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Loyola students win study abroad scholarships

Loyola press release - July 5, 2011

Brianna Powell and Andre Lebeau are recipients of two prestigious study abroad scholarships. Powell has been awarded a scholarship from the Foundation for Global Scholars and Lebeau is the recipient of two competitive awards, the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship and the Annette Kade Scholarship for Study in France.

Powell, a psychology and Spanish double major, was awarded $1,000 to study in Cordoba, Argentina, for the fall 2011 semester. There she will study Spanish language, culture and literature while enrolled at Universidad Blas Pascal through the International Student Exchange Program (ISEP).

Lebeau, a French and Spanish major, was awarded $2,500 by the Gilman Foundation and $1,000 by the Annette Kade Charitable Trust. His scholarships will apply to his fall 2011 semester at Universite Charles de Gaulle in Lille, France. His program, like Powell's, will be coordinated through ISEP.

“Many Loyola students are prime candidates to apply for these and other study abroad scholarships. I am excited that Brianna and Andre were selected this year,” said Mariette Thomas, Study Abroad Advisor in the Center for International Education (CIE).

Scholarships are still being considered for fall 2011 and spring 2012 study abroad programs. For a list of study abroad scholarship opportunities please visit http://studyabroad.loyno.edu/?go=scholarships.

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