Students Receive Study Abroad Scholarships


Students who received the Foundation Study Abroad scholarships include (pictured front row, left to right) Lindsey Barkho, Jennifer Piel, Margaret Abbott, Lisa M. Field and Christine Wilson with University President Barbara Dixon (back row, left to right) Chris Copley, Christine Motte, Ashley Walker and Shannon Kelly-Salo. Chrystal Detweiler is not pictured.

The Truman State University Foundation awards 10 $1,500 scholarships annually to students who are participating in a summer, faculty-led study abroad experience.

The students pictured have been selected as recipients in 2006 and will study abroad in various programs, including Braveheart Meets King Arthur, Europe in Transition, Costa Rica, The Natural History of Belize, Transcultural Nursing Experience in the Philippines and Salamanca, Spain summer study abroad programs.

There are more than 350 foundation scholarships awarded each year. These scholarships are made possible through generous contributions from alumni, parents and friends of the University.

Applications for the majority of the Foundation scholarships are due by midnight, Feb. 17 and are available at by clicking on Current Students, Foundation Scholarships. For more information or questions, contact the Office of Advancement at 785.4133.

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