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Scholarships & Awards

Dr. Dante Thurairatanam Memorial Scholarship in International Studies

Dante Thurairatanam arrived at Bowling Green State University from Sri Lanka in 1969, earning his Master in Education. Dante returned to BGSU in 1974 where he received his Ph.D. in Educational Administration and Supervision. He was the Associate Dean for Continuing Education. 

The Dr. Dante Thurairatnam Memorial Scholarship is a fitting tribute to a distinguished career and lasting legacy to the students Dante served so well. The scholarship provides an annual award to a full-time undergraduate BGSU student with financial need who is majoring in the International Studies Program. The scholarship recipient will be an active and involved member of the community or campus organizations with a strong academic record and an overall graduate point average of 3.0 or better.

Learn more about this wonderful scholarship opportunity and application or call 419-372-0503 for more information.

Scholarships through Education Abroad

2013 International Studies Program Scholarship Award Winners

Jennica Betsch, Outstanding Freshman Award
Sara Othersen, Outstanding Sophomore Award
Toni Smith, Outstanding Senior Award

Chelsea Nowakowski, Outstanding Junior Award

Not pictured: China Billotte, Outstanding Graduating Senior Award