Student Resources

These resources are not exhaustive, but should provide you with a good start to preparing for a Study Abroad program.

http://www.state.gov/

http://www.studentsabroad.com/

https://travel.state.gov/content/studentsabroad/en.html

 

Scholarships

http://www.goabroad.com/scholarships-abroad/study-abroad 

http://www.iie.org/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program

http://us.fulbrightonline.org/

http://clscholarship.org/

http://www.borenawards.org/

 

Financial Aid 

https://www.nafsa.org/Professional_Resources/Browse_by_Interest/Education_Abroad/Network_Resources/Education_Abroad/Financial_Aid___Study_Abroad__Basic_Facts_for_Students/

http://www.nafsa.org/About_Us/About_International_Education/For_Students/Financial_Aid_for_Study_Abroad__An_Undergraduate_Student_s_Resource/

http://www.nafsa.org/About_Us/About_International_Education/For_Students/U_S__Study_Abroad_Scholarships_and_Grants_List/

 

Passport

https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/passports/apply.html

 

Cellphones While Traveling Abroad   

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/21/travel/how-to-pick-a-cellphone-plan-for-traveling-abroad.html?_r=0

http://www.independenttraveler.com/travel-tips/stay-connected/international-cell-phone-guide

 

Money While Traveling Abroad 

http://www.independenttraveler.com/travel-tips/money-and-insurance/the-best-way-to-carry-money-overseas

https://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/banking/study-abroad-money-tips/ https://www.isic.org/ International Student ID Card – offers discounts, etc

 

The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program

https://step.state.gov/step/

A free program offered by the Department of State that allows U.S. citizens and nationals traveling abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate in order to make themselves easier to get and keep in touch with in case of emergency.

 

Travel Insurance Reviews and Comparisons

https://www.squaremouth.com/

http://www.travelinsurancereview.net/compare-travel-insurance/

 

Free Culture Training (for avoiding culture shock)

http://www2.pacific.edu/sis/culture/

 

For Students with Disabilities

https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/go/disabilities.html

https://www.gooverseas.com/blog/how-students-with-disabilities-can-study-abroad

http://www.miusa.org/plan/americans-abroad

http://abroadwithdisabilities.org/

https://www.iesabroad.org/study-abroad/scholarships/disability-grants

 

LGBTQA Students

https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/go/lgbt.html

http://www.goabroad.com/articles/scholarships-abroad/12-study-abroad-scholarships-for-lgbt-students

https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2014/06/24/fact-sheet-advancing-human-rights-lgbt-persons-globally

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSflXud2eF0s6E5CW-38Am755QEMOl_jB4Zd510WX7ZBGi5V6g/viewform?c=0&w=1