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UNO Student Government Association
International Study Abroad Awards

Deadlines:
Spring 2018: October 31, 2017
Summer / Fall 2018: March 8, 2018

  • Recipients must meet the following requirements:

    • Meet minimum eligibility requirements for study abroad program of choice (please see UNO DoIE materials for a list of programs and eligibility requirements: http://inst.uno.edu/).
    • Complete the study abroad program. The award must be repaid in the event of an early withdrawal from the program.
    • Agree to represent UNO while on the program by performing various duties, such as visiting the host institution’s exchange office to deliver materials, possibly speaking in front of groups about the study abroad program, etc.
    • Agree to contribute materials to the UNO DoIE office, such as pictures and memorabilia for binders and the program website.
    • Agree to speak in various venues (such as in class presentations, or at display tables) to potential study abroad students about their experiences overseas.
    • Report back to the SGA Senate at the first possible senate meeting after the student’s return or in writing to the SGA Vice President on their experiences.

    The items listed below must be submitted with the application:

    • Transcript (may be a copy of the transcript as submitted with the program application)
    • Letter of recommendation (See below for a downloadable form that can be used in lieu of a traditional letter)
    • An essay of purpose (500-1000 words) that should:
      • Describe your involvement in and contribution to the University of New Orleans
      • State your academic and personal goals and how your study abroad experience will help you fulfill these goals.

Application instructions:

Complete the application forms and submit with the following documents:

  • Transcript (may be unofficial)
  • Letter of Recommendation: may either be in letter format, sent via email (from the faculty member's official email address), letter, OR using our form: Click here for a form that may be used for SGA Award applicants. NOTE: do NOT ask the person writing your refernce to submit both.
  • Essay of Purpose (500-1000 words).
    • Describe your involvement in and contribution to the university of New Orleans.
    • State your academic and personal goals and how your study abroad experience will help you fulfill these goals.
    • Submit in person or via email.
  • Submit all application materials and supporting documents to Mary Hicks in IC 124. Telephone number: 504.280.6388. Email: ISEP@uno.edu.
  • Note: you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and fill out the application form on your computer. Click here to get the Reader software for free.
  • Print your completed application and submit to Mary Hicks in IC 124 or scan and email to ISEP@uno.edu.

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