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UW-Eau Claire Student Receives $4,400
Scholarship to Study in Australia

RELEASED: Jan. 4, 2008

EAU CLAIRE — A University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire sophomore has received a $4,400 scholarship to study in Lismore, Australia, during the 2008 spring semester.

Andrew Stevens, a biology major from Sun Prairie, is among the first recipients of a newly established scholarship awarded by IDP Education. IDP Education is an Australian enrollment service used by international students who study in Australia.

Stevens was nominated for the award by UW-Eau Claire's partner school in Australia, Southern Cross University. He was nominated based on his academic record.

UW-Eau Claire has been sending students to Southern Cross University since 1995. Hundreds of students have participated in the program.

Stevens will study at Southern Cross University from late February to June.

For more information about the scholarship award or international programs at UW-Eau Claire, contact Susan Lochner, study abroad coordinator for the Center for International Education, at 715-836-4411 or lochnesa@uwec.edu.

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