Topic for Microscholarship #6 Announced

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This is the final microscholarship for the spring semester! International students have a chance to win $100 by writing about a given topic from the ISV Magazine team. See the topic for microscholarship #6.

To better meet the financial needs of international students, the International Student Voice Magazine team launched its microscholarship program on February 3. The team hoped to help more international students, $100 at a time.

The final microscholarship for the spring 2014 semester is:


Topic: I wish I would have known…

Sponsored by Brian Hellwig, Assistant Director for Residential Safety & Security at Kent State University.

Are there things you wish you would have known before coming to the U.S. as an international student? Please share what you would have done differently.

Deadline to apply is April 28 at 5 p.m. (EST).


Students can apply for this microscholarship by visiting

The ISV Magazine team plans to continue the microscholarship program during the fall 2014 semester. One scholarship opportunity will be available during summer 2014, as well as a photo contest.

Winners of microscholarships #1 and #2 will be featured in the spring 2014 issue of International Student Voice Magazine. Winners of microscholarships #3, #4, #5, and #6 will be featured in the fall 2014 issue.

Here are the winners so far for all the microscholarships:

Microscholarship 1: Medical expenses and insurance

Winner: Da Hyun Kim

Microscholarship 2: The Friendly, Local American

Winner: Chandrika Misra

Microscholarship 3: My Favorite Educator

Winner: Polina Panicharvoa

Microscholarship 4: Living on Campus

Winner: Basel Al Mahozi

Sponsored by: Dr. David Taylor

Microscholarship 5: Favorite American Food Winner announced: April 21

Sponsored by: Brian Hellwig

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