University of Portland student Henry Hanson earns scholarship for a yearlong internship in Germany
Henry Hanson, majoring in engineering and German Studies at the
Hanson, a 2003 graduate of
“Henry is exactly the kind of creative, flexible thinker, who will derive great benefit from this scholarship,” said foreign language professor Laura McLary. “Equally important are the contributions he will make to the CBYX program and to his working partners in
The CBYX program, created in 1983, is supported by the United States Congress and the German Bundestag. Participants must be between the ages of 18-24 and current citizens of the
The program is designed primarily for young adults in business, technical, engineering, agricultural, and vocational fields, though candidates in all fields are encouraged to apply.
It was established to celebrate the 300th anniversary of German settlement of the
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