Study abroad scholarships, deadlines March 3 and 10

February 21, 2020
  1. Global Ambassadors Fund. The spring application cycle for awards from the Global Ambassadors Fund, which supports students studying abroad, is now open. Applications to support travel happening SUMMER OR FALL 2020 are due March 10. See the attached cover sheet for further information and application instructions.
  2. Gilman Scholarship. The Gilman Scholarship Program is a program of the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and is assisted in its implementation by the Institute of International Education (IIE).


February 28, 2019
  1. Let's Talk about the Middle East, Feb. 21. Film showing ("The Insult") and discussion led by Dr. Leena Dallasheh at The Minor Theater (1001 H Street, Arcata). Special screening with the lead actor, Kamel al-Basha! Thursday, Feb. 21, 7 p.m. Cost $9.50. Twenty-five years after the Lebanese civil war, its wounds linger. In today’s Beirut, a small incident between a Palestinian refugee, Yasser (Kamel al-Basha), and a Lebanese-Christian, Tony, turns into a complicated trial, in which the personal becomes political.