Study Abroad

How to Study Abroad for Free

Asako Maruoka's picture

Do you want to study abroad, but aren't sure how to pay for it? There is a plethora of ways to do so, and a world of reasons WHY to study abroad

Here are two ways to obtain financial assistance for study abroad:

Universities, states, private foundations, and large companies abroad willingly provide financial support to foreign students. “Why?” you may ask. 

It’s simple. 

Why should students study abroad?

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One of the most beneficial experiences for any student is studying abroad. It offers students great opportunities to learn about different cultures and ways of life while studying away from home. There are numerous reasons why students should study abroad. Here are a few:

Why should students study abroad?

Pros and Cons of Studying Abroad

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College offers many brilliant opportunities. One of the most advantageous is the possibility to study abroad. Traveling and learning about new ways of life is exciting and has that special appeal to young people. Let’s be honest, that is why studying abroad is so popular among student in the first place – not because that university overseas offers unique curriculum or unrivaled library resources. 

Want to Study Abroad? Start Here!

Dr. Jessie Voigts's picture

Study Abroad - it's our passion. Whether you direct enroll overseas, attend a program through your university or another, or learn abroad by volunteering, interning, and working overseas, you're one of the growing number of people who have garnered important international experience.

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Fund for Education Abroad Study Abroad Scholarships

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Fund for Education Abroad Opens Applications for 2018 Study Abroad Scholarships

FEA seeks minority, LGBTQI, first-generation, disabled and community college students, veterans, returning learners, and students pursuing language instruction and non-traditional destinations 

Top 6 Places to Study Abroad

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Studying abroad has perhaps become more important now than ever: as we are experiencing a big surge of harmful extremism and populism all around the globe, travelling and education go hand in hand to promote tolerance and a more open-minded state of mind.

Inside Study Abroad Announces Fall Open Enrollment for the Global Pro Institute

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Inside Study Abroad (we've shared their story here and Brooke's study abroad experiences here) is excited to announce the open enrollment for the Fall 2016 Cohort of the Global Pro Institute, a 6-week online professional development, training, and coaching program for aspiring professionals in inter

White House Summit on Study Abroad and Global Citizenship

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jun 25, 2016 /
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I truly believe that international education can change the world. From studying abroad, hosting exchange students, working abroad, doing international internships, taking international classes, learning languages, taking a gap year, asking questions and learning about people’s lives, and traveling, there is a plethora of ways to learn about people, places, cultures, and

Inside Study Abroad Announces Open Enrollment for the Global Pro Institute

Dr. Jessie Voigts's picture

Inside Study Abroad is excited to announce the open enrollment for the Spring 2016 Cohort of the Global Pro Institute, a 6-week online professional development, training, and coaching program for aspiring professionals in international education.

#StudyAbroadBecause It Broadens The Horizon

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Thormodur Simonarson (1978) was born on a farm in Snaefellsnes, rural Iceland. His parents gave up farming soon after and built a guesthouse. At age 22 he ventured abroad and began to explore Europe on his own. For the next eight years he traveled to various places, both in and out of Iceland. Among his various jobs, he was a speed boner (title on the hiring contract) in the Falkland Islands as well as a crew member on a shrimping trawler in Arctic winter storms north of Iceland. 

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