CISabroad (Center for International Studies): Stirling - Summer in Scotland

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Summer in Stirling is a unique opportunity to spend 4 or 8 weeks living in an awesome, historic Scottish town and earn 6–12 US credits in the process. Unlike many summer programs, this one lets you study alongside Scottish students who are also ta... read more

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Yes! - University of Maine - Orono View Entire Review
I gained a better perspective of myself and what I was capable of doing while abroad. I met some people who I know have become my life long friends. I learned about a culture completely different than my own, and yet similar in so many ways. I am more culturally aware of life in the UK having never experienced it before, and I w... - Western New England University View Entire Review
It was one of the best things I have every done. Would do it again! - Texas State University-San Marcos View Entire Review
I learned how to independently manage myself, which was my goal abroad. I handled planning trips, budgeting, self-care, and everything adulty you can think of, and I now feel more confident about living independently and traveling. - Daemen College View Entire Review
I learned that I can do more on my own, and I gained a new level of maturity. - Western Michigan University View Entire Review

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Summer in Stirling is a unique opportunity to spend 4 or 8 weeks living in an awesome, historic Scottish town and earn 6–12 US credits in the process. Unlike many summer programs, this one lets you study alongside Scottish students who are also taking summer subjects. You will reap the benefits of top-notch career academics and distinguished faculty at the respected University of Stirling. For even more hands-on experience, take an internship module! The University of Stirling is located on an 18th-century estate with a central lake and a castle. You certainly can’t find that in the States!

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Summer
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • English Language and Literature
  • Psychology
Minimum GPA:
3.0
Year Founded:
2000
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CISabroad / Center for International Studies Scholarships

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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