UVA Spring Study Abroad Program in India

The University of Virginia welcomes undergraduates at other colleges and universities in Virginia to apply to its new spring semester study abroad program in Delhi, India. Application deadline is October 1, 2014.

Dates: January 5 – May 15

Coursework will include:

-Hindi Language (beginner or intermediate/advanced)

-The Pleasures of Bollywood

-Interdisciplinary Research Methods

-Internship or independent research

-An elective chosen from courses at Ambedkar University, Delhi (options in disciplines such as literature, history, sociology, politics, mathematics, economics)

Tuition and Fees: $16,350 for Virginia residents, $17,685 for non-Virginia residents

On-site Faculty Director: Geeta Patel, Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures, ghp5v@virginia.edu

Education Abroad Advisor: Ryan Hathaway, rch3p@virginia.edu

The program is open to sophomore, junior, and senior undergraduates at colleges and universities in Virginia. Minimum GPA is 2.5. More information can be found at https://www.apps.studyabroad.virginia.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=10874.

NOVA Students Study Abroad During Summer 2014

Students from Annandale, Alexandria,  Loudoun,  Manassas and Woodbridge participated in study abroad programs with NOVA faculty during the summer break.  NOVA courses were taught in Brazil, China, England and Canada.

Be on the lookout for new study abroad programs to be announced in November for Summer 2015!

For more information on how faculty can lead a study abroad program contact: Ana Alonso (aalonso@nvcc.edu)

For information on student options for study abroad contact: Stacey Bustillos (sbustillos@nvcc.edu)

NOVA Environmental Concerns class with their Brazilian counterparts led by Profs. Jill Caporale and Kirk Goolsby.
NOVA Environmental Concerns class with their Brazilian counterparts led by Profs. Jill Caporale and Kirk Goolsby.

 

NOVA Honors students in London with Profs. Stacy Rice and Rebecca Hayes.
NOVA Honors students in London with Profs. Stacy Rice and Rebecca Hayes.
Prof. Callan Bentley with his Geology class in the Canadian Rockies.
Prof. Callan Bentley with his Geology class in the Canadian Rockies.
CHINA NOVA
NOVA Chinese language students on the Great Wall with their professor Dali Tan.

Applications Open for 2015-2016 Boren Scholarships and Fellowships

Boren
The applications for the 2015-2016 David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships are now available at www.borenawards.org. Boren Awards provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East, where they can add important international and language components to their educations.

Boren Scholars and Fellows represent a variety of academic backgrounds, but all are interested in studying less commonly taught languages, including but not limited to Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Swahili. As part of the African Languages Initiative, Boren Award applicants have the opportunity to further their study of Akan/Twi, French, Portuguese, Swahili, Wolof, or Zulu. For a complete list of languages, visit our website.

Undergraduate students can receive up to $20,000 for an academic year’s study abroad and graduate students up to $30,000 for language study and international research. In exchange for funding, recipients commit to working in the federal government for a minimum of one year.

Boren Fellowship Deadline: January 27, 2015

Boren Scholarship Deadline: February 4, 2015*

*Many institutions have an earlier on-campus deadline. Visit our website for information about your campus deadline and Boren campus representative.

NOVA Contact for application assistance: Stacey Bustillos (sbustillos@nvcc.edu), Coordinator, Office of Global Studies and Programs

For more information about the Boren Awards, to register for one of our upcoming webinars, and to access the on-line application, please visit www.borenawards.org. You can also contact the Boren Awards staff at boren@iie.org or 1-800-618-NSEP with questions.

The Boren Awards are initiatives of the National Security Education Program (NSEP) and are administered by the Institute of International Education.

Gilman Scholarships for Study Abroad

Student Submission Deadline: October 7, 2014

NOVA Contact for application preparation assistance:

Stacey Bustillos (sbustillos@nvcc.edu), Coordinator, Office of Global Studies and Programs

Application and Program Details

The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program is pleased to announce that the application is now open for students participating in study abroad programs and internships during the spring 2015 term. The Gilman Program aims to diversify the kinds of students who study and intern abroad and the countries and regions where they go. All eligible applicants are encouraged to apply.

Visit www.iie.org/gilman to access resources to assist advisors and students through the application process:

  • Webinars—live online sessions available for students and administrators to attend individually or can be streamed for a group setting, such as a campus application information session or workshop
  • Instructional videos
  • Advisor and applicant newsletters

The Gilman International Scholarship Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE).  Since the program’s inception in 2001, the Gilman Program has awarded nearly 17,000 U.S. undergraduates of high financial need to study and intern abroad in over 140 countries from more than 1,100 institutions.

Applicants must be:

  • A United States citizen
  • Enrolled as an undergraduate student at an accredited two- or four-year U.S. institution 
  • Receiving a Federal Pell Grant at the time of application or during the term abroad
  • Participating in a study abroad program or internship that is no less than four weeks (28 days) in one country and no more than an academic year
  • Applying to or accepted into a study abroad program or internship eligible for academic credit by the student’s home institution
  • Studying or interning in any country not currently under a U.S. Department of State Travel Warning or Cuba