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IU students earn prestigious study abroad scholarships

Press Release: June 22, 2007

IU Bloomington juniors, Brian Clampitt, Adam Molon, and Guy Wulfing, have been awarded national scholarships for study abroad. 

Clampitt, an East Asian Languages & Culture major with a Political Science minor, received the National Security Education Program's David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarship in the amount of $16,000 to study at the University of Nanzan in Nagoya, Japan.  For the 2007-2008 application cycle, the Boren Scholarship program received 729 applications and awarded 141 scholarships.  The NSEP Boren Scholarship program is sponsored by the U.S. Departments of Defense, State, and Homeland Security.

Molon, a Business Finance, Economics, and Mathematics major, was awarded the Freeman Award for Study in Asia, which offers a maximum of $7,000, to study at National Taiwan University in Tapei, Taiwan.  The Freeman Award for Study in Asia program is sponsored by the Freeman Foundation.

Wulfing, an East Asian Languages & Culture major, was named a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholar and was granted $3,000 to study at the University of Nanzan in Nagoya, Japan.  During the 2007-2008 application cycle, the Gilman scholarship program received 1,422 applications and awarded 420 scholarships.

The NSEP Boren Scholarship, the Freeman Award, and the Gilman Scholarship are all administered by the Institute for International Education.  Online applications for spring 2008 and academic year 2008-2009 cycles of the awards will be available in September, and the deadlines are mid-October 2007. For more information, visit the Institute for International Education Web site.  Information about study abroad at IU is available through the Office of Overseas Study located in Franklin Hall 303.  Contact the office by phone at 812-855-9304.

I gained an enhanced view of the world. I was forced to look at American problems from an international perspective.”

-Kyra Busch, IU Overseas Study Participant, Thailand