Application for the 2017 Study Abroad Student of the Year

The 2017 Study Abroad Student of the Year is awarded annually to a study abroad student from the previous academic year who not only benefitted greatly from their study abroad experience, but who continues to view the world from a global perspective. Nominees should be global citizens with a commitment to internationalizing themselves and their surroundings, whether through cultural or academic exchange, research, on-campus activities, and/or community involvement abroad or in the U.S.

Eligible faculty, staff, and students from all Georgia State University campuses are invited to apply for the 2017 International Education Awards: Atlanta, Alpharetta, Clarkston, Decatur, Dunwoody, and Newton.  Click here for the 2017 International Education Awards webpage.

Eligibility, criteria and nomination process:

  • Nominees must have studied abroad on a Georgia State University sponsored study abroad program or exchange during the past academic year (Fall 2016 – Summer 2017);
  • Nominees must be on campus during the Fall 2017 semester.
  • Nominations are confidential; however, quotations from the nomination forms will be used when the winner is honored;
  • Nominations may come from any Georgia State University staff or faculty member (student nominations will not be accepted).

Applications Open:
Friday, September 29, 2017

Application Deadline:

Recipients Notified:
Monday, October 30, 2017

All 2017 International Education Award Recipients will be honored at the invitation-only International Honorary Luncheon on Monday, November 13 at Georgia State University.

Subject heading:  2017 Study Abroad Student of the Year

Application for the 2017 Study Abroad Student of the Year