CISabroad (Center for International Studies): Florence - Summer in Florence

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On Summer in Florence, you will be a local in one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations. Florence is an amazing location for cultural immersion, and Florence University of the Arts, home to Summer in Florence, focuses on creating an out... read more

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February 27, 2019 Best 3 Weeks Ever
I learned a little bit of everything. I learned a ton about an incredible culture and country, and more importantly I learned a lot about myself. - University of Delaware View Entire Review
Past Review Amazing
I gained a lot of knowledge about Italy! It was defiantly worthwhile - Indiana University - Bloomington View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with CISabroad (Center for International Studies): Florence - Summer in Florence
I gained a new wordily experience. It opens your eyes to other cultures and you gain a new perspective and become more open to ideas that may be different for our own culture. - Truman State University View Entire Review
September 17, 2017 From Florence To Venice
It was definitely worth while, experiencing new art techniques and being seeing the different mediums of art at the many art galleries and exhibitions. Giving me many ideas in my artwork, and a newfound confidence to create more. - West Texas A&M University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with CISabroad (Center for International Studies): Florence - Summer in Florence
The world is beautiful and there are many places to travel to with so much history and meaning. It was 100% worth it! - Point Loma Nazarene University View Entire Review
It was the best experience of my life. I can put into words the feeling you get waking up every morning knowing you are living in Tuscany. The people within the program made this experience great. We all felt as if we had been friends forever because we werer very close. I came away with a better understanding of many different ... - Marshall University View Entire Review

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On Summer in Florence, you will be a local in one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations. Florence is an amazing location for cultural immersion, and Florence University of the Arts, home to Summer in Florence, focuses on creating an outstanding cultural environment that nurtures your talents. Summer in Florence lets you choose just how long your summer program lasts and how many credits you receive. View world-renowned masterpieces in museums such as the Uffizi Gallery, and then purchase your own treasure from a local street artist. Choose our Art and Language session and you can take classes like photography, painting and Italian Language. While studying in Florence, travel around the surrounding area and take the opportunity to meet people from across the world!

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Summer
Instruction Language(s):
  • Italian
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Architect
  • Visual and Performing Arts
  • Business
  • Environmental Studies
  • Health Professions
  • History
  • Italian Language, Literature
Minimum GPA:
2.8
Year Founded:
2000
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This award is intended for students within the LGBTQIA+ community, as part of CIS Abroad’s commitment to Generation Study Abroad. Studying abroad as an LGBTQIA+ or gender nonconforming student brings an additional set of challenges and options to consider. There are some questions you may want to ask yourself, and research to be done, before choosing a study abroad program – but our LGBTQIA+ students have amazing experiences abroad and often find local LGBTQIA+ communities to be a part of. Recipients will select from a variety of mediums to share their story while abroad, in addition to submitting a photo testimonial.

Up to $500

Deadlines:
Spring: October 1 Summer: March 1 Fall: April 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
Candidates who meet the academic requirements will have their applications forwarded to the scholarship committee who will judge their application based on academic merit and a written essay. All scholarships and grants are only awarded to participants of CIS Abroad programs.

This award is intended to benefit students of color, who are traditionally underrepresented within education abroad. We aim to widen the diversity of our community of interns and students abroad and foster equity in access to these experiences. If you identify as biracial, multiracial, Black, African & African American, Caribbean American, Latinx / Chican@ / Hispanic, Asian & Asian American, Native, Pacific Islander, or another minoritized racial/ethnic identity not listed, we invite you to apply. In your application essay, tell us about how your identity will impact your experience abroad. Recipients will select from a variety of mediums to share their story while abroad, in addition to submitting a photo testimonial.

Up to $500

Deadlines:
Spring: October 1 Summer: March 1 Fall: April 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
Candidates who meet the academic requirements will have their applications forwarded to the scholarship committee who will judge their application based on academic merit and a written essay. All scholarships and grants are only awarded to participants of CIS Abroad programs.

This award is intended for students in a Greek Life organization who need help covering the cost of membership dues while abroad. In keeping with the philanthropic values of Greek Life organizations, recipients should plan to participate in at least one self-directed volunteer opportunity while abroad and produce content (ex. a blog post or video) related to that experience, in addition to other selections.

Up to $500

Deadlines:
Spring: October 1 Summer: March 1 Fall: April 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
Candidates who meet the academic requirements will have their applications forwarded to the scholarship committee who will judge their application based on academic merit and a written essay. All scholarships and grants are only awarded to participants of CIS Abroad programs.

We understand first-generation students face additional barriers to studying and interning abroad. In fact, many staff members at CIS Abroad are also first-generation college students. This scholarship is intended to help fund the visa process, flights, and international housing for students who are among the first from their family to go to college. Recipients will share their story of learning and exploration while abroad with a photo gallery and their choice of travel vlog, blogging, or an Instagram takeover.

Up to $500

Deadlines:
Spring: October 1 Summer: March 1 Fall: April 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
Candidates who meet the academic requirements will have their applications forwarded to the scholarship committee who will judge their application based on academic merit and a written essay. All scholarships and grants are only awarded to participants of CIS Abroad programs.

This award is intended for students who demonstrate excellence in their academic major. While abroad, recipients will use a variety of channels (video, blogging, photos) to share how studying/interning abroad is enriching their academic or professional career, in addition to submitting a photo testimonial.

$250

Deadlines:
Spring: October 1 Summer: March 1 Fall: April 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
Candidates who meet the academic requirements will have their applications forwarded to the scholarship committee who will judge their application based on academic merit and a written essay. All scholarships and grants are only awarded to participants of CIS Abroad programs.

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