ISA Study Abroad in Glasgow, Scotland

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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

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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... - Central Connecticut State University View Entire Review

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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:

  • Academic Year: Courses with Locals in Multiple Disciplines 
  • Semester / Trimester:Courses with Locals in Multiple Disciplines

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Language Requirement(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Psychology
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs
  • Environmental Science
  • English Language and Literature
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Cultural Studies
  • Drama, Theater, Theatre Arts
  • Geography
  • Political Science and Government
Minimum GPA:
3.0
Year Founded:
1980
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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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