The Accra program offers a unique opportunity for students to live and study in the heart of West Africa. It is the perfect destination for those who want to learn about the complex issues facing a developing African nation while enjoying a rich c...
I learned that I have the ability to move into a new country and develop a new way of life with new people from around the world. Knowing this, is comforting because as I continue to travel abroad I know that I have what it takes to be independent and assimilate into a new culture and surroundings. And have fun doing it!
- University of Florida
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My experience was definitely worthwhile - I only wish I could have stayed for longer than 6 weeks.
- University of Nevada - Reno
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The Accra program offers a unique opportunity for students to live and study in the heart of West Africa. It is the perfect destination for those who want to learn about the complex issues facing a developing African nation while enjoying a rich cultural, historical and social experience. You may enroll in a traditional African Studies program or choose from a wide array of courses taught in English at the University of Ghana, Legon. As you will be totally integrated at the university, you will live and study on campus alongside native Ghanaians while experiencing the culture, learning about the country, and making friends. Each semester includes several excursions in and around Accra to places like Lake Volta, the largest manmade lake and historic slave castles. You may choose to study for one semester, a full year, or for the summer
Relevant Study Subject(s):
Liberal Arts, General Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Legal Professions and Studies
Area, Ethnic and Group Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
USAC awards over $500,000 in scholarships and discounts each year to assist students with their study abroad expenses. We have a variety of funding opportunities available for students enrolled in USAC programs. We also encourage students to research online for additional sources of financial aid and external scholarships for study abroad students. Additional scholarship information and application instructions will be provided on your Student Gateway account once you apply to a USAC program.
October 1 (for spring) and April 1 (for summer and fall/yearlong)
If you have questions regarding scholarships, feel free to contact the USAC Scholarship Coordinator at email@example.com.