Semester at Sea is a multiple country study abroad program open to students of all majors emphasizing comparative academic examination, hands-on field experiences, and meaningful engagement in the global community. A wide variety of coursework from 20-25 disciplines is integrated with relevant field studies in up to a dozen countries, allowing for a comparative study abroad experience that is truly global. The University of Virginia is the program’s academic sponsor. Students from 250-300 colleges in the United States and the world participate on Semester at Sea each term. Credit earned is transferable to USF!
Asian destinations include: Burma, China, India, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam
Learn more at www.semesteratsea.org
The deadline to submit an online application for the Blakemore Foundation languages grant is 9 p.m. PST on December 30, 2014. The Blakemore Foundation awards scholarships for advanced Japanese, Chinese, Korean language study, as well as for advanced study of selected Southeast Asian languages.
Learn more about Scholarships and Funding your study abroad trip.
The application deadline to apply for the undergraduate Boren Scholarship for 2015-16 is February 4, 2015 at 5 p.m. eastern standard time. Boren Scholarships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad. These languages include Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Cantonese, Hindi, Thai, Vietnamese, and more.