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Steps to Study Abroad

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Complete an online or in-person Western Abroad 101 information session

We welcome all undergraduate and graduate students interested in education abroad. 

Have questions after completing the Western Abroad 101 info session? Attend a Western Abroad 201 Planning Workshop!

Questions? Schedule an appointment with a Peer Advisor or Contact the EdAbroad office 

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Research your program options

Define your goals for studying abroad and identify programs that interest you. Your study abroad program courses may apply towards your major or minor.  However, you do not have to be a declared major or minor to study abroad.

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Get funded

Programs and exchanges vary in price. Many grants, scholarships, and loans can be applied to study abroad programs through EdAbroad.

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Learn about your region of interest

Inform yourself by learning about the country and region where you wish to study. Learn more about the experience of studying abroad:

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In general, there are two applications:

Once you have decided on a program, start the application process early! Deadlines vary depending on the program. Start planning a year in advance to explore all your options.

Announcements & Events

Schedule an appointment with a Peer Advisor to get questions answered and help with the EdAbroad process! https://calendly.com/edabroad-1/general-advising?month=2023-01&date=2023-01-20
Enclosed policy on Traveling Abroad for Educational Experiences has been approved and is effective as of January 25, 2023.