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Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Announcing the 2009 Expat Youth Scholarship Award Winners!

Clements Awards $10,000 in Scholarships to Expat Students

We are pleased to announce the winners of Clements International’s 2009 Expat Youth Scholarship! We received 578 entries and awarded a total of $10,000 to six outstanding students.

The scholarship contest asked expat students to share their experiences of living in a foreign country through an essay (500 words or more) and creative media (photographs, illustrations, paintings, or video). Three winners in each of two age categories (12-15 and 16-18) were selected by a panel of judges from the expatriate community.

Scholarship Winners:

Age 12-15

First Place ($3,000):
Julia Goldsby, 12, American Expat in Germany

Second Place ($1,500):
Kate Telma, 14, American Expat in Kazakhstan

Third Place ($500):
Athena Pierquet, 15, American Expat in France

Age 16-18

First Place ($3,000):
Yichen Zhang, 18, Chinese Expat in the U.S.

Second Place ($1,500):
Bethany Turley, 17, American Expat in Belgium

Third Place ($500):
Natalia Aponte, 18, Peruvian Expat in the U.S.

Click here to read the official press release.

To view the winning entries and honorable mentions, along with other information about the scholarship, visit!


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