Alissa's Study Abroad Fund

Hello! My name is Alissa Ganley, and I am a student at the University of California in Santa Cruz. I am a double major studying marine biology and psychology. I have recently been given an amazing opportunity to travel to Australia to study marine biology! With your help, I will be traveling to Brisbane this August to participate in the University of Queensland's marine biology field quarter, a program known for its extensive hands on research opportunities. I will spend a total of four weeks at field sites (two weeks for marine biology research, and two weeks in national parks studying ecology) and the rest of the time I will be studying at the University of Queensland.

Australia is an incredible place to study marine biology, and the opportunity to work on a marine station ON the barrier reef is once in a lifetime. Unfortunately, this program is too expensive for me to afford on my own. I’m applying for multiple scholarships and will use my personal savings to fund my trip, but I am still short. I would appreciate any gift that you are able to give; a little bit goes a long way! This budget will help pay for my visa, airfare, books, and food. I can’t begin to express my gratitude for help with this amazing opportunity, but I’ll try: Thank you SO much!

p.s. If you would like to read more about the program, here's the link to the overview: http://eap.ucop.edu/OurPrograms/australia/Pages/marine_biology.aspx

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Alissa Ganley 
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Santa Cruz, CA
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