ISA Study Abroad in Galway, Ireland

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Galway is known for its brightly colored cafes and pubs, boundless live music, eclectic street performers and world-class arts and entertainment. History and modernity unite in this city to create an ideal environment for discovering the essence o... read more

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Independence and new life lessons. It was definitely worthwhile to learn about myself. - Saint Leo University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with ISA Study Abroad in Galway, Ireland
I learned I am a lot more independent then I realized. I learned how much a love and appreciate other cultures. I will go back to Ireland again, I can promise you that! - West Texas A&M University View Entire Review
I definitely grew as an individual. I became more independent, sociable, and confident in myself. It was definitely a worthwhile experience, and I would do it again in a heartbeat! - Lynchburg College View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with ISA Study Abroad in Galway, Ireland
I learned about my own confidence and how I could succeed in a new environment on my own. I got to experience culture and places that my ancestors experienced before my time, and that was an incredible feeling. I absolutely believe it was worthwhile. - Rider University View Entire Review
Yes! I met so many great people and still keep in touch with the girls from the program. I also got the chance to stay with a family in Leitrim and still talk to them quite often. I hope to travel back to Ireland, and it's awesome that I met people there who I can stay with during my travels. - Manhattan College View Entire Review
I made lifelong friends who I have traveled all over to keep in touch with. I learned about my own heritage, the history of an interesting place, and got to see some of the most beautiful sites on earth. - Emmanuel College (Massachusetts) View Entire Review
Past Review Perfection.
I gained confidence in talking to new people and trying new things. So far this was the best experience of my life. - Truman State University View Entire Review
I learned how to be more independent and to live on my own. I did not have my parents to run to whenever I had an issue, so it was great to be able to find confidence in living on my own in a new culture. - Evangel University View Entire Review
I think studying abroad is definitely a worthwhile experience. It opens your eyes to the many different ways of life, customs and overall culture of the world around you. It makes you realize that there are other ways besides your own, and even if you acknowledged it before, it seems more real after experiencing it. It becomes l... View Entire Review

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Galway is known for its brightly colored cafes and pubs, boundless live music, eclectic street performers and world-class arts and entertainment. History and modernity unite in this city to create an ideal environment for discovering the essence of Ireland's culture, language and people.

Programs in Galway include:

  • Academic Year:
                   - Liberal Arts, Business & Irish Studies
                   - Sciences, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

  • Semester / Trimester:
                   - Liberal Arts, Business & Irish Studies
                   - Sciences, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

  • Summer: Irish Studies
  • ISA Service-Learning: Learn about local social issues in Galway by partnering with a community-based organization and following a reflection-based curriculum.



Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Language Requirement(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • History
  • Archeology
  • Biology and Biomedical Sciences
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • English Language and Literature
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures
  • Geography
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Irish Studies
  • Mathematics, Statistics
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science and Government
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Legal Studies
Year Founded:
1987
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International Studies Abroad / ISA Scholarships

In pursuit of its goals of enhancing cultural awareness and providing students with the independence and language skills necessary for the workplace, The Dr. Carlos E. Castañeda Memorial Scholarship seek to help those who may not otherwise be able to study abroad. As a testament to his early struggle and lifelong pursuit of academic excellence, ISA offers USD 58,000 annually in scholarships to be used towards ISA programs in memory of Dr. Castañeda. The Dr. Carlos E. Castañeda Memorial Scholarship are both merit and financial need-based scholarships that assist students from affiliated universities with the expenses of studying abroad. Scholarship awardees will have the opportunity to participate in the Correspondent Internship, which gives students the chance to add content to ISA’s Student blog. The student may also be given an opportunity to be part of ISA’s offices abroad based on the need of the particular office.

12 x $2000 for Fall Programs; 12 x $2,000 for Winter/Spring Programs; 2 x $2,500 for (Fall-start) Year Programs; 2 x $2,500 for (Spring-start) Year Programs

Deadlines:
Fall (and Fall-start): April 30th Winter/Spring (and Winter-start): October 30th

Guidelines/Requirements:
• Be accepted to an ISA study abroad program or an applicable ISA Internship or Service-Learning program. • Attend an ISA-affiliated university. See our list of Affiliated Universities for more information. • Have at least a 3.25 cumulative GPA. • Have completed at least one year of college level foreign language or the equivalent. (Courses must appear on official transcript.) • Be enrolled in second or third year of undergraduate education at a U.S. university/college at time of ISA program participation. • Be on financial aid. FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) and home university Award Letter/form required. **Please refer to the Eligibility Requirements and Application for more information on eligibility, scholarship availability, and application instructions.

ISA offers USD 8,000 worth of scholarships annually dedicated to the memory of Michaela Farnum. Michaela was a junior studying International Business and Spanish at Seattle University and was a participant in the ISA program in Chile. Her experience was tragically cut short when she lost her life in a hiking accident in the mountains of La Campana National Park in Chile. ISA hopes that this scholarship will help aspiring study abroad students and will do so in memory of Michaela who only began to realize her dream of study abroad. The scholarship is both merit and financial need-based scholarships for the study abroad expenses for the summer term of the student awardees

8 x $1,000 for Summer Programs

Deadlines:
Summer: February 28th

Guidelines/Requirements:
• Be accepted to an ISA Summer study abroad program or an applicable ISA Internship or Service-Learning program. • Have at least a 3.25 cumulative GPA. • Have completed at least one year of college level foreign language or the equivalent. Courses must appear on official transcript. • Be enrolled in second or third year of undergraduate education at a U.S. university/college at time of ISA program participation. • Be on financial aid. FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) and home university Award Letter/form required. **Please refer to the ISA scholarship page for more information on guidelines/requirements.

The ISA Diversity Scholarships aim to encourage students of a broader cultural make-up to participate in ISA programs by offering funds to assist with the expenses of studying abroad. The scholarship amounts to USD 14,000 in awards and is to be used towards ISA programs.

2 x $1,000 for Summer Programs; 3 x $2,000 for Fall Programs; 3 x $2,000 for Winter/Spring Programs

Deadlines:
Summer: February 28th Fall: April 30th Winter/Spring: October 30th

Guidelines/Requirements:
• Be accepted to an ISA study abroad program or an applicable ISA Internship or Service-Learning program. • Have at least a 3.00 cumulative GPA. • Be enrolled in second or third year of undergraduate education at a U.S. university/college at time of ISA program participation. **Please refer to the ISA scholarship page for more information on guidelines/requirements.

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