2016 Summer Abroad Scholarship Recipients

2016 Summer Abroad Scholarship Recipients


This year we received 27 applications and made 10 summer abroad scholarship awards and one semester abroad award totaling $5,000. The students were nominated by their language teachers and completed a $500 word essay. They will submit a "before" and "after" blog project. Find out more about our summer abroad scholarship.

Look for blog posts from these students throughout the summer!

Hannah Singleton, Paris+ Immersion
Corvallis HS, Corvallis, OR

Hannah's interviews her exchange student, Julie, about French stereotypes of Americans

Sophia Smith, San Sebastian study
Cleveland HS, Portland, OR

Sophia and her Spanish student, Carmen, discuss whether portrayals of American in TV shows is accurate

Emma Meese, France Immersion
St Mary's Academy, Portland, OR

Emma interviews her French teacher and learns that some people in France eat rabbit brains for breakfast! 

Natalia Corbitt, Spain Immersion
Crescent Valley HS, Corvallis, OR

Natalia gives us insights into her own fundraising process for the trip

Becky Summit, Cadiz study
St Mary's Academy, Portland, OR

Becky tells us about the food she is excited to eat in Cadiz

Jenna Follin, Mexico Immersion
McMinnville HS, McMinnville, OR

Jenna reflects on what it was like to host a student last year and wonders about the rainy season in Mexico

Ariell Bougetz, Spain Immersion
Central Kitsap HS, Silverdale, WA

Ariell interviews her friends about Spanish food and music and discovers that they have a lot to learn! 

MacKenzie Lahren, Cadiz Study, 
International Community School, Kirkland, WA

MacKenzie compiles some great packing tips

Noah Whall, France Immersion
Oxbridge Academy, West Palm Beach, FL

Noah does some reasearch about Grenoble, where he will be hosted in France

Tyler Knolhoff, Spain Immersion
Norwich Free Academy, Norwich, CT

Tyler discusses gift giving and cultural symbolsim

Avery Beath, Spain Semester
South Eugene HS, Eugene, OR

Avery provides a glimpse into the ups and downs of his adventures as a student in a Spanish high school in Madrid!