Global Programs holds photo contest, info sessions on studying abroad

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Global Programs has several announcements regarding studying abroad.

Photographers take note: Global Programs is having a Global Perspectives photo contest. Students who studied abroad should submit their favorite photos for a chance to win $50, a gift certificate to the State Theatre or the Creamery. Deadline for submission is Monday, March 19. For more information visit

Students interested in studying abroad but don't think they can afford it, should attend the Scholarships and Grants study abroad webinar, at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 19. In previous years, the Education Abroad office has awarded more than $300,000 to students, averaging $500 to $2000 per student, depending on the program length and number of applicants. For more information on the webinar visit

Finally, students who have studied abroad and want to talk about their experience to encourage other students to do the same, should consider becoming Global Ambassadors at Penn State. Attend the information session at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 15 in 410 Boucke Building. For more information visit the Global Ambassadors web page or contact Dana Blair at


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Last Updated April 19, 2017