech Republic; and Stephanie Wacker, senior in marketing, $500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for the United Kingdom and Germany. 

Logan Nichols, junior in elementary education, Merriam, $5,000 Presidential Scholarship for Australia; Sarah McKittrick, senior in accounting, Mission Hills, $1,000 Faculty-Led Study Abroad Scholarship for the United Kingdom and Germany.

From Newton: Wesley Moore, master's student in landscape architecture, $1,200 Global Education Initiative Scholarship and $500 Veronica Bonebrake International Scholarship for Denmark; and Kendall Schmidt, junior in mechanical engineering, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Czech Republic.

Sierra Davila, senior in psychology, Norwich, $5,000 Presidential Scholarship for Australia. 

From Olathe: Alexandria Carnes, senior in animal sciences and industry, $500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship and $250 ISA K-State Scholarship for England; Ryan Cooper, junior in mechanical engineering, $2,000 Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Scholarship and $400 Catherine Joyce Memorial Scholarship for Spain; Carolyn Gardner, senior in French, $1,000 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for France; and Madelyn Johnson, senior in life sciences, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for England.

Maria Penrod, senior in mass communications, Overbrook, $750 Faculty-Led Study Abroad Scholarship, $500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship and $250 Montes de Oca Costa Rica Small Town Scholarship for Costa Rica.

From Overland Park: Allison Adams, senior in mathematics, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Japan; Kevin Dippold, junior in chemical engineering, $500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Turkey; Marcus Ealom, junior in marketing, $2,000 Megan E. Taylor Czech Republic Student Award for the Czech Republic; Courtney Gemmill, junior in pre-journalism and mass communications, $5,000 University of Canberra Exchange Scholarship for Australia; Megan Hiser, sophomore in family studies and human services, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Turkey; Rebecca Jenkins, senior in economics, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Ecuador; Hannah Johnson, junior in finance, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Italy; Gabrielle Lobo, junior in industrial engineering, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for the Czech Republic; Henry Riscoe, sophomore in architectural engineering, $2,000 Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Scholarship for Spain; and Brittany Werth, junior in finance, $500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for the United Kingdom and Germany.

From Prairie Village: Madelyn Collins, junior in pre-journalism and mass communications, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Australia; Connor Carollo, senior in agricultural economics, $250 USAC K-State Scholarship for England; and Madison May, junior in political science, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for the Semester at Sea program.

From Riley: Emily Collins, junior in industrial engineering, $2,000 Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Scholarship for Spain; and Mackenzie Wahl, junior in biochemistry, $1,000 Doris Hays Fenton Memorial Scholarship and $1,000 API K-State Scholarship for Spain.

Brandi McCoy, junior in animal sciences and industry, Sabetha, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Ireland. 

From Salina: Allison Balderston, master's student in landscape architecture, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Italy; and Brooke Waters, junior in secondary education, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for the Czech Republic. 

From Shawnee: Jill Applegate, senior in Spanish and political science, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Costa Rica; Amy Hein, junior in Spanish, $2,500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship and $2,500 Manning Study Abroad Scholarship for Spain; and Kaitlyn McNally, senior in marketing, $2,000 Megan E. Taylor Czech Republic Student Award and $1,200 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for the Czech Republic. 

From Silver Lake: Colby Haverkamp, senior in communication studies, $750 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for England; and Jacob Schroeder, junior in chemistry, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Australia.

Frank Sandoval, sophomore in preconstruction science and management, Spearville, $2,000 Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Scholarship for Spain; Tyler Larson, senior in finance, St. Francis, $1,000 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for the United Kingdom and Germany; Gregory Moats, junior in electrical engineering, St. Marys, $1,200 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Ireland.

From Topeka: Kylie Hardman, junior in management, $1,000 Faculty-Led Study Abroad Scholarship for South Africa; and Kylie McKenzie, senior in English, $1,200 Global Education Initiative Scholarship and $250 ISA K-State Scholarship for Scotland.

Rachel Zimmerman, sophomore in agribusiness, Ulysseys, $1,000 Doris Hays Fenton Memorial Scholarship for Ireland; Katherine Good, senior in mass communications, Wamego, $500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship and $250 Montes de Oca Costa Rica Small Town Scholarship for Costa Rica. 

From Wichita: McKenzie Cordell, junior in mass communications, $1,000 Faculty-Led Study Abroad Scholarship for Costa Rica; Kelly Gawlak, senior in accounting, $500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for the United Kingdom and Germany; Megan Griffith, junior in communication sciences and disorders, $500 ISA K-State Scholarship for Italy; Ann Hoang, junior in accounting, $1,200 Global Education Initiative Scholarship and $500 Elfrieda Nafziger Scholarship for South Korea; Alec Maly, senior in biology, $1,000 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Czech Republic; and Mark Woolard, senior in arts and sciences-open option, $1,000 Faculty-Led Study Abroad Scholarship for South Africa.

John Seitz, senior in life sciences, Winfield, $750 Faculty-Led Study Abroad Scholarship, $500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship and $250 Montes de Oca Costa Rica Small Town Scholarship for Costa Rica.

From out of state: Kyle Rohrmann, sophomore in business administration, Fresno, California, $1,200 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Australia; Mackenzie Mong, senior in political science, Littleton, Colorado, $1,200 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Turkey; Matthew Sipes, junior in architectural engineering, Suwanee, Georgia, $500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for the Czech Republic; Phillip Martinez, master's student in regional & community planning, Belleville, Illinois, $500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship and $300 Vernon Larson Scholarship for South Africa; Caitlyn Aguirre, junior in bakery science and management, Oak Forest, Illinois, $100 ISA K-State Scholarship for Italy; Sarah Stoulil, senior in applied music, Pocahontas, Iowa, $500 API K-State Scholarship for Italy; Steven Sutton, sophomore in agronomy, Savannah, Iowa, $500 API K-State Scholarship for Italy; Mackenzie Reynolds, senior in kinesiology, Eden Prairie, Minnesota, $750 Global Education Initiative Scholarship and $250 ISA K-State Scholarship for Australia; Lauren Heermann, master's student in landscape architecture, Grain Valley, Missouri, $5,000 Goss Discovery Scholarship for Italy; Eric Mueth, senior in architecture, St. Louis, Missouri, $500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Germany; Evelyn Nordberg, senior in agronomy, Fayetteville, New York, $1,000 Faculty-Led Study Abroad Scholarship for Brazil; Michael Fox, business administration and pre-law, Cary, North Carolina, $2,000 Megan E. Taylor Czech Republic Student Award for the Czech Republic; Abigail Hammack, senior in mass communications, Woodway, Texas, $500 Global Education Initiative Scholarship for Italy; and Cristie Edwards, doctoral student in agronomy, Galax, Virginia, $1,000 Faculty-Led Study Abroad Scholarship for Brazil.

From out of country: Yile Su, senior in psychology, China, $1,000 Faculty-Led Study Abroad Scholarship for South Africa.

Source

Office of International Programs
785-532-5498
oip@k-state.edu

Website

Office of International Programs 

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Andale, Atchison, Augusta, Baldwin City, Bel Aire, Cheney, Colwich, Gardner, Goddard, Halstead, Hill City, Holton, Hutchinson, Kansas City, Leawood, Louisburg, Manhattan, Merriam, Mission Hills, Newton, Norwich, Olathe, Overbrook, Overland Park, Prairie Village, Riley, Sabetha, Salina, Shawnee, Silver Lake, Spearville, St. Francis, St. Marys, Topeka, Ulysseys, Wamego, Wichita and Winfield, Kansas; Fresno, California; Littleton, Colorado; Suwanee, Georgia; Belleville and Oak Forest, Illinois; Pocahontas and Savannah, Iowa; Eden Prairie, Minnesota; Grain Valley and St. Louis, Missouri; Fayetteville, New York; Cary, North Carolina; Woodway, Texas; and Galax, Virginia.

Written by

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

At a glance

Scholarships awarded through the Office of International Programs at Kansas State University are helping students study around the world during the 2014-2015 school year.