News Archives

News articles and press releases previously featured on the Office for Study Abroad site.

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GW Student Alan Ibarra awarded the Fund for Education Abroad DC-Area Scholarship

March 29, 2019

GW student Alan Ibarra was awarded the Fund for Education Abroad DC-Area Scholarship for the 2019-20 academic year.

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Elena Mieszczanski of GW to present research at Notre Dame Human Development Conference

February 22, 2019

GW student and study abroad alum Elena Mieszczanski was chosen to present undergraduate research at the 2019 Notre Dame Human Development Conference.

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GW Study Abroad Scholarships & Financial Aid Are Now Open

February 15, 2019

Scholarship and Financial Aid applications opened on Friday, February 15, 2019 -- Apply today!

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FEA Secures $90,000 in Funding from NAFSA for African-American Students

February 12, 2019

The Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) received a pledge of $90,000 from NAFSA: Association of International Educators to fund scholarships for African American undergraduate students to study abroad.

Office for Study Abroad recognized as a top producer of Gilman Scholarship awardees

GW's Office for Study Abroad Recognized for Gilman Awardees

May 23, 2018

GW's Office for Study Abroad recognized by the U.S. State Department as a top producer of Gilman Scholars.

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Study Abroad in the Fall with FOFAC!

January 23, 2018

FOFAC members benefit from privileged early registration for spring courses, tuition awards and scholarships, housing opportunities, and many cultural and professional events in the spring semester upon returning to GW.

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2017 Passport Caravan

November 03, 2017

Nearly 100 students obtained passports this week as part of GW's 2017 Passport Caravan event sponsored by CIEE and hosted by the Office for Study Abroad.


Fall 2017 International Photo Contest

October 12, 2017

The Office for Study Abroad's 2016 International Photo Contest is now underway! Click to learn more about our eligibility requirements!

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2017 Study Abroad Fair

August 18, 2017

Stop by the GW Study Abroad Fair on Tuesday, 9/5 in the Marvin Center Grand Ballroom!

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15 GW Students Receive Critical Language Scholarship

May 19, 2017

The GW Office for Study Abroad would like to congratulate the 15 students recently awarded the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) by the U.S. State Department.

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Apply to be a SAPA!

May 19, 2017

Searching for a volunteer opportunity when you return to campus? Study Abroad Peer Advisor applications are open from May 15th until June 15th!

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Spring 2017 Gilman Info Sessions

January 25, 2017

Join us for Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship information sessions to learn about eligibility, the application process, and gain helpful tips on how to write a winning essay!

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Scholarship Applications Now Open!

November 01, 2016

Students planning to study abroad during the Spring 2018 term can apply for GW scholarships online until December 1st.

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Apply for FOFAC!

November 01, 2016

Interested in studying abroad? Planning to do so over a Fall semester? Looking for extra opportunities to fund your experience? Join the Focus On Fall Abroad Community!

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OSA's Taylor Woodman Receives IES Professional Development Award

October 07, 2016

Today we are proud to announce that The Office for Study Abroad's Manager of Advising Services Taylor Woodman has been named the recipient of this year's IES Abroad Professional Development Award.