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API (Academic Programs International): Edinburgh - University of Edinburgh
- Hosted at: University of Edinburgh
- Location(s): Edinburgh, The United Kingdom: Scotland, The United Kingdom
- Program Type(s): Study Abroad, Internship
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Full Curriculum - Semester Program: API students in Edinburgh can enroll in a wide range of courses with Scottish and other international students at the University of Edinburgh, one of the world’s top 20 universities, based in one of the world’s ... read more
I learned so much about myself. I learned how to be independent, how to put myself out there to make friends, and also how to budget money. A student - University of Hartford View Entire Review
I learned that I would love to travel more since coming back. It was definitely worthwhile. A student - University of Hartford View Entire Review
I don't think I could sum up the things you gain from going abroad, but I certainly feel like I came back a lot more confident. There is nothing like knowing you can navigate back to your air bnb from a beach an hour away in Italy when you don't speak the language. This experience is absolutely worthwhile, and I loved Edinburgh ... A student - University of Hartford View Entire Review
Full Curriculum - Semester Program: API students in Edinburgh can enroll in a wide range of courses with Scottish and other international students at the University of Edinburgh, one of the world’s top 20 universities, based in one of the world’s most desirable cities. The university offers courses in the liberal arts and humanities, business, engineering, sciences, and much more!
Summer International Relations and Sports Studies: API students in Edinburgh can enroll in an innovative co-curricular summer school experience offering a variety of educational and cultural immersion experiences to complement the academically rigorous curriculum. The summer school aims to challenge and inspire students with a key theme of enhancing employability prospects, cultural education and reflecting on the big issues and global challenges of today with a unique Scottish twist. Most summer courses at the University of Edinburgh are worth 20 SCQF credits – or roughly equivalent to 4 US credits. Each summer term, the University of Edinburgh offers courses in the following subject areas: art, business, economics and politics, interdisciplinary, language and culture, philosophy, and education. Course times, course descriptions and the session in which a course is offered are subject to change and no course is guaranteed.
Scottish Parliamentary Program: The aim of this program is to introduce students to key aspects of Scottish and British politics and culture by means of academic instruction, followed by placements in the Parliament, built around a research project designed to aid the work of the host MSP (Member of the Scottish Parliament).The objective of the course is to give students an understanding of how Scotland has evolved as a society, especially in the context of the United Kingdom, how key aspects of its cultural development reflect that process, as well as focusing on the policy-making process in Scotland and the impact the Scottish Parliament has had since it was ‘re-convened’ in 1999. NOTE: This program is highly competitive, and is restricted to no more than 20 students per semester. It is strongly advised that you APPLY EARLY.
Program Type(s):Study Abroad
- Academic Year
Relevant Study Subject(s):
- Liberal Arts, General Studies
- Public Policy Analysis
- International Relations
- Political Science and Government
- Human Resources Management
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API / Academic Programs International Scholarships
API is pleased to support students who are the first in their families to attend a college or university. The First Generation Scholarship award ranges from $250 to $750 per session and is available for academic year, quarter/semester, and summer students.
This scholarship is offered to API participants who attend a community or technical college in the U.S., and awards range from $250 to $750 per session.
The API STEM scholarship is offered for API participants who are studying science, technology, engineering or mathematics. The API STEM Scholarship award ranges from $250 to $750 and is available for academic year, quarter/semester, and summer students.
The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide. Students participating in an API program who have been awarded a Gilman scholarship will be eligible to receive up to $1,000 in matching contributions from API for a study abroad program, or up to $500 in matching contributions from API for an intern abroad program. To receive this award, Gilman winners should indicate their scholarship details on their financial aid information after acceptance to an API study abroad program.
Up to $1,000
API is proud to provide a diversity scholarship in order to support students from a variety of backgrounds. The API Diversity Scholarship award ranges from $250 to $750 and is available for academic year, quarter/semester, or summer students. In order to qualify for this scholarship, students must be one or more of the following: a U.S. military veteran, a non-traditional student (30 years old or older), a student with a disability, a minority student, and/or a LGBTQ student.
It is not an easy task to juggle the demands of college athletics with academic responsibilities while pursuing other interests on campus. API supports both current and college-bound student-athletes participating on our programs. We welcome student-athletes across all divisions of the NCAA, NAIA, and NJCAA to apply.
The API regional scholarships (Asia/Middle East, Europe, Latin America) provide awards that range from $250 to $800 per session. All API students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher are encouraged to apply. The scholarship is both need and merit-based. We will review your academic record, essays and financial need as stated in your own words. This scholarship is offered to quarter/semester, academic year, and summer students.
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