Thursday, January 26, 2012

Study abroad scholarship to El Salvador

Potomac High School graduate Djuan Short was awarded a scholarship to travel abroad for a semester to El Salvador this winter.Short, a senior and psychology major at the University of Maryland, College Park, was one of four students selected for the Prince George’s County International Ambassador’s Study Abroad Scholarships program, which provides financial aid to send low-income students with an interest in international studies to spend a semester abroad.The program is a collaboration between the Office of the County Executive, and the University of Maryland’s College of Education and Education Abroad Office. A total of 31 students have been supported through this program with individual scholarships valued between $1,000 and $1,500.
Students were awarded funds based on a demonstrated interest in international studies, academic standing, and financial need.

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