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Study Abroad & COVID-19: A Message from the UC Campuses

The UC Study/Education Abroad Directors share a short message of support and a few words about where we’ve been, where we are currently, and where we think we’re going in this time of COVID-19. Know that we support you in your plans to study abroad!

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Diversity & Identity Abroad

Latinx Adventures Abroad

LGBTQIA+ Identity in a Global Context

AAPI Abroad: A Student Panel

Diversity Abroad: Unlocking the World & Connecting You to Opportunity!

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Diversity Abroad's vision is that the next generation of young people from traditionally marginalized and underrepresented backgrounds be equipped with the skills, experiences and networks to thrive - personally, academically and professionally - in our 21st century interconnected world and global workforce. Join this information session to learn about Diversity Abroad resources and opportunities (including virtual!) available to students at each phase of the global program process.

Studying Abroad as a Transfer and Re-entry Student

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You, as a transfer and re-entry student, can go abroad no matter when you plan to graduate or what your major is! Come learn about resources available on your campus and hear from fellow transfer and reentry students who successfully incorporated study abroad into their academic careers.

Latinx Adventures Abroad

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Join us for our student panel where Latinx returnees and staff will share their experience studying abroad, challenges encountered and how they overcame them! Learn more about your options, benefits and affordability and how you can be the next student abroad!

LGBTQIA+ Identity in a Global Context: Resources and Support for Students

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Join us as we explore what it means to engage globally as part of the LGBTQIA+ community. We will explore resources available at your campus, as well as hear from students who have experience navigating their LGBTQIA+ identity while engaging in global learning.

Global Skills for Leadership

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The Margo F. Souza Student Leadership Center (potentially in partnership with another UC Leadership unit) will host a panel of engaging young leaders around the world on the topic of leadership from their individual perspectives. We'll explore similarities and differences. We'll discuss how culture can influence our leadership, and why cultural fluency is so important for our development as leaders. And last, we'll also discuss the incredible opportunity for students who study abroad to improve their cultural fluency.

AAPI Abroad: A Student Panel

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Are you interested in studying abroad and curious about what it’s like identifying as Asian, Asian American, or Pacific Islander in another country? Join five study abroad alumni from the AAPI community as they reflect on their time abroad.

Study Away for Undocumented Students

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While study abroad has become increasingly inaccessible for undocumented students in recent years, we encourage the community to join this session to explore what global educational opportunities are available virtually and domestically. We will highlight U.S.-based study away programs and virtual program offerings. An attorney from the UC Immigrant Legal Services Center will also join us to outline current law as well as the risks and challenges involved with domestic travel.

Going Global after Graduation

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Starting to think about going global after graduation? This session will give you a quick overview of opportunities abroad - like grad school, teachng English, and Peace Corps - and resources to get started making your dreams a reality.

How Global Experiences Foster Career Readiness

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Have you thought about studying abroad or away? Want to know why global learning experiences can be a valuable part of your career development? If so, watch this video to learn how global experiences help foster career readiness! In it, you will discover the professional benefits of global experiences, the top qualities employers are looking for, top skills gained from global learning, and much more.

Study Abroad and Social Identities

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Within the context of dual pandemics of Covid19 and racial injustice, fostering spaces of inclusion and belonging has never been more important - both at home and abroad. Experiences abroad can be different; some aspects of your identity can shape your experience and contribute to your interactions and perceptions of the culture, language, politics, society. In this session, we’ll share real stories and strategies for all students to promote safe and supportive environments abroad.

Being Black Abroad

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Do you identify as an ABC student (African/African-American/Afro Latinx/Black/Caribbean)? Want to know more about the ABC student experience abroad? If so, please tune in to the Being Black Abroad information session. During the video, we will explore what it's like to experience Blackness in different cultural contexts through the lived experiences of ABC study abroad alumni who studied in Barbados, Spain, and France. Important issues like shifting identities and privilege abroad, discrimination abroad, and being abroad during the onset of COVID-19 will be discussed so come ready to learn!

Mobility International USA (MIUSA)

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Hear from travelers with disabilities who have studied and volunteered abroad about their interactions and experiences in getting around. This video series is provided by Mobility International USA. Founded in 1981, Mobility International USA (MIUSA) is a disability-led non-profit organization headquartered in Eugene, Oregon, USA advancing disability rights and leadership globally. By implementing innovative programs, MIUSA builds bridges to create a new era where people with disabilities will take their rightful place in the world community. MIUSA is a cross-disability organization serving people with a broad range of disabilities. See more: https://www.miusa.org/about

 

Virtual and Post-Grad Opportunities

The JET Program: Live, Work, and Discover Japan!

Peace Corps: Exploring Your Global Future

Virtual Global Internships: Benefits, Tips for Success, and Transferable Skills for Your Future

The JET Program: Live, Work, and Discover Japan!

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The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program offers young professionals the opportunity to work in Japan as Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs) or Coordinators for International Relations (CIRs). Since 1987, more than 75,000 JET Program participants from over 70 countries have lived and worked in cities, towns, and villages throughout Japan. Join JET and become part of this exclusive network of like-minded international enthusiasts! 

In this session, representatives from the Japanese consulates in Los Angeles and San Francisco will discuss the positions and the application process for the 2021-2022 program cycle.

Beyond Studying Abroad: Internships and Research Opportunities

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Looking to gain internship experience while also building your global career network? Attend this session to learn more about the benefits of a global internship and about the various opportunities available for all UC students. Virtual options are available!

 

DAAD Summer Paid STEM Internships in Germany

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DAAD (German Academic Exchange Services) will present an info session on RISE, a program offering paid STEM summer internships in Germany.

 

Peace Corps: Exploring Your Global Future

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The Peace Corps is a service opportunity for motivated changemakers to immerse themselves in a community abroad, working side by side with local leaders to tackle the most pressing challenges of our generation. Peace Corps service develops leadership skills and opens doors professionally and academically. Join a virtual panel to hear from Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and learn how the Peace Corps can help you explore your global future.

 

Virtual Global Internships: Benefits, Tips for Success, and Transferable Skills for your Future

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As internships head to virtual, you may be wondering what opportunities exist and why you should consider a virtual internship. Join us for an informative webinar and hear from different perspectives about the benefits of virtual internships, tips for success during your internship and how to apply virtual skills to in-person future success.

 

STEM Majors Study Abroad!

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STEM Major returnees will talk about their experiences studying abroad along with tips and advice on how to look for a program that offers classes and internships abroad!

 

Latinx Students Abroad: Concerns from Loved Ones (En Espanol)

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Asiste a nuestra presentación y escucha las experiencias de estudiantes Latinxs que estudiaron en el extranjero. Invita a tus familiares para que también se informen de los beneficios y como puede enriquecer tu vida académica, personal y profesional. 

¡Se llevará a cabo en español!

Join our session and hear about the experiences of Latinx students who studied abroad! Feel free to invite your loved ones so they can also learn more about the benefits and how study abroad can enrich your academic, personal and professional. This session will be conducted in Spanish!

Financing Your Study Abroad

Financial Aid

Once you apply to go abroad, the financial aid office will repackage your aid to account for the change in financial need.

Use Your Financial Aid

DAAD Undergrad Funding Opportunities in Germany

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DAAD (German Academic Exchange Services) will present an info session study, research, and internship funding opportunities for students in Germany.

Developing Your Side Hustle for Study Abroad

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Besides Financial Aid, scholarships, and savings, students today have to think out of the box for ways to help fund their study abroad experience. We’ll brainstorm ideas and real-life stories with emphasis on internet-based fundraisers.

Boren Awards for International Study

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The Boren Awards fund the intensive study of language and culture abroad by U.S. undergraduate or graduate students. Boren Scholars and Fellows apply their skillsets to careers with the U.S. federal government in a variety of roles, including defense, diplomacy, and development.

Critical Language Scholarship

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Join a live overview of the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program followed by a question and answer session with the Senior Outreach and Selection Officer.

Gilman Scholarship for Studying or Interning Abroad

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The Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship provides up to $5,000 for federal Pell grant recipients to participate in study abroad and internship programs throughout the world. Learn about the aims of the Gilman Scholarship, eligibility requirements, the application process, and how to become a competitive candidate. Q&A session will follow the presentation.

Study Abroad for First-Generation Students

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Join this session to learn more about studying abroad as a first-generation student, how to plan your academics and finances, and hear from past first-gen students who have studied abroad! Family members are also welcome.

How to Find and Apply to Scholarships for Study Abroad

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Overview of study abroad scholarship options and how to submit a strong application.

Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship

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The mission of the Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) is to provide scholarships and ongoing support to students who are underrepresented among the U.S. study abroad population. FEA makes life-changing, international experiences accessible to all by supporting minority, community college, and first-generation college students before, during, and after they participate in education abroad programs. Watch this video to learn more about the FEA scholarship and how to apply.

UCEAP Study Abroad Fair

Serving all nine undergraduate UC campuses, UCEAP offers diverse programming designed to meet your unique academic needs. Come to learn, leave inspired!

Recorded Sessions Available

UCEAP Digital Viewbook

Explore UCEAP's programs with videos, animated infographics, a virtual world tour, and program matches by personality. Check out the Viewbook!

Explore the Viewbook