- Associated Press - Monday, March 31, 2014

TROY, Ala. (AP) - Troy University wants to give more students a chance to study abroad.

The Dothan Eagle reports (https://bit.ly/1e3Jofy ) that the school has joined the Institute for International Education’s “Generation Study Abroad” initiative.

About 2 percent of Troy’s students born in the U.S. go on study abroad programs. University officials would like to see that rise to 9 percent by the end of the decade.

The university has created the Chancellor’s Award for Global Competitiveness that will provide $750 in scholarships for qualifying Troy students who study abroad.

The newspaper says Troy’s partnership with the Institute for International Education could also produce greater awards for students studying abroad.


Information from: The Dothan Eagle, https://www.dothaneagle.com

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