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Additional Scholarship Opportunities

The Catherine C. and Bruce A. Bastian Scholarship

The Catherine C. and Bruce A. Bastian Scholarship fund was established to increase students' awareness of and involvement in international activities. The study abroad scholarship funds are designated in part to support Global Studies majors who study abroad on a University of Illinois-sponsored or affiliated program to fulfill the requirement for their major. Scholarships of $1,000 are available for fall or spring semesters. Funds are credited to the student's University of Illinois account in the term that their required study abroad occurs.

Application Deadlines:

The deadline for fall 2017 is March 13, 2017. Applications must be turned into the Global Studies by 4:30pm on March 13th.

Download the application.

Fall 2017 Recipients
Taylor Brunson - Kobe, Japan
Kiersten Heiman - Berlin, Germany
Madison Johnston - Amman, Jordan
Haeeun (Grace) Kim - Taipei, Taiwan
Aminah Koshul - Rabat, Morocco
Chieli Maldonado - San Joaquin, Costa Rica
Amelia Reggi - Bologna, Italy
Francesca Robinson - Barcelona, Spain
Jakob Stone - San Cristobal, Ecuador
Robin Wilson - Bologna, Italy

Spring 2017 Recipients
Etta Alblinger - Barcelona, Spain
Dannika Andersen - Nairobi, Kenya
Yvette Arroyo - Verona, Italy
John Gallucci - Paris, France
Gabyliz Machado - Quito, Ecuador
Shivaliben Patel - Quito, Ecuador
Allison Wheeler - Vienna, Austria
Sarah Zwick - Paris, France

Fall 2016 Recipients
Hanna Udischas - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Matthew Ruby - Quito, Ecuador
Karoline Ross - Chiang Mai, Thailand
Elizabeth Bradshaw - Senegal, West Africa
Miroslava Osorio - Barcelona, Spain

Spring 2016 Recipients
Emma Kelley - Taipei, Taiwan
Suh Young (Kate) Park - Barcelona, Spain
Emily Smith - Granada, Spain
Alyssa Slager - Vienna, Austria
Kalina Gajda - Quito, Ecuador
Natalie Czarnota - Geneva, Switzerland
Tanairy Delgado - Paris, France
Greer Faber - Paris, France
Nayeli Flores - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Fall 2015 Recipients
Scott Windels - Munich, Germany
Jessica Kupsik - Barcelona, Spain
Sonam Kotadia - Vienna, Austria
Diana Lee - Quito, Ecuador

Spring 2015 Recipients
Jason Choi- Shanghai, China
Rebecca Davis- San Joaquin, Costa Rica
Renee Keyvan- Istanbul, Turkey
Michael Madrigal- Seville, Spain

Fall 2014 Recipients
Courtney Kramer- Arusha, Tanzania
Habibat Oguntade- Amman, Jordan
Benjamin Radinsky- Quito, Ecuador
Reagan Tiggelaar- Barcelona, Spain

Spring 2014 Recipients
Chrystol DeJohnette- Rabat, Morocco
Jamie Hereford- Vienna, Austria
Christine Kausal- Tokyo, Japan
Alexandria Wernsing- Quito, Ecuador

The recipients are all participating in study abroad programs in which they will take courses with local students or live with local families/students, and thus maximize their target language and culture learning opportunities. The recipients have also demonstrated a strong commitment to international activities on campus. Please join us in congratulating these Global Studies majors.

Thulin Field Work Experience Scholarship

Marjorie Hall Thulin Endowment for International Study

The LAS Global Studies Thulin Scholarship Fund supports the pursuit of academically-grounded field work experiences abroad, including internships, research, and service learning opportunities, among Global Studies students. The scholarship is intended to support a student who participates in a field experience as part of a study abroad program or a student who pursues another type of unpaid field work experience abroad for which the student has arranged academic credit. Students participating in study abroad programs that include internship or field work components, such as Minnesota Studies in Development (MSID) and Internships in Francophone Europe (IFE), are encouraged to apply. The field work experience must be a minimum of six weeks. Scholarships of $1,000 - $2,000 are available for fall, spring, or summer term. Funds are credited to the student's University of Illnois account in the term of their field work experience.

Application deadlines:

The deadline for fall 2017 is March 13, 2017. Applications must be turned into the Global Studies office by 4:30pm on March 13th.

Download application requirements.

Spring 2017 Recipients
Dannika Andersen - Nairobi, Kenya
John Gallucci - Paris, France
Shivaliben Patel - Quito, Ecuador

Fall 2016 Recipients
Matthew Ruby - Quito, Ecuador

Spring 2016 Recipients
Natalie Czarnota - Geneva, Switzerland

Fall 2015 Recipients
Daisy Guerrero - Dakar, Senegal
Shivaliben Bhargavkumar Patel - Quito, Ecuador

Spring 2015 Recipients
Anthony Borrino - Lumbisi, Ecuador
Victoria Metcalf - Dakar, Senegal

Fall 2014 Recipients
Courtney Kramer- Arusha, Tanzania
Reagan Tiggelaar- Barcelona, Spain

Summer 2014 Recipients
Rebecca Davis- Lumbisi, Ecuador
Habibat Oguntade- Lumbisi, Ecuador

Spring 2014 Recipients
Randi Pawelski- The School for Field Studies- Atenas, Costa Rica

For more funding opportunities, please visit UIUC's National & International Scholarship Program which administers a variety of nationally competitive awards for U of I students and alumni: http://topscholars.illinois.edu

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