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UT Tyler Scholarships Available for China Study Abroad Opportunity

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March 19, 2014

Media Contact:  Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler
903.565.5769 or 903.539.7196 (cell)

March 18, 2014

The University of Texas at Tyler Office of International Programs recently learned the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Washington, D.C. has approved Chinese Government Scholarship awards that UT Tyler undergraduate students can apply to receive, Dr. Teresa Kennedy, Office of International Programs executive director, announced.

Ten scholarships in the amount of $10,000 each are available to undergraduate students who wish to study at a Chinese university for the 2014-15 academic year.

The scholarship includes tuition, room and board, health insurance and travel/conference fees. Students will be responsible for international round-trip airfare.

The academic program in China begins in late August/early September 2014 and is expected to be completed in July 2015. Application deadline is Monday, March 24.

For more information, call 903.565.0062, visit American Association of State Colleges and Universities or email oip@uttyler.edu.

One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler features excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of more than 7,500 high-ability students. UT Tyler offers courses at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine as well as a location in Houston.

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