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Additional Opportunities Abroad

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In addition to study abroad and courses abroad, LAS Global Studies often learns about other abroad opportunities that our students may want to explore to further their knowledge and understanding of global studies.

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Opportunities Abroad

Summer Internships in Asia with the Alliance for Global Education

Students engage in area studies courses and field-based or language components to earn 6 to 9 credits. All of our programs in China and India are quarter-system friendly! Summer in China Students customize their experience by electing to intern, study Chinese language and culture, or enroll solely in intensive Chinese language courses. Based in the political and cultural center of Beijing or the international financial hub of Shanghai, students are poised to have a stimulating summer building their cross-cultural and professional skills inside and outside the classroom. Summer in India Our program is located in Pune, India's academic center and home to a wealth of NGOs, businesses, and research institutes. Whether studying economic development, human rights, or engineering, students tailor their summer to their interests as they complete a directed research project or work as an intern.

Posted Wed, 11 Feb 2015

TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIPS for University of Illinois undergraduates

The University YMCA’s Fred S. Bailey Scholarship Program is now offering TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIPS for University of Illinois undergraduates. The Fred S. Bailey International Travel Scholarship program will fund up to 75% of the total cost of international travel with a service component. Awards range from $600–$1800. Eligible applicants must have been involved in the program (academic or extracurricular) for a minimum of one semester before traveling. Recipients will be selected on the basis of their demonstrated commitment to the project/program, long-term career goals in international development or related fields, the trip’s potential impact on the student’s learning and professional development, potential for positive impact on the host community and financial need. For more information, visit: http://www.universityymca.org/bailey/awards.html

Posted Wed, 11 Feb 2015


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