Illinois Wesleyan Student Awarded IES Abroad Scholarship
March 3, 2011
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – Illinois Wesleyan University junior Kylie Peters was awarded one
of 74 merit-based scholarships to study abroad from The Institute for the International
Education of Students (IES) Abroad. Peters, an English-writing major from Arlington
Heights, Ill., is spending her spring semester in Tokyo, Japan.
IES Abroad offers 100 programs in 32 international locations for over 5,500 United
States students each year. It awarded more than $2.3 million in scholarships for the
2010-2011 academic year. One hundred and five thousand dollars worth of these scholarships
were awarded based on merit.
Contact: Kasey Evans ’12, (309) 556-3181