First Generation Students
As a first generation college student, studying abroad may at first seem out of reach. However, there are many resources to support you at Western Washington University and abroad! Please reach out to the Education Abroad office if you have have questions or need support!
- WWU Resources for First Generation to College Students
- WWU Viking Advantage
- WWU Scholarly Resources
- Blog: How to Figure Out Study Abroad as a First Generation College Student
- Diversity Abroad
- Institute of International Education book for parents, available in Spanish, "Guía Para Padres Sobre Estudios en el Extranjero" A Parent Guide to Study Abroad - Spanish
- Information Booklet for Families of First Generation College Students from Institute for Study Abroad, Butler University
Scholarships:Check out the various scholarship opportunities from our website, including ones specifically for First Generation College Students, such as Academic Programs International (API) and University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC).
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