Why Study Away Scholarships Are A Very Real Opportunity with Callie Ronstrom

Callie Ronstrom, Study Away Coordinator at UW-Superior

Callie Ronstrom, Study Away Coordinator at UW-Superior

“Through our foundation we have a handful of differnet scholarships that are specifically for study abroad”  Callie Ronstrom

Coming to you from the northern most college in Wisconsin is Callie Ronstrom, the Study Away Coordinator at UW – Superior. At the beginning of the interview Callie talks about the driving force behind her first study abroad experience, which happened to be the reason I studied abroad as well. She also does a great job of explaining the plethora study away scholarships that are available to students not just nationally, but at each individual college as well.

Callie’s travel quote she would like to leave you with:

“To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the most pleasant sensations in the world. You are surrounded by adventure.” – Freya Stark

SHOW NOTES

  • The reason Callie took her first study abroad trip [1:40]
  • What makes UW — Superior unique [3:10]
  • Reciprocity between Minnesota and Wisconsin [5:00]
  • Callie gets into the scholarships and grants set aside specifically for study abroad students [5:55]
  • Callie’s rat story from Guatemala [8:15]
  • Zesty Guatamalian tortillas [12:23]
  • Who Callie who have dinner with [13:20]
  • Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris [13:50]
  • Callie’s travel quote recommendation [15:00]

4 Take Aways From Callie’s Interview [Infographic]

Callie Ronstrom's interview illustrated

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Published: October 11, 2018