ECU students receive scholarships for study abroad

Two East Carolina University students are enjoying study abroad thanks to scholarships awarded by the German Academic Exchange Service.

Ashley Hooper of Raleigh is completing a year of study at the University of Leipzig, Germany. She was also selected for the organization’s Alumni Association Academic Excellence Award, which supports her attendance at the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy Academy in Berlin. The weeklong academy focuses on cultural diplomacy and international relations through expert lectures and workshops, cultural and social activities.

Hooper is a rising senior majoring in German and history.

Chadwick Spence of Charlotte received an undergraduate scholarship funding a year of study at the Universität Konstanz in southern Germany.

He is a rising junior majoring in German and chemistry.