Category Archives: Study Abroad

Best Public Universities for Study-Abroad Scholarships

No matter what your major is, you may be eligible for one of the almost 3,000 study-abroad scholarships for undergraduates awarded each year.  The generous Boren scholarships along with the far more numerous Gilman scholarships provide between $2,500 and $20,000 … Continue reading

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Twelve KU Global Scholar Seniors Address Symposium

Editor’s Note: This post by KU staff has been lightly edited. The first University of Kansas Global Scholars cohort presented their research at the Global Scholars Symposium on April 20. The daylong symposium, coordinated by the Office of International Programs, … Continue reading

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Updated Study-Abroad Data–Part One

The College of William & Mary, and the universities of Delaware, Vermont, and Virginia are the major public university leaders in the percentage of undergraduate students who study abroad, while Michigan State, Minnesota, UCLA, UT Austin, and Indiana are the … Continue reading

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New for Fall 2013: Indiana’s Hutton Honors College Adds to Great Study-Abroad Rep

Already recognized nationally for its outstanding study-abroad program, Indiana University and Hutton Honors College have received two more recent gifts that will provide honors students with greater financial support for studying abroad. A $500,000 gift for the Edward L. Hutton … Continue reading

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Utah Honors College Is Loaded with Options

The Honors College at the University of Utah may have more interesting options for living, learning, and participating in honors projects than any other program or college that we have reviewed–and we’re not talking about the fabulous skiing that is … Continue reading

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New Mexico Honors: Interdisciplinary, Interactive

While all honors colleges and programs offer interdisciplinary courses and emphasize student interactions in small classes, the University Honors Program at the University of New Mexico does an excellent job of describing exactly how these best practices come together to … Continue reading

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UMass Amherst: Public Excellence Amid Private Elites

The University of Massachusetts Amherst has the unenviable challenge of carving out its own place of prominence amid some of the most elite private universities in the entire world. There is growing evidence that the university, along with its Commonwealth … Continue reading

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WSU Asst Dean Brings the World to Honors Students

The Honors College at Washington State University is already renowned for its global education emphasis, and now its assistant dean has received an award for her work. Assistant Dean of the Washington State University Honors College Jessica Cassleman was presented … Continue reading

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Top Study-Abroad Programs

As we get closer to completing our research on fifty leading public university honors programs, we will release some of the results prior to publication of the guidebook A Review of Fifty Public University Honors Programs in April. In this … Continue reading

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