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Spring 2014 International Student Scholarships Awarded

December 5, 2013

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Macomb, IL — Eight international students at Western Illinois University will receive scholarships for the Spring 2014 semester. According to Center of International Studies Assistant Director of Orientation and Student Activities Dana Vizdal, the student scholarships are awarded to currently enrolled students. The application deadline was Nov. 1.

Winning scholarship recipients are listed below.

WEOG (Western Europeans and Others Group) Award – $500 Each

Bessie Meyers Scholarship Fund – $350
Bahar Mamedova (Turkmenistan) – recreation, park and tourism administration, graduate student

Dr. In-Kon Kim Scholarship – $900
Arum Kim (South Korea) – music, graduate student

Francis and Peggy Davern International Scholarship – $125
Mobayode Osatuyi (Nigeria) – biology, graduate student

Macomb Branch AAUW International Student Scholarship – $375
Xitong Chen (China) - journalism (theater minor), freshman

For more information, contact Vizdal at (309) 298-3734 or via email at

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