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2015 Applications are now open and available through the Scholarships@UW website. The Application Deadline is February 3, 2015. We strongly encourage interested applicants to carefully read through the program expectations and FAQ pages before applying. How to Apply

 

WISc Alumni Updates


Sara Jerving ('10)

Sara was recently featured in the UW Division of International Studies' "Badgers Beyond Abroad" newsletter. Building on experiences studying abroad and interning with the Associated Press while at UW, Sara is now a Lorana Sullivan fellow at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She has most recently worked as a correspondent for an American wire news service in East Africa. Read more about what Sara has been up to and her advice to current students.


Erik Dolson ('12)

Erik sent a cheery update from Malawi where he has been interning with an economic consulting firm as part of his graduate training at UW's La Follete School of Public Affairs. He writes that he is working on learning the local Chichewa language while also conducting a feasibility study for establishing a Development Bank in Malawi. While an undergrad Erik used his WISc travel grant to participate in a year-long study abroad program in Senegal where he researched microfinance programs and developed his French and Wolof language skills.

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Upcoming Wisconsin International Scholars Events

International Learning Community Dinners, Upper Carson Gulley, 6-7:30pm

September 16
October 28
November 11

October 7, 4pm: WISc Inauguration

Dec 9, 6pm: Winter Graduation Reception and End of Semester Gathering

Other International Events, Lectures, and Opportunities


International Conversation & Coffee Hour

Noon-2:00 pm, Multicultural Student Center (MSC) Lounge, Red Gym & Armory, 716 Langdon Street.
Conversation, company and culture. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Union Directorate Global Connections Committee.
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Language Tables
Each day foreign language speakers gather to practice their skills and build community. For specific languages and times.
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For a FULL list of all internationally-related events, lectures, and opportunities, visit the Global Studies calendar.