Glasgow is Scotland's most populous city and located along the River Clyde. It is well known for its friendly residents, latest fashions, local music scene and beautiful parks. It boasts the largest student population in Scotland and provides acti... read more
I learned so much from this experience, and mostly outside the classroom. Fully immersing yourself in a different culture is the most shocking and rewarding thing you can do for yourself. You truly learn how other people live, think, enjoy themselves, learn, and view others. I came back home with a different perspective on my ow... A student - Central Connecticut State University View Entire Review
Glasgow is Scotland's most populous city and located along the River Clyde. It is well known for its friendly residents, latest fashions, local music scene and beautiful parks. It boasts the largest student population in Scotland and provides activities for all types of students. With its impressive Victorian buildings, vibrant theatre life and array of restaurants students find themselves encouraged to always try something new in this dynamic city.
By studying abroad at the University of Glasgow, students are given the opportunity to interact with students from over 120 different countries and choose from a wide range of offered subjects. It is Scotland's second oldest university and fourth in the U.K. The city of Glasgow will be the proud host of the Commonwealth Games and aside from the city's great passion in sport it was also named a UNESCO City of Music. It addition, Glasgow has one of the largest shopping centres just behind London. With all of these attributes combined, Glasgow proves to be an attractive study abroad option for the adventurous at heart.
Programs in Glasgow include:
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.
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
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.