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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
Japan – A Day in the Life of Japan: Education, Popular Culture, and Society
Netherlands – Learning, Technology, & Culture in Europe

New Zealand - Cross-Cultural Teaching Abroad
South Africa – Cross-Cultural Teaching Abroad

South Africa – History, Culture and Schooling in Southern Africa
South Africa – University of KwaZulu-Natal (semester exchange)

Brief explanations about each program can be found by clicking on the graphic above

Australia
Program name: Summer Sports Program Down Under (Kinesiology and Sport Track)
Program time: Summer 2019
Contact: V. Dianne Ulibarri (ulibarri@msu.edu), Joshua Cochran (jcochran@msu.edu), Sandy Tupper (tuppers@msu.edu)
Program information:
https://osa.isp.msu.edu/Programs/program/index/108618

Japan
Program name: A Day in the Life of Japan: Education, Popular Culture, and Society
Program time: May 2019
Contact: David Wong (dwong@msu.edu)
Program information:
https://osa.isp.msu.edu/Programs/program/index/107956

Netherlands
Program name: Learning, Technology, & Culture in Europe
Program time: Smmer 2019
Contact: David Wong (dwong@msu.edu), Heather Shea (hshea@msu.edu)
Program information:
https://msulcte.wordpress.com
https://osa.isp.msu.edu/Programs/program/index/108441

New Zealand
Program name: Cross-Cultural Teaching Abroad
Program time: Summer 2019
Contact: Ann Castle (castlean@msu.edu), Margo Glew (glewmarg@msu.edu)
Program information:
https://msucoenz.wordpress.com
https://osa.isp.msu.edu/Programs/program/index/108842

South Africa
Program name: Cross-Cultural Teaching Abroad
Program time: Summer 2019
Contact: Corvell Cranfield (cranfiel@msu.edu)
Program information:
https://osa.isp.msu.edu/Programs/program/index/108597

 

South Africa
Program name: History, Culture and Schooling in Southern Africa
Program time: Summer 2019
Contact: Molade Osibodu (mosibodu@msu.edu), John Aerni-Flessner (aernifl1@msu.edu)
Program information:
https://osa.isp.msu.edu/Programs/program/index/108145

South Africa
Program name: University of KwaZulu-Natal (Exchange program)
Program time: Fall and Spring semesters
Contact: John Metzler (metzler@msu.edu), Julia Grant (grant@msu.edu)
Program information:
https://osa.isp.msu.edu/Programs/program/index/108316

 

 

Funding Your Study Abroad Experience

 

Image of Funding FlyerDean's Scholarship for Undergraduate Study Abroad and the Ian J. Render Memorial Scholarship for Study Abroad to South Africa

 

What: Two Dean’s Scholarships of $2,000 each will be awarded to help students from the College of Education cover expenses that exceed on-campus costs related to their chosen College of Education study abroad program. Additionally, the Ian J. Render Memorial Scholarship will consist of $3,000, which will be awarded to help students cover expenses exclusively for the College of Education study abroad program to teach in South Africa.

Who: The Scholarships will provide support to undergraduates from the College of Education who are enrolled in credit-bearing study abroad programs sponsored by the College of Education in the summer of 2019, fall of 2019, or spring of 2020.

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 in early February. Promising applicants will be invited to a selection interview in mid- to late-February and the awards should be announced in early March, 2019. The deadline for application submission will be in early January 2019.

 

Application information, materials, and deadlines will be available for download by December 2018.

 

Any Questions? Contact Jill Manske (manskeji@msu.edu).


 

Additional Resources to Assist with Navigating and Funding Study Abroad

 

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 consider the costs and funding possibilities while you seek out an education abroad program that you can afford that also fits your interests and meets your academic needs:
http://educationabroad.isp.msu.edu/students/getting-started/financing

 

FAQs Concerning Financial Aid for Education Abroad -- Frequently asked questions regarding financial aid for education abroad:
http://educationabroad.isp.msu.edu/students/getting-started/financing/financial-aid

 

Financing Education Abroad -- The MSU Office for Education Abroad has its own scholarships, and also offers many resources for those seeking additional scholarship opportunities:
http://educationabroad.isp.msu.edu/students/getting-started/financing/scholarships

 

Office for Education Abroad Advising -- Education Abroad 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 variety of perspectives on the various aspects of being abroad and returning home.
http://educationabroad.isp.msu.edu/students/getting-started/advising

Email: abroad@msu.edu