News Archives

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

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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 2017 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!

Dr. Mary Dwyer, CEO and President of IES Abroad with IES Abroad Professional Development Award winner,Taylor Woodman

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.

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Dr. Donna Scarboro Appointed to the Forum on Education Abroad's Board of Directors

October 04, 2016

We are happy to announce that Dr. Donna Scarboro, GW's Associate Provost for International Programs, has been appointed to the Forum on Education Abroad's Board of Directors. 

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OSA Fall 2016 International Photo Contest Starts Today!

October 03, 2016

We are excited to announce that The Office for Study Abroad's Fall 2016 International Photo Contest is now underway!

CLS Award

12 GW Students Awarded State Department's Critical Language Scholarship

May 26, 2016

The GW Office for Study Abroad would like to congratulate 12 students who have been awarded the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS).

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GW Student Receives Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship

April 11, 2016

The Office for Study Abroad would like to congratulate Elliott School student, Eric Beeler, for being selected as a recipient of the $10,000 scholarship from the Fund for Education Abroad!

Statement Regarding Terrorist Attacks in Paris

November 14, 2015

A total of 52 George Washington University students are participating in study abroad programs in Paris. Thankfully, all are safe and accounted for.

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GW Study Abroad Student Attends World Health Summit

November 02, 2015

Congratulations to Elliott School student, Angela George, for her participation in the World Health Summit in Berlin in October as part of her study abroad internship program!

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Opening the Doors Wider - Funding Education for Nontraditional Students

September 15, 2014

Published in International Educator, Opening the Doors Wider highlights the scholarship practices GW offers on campus from both an educator and a student point of view.

Where in the World Did the Columbian College Go

Where in the World Did the Columbian College Go?

September 15, 2014

Featured in GW Today: Where in the World Did the Columbian College Go? From South Africa to Denmark, CCAS summer courses take students across the globe.

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Office for Study Abroad Recognized in GW's Celebration of Excellence

November 13, 2013

The Office for Study Abroad earned high marks at GW’s 12th annual Celebration of Excellence last week in recognition of its exemplary work on behalf of students, fellow staff members, and the entire university community.


University Recognized for Student Participation in Study Abroad

November 11, 2013

The George Washington University’s Office for Study Abroad was recognized among the top 25 university study abroad programs in the nation by the Institute of International Education (IIE).

Junior Joy Finneran, Study Abroad Advisor Taylor Wood, junior Samah McGona and junior Alexandra Copeland.

Thirteen GW Students Win National Scholarship for Study Abroad

August 05, 2013

Thirteen George Washington students have received a total of $50,000 in scholarship awards from the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program for the fall 2013 semester.