Undergraduate Study Abroad
Click here to learn about the College of Education Study Abroad Programs
Click here to learn about Funding Your Study Abroad Experience
College of Education Study Abroad Programs
The programs listed below are open to students across the University, not only to students in the College of Education. Click on any of the following study abroad opportunities to learn more about them:
Australia - Summer Sports Program Down Under
China - GECP China Study Exchange Program*
Japan - A Day in the Life of Japan: Education, Popular Culture, and Society
Netherlands – Learning, Technology, & Culture in Europe
South Africa – Cross-cultural Teaching Abroad
South Africa - Education, Society and Learning in South Africa
South Africa – University of KwaZulu-Natal
Tanzania - Sustainable Community Development in Tanzania*
Coming in 2018
Ghana - Arts Education Across Cultures
* Program not eligible for Dean's Scholarship for Undergraduate Study Abroad
Program name: Summer Sports Program Down Under
Contact: V. Dianne Ulibarri (firstname.lastname@example.org), Reggie Sheehan (email@example.com), Sue Carter (firstname.lastname@example.org), Sandy Tupper (email@example.com)
Program name: GECP China Study Exchange Program
Contact: Lynn Fendler (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Application review begins: 12/1/16
Note: This study abroad opportunity is not eligible for the Dean's Scholarship for Undergraduate Study Abroad and is only available to students in the Global Educators Cohort Program.
Program name: A Day in the Life of Japan: Education, Popular Culture, and Society
Contact: David Wong (email@example.com)
Program name: Learning, Technology, & Culture in Europe
Contact: David Wong (firstname.lastname@example.org), Heather Shea Gasser
(email@example.com), Day Greenberg (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Program name: Cross-cultural Teaching Abroad
Contact: Corvell Cranfield (email@example.com)
Program name: Education, Society and Learning in South Africa
Contact: John Metzler (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Program name: University of KwaZulu-Natal (Direct Enroll)
Contact: John Metzler (email@example.com), Julia Grant (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Program name: Sustainable Community Development in Tanzania
Contact: Jonathan Choti (email@example.com)
Note: This study abroad opportunity is not eligible for the Dean's Scholarship for Undergraduate Study Abroad.
Ghana (Summer 2018)
Program name: Arts Education Across Cultures
Contact: Joni Starr (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Funding Your Study Abroad Experience
Dean's Scholarship for Undergraduate Study Abroad and the Ian J. Render Memorial Scholarship for Study Abroad to South Africa
What: Two scholarships of $2,000 each will be awarded to help students cover expenses that exceed on-campus costs related to their chosen College of Education study abroad program. One scholarship of $3,000 will be awarded to help students cover expenses that exceed on-campus costs related to their College of Education study abroad program to teach in South Africa.
Who: The Scholarships will provide support to undergraduates enrolled in College of Education credit-bearing study abroad programs in the summer of 2017, fall of 2017, or spring of 2018.
Why: The scholarships will significantly lower the cost barrier of study abroad and enable the engagement of students in powerful learning experiences that lead to greater understanding of diverse peoples and cultures.
How: Applications will be reviewed by a faculty committee. Promising applicants will be invited to a selection interview. The deadline for application submission is January 31, 2017 at 5:00 pm
Other Questions? Contact Elizabeth Gil (email@example.com) or Dr. Julie Sinclair (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Click here to download the Scholarship Information
Click here to download the Scholarship Application
Click below to submit application no later than 5 p.m. on January 31, 2017
Click below to submit recommendation no later than 5 p.m. on January 31, 2017
Additional Resources to Assist with Navigating and Funding Study Abroad
Preparing Teachers for Global Classrooms Through Study Abroad Scholarship - Annual scholarship for teacher education students participating in MSU-sponsored study abroad programs to Africa, Asia, or Latin America.
Paying for Study Abroad - There are many ways to help pay for study abroad and maximize the resources that are available to you. Links on this page will help you identify a program that you CAN afford that also fits your interests and meets your academic needs.
FAQs Concerning Financial Aid for Study Abroad - Frequently asked questions regarding financial aid for study abroad
Financing Study Abroad Scholarship Information - OSA offers its own scholarships, but be sure to look at other opportunities, too.
Office of Study Abroad Peer Advisors - Peer Advisers share their experiences, answer your questions, and give you advice. They can help you find a program that suits your schedule, major and interests. They can guide you through the application process, answer questions about scholarships and financial aid, and offer a student perspective on the various aspects of being abroad and returning home.