Most of Brigham Young University’s study abroad programs are available to non-BYU Provo students. However, each student must be interviewed and cleared by his or her religious leaders and commit to live by the university’s Honor Code in order to ... read more
I am from a Latin American culture so what I gained is the knowledge that my country (Brazil) and Mexico are really similar. veronica.destro - Brigham Young University View Entire Review
I can't even describe all that I gained. I learned about who I am and what I am capable of. Yes, I learned so much more about the culture and about Spanish than I knew before but I also learned about my culture specifically and who I am and what I have the potential to be. kevin.rothert - Brigham Young University View Entire Review
I learned a lot about the culture and grew to appreciated the country and the people. I also just grew a ton as a person. It was totally worth it. Kaitlin C - Brigham Young University View Entire Review
I gained an opportunity to get to know people I never would have otherwise. I gained an appreciation for a country and culture that is in many ways similar to my own. A student - Brigham Young University View Entire Review
I learned to take all the experiences I can while I can. Although many times my roommates didn't want to participate, I went out with other friends and looked for my own adventures and took advantage of the many amazing experiences offered in a different country. Kate S - Brigham Young University View Entire Review
My Spanish improved immensely. I learned a great deal about the general culture and ancient culture of the region. It was definitely worth while. A student - Brigham Young University View Entire Review
I learned so much about how there are other systems than the US and that there are good things from everyone that we can learn from. I learned what it was like to be in the culture as a normal person instead of as a missionary. That was real fun. It was definitely worthwhile. Ryan E - Brigham Young University View Entire Review
I learned so much about the culture of Yucatan, the Spanish language, the Mayans, and myself. It was absolutely worthwhile and I wouldn't go back and change a thing. I loved my host parents, my roommate, the friends I made, the food, the culture, and most especially the language. I will definitely recommend this program to anyon... A student - Brigham Young University View Entire Review
Most of Brigham Young University’s study abroad programs are available to non-BYU Provo students. However, each student must be interviewed and cleared by his or her religious leaders and commit to live by the university’s Honor Code in order to be considered for a study abroad program through BYU.
BYU’s internship and direct enrollment (student exchange) programs are not open to non-BYU students.
Aids study abroad in under-represented countries that critical to U.S. national interests. Emphasized world areas include: Africa, Asia, Central, and Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Middle East. NSEP recipients are required to seek employment with a federal agency or office involved in national security affairs. nsfp.byu.edu/rms/boren-undergraduate-scholarship
The CLS Program provides fully funded, group-based intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences for seven to ten weeks for U.S. citizen undergraduate and graduate students in thirteen foreign languages: Arabic, Persian, Azerbaijani, Bangla/Bengali, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Punjabi, Turkish, Urdu, Chinese, Japanese, and Russian.
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is for undergraduate students who wish to study abroad. The program aims to encourage students to choose non-traditional study abroad destinations, especially those outside of Western Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. This scholarship awards up to $5,000 that can be applied to program tuition, room and board, local transportation, insurance and international airfare.
The Fulbright program for U.S. students is designed to increase mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and other countries, through the exchange of persons, knowledge, and skills.