CISabroad (Center for International Studies): Newcastle - Semester in Newcastle

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Study in an idyllic, affordable Australian city! On Semester in Newcastle, you’ll get to study at an excellent university, live in a coastal city, and experience the true Aussie lifestyle. The University of Newcastle is well recognized internation... read more

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October 10, 2017 Great Experience
Gained cultural immersion and new friends. Very worthwhile. I had an incredible time and CISabroad made it a very enjoyable experience - Ohio University View Entire Review
February 06, 2015 Best Decision Ever
I learned about the Australian culture and what it was like to live in different countries. I also learned how easy it is to make friends of different cultures and that Australia is actually quite diverse, especially in the cities. I gained the independence and sense of leadership skills by planning different weekend trips aroun... - California State University - Los Angeles View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with CISabroad (Center for International Studies): Newcastle - Semester in Newcastle
It was more than worthwhile. I am proud of myself for being away that long and growing more independent. I gained so many friends and learned from every single person I met. - Wheelock College View Entire Review
I learned to relax and loosen up/not be so up-tight about things. What happens, happens; no worries. Overall, I think my experience was well worthwhile. - Wheelock College View Entire Review
My experience in Newcastle was more than worthwhile. I have learned to appreciate the small things in life and not to stress out over everything. I have definitely adopted the Australian "no worries mate" attitude. Life is too short to sweat the small stuff. I definitely hope to come back some day and am motivated to see more of... - Wright State University View Entire Review
Yes I just wouldn't have chose CIS - Plymouth State University View Entire Review
March 20, 2017 I Miss It Everyday!!
I learned so much about the culture and the country. Amazing people and incredible adventures. I have so many great memories and loved every second of it. Very worthwhile. - Ohio University View Entire Review
Absolutely. I regret nothing in my experience. I gained the independence I was searching for. - Wheelock College View Entire Review
Most definitely worth while, I got to experience so much. I went skydiving in New Zealand, scuba dived at the Great Barrier Reef, visited many beaches along Sydney, met many people (both international and Australian), passed four classes, and now have amazing memories of the best semester of college I will ever have. The world i... - University of Texas - Arlington View Entire Review
yes, opened up my eyes to new things and got me out of my shell. - Keene State College View Entire Review
I now feel like if I was dropped into any country I could survive. I learned to budget my money and plan my own trips. The feeling of going abroad alone and then coming back with so many stories, experiences, and friendships is a once in a lifetime experience that I will cherish forever. - Marshall University View Entire Review

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Study in an idyllic, affordable Australian city! On Semester in Newcastle, you’ll get to study at an excellent university, live in a coastal city, and experience the true Aussie lifestyle. The University of Newcastle is well recognized internationally for both its academic excellence and its stunning, ecologically sustainable campus. The university is ranked in the top 100 universities in the world for computer science and engineering/technology, so it’s perfect if that’s what interests you! Semester in Newcastle is the most affordable study abroad program in Australia, and Newcastle is one of the most affordable cities in Australia. Through the University’s active student union and numerous social and sports clubs, you’ll meet tons of Aussie students and get right into the groove of a true Australian education experience. While studying in Newcastle, you will be only 20 minutes from the beach, and a 2.5 hour trip to Sydney, meaning you can enjoy the beach, travel the country, and meet people from all over the world; what more could you want in a study abroad experience?

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Legal Professions and Studies
  • Health Professions
  • Environmental Science
  • Engineering
  • Education
  • Chemistry
  • Business
  • Visual and Performing Arts
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Year Founded:
2000
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CISabroad / Center for International Studies Scholarships

This award is intended for students within the LGBTQIA+ community. Recipients will work in coordination with the CISabroad Marketing Team to develop a plan for sharing their story while abroad. Options may include photos, instagram takeover, videos, or a blog. Recipients will be expected to submit 5 - 10 pieces.

$250

Deadlines:
Spring Semester Programs: Scholarship Deadline - October 15, Award Notification - November 15. Summer Study Programs: Scholarship Application Deadline - March 1, Award Notification - April 1. Fall Semester Programs: Scholarship Application Deadline - April 1, Award Notification - May 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 CISabroad programs.

This scholarship is intended for students who are among the first from their U.S. university to go abroad on any CISabroad program. Recipients will work in coordination with the CISabroad Marketing Team to develop a plan for sharing their story while abroad. Options may include photos, instagram takeover, videos, or a blog. Recipients will be expected to submit 5 - 10 pieces.

$250

Deadlines:
Spring Semester Programs: Scholarship Deadline - October 15, Award Notification - November 15. Summer Study Programs: Scholarship Application Deadline - March 1, Award Notification - April 1. Fall Semester Programs: Scholarship Application Deadline - April 1, Award Notification - May 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 CISabroad programs.

Are you already #InstaFamous? Take it to the next level. Recipients will be required to take part in an Instagram takeover as well as provide content for other CISabroad Social platforms. Examples of content include, 20 high quality photos, and a short video about your experience.

$250

Deadlines:
Spring Semester Programs: Scholarship Deadline - October 15, Award Notification - November 15. Summer Study Programs: Scholarship Application Deadline - March 1, Award Notification - April 1. Fall Semester Programs: Scholarship Application Deadline - April 1, Award Notification - May 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 CISabroad programs.

There is no GPA requirement for these scholarships. Interested students should complete all scholarship application requirements and be sure to tell us why you want to be a CISabroad Photojournalist. Recipients will be required to maintain an online photo wordpress blog with at least 100 photos by the end of their program.

$100 towards a semester or summer program plus a $100 Amazon gift card to purchase a digital camera.

Deadlines:
Spring Semester Programs Scholarship Application Deadline: October 15 Award Notification: November 15 Summer Programs Scholarship Application Deadline: March 1 Award Notification: April 1 Fall Semester Programs Scholarship Application Deadline: April 1 Award Notification: May 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 CISabroad programs.

This award is intended for under-served students within the education abroad population. Possible considerations include, STEM majors, first generation college students, multicultural backgrounds, and many more. Recipients will work in coordination with the CISabroad Marketing Team to develop a plan for sharing their story while abroad. Options may include photos, instagram takeover, videos, or a blog. Recipients will be expected to submit 5 - 10 pieces.

$250

Deadlines:
Spring Semester Programs: Scholarship Deadline - October 15, Award Notification - November 15. Summer Study Programs: Scholarship Application Deadline - March 1, Award Notification - April 1. Fall Semester Programs: Scholarship Application Deadline - April 1, Award Notification - May 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 CISabroad programs.

There is no GPA requirement for these scholarships. Interested students should complete all scholarship application requirements and be sure to tell us why you want to be a CISabroad Videojournalist. Recipients will be required to maintain an online video wordpress blog with at least 1 video by the end of their program.

$100 towards a semester or summer program plus a $100 Amazon gift card to purchase a digital camera.

Deadlines:
Spring Semester Programs Scholarship Application Deadline: October 15 Award Notification: November 15 Summer Programs Scholarship Application Deadline: March 1 Award Notification: April 1 Fall Semester Programs Scholarship Application Deadline: April 1 Award Notification: May 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 CISabroad programs.

This award is intended for students who are interested in or have an academic focus in conservation, community development, or sustainability. Recipients will arrange and participate in at least two volunteer opportunities while overseas and make a presentation, video, blog, or vlog on their experience upon returning home.

$250

Deadlines:
Spring Semester Programs: Scholarship Deadline - October 15, Award Notification - November 15. Summer Study Programs: Scholarship Application Deadline - March 1, Award Notification - April 1. Fall Semester Programs: Scholarship Application Deadline - April 1, Award Notification - May 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 CISabroad programs.

This award is given to students who are ready to dive deep and tell their story to the world! While abroad, recipients will learn to blog or vlog like a pro using either Wordpress or YouTube. When you return students will work in coordination with the CISabroad Marketing Team to develop a project that will be completed upon return of your overseas experience.

$500-$1000

Deadlines:
Spring Semester Programs: Scholarship Deadline - October 15 Award Notification - November 15 Summer Study Programs Scholarship Application Deadline - March 1 Award Notification - April 1 Fall Semester Programs Scholarship Application Deadline - April 1 Award Notification - May 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 CISabroad programs.

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