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- Chile /
- Valparaíso and Viña del Mar /
- API (Academic Programs International): Vina del Mar - Universidad Adolfo Ibanez
API (Academic Programs International): Vina del Mar - Universidad Adolfo Ibanez
Built on the land of two former estates, the city of Viña del Mar began in the late 1800s and has grown to become a popular destination for Chileans, Argentines and other tourists from around the world. Often called the “Garden City”, it was once ... read more
Beyond completing my goals to improve my spanish speaking skills and to travel the world, I gained so much more than I expected. I learned a lot about myself and who I am as a person. I learned about the complexity and power in Chilean history and culture. I made so many friends, and even more life-long memories. I gained a f... Savanna Templeton - Bryant University View Entire Review
Studying abroad with API in Chile helped me challenge the United States-centric narrative of the continent America that I had internalized, and absolutely upset my conceptions of democracy, capitalism, and political protest as I lived the Chilean people's revolutionary social unrest. I am also incredibly more confident in myself... A student - Rhodes College View Entire Review
Built on the land of two former estates, the city of Viña del Mar began in the late 1800s and has grown to become a popular destination for Chileans, Argentines and other tourists from around the world. Often called the “Garden City”, it was once known primarily for its beautiful beaches. Viña del Mar is also known as a university town. It is a safe and relaxed city where visiting students can study Chilean language and culture.
The Business and Latin American Studies in English program at the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez is open to students at all Spanish levels. Students have the opportunity to complete Spanish language courses along with business, Chilean culture, and Latin American studies courses in English or Spanish. Students with an advanced level of Spanish are welcome to select integrated courses with Chilean students from the standard university course offerings. Courses are available in business administration, engineering, journalism and psychology, as well as other areas of liberal arts and the social sciences. Students who elect to complete courses with Chilean students will need to stay several extra weeks in Chile due to a more extensive exam period and will be assessed an additional fee for extending their housing. Business courses at UAI are AACSB accredited. During the orientation period on-site, all students complete a language placement test to determine their Spanish level.
Program Type(s):Study Abroad
- Academic Year
Relevant Study Subject(s):
- Latin American Studies
- Spanish and Iberian Studies
- Latin American and Caribbean Studies
- Communication and Media Studies
- Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
- Cultural Studies
- Design and Applied Arts
- Film, Video, Photographic Arts
- International Relations
- Natural Sciences
- Political Science and Government
- Spanish Language, Literature
- Legal Studies
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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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