International Programs announces scholarship and contest winners

Photo: Olivia Pierce’s “Live Without Regrets, Learn Without Borders” won first place in the judge’s category of the annual “Capture It!” photo contest.

Thirteen of the 60 Salve Regina students who will study abroad during the spring 2019 semester were recently awarded more than $11,000 in scholarships following a competition administered by the Office of International Programs.

The Study Abroad Endowment Scholarship is an endowed fund supported annually by the Salve Regina community, including alumni.

  • Lauren Arpin – Florence, Italy
  • Emilie Hines – Cork, Ireland
  • Kyra Mears – London, England

The Jane Campbell Integlia Scholarship is an endowed fund intended to support language majors and minors in studying abroad.

  • Kara Barnao – Lyon, France
  • Bridget O’Donnell – Lyon, France

The Donaldson Trust is an endowed fund supporting study abroad in Spanish-speaking destinations.

  • Julissa Hernandez – Barcelona, Spain
  • Marissa Johnson – Seville, Spain
  • Tian Quinn – Cochabamba, Bolivia

The Brendan McKay Scholarship is an endowed fund to support international studies and to ignite a passion for outreach in the global community.

  • Alyssa Kull – Budapest, Hungary
  • Penelope Theodoropoulos – Kyoto, Japan

The CIEE scholarship is funded by the Council on International Educational Exchange for students participating in a CIEE-sponsored program abroad.

  • Brandon Murray – London, England and Berlin, Germany

The API scholarship is funded by Academic Programs International for students participating in an API-sponsored program abroad.

  • Samantha Fredericks – Berlin, Germany
  • Anjali Gordon – San Jose, Costa Rica

In addition, the winners of the annual “Capture It!” photo contest were announced. In the judge’s category, first place went to “Live Without Regrets, Learn Without Borders,” Olivia Pierce’s photo from Innsbruck, Austria, and second place went to “Monkeying Around Europe,” Mallorie Geiger’s photo from Gibraltar.

Judges were Chiquita Baylor, director of student activities; Jamie McGuire, digital production manager; Jodie Goodnough, assistant professor in the Department of Art and Art History; and Abby Gray.

Facebook voters selected Megan Parham’s photo “Parisian Spring” as their favorite, while voters at the McKillop Library’s display chose Jolie Slater’s photo “Greetings From Grindelwald” in the general category and Madeline Archer’s photo “7401 Feet Up” in the Salve pride category.

Students interested in study abroad should stop by Drexel Hall at 4 p.m. weekdays during the academic year for an information session or visit the study abroad website.

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