Center for International Education
Spring 2011

Adrienne Messe ’12 wins $5,000 for spring 2011 study in China

Adrienne Messe, a UNH junior from New Ipswich, NH, won a $5,000 scholarship to support her study in Nanjing, China, this spring. A dual major in international affairs and anthropology, Messe is participating in the Council for International Education Exchange (CIEE) Intensive Chinese Language and Culture program.

Adrienne Messe (center) with friends while in Shanghai
Adrienne Messe (center) with friends while in Shanghai

Her CIEE scholarship was awarded through the U.S. Department of Education International Education Programs Service (IEPS), whose mission is to meet the national needs for expertise and competence in foreign languages and area or international studies. The scholarship is funded for CIEE by the Fulbright-Hays Projects Abroad, a program for students who wish to pursue advanced studies in the Chinese language and a career in academia or public affairs following graduation.