Multiple IRIS Undergraduates Awarded Scholarships!

Tayler Bujnowski, double-major in Communication Arts and International Studies with a certificate in French, has been awarded the $5,000 Henderson-Resnick Internship  Scholarship. She will be interning this summer at the BMP Film Company in Chicago where she will be involved in media production.

Tobin McGilligan (Geography and Cartography majors with certificates in European Studies and Computer Science) has been awarded the $2,000 Picus Scholarship and is participating in the US Department of State Internship at the US Embassy in Mexico in their Information Management Office.

Bridgette Stoeckel (Political Science and Scandinavian Studies majors with a certificate in European Studies) has been awarded the $5000 Shinner Family Scholarship and has accepted an internship at the Danish Parliament in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Congratulations to the three LACIS Summer Travel Grant Recipients! Christina DeMars (LACIS, International Studies, and Spanish major) will be interning at Sociedad de Integracion Gay Lesbica Argentina. Gabriella Gaus (LACIS, Psychology, and Chicanx and Latinx Studies major) will be interning at ALUBA in Argentina. Tobin McGilligan (B.S., Geographic Information Systems/Cartography & Geography, Certificates in European Studies and Computer Science) will be interning at the US Embassy in Mexico City. Each semester, LACIS invites undergraduate students (from any major or discipline) to apply for their international travel grant program.  Recipients can receive one-time funds for internships or volunteer programs in Latin America, the Caribbean, the Iberian Peninsula. Students from any nationality and citizenship are eligible to apply.

Congratulations to all of these students on their fantastic achievements!

Learn more about two International Studies undergraduates who received Newman Awards HERE.