Brittany Killian Awarded $6,000 to Study in Beijing

Brittany Killian was recently awarded a $6,000 scholarship from the U.S. Department of Education, International Education Program Service – Fulbright-Hays Groups Project Abroad (GPA) Project: Advanced Chinese Language Training Programs.  She will be studying abroad spring 2010 through International Academic Programs (IAP) at the CIEE Study Center Intensive Chinese Language program in Beijing.

The CIEE scholarship program was created with funding from the U.S. Department of Education Fulbright-Hays Projects Abroad to provide scholarship funding to qualified CIEE program participants that intend to continue advanced studies in the Chinese language and pursue a career in academia or public affairs following their semester or year with CIEE in China or Taiwan.

According to the latest data reports, China is the third most popular destination for study abroad students across campus.  International Academic Programs currently offers eleven programs in China.  If you would like to learn more about programs in China, visit IAP’s Web page.

If you would like  information about additional UW-Madison Fulbright-Hays funding opportunities specific to graduates and faculty, visit the Fellowship office.

Congratulations, Brittany!