Two Students Receive Scholarships to Study in Korea

March 14, 2012


BUFFALO, NY - The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of Korea (MEST) has awarded Amy Creathorn ’13 and Jason Frizlen ’13 the prestigious Global Korean Scholarship in the amount of approximately $2,200 each (or 2,454, 500 KRW) to study abroad at Sogang University, a Jesuit university in Seoul, Korea; for the fall 2012 semester. The scholarship includes monthly allowance, round-trip airfare, settling-in expenses and insurance. Creathorn and Frizlen are the first Canisius College students to study abroad in Korea. They are students of Ji-Hee Kim, PhD, associate professor and director of entrepreneurship. 

    • Creathorn is a junior entrepreneurship major at Canisius College.

  • Frizlen is a junior entrepreneurship/management dual major at Canisius College.

Upon completion of their study abroad experience, Creathorn and Frizlen will report on their experience to the Office of International Affairs at Sogang University and present an information session on study abroad to Korea at Canisius College. The purpose will be to promote the college’s partnership with Sogang University and study abroad in Korea.

Canisius College is one of 28 Catholic, Jesuit colleges in the nation and the premier private college in Western New York. Canisius prepares leaders - intelligent, caring, faithful individuals - able to pursue and promote excellence in their professions, their communities and their service to humanity.