Many people do not realize that there are scholarships and other ways to fund students who want to study abroad.
Below is a list of possible funding sources for study/travel abroad opportunities.
Other possible funding opportunities can be found following websites:
- NAFSA: Association of International Educators (Financial Aid Resources)
- IIE Passport's Study Abroad Funding
Durham Tech student lands study abroad scholarships, headed to London
When Eptisam Ahmed received a call from the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on February 28, she thought they just wanted additional information regarding a contest she had recently entered.
CIEE is the country’s largest nonprofit study abroad and intercultural exchange organization. To her surprise, the representative was calling to congratulate her for winning $5,000 in the Best Summer Ever sweepstakes, a scholarship that will be applied to her study abroad trip to London.
“I was like no way! Out of all these people that entered, me?” Ahmed said. “All I did was enter my email and phone number, I can’t believe I won. It’s amazing.”
Originally from Yemen, Ahmed is a first year student and president of the Durham Tech International Club. She will leave the U.S. on May 21 to attend the CIEE Institute for eight weeks with more than 40 other students from around the country. She chose London after hearing rave reviews from other travelers and her desire to experience its diversity.
Read the full article in The Insider.