by Marie Holmes
study abroad? More students than ever are taking advantage of
the opportunities that study abroad offers. Whether your interest
is language learning or service learning, there are hundreds of
programs all over the world for you to choose from. If you are
a student looking to receive college credit for courses taken
abroad, the best place to begin your search is the study abroad
office at your college or university.
These websites may also be useful:
Institute for the International Education of
College Consortium for International
International Partnership for Service
School for International Training:
Council on International Educational
Cultural Experiences Abroad:
International Studies Abroad
The following sites provide information about financing studies
abroad. Again, you should first check with your home college or
university. Many students are able to use grants and financial
aid from their schools to help fund their studies abroad. If the
study abroad program is officially approved by your school, you
will also be eligible to receive federal aid.
The Financial Aid Information Page:
National Security Education Program:
University of Minnesota Online Study
Abroad Directory: www.istc.umn.edu/OSAD/
Education Update, Inc., P.O. Box 20005, New York, NY 10001. Tel:
(212) 481-5519. Fax: (212) 481-3919. Email: email@example.com.
All material is copyrighted and may not be printed without express consent of
the publisher. © 2001.