State department offers scholarships for students to study abroad

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs sponsors three scholarship opportunities for high school students to study abroad. These merit-based scholarships include international airfare, tuition, and program costs, as well as meals and living accommodations (often with a host family). The programs have no language prerequisites, and gap year students are encouraged to apply as long [...]

By |2020-04-22T15:48:01-04:00October 13, 2016|

Teachers invited to two-week summer program in Scotland

The Cooperative Center for Study Abroad (CCSA) is giving teachers the opportunity to study in Scotland June 23-July 8, 2017, and to earn college credit hours in a variety of subjects. The two-week program offers classes that explore various aspects of Scotland’s past and present and includes visits to Edinburgh, Glasgow and the Highlands. Participants can earn graduate or undergraduate [...]

By |2020-09-28T10:35:37-04:00September 29, 2016|

Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program accepting applications

Applications are being accepted for the Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program. The program gives qualified educators the opportunity to participate in short-term seminars abroad -- mainly on topics in the social sciences, social studies and humanities – to improve their understanding and knowledge of the people and cultures of other countries. These programs will be offered in summer 2016: Elementary (grades [...]

By |2015-11-10T15:56:05-05:00November 12, 2015|

Travel program offers professional development credit

The Global Exploration for Educators Organization (GEEO) will offer a number of travel programs in 2016 in which educators can earn professional development credit while seeing the world. GEEO’s trips are seven to 21 days long and are designed and discounted to be interesting and affordable for teachers. In addition to tour leaders, many of the programs are accompanied by university faculty that are experts [...]

By |2015-10-22T08:24:05-04:00October 22, 2015|

Teachers can study medieval history in London, Dublin

Teachers are invited to study the myths and reality of medieval history in London and Dublin as part of a course led by Eastern Kentucky University professor Cynthia Resor during the winter term. “Medieval Civilization: Modern Myths and Historical Reality,” a three-hour upper division or graduate level class from Dec. 26-Jan. 8, will compare modern conceptions to the reality of [...]

By |2020-09-28T10:38:00-04:00September 10, 2015|

Finland study abroad opportunity

The Northern Kentucky University College of Education and Human Services Doctor of Education Program are offering a study abroad program that will focus on the Finnish education system. The 10-day program is scheduled for March 8-17 and will include a hands-on exploration of the school system in Helsinki. Special emphasis will be placed on the continuing education of teachers and teacher [...]

By |2012-09-05T10:23:24-04:00September 6, 2012|
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