Two ISA Students Awarded Prestigious Boren Scholarship for Study in Jordan and Morocco

Katie Davis is the Financial Aid & Student Services Coordinator at ISA. ISA would like to recognize the two students awarded the Boren Scholarship for study in North Africa and the Middle East. Congratulations to both of you! Boren Scholarship Winners: James B., University of North Carolina Wilmington, Amman Summer + Fall Tandra M., Middle Tennessee State University, Meknes Academic Year   Continue reading Two ISA Students Awarded Prestigious Boren Scholarship for Study in Jordan and Morocco

ISA at 25 Interviews: 15 Years In, ISA’s Chile Director is Still Loving Every Minute

Each week we will be featuring interviews with ISA staff members as part of our 25th Anniversary. This week we’re talking to Lizette Arredondo Castillo, Director for ISA Chile Programs. Lizette has been with ISA since 1996. What do you do here at ISA? I am the Director for ISA Chile Programs. I oversee all ISA operations within Chile and supervise a staff of six based out of the beautiful twin cities of Valparaíso and Viña del Mar. What’s your study abroad story? Tell us a little bit about how you became in international education, and how you came to … Continue reading ISA at 25 Interviews: 15 Years In, ISA’s Chile Director is Still Loving Every Minute

ISA at 25 Interviews: Making Study Abroad a Reality, One Student at Time

Each week we will be featuring interviews with ISA staff members as part of our 25th Anniversary. This week we’re talking to Susan Farley, Associate Vice President for Student Services & Financial Aid. Susan has been with ISA since 1997. What you do here at ISA? As the Associate Vice President of Student Services and Financial Aid, I work with our Scholarship programs, student insurance, and help facilitate financial aid and billing agreements. Much of my time is spent working with students and our colleagues at universities in the U.S. to apply federal or other funding to an ISA program. … Continue reading ISA at 25 Interviews: Making Study Abroad a Reality, One Student at Time

Study Abroad Scholarship Winners Announced

Congratulations to the ISA Scholarship winners for Fall 2012! The ISA Diversity Scholarship aims encourage students of a broader cultural make-up to participate in ISA programs by offering funds to assist with the expenses of studying abroad: Laura Newman, University of Denver – ISA Brussels Fall 1 Bryce Levitt, University of Arizona – ISA Meknès Academic Year 1 The Dr. Carlos E. Castañeda Memorial Scholarship & Internship Opportunity is dedicated to the pursuit of its goals of enhancing cultural awareness and providing students with the independence and language skills necessary for the workplace. The Dr. Carlos E. Castañeda Memorial Scholarship and … Continue reading Study Abroad Scholarship Winners Announced

ISA Awards $1500 in Study Abroad Program Grants at NAFSA Daily Raffles

As part of our 25th Anniversary celebration, ISA held a daily raffle at the NAFSA: Association of International Educators National Conference in Houston last week. Each day, conference attendees were invited to stop by ISA’s Booth in the Expo Hall for a chance to win $500 in program grants for their students to use toward an ISA program. Congratulations to the raffle winners: Day 1 – Ben Levy, Director of International Education, Ramapo College of New Jersey. Day 2 – Kyle Gray, Study Abroad Advisor, University of Utah Day 3 – Cathryn A Clement, International Academic Programs Coordinator at Texas … Continue reading ISA Awards $1500 in Study Abroad Program Grants at NAFSA Daily Raffles

Freeman-ASIA Scholarship Winners Are Eligible for a Supplemental ISA Scholarship

ISA is now offering a supplemental $500 scholarship to all students accepted to programs in China or South Korea who have received a Freeman-ASIA Scholarship from the Institute of International Education. About the Freeman-Asia Scholarship (Content from the Freeman Foundation) Freeman-ASIA (Freeman Awards for Study in Asia) is designed to support American undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning to study overseas in East or Southeast Asia. The program’s goal is to increase the number of Americans with first-hand exposure to and understanding of Asia and its peoples and cultures. A Freeman-ASIA Award provides need-based funding to assist the … Continue reading Freeman-ASIA Scholarship Winners Are Eligible for a Supplemental ISA Scholarship

Summer 2012 Scholarship Winners Announced!

ISA Diversity Scholarship ISA began offering diversity scholarships in the fall of 2008, with $10,000 in annual awards to be used towards ISA programs. The ISA Diversity Scholarships aims to encourage students of a broader cultural make-up to participate in ISA programs by offering funds to assist with the expenses of studying abroad. Kathleen Gutmann, Ohio State University, Valparaiso and Vina del Mar Summer 3 Nilusha Jayasinghe, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Buenos Aires Summer 1 & 2 Michaela Farnum Memorial Scholarship The Michaela Farnum Memorial Scholarship is dedicated to the memory of Michaela Farnum, a junior at Seattle University studying international … Continue reading Summer 2012 Scholarship Winners Announced!

Six Things to Keep in Mind about ISA Summer Scholarships

Summer may be months away but the ISA Summer Scholarships deadline is a mere four weeks away! Here are a handful of FAQs about Summer Scholarships that should help make your application process go smoothly. When is the deadline? The deadline to apply for the ISA Diversity Scholarship and the Michaela Farnum Memorial Scholarship is February, 28!  Two $1,000 ISA Diversity Scholarships and five $1,000 Michaela Farnum Memorial Scholarships are offered each summer. Unfortunately for late applicants, we do not accept any applications postmarked after the deadline. Fortunately for you, you are reading this now and can get a head … Continue reading Six Things to Keep in Mind about ISA Summer Scholarships

Apply for ELAP’s Scholarship and Receive up to $3000 to Volunteer Abroad

Help fund your study abroad program by applying for one of our ELAP scholarships by February 15th! Students going abroad with Experiential Learning Abroad Programs this summer are eligible to apply for our Kalyn Peterson Memorial Scholarship and may receive between $1,500 and $3,000 toward their upcoming program. In order to apply, students must meet the minimum requirements: At least a 3.0 cumulative GPA Second or third year of undergraduate enrollment Acceptance into an ELAP program Financial need Please look to see if your university has any rules limiting scholarship eligibility before you apply. Check the ISA affiliated universities list … Continue reading Apply for ELAP’s Scholarship and Receive up to $3000 to Volunteer Abroad

Congratualtions Spring 2012 Scholarhship Winners

We are pleased to announce the Spring 2012 scholarship winners: Diversity Scholarship: Breanna Thompson, Drake University, Meknès Spring 1 Daniela Santisteban, Miami University, Florianópolis Spring 1 Dr. Carlos Castañeda Memorial Scholarship: Kristen Blosser, University of South Alabama, Lima Spring 3 Xochitl Cruz, California Lutheran Universiry, Sevilla Spring 4 Martin Drafton, Arizona State University, Barcelona Spring 2 Sierra Freeman, University of Northern Colorado, Salamanca Spring 2 Kaitlin Gillespie, Washington State University, Meknès Spring 1 Renee Hoffman, Regis University, San José Spring 2B February Emily Pena, University of Kentucky, Sevilla Spring 4 Breanna Richardson, University of Wyoming, Valparaíso and Viña del Mar … Continue reading Congratualtions Spring 2012 Scholarhship Winners