YSU student receives Phi Kappa Phi grant

Elizabeth Urig
Elizabeth Urig

Youngstown State University student Elizabeth Urig of Canfield, Ohio, has been awarded a $1,000 grant from the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi to study abroad in Budapest, Hungary.

Urig, a senior majoring in applied mathematics and mechanical engineering, is one of only 50 students nationwide to receive the award. She will be studying advanced mathematics in Budapest for the Fall 2017 semester through the Budapest Semesters in Mathematics program.

Selection is based on an applicant's academic achievement, campus and community service, relation of travel to academic preparation and career goals, a personal statement, letters of recommendation, and acceptance into a study abroad program.

Phi Kappa Phi is the the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. To learn more about the study abroad grants and other Phi Kappa Phi awards, visit www.phikappaphi.org/awards.