Center for International Education
December 2006

Twenty-two receive scholarships for
study abroad

Students in Namibia
Students in Namibia spring 2006.

The Center for International Education (CIE) is pleased to announce the names of 22 UNH students who were granted scholarships for study abroad summer or fall 2006 or spring 2007. The winners represent 16 academic majors from all five schools or colleges and study in 11 countries. CIE scholarships were provided by the Ellsworth Endowed Fund for International Study, the CIE Endowment for International Studies, the Federman Fund, the Martha L. Foley '76 '96G and William S. Jackson '75 Fund for International Studies, the Robert G. Leblanc Memorial Endowment and the American Institute of Foreign Study (AIFS). Other scholarships awarded competitively through CIE are provided, as noted, by Academic Programs International (API), AustraLearn, and Butler University.

Summer and fall 2006 scholarship awards

English teaching major Jessie Levesque from Manchester, NH, was awarded a $1000 AustraLearn scholarship to study in Australia at James Cook University during summer 2006.

Two UNH students were awarded $500 AIFS scholarships. Communication disorders major Megan McCarthy from Westborough, MA, studied in Mexico with the Puebla summer program, and mathematics education major Katrina Parker from Londonderry, NH, is studying at the University of Queensland, Australia.

Three UNH students were awarded $1000 Butler University scholarships for fall 2006 study: Kimberly Chisholm, an animal and nutritional science major from Levant, Maine, attending the University of Melbourne in Australia; Angela Kuehn, a microbiology major from Scotia, NY, attending Queen Mary College at the University of London, England; and Justin Toy, a business administration major from Concord, NH, attending Griffith University in Australia.

Stephanie Hebert, a history major from Amherst, NH, was awarded a $1000 LeBlanc Scholarship and a $1000 API scholarship to study at the National University of Galway in Ireland for the entire academic year.

Tate Aldrich, an English teaching major from Laconia, NH, and Jennifer Dickert, an animal and nutritional sciences major from Dover, NH, were awarded $500 Ellsworth Scholarships for study at Regents College in London and Ascoli Piceno in Italy, respectively. Alex LeBaron, a political science major from Derry, NH, was awarded a $1000 Ellsworth Scholarship to study in Mexico in the summer and Chile in the fall.

$500 CIE Endowment for International Studies Scholarships were awarded to Tracy Martens, a political science major from Sharon, NH, studying in Australia; Jennifer Doane, a business administration major from Gloucester, MA, studying in Brazil; and Kelly Mercer, a political science major from Hampton, NH, studying abroad with Boston University's International Honors program (multiple countries).


Spring 2007 scholarship awards

A $4000 Foley-Jackson Scholarship was awarded to Michelle Marino, a business administration major from Dover, NH, to study in France.

A $3000 Federman Scholarship was awarded to Katherine Ramback, a Spanish major from Bethlehem, NH, for study in Argentina.

Six AIFS scholarships were awarded to UNH students for the spring 2007 study. Sociology major T. Angel Antonio from Salem, NH, was awarded a $500 scholarship to Regent's College in London; recreation management and policy major Erica Batstone from Wolfeboro Falls, NH, was awarded a $500 scholarship to the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa; occupational therapy major Megan Flaherty from Campton, NH, was awarded $500 to study at the University of Ireland in Galway; Kristina Griffin, a health management and policy and international affairs dual major from Merrimack, NH, was awarded $500 to study at the American College in Thessaloniki in Greece; child and family studies major Kari Hampton, from West Rutland, Vermont, was awarded $500 to study at the University of Burgundy in Dijon, France; and Evan Shuman, a tourism, planning and development major from Amesbury, MA, was awarded $1000 to attend Sea-mester. He will receive training and certification in seamanship and will travel from Thailand to Greece via The Maldives and Egypt.

The $500 travel grant winner from the 2006 Study Abroad Fair is Lori Costantino, a political science major from Milford, NH. She will be attending Murdoch University in Australia.