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Donors aid IU Southeast students in taking their studies around the world

NEW ALBANY, IN, (Feb. 14, 2013) – Indiana University Southeast students interested in study abroad programs now have multiple scholarship opportunities available to help expland their global reach.

International study is instrumental in stretching students’ horizons and encouraging a worldwide approach to education. IU Southeast now has several scholarships available to students looking to study overseas.

Additionally, donors who choose to establish an international study scholarship now have the opportunity to have their funding matched by Indiana University to increase the gift.

IU Southeast Professor Emeritus Jerry Wheat, left, presents IU Southeast Dean of the School of Business Jay White with the first funding for the recently established Jerry E. and Shelia R. Wheat International Study Scholarship outside the Center for Cultural Resources at IU Southeast.

IU Southeast Professor Emeritus Jerry Wheat, left, presents IU Southeast Dean of the School of Business Jay White with the first funding for the recently established Jerry E. and Sheila R. Wheat International Study Scholarship outside the Center for Cultural Resources at IU Southeast.

The newest international programs scholarships include the James W. and Phyllis Robinson International Study Scholarship, the Carlton and Sue Sanders International Study Scholarship, and the recently announced Jerry E. and Sheila R. Wheat International Study Scholarship.

The Wheat scholarship is designated for an IU Southeast business major interested in marketing or management who is eager to study abroad. Wheat, professor emeritus of business, endowed the scholarship at $50,000. The first $25,000 pledge payment was provided in January and the first scholarship will be awarded for $5,000.

To apply for the Wheat scholarship, or any other scholarships focusing on study abroad, please visit http://www.ius.edu/intprograms/studyabroad.

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