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Scholarships for studies abroad

Eight students from Östergötland County, seven of whom study at LiU, were awarded scholarships by the banking organization Östgöta Enskilda Bank. They will share an overall sum of SEK 160,000. The grants are awarded annually.

Klara Holmberg will continue her nursing studies in Modena, Italy. She is currently enrolled in the educational program in nursing on the Norrköping campus.

"I chose to study abroad to widen my professional and personal perspectives," Klara says. She is looking forward to a future vocation in child health care. "During my time in Modena, I will get experience by working at a children's clinic."

Kristofer Horkeby is off for Toulouse, France, to study electronics.

"An international phase of my education will improve my chances on the labor market," says Kristofer, who is pursuing a master¿s degree in applied physics and electrical engineering, with a French language orientation. Valla campus is his study site.

Kristofer believes that working life nowadays is influenced by global market interaction. "If our own region is to continue its positive development, both large and small businesses will need employees who are linguistically proficient."

France is also the destination for Fadia Chedid who will study biotechnology in Toulouse. She will spend her third year of engineering studies focused on chemical biology.

Oscar Emborg heads out for Oz next fall. His school will be Macquarie University in Australia and his agenda will be international economics. Erik Pettersson will study logistics in Singapore. Emma Johansson, now enrolled at the Faculty of Health Sciences, will cross the Atlantic to learn more about biomedicine at a Canadian partner university. And Fadi Said, who is well on his way to achieving a master¿s degree in industrial engineering and management, is looking forward to a sojourn at California State University at Fullerton.


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Last updated: 2009-06-03