Troy University awarded passport grant to aid in study abroad opportunities

Thanks to IIE, up to 25 TROY students will be eligible for their first passport.

Thanks to IIE, up to 25 TROY students will be eligible for their first passport.

Troy University is one of 51 institutions selected by the Institute of International Education (IIE) to receive an IIE American Passport Project grant that will enable up to 25 TROY students to obtain their first U.S. passport and open the pathway to study abroad. 

The American Passport Project seeks to reach diverse student populations and institutions that…

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Gilman Scholarship, Chancellor’s Award aids TROY student studying abroad in South Korea

Dakota Tomes is now one of 10 TROY students to receive the Gilman Scholarship.

Dakota Tomes is now one of 10 TROY students to receive the Gilman Scholarship.

Troy University sophomore Dakota Tomes is preparing to spend his spring semester studying abroad at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul, South Korea, thanks to TROY’s Chancellor’s Award for Global Competitiveness (CAGC) and the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program. 

Tomes, an anthropology major from Scottsburg, Indiana, will take flight at the end of February to…

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TROY students, Russell County educators explore Costa Rica during study abroad trip

The study abroad group consisting of TROY students and educators from Russell County Schools visited Costa Rica, May 26-June 4.

The study abroad group consisting of TROY students and educators from Russell County Schools visited Costa Rica, May 26-June 4.

A recent study abroad trip to Costa Rica, organized by Troy University faculty members Dr. Meg Milligan and Dr. Paige Paquette, helped to open the door to another culture not only for TROY students, but also for some local educators.

Working through the nonprofit organization Global EDU and with the assistance of TROY Study Abroad…

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TROY students experience new cultures in study abroad trips

301 students took part in study abroad trips or exchange programs in the last year.

301 students took part in study abroad trips or exchange programs in the last year.

Just over 300 Troy University students seized one of many opportunities to study abroad during the 2022-2023 academic year, thanks in large part to the Chancellor’s Award for Global Competitiveness (CAGC).

The Chancellor’s Award aims to foster international awareness and better assimilation of Troy University students in the worldwide work place while providing the financial assistance to…

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