congratulations to fgs’ winter-spring 2016 scholarship recipients

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Neida Ahmad Home University: University of Arizona Major: Spanish & Psychology ‘17 Studying In: Alcalá de Henares, Spain As a bilingual child, growing up in a Pakistani family, Neida aspires to create more inclusive learning environments for young bilingual and ESL students. Neida says, “I want to be able to change the way we look at bilingualism in education. It should be treated …

Foundation for Global Scholars Supports Two Fijian Students with Scholarships

Cynthia Banks Press Release

Now in its second year of operation, the Fiji Changemaker Scholarship has funded two Fijian students to attend high school. DENVER, Colo. — Foundation for Global Scholars (FGS), a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, awarded its second annual Fiji Changemaker Scholarship to a Fijian student of Sote Village, allowing her to attend high school. This scholarship initiative began two years ago when …

Endless Possibilities for FGS ‘Fiji Changemaker Scholarship’ Recipient

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If there is a single word that sums up the Foundation for Global Scholars, it is ‘evolution.’ In 2015, FGS evolved its mission and vision, introducing the GRIT Program and changing from a scholarship-only program for college students to a leadership and scholarship organization for 18-30 year olds. But even before this year, FGS has been an organization in transition, …

GRIT: A New Leadership and International Scholarship Program

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2,000 students: that’s number of remarkable individuals Foundation for Global Scholars (FGS) has supported since 2007 with scholarships for study abroad programs. These students have transformed into global citizens and brought back new ideas to the U.S. while developing cultural competence through international experience. FGS has also transformed. We learned that young adults need more than an international experience to …

Recognizing the Fall 2015 Start the Adventure Scholarship Winner Kathryn Lyle

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By: Tiffany Harrison, STA Travel Communications Manager At STA Travel, we believe in making international travel more accessible to student and youth travelers. It’s a core value of our business, which is why we were thrilled to once again team up with the Foundation for Global Scholars (FGS) to help make students’ travel dreams a reality. It is with this in …

Congratulations to FGS’ Fall 2015 Scholarship Recipients

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Karina Gonzalez-Sanchez Home University: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Major: Business Administration ‘17 Studying In: Copenhagen, Denmark & Hong Kong Over the course of the next year, Karina Gonzalez-Sanchez’s cultural fluency and adaptability will be tested as she bikes the streets of Denmark and navigates between the skyscrapers of Hong Kong. The premiere GLOBE program (Global Learning Opportunities in …

STA START THE ADVENTURE SCHOLARSHIP

STA Travel has partnered with the Foundation for Global Scholars with a $10,000 financial contribution to support GRIT scholars. This financial award from STA is called the “Start the Adventure” scholarship, which offers:  Two $2,500 scholarships for two GRIT scholars for the international experience portion of the program ($5000 total) STA GRIT scholars receive $500 more for their international experience ...