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CIEE offers 14 types of scholarships to recognize academic achievement and enable international education. Awards are made based on personal statements from student applicants.
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Africa and Asia Venture offers Gap Year adventures that combine conservation or education volunteer work with adventure travel. Placements are located in various countries across Africa and Asia and now in Mexico as well. Projects include work in local sc ...
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This scholarship is named in honor of Dr. William Louis Gaines, President of IES from 1974-1992. Dr. Gaines was dedicated to strengthening IES' academic framework, broadening the scope of IES' locations, and securing the financial foundation of the organi ...
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World Challenge offers long and short term adventure travel expeditions. Expeditions take place all around the globe, and range from one to four weeks. While short term expeditions focus on adventure travel, long term expeditions incorporate volunteer com ...
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Boren Fellowships provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe ...
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Named in honor of David Porter, who has served on the IES Abroad Board of Directors since 1995, this scholarship is open to students of diverse cultural backgrounds who have been traditionally under-represented on study abroad programs.
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CISabroad scholarships are for students applying for CISabroad semester and summer programs.
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CISabroad scholarships are for students applying for CISabroad semester and summer programs.
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Community Development Road Trips; 2 week, 4x4 journeys through rural South Africa combining volunteer work, cultural experiences and adventure activities. Global Handprints is a small Social Enterprise run with the objective to enable travellers to r ...
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This scholarship is open to any student whose parent, legal guardian, grandparent, or sibling attended a past IES Abroad program.
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To mark its Centenary, the ACU committed to awarding a total of 100 Early Career Academic Grants to staff at ACU member universities to cover the costs of travel to and attendance at relevant conferences or academic meetings in another Commonwealth countr ...
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Our 2- and 4-week retreats are adventures of self-exploration, pushing our boundaries, and finding new ways to be productive. In addition to high-quality accommodations and a pro leadership team, each retreat includes access to workshops, volunteer opport ...
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This scholarship was established by Thomas Tusher, Vienna 1961-62, who attended the University of California, Berkeley. It provides financial assistance to high-achieving undergraduate students at the Haas School of Business at the University of Californi ...
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CEA has partnered with the Institute of International Education's Generation Study Abroad, a five-year initiative that strives to double the number of U.S. college students who study abroad.
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Quest's 3-month gap trips to Africa and Latin America combine project volunteering and an adventure expedition. In Latin America participants get an additional language phase at the beginning of their trip. 3-month gap trips include conservation work as w ...
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CIEE offers 14 types of scholarships to recognize academic achievement and enable international education. Awards are made based on personal statements from student applicants.
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Ms. Diamond created the Kathleen Kervin Diamond Endowed Scholarship because she felt privileged to have had a year abroad, studying and learning language and culture. Ms. Diamond feels strongly that students today, no matter their financial circumstances, ...
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For students from diverse backgrounds or students who have had a personal experience with diversity.
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