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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For more information contact:
Myla Edmond, Director of Marketing and Communications
(805) 893-2394
medmond@eap.ucop.edu​

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Director’s Announcement: $3,000 Scholarship Opportunity for UCEAP Returnees
DATE: 5/14/2012
 
We are happy to announce the launch of our Student Ambassador program for University of California Education Abroad Program (UCEAP) returnees, which will commence in the fall of 2012. This program will award 25 students with scholarships of $3,000 each for their advocacy and recruitment activities in the 2012-13 academic year.
 
In furthering our mission of providing “Study Abroad for All,” the program aims to inspire and support prospective applicants who may not have previously considered studying abroad. We recognize the powerful impact returnee experiences can have on a student’s decision to study abroad and will thus be providing ambassadors with the tools and training to actively raise awareness and interest in UCEAP on their home campus.
 
This is a wonderful opportunity for returnees to share their life-changing memories with fellow students while gaining leadership experience and building career skills. Student Ambassadors will receive funding to travel to a two-day orientation in Santa Barbara. Throughout the year, they will work with 2–3 fellow ambassadors on their campus to plan engaging events and activities, make presentations to clubs, classrooms, residence halls, etc., as well as answer student inquiries via Facebook and the web.
 
We seek to make this program available to all UC students who have studied abroad with UCEAP, and appreciate your support in getting the word out for returnees to apply. Applications are due May 30th, 2012. See the UCEAP Student Ambassador web page for details.
 
Please share this message with students who may benefit from this opportunity.
 
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$3,000 Scholarship Opportunity for UCEAP Returnees
 

Did you recently study abroad through UCEAP? Are you excited to share your experiences with other UC students? Do you enjoy planning fun events and meeting new people?
 
Become a UCEAP Student Ambassador and receive a $3,000 scholarship!
The UC Education Abroad Program is seeking:

• UC students who recently studied abroad through UCEAP.
• Returnees with stories to share about how studying abroad changed their lives for the better.
• Anyone who is excited to share their UCEAP experiences with other UC students.
• Students who enjoy planning fun events and meeting new people.

Applications due May 30th, 2012.
To apply, see the UCEAP website.
For more information or questions, please contact ambassadors@eap.ucop.edu.
 The University of California Education Abroad Program (UCEAP) 
Through international academic experiences, the University of California Education Abroad Program inspires students to explore and transform their lives, UC and the world. UCEAP is the only study abroad provider representing the entire University of California system. Its partner universities span more than 40 countries worldwide, and its UC-approved programs are fully integrated to offer UC credit, grades and financial aid.

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