“University of Michigan president, spouse, give one million dollars for student study abroad”

“University of Michigan president, spouse, give one million dollars for student study abroad”

by Tracy Samilton via Michigan Radio

“University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman and her husband, Dr. Kenneth Coleman, announced today they will give their employer one million dollars to help undergraduate and graduate students study and travel abroad. . . “

Wish they would all do that; great step!

“Student Prepares to Finance Study Abroad”

“Student Prepares to Finance Study Abroad”

by Callie Poindexter via Daily “Toreador”

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“For many Texas Tech architecture majors, being able to study abroad in countries such as France, Spain and Italy is the opportunity of a lifetime. That opportunity, however, does not come without a price.  In fact, it doesn’t come without a price lower than $10,000 in most cases, according to . . . “

Money is a necessary consideration for any student thinking about traveling abroad. Especially since Visa/Passport/Airline Tickets come out of your own pocket. You may get loan money once the classes start, but it will always be less than what is needed (hundreds for a thousand+ dollar plane ticket one way and 0 for the ticket home again) and it won’t come until after you have to be on location.  Yeah, Money is a BIG issue.