Articles tagged “Study Abroad / International Experiences”
This post comes from Jaaz Catterall, a student staff member in our office. Jaaz is studying at MSU on a generous full-ride scholarship. This financial freedom allowed for some very interesting summer adventures, which we've asked him to share. Enjoy!
Paula Fogarty of Grosse Ile, Michigan, knows the meaning of a Spartan’s will. As she puts it, “Spartans never say never and will fight until the very end for what they want.”
A donor-funded study abroad program expanded students' worldview and instilled in them the urge to give back to their Tanzanian host community.
The Joe D. Pentecost Foundation supports several scholarships for students in the greater Lansing area, including awards for students who transfer from Lansing Community College to continue their studies at Michigan State University.
Anna Backman would have missed out on a lot of the college experience without the help of the STARR Scholarship.
The Schoenl Family Undergraduate Grant for Dire Needs Overseas is allowing Honors College students to have a real and immediate impact on the lives of individuals in developing countries.
Freshman Breana Brill's post on how study abroad "ruined her life" (in a good way!) was picked up by the Huffington Post. Read about how MSU's Freshman Seminar Abroad program changed her life.
Many students participate in study abroad programs while at MSU, including some outside their own major. Read about one political science student's research on pollution & see what inspired his work.
Neil Carter received his PhD from MSU in 2013 with a University Distinguished Fellowship. His research at MSU led him to study tigers in Nepal.
Julie Sinclair is working on her PhD in Higher Adult Learning and Education. As a non-traditional student, Julie left a career to return to school for her doctorate with the help of a UDF Fellowship.
The MSU Office of Financial Aid is conducting a photo contest, and the prize is a $500 scholarship!
Heather Yocum is a University Distinguished Fellow at Michigan State University. Her field research is based in Malawi.